Musicals in London April 2017

Musicals in London in April

Our guide to West End musicals in London during April 2017.

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Musical in London: Carousel at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe will be starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel' at the London Coliseum.
Musical in London: 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured.
 
Musical in London: An American In Paris at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre "An American in Paris" uses the music of George and Ira Gershwin to tell the story of an American GI in post-war Paris.
Musical in London: The Girls at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Gary Barlow and Tim Firth have got together and created 'The Girls', based on the much-loved movie 'Calender Girls'.
 
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: 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.
Musical in London: Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

 

to Prince Edward Theatre 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!
Musical in London: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre 'Kinky Boots' tells the story of a Lola, who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs.
 
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: Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre

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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.
 
Musical in London: Stomp at Ambassadors Theatre

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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 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.
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 during April including:

MacMillan’s ‘Mayerling’, at the Royal Opera HouseApril 2017The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Kenneth MacMillan’s greatest ballet, “Mayerling”.

The Treatment — a satire on the movie businesssApril 2017‘The Treatment’ is a satire on the film business, and how it can turn one woman’s true story into a profit-making movie.

The Exterminating Angel — by Thomas AdesApril 2017The Royal Opera House will be putting on the premiere of Thomas Ades new opera, “The Exterminating Angel”

Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet — Globe TheatreApril 2017William Shakespeare’s tragic play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ will be returning to the Globe Theatre this summer.

Lenny Henry — The Resistible Rise Of Arturo UiApril 2017Lenny Henry will be starring in Bertolt Brecht’s ‘The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui’ at the Donmar Warehouse.

Jude Law stars in ‘Obsession’ at the BarbicanApril 2017Jude Law will be starring in ‘Obsession’ at the Barbican Theatre, a play based on the classic movie by Luchino Visconti.

Guided tour of Highgate CemeteryApril 2017Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.

Evensong Mass at St. Paul’s CathedralApril 2017If you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.

Ravel, Stravinsky and Turnage — Royal Festival HallApril 2017Marin Alsop will be conducting some music by Ravel, Stravinsky and Turnage at the Royal Festival Hall.

 
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