Musicals in London Thursday 8 December

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Musicals in London on Thu 8th December

Our guide to West End musicals in London on Thursday 8 December 2016.

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Musical in London: Rent at St. James Theatre

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to St. James Theatre Musical at the St. James Theatre London. The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.
Dirty Dancing at Phoenix Theatre, London
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Dirty Dancing — in town for one month only!

to Phoenix Theatre 'Dirty Dancing' is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny's unforgettable summer. See Dirty Dancing at the Phoenix Theatre on Thu 8th December, when the musical comes to London.
 
Musical in London: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre.
Musical in London: Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre

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to Noël Coward Theatre Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
 
Musical in London: Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre

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to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.
Musical in London: School Of Rock at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
 
Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre, London
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The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight

to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight. Bodyguard will be on in London on Thursday December 8th, for a run at the Dominion Theatre.
Musical in London: Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

 

to Prince Edward Theatre Musical at the Prince Edward Theatre London. Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.
 
Musical in London: Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
In The Heights at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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In The Heights — Tony Award-winning musical

to King’s Cross Theatre "In The Heights" is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.
 
Musical in London: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre "Kinky Boots" tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it's songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.
 
Musical in London: Jersey Boys at Piccadilly Theatre

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to Piccadilly Theatre "Jersey Boys" tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre, London
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Anarchic comedy, “The Book of Mormon”

to Prince of Wales Theatre The West End musical "The Book of Mormon" is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show "South Park".
Musical in London: Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

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to Novello Theatre "Mamma Mia" is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.
 
Musical in London: Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

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to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.
Stomp at Ambassadors Theatre, London
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“Stomp”, at the Ambassadors Theatre

to Ambassadors Theatre "Stomp" is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.
 
Musical in London: Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

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to Lyric Theatre "Thriller Live" celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves.
Musical in London: Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

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to Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like "The Wizard of Oz" then you will love "Wicked" -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches.
 
Musical in London: Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre London musical at the Lyceum Theatre. Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
Musical in London: Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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to Her Majesty’s Theatre "The Phantom of the Opera" has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest scores. Phantom Of The Opera will be playing at the Her Majesty’s Theatre in London on Thursday 8th Dec 2016.
 
Musical in London: Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

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to Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.

That’s all the West End musicals, but there are plenty more things to do on Thursday 8 December including:

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral8 DecemberSt Paul’s Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up — the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge8 DecemberTower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions8 DecemberThe Geffrye’s “Christmas Past” exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.

Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons8 DecemberVisitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.

Stewart Lee’s “Content Provider”8 DecemberStewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called “Content Provider”.

Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House8 DecemberSomerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.

Free street performers at Covent Garden8 DecemberEnjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden — everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.

Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet8 DecemberWatch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.

Kula Shaker’s ‘K’ — 20th Anniversary Tour8 DecemberKula Shaker will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album ‘K’ by playing it at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.

 
 
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