Musicals in London December 2016

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Musicals in London in December

Our guide to West End musicals in London during December 2016.

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Million Dollar Quartet at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Million Dollar Quartet: Elvis, Jerry, Carl and Cash

to Royal Festival Hall "Million Dollar Quartet" tells the true story of a jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Mr Poppers Penguins at Criterion Theatre, London
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Mr Popper’s Penguins — family puppet musical

to Criterion Theatre Mr and Mrs Popper are bringing their amazing family of puppet penguins to the Criterion Theatre for two weeks over Christmas.
 
Rent at St. James Theatre, London
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RENT — the legendary rock musical

to St. James Theatre 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.
 
Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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Lazarus — David Bowie’s final work

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.
Showstopper at Lyric Theatre, London
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Showstopper! — The Improvised Musical

Lyric Theatre "Showstopper" is an ad-libbed and improvised musical that revolves around the suggestions fired out from the audience.
 
Last Tango at Phoenix Theatre, London
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The Last Tango — Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace

to Phoenix Theatre 'The Last Tango' features Strictly Come Dancing's Argentine Tango Champions, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace.
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.
 
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: 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.
 
Jersey Boys at Piccadilly Theatre, London
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Jersey Boys — The Frankie Valli Story

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.
 
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: 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 December including:

Viennese New Year’s Eve Gala — Barbican HallDecember 2016See in the New Year with some Viennese waltzes performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Johan Strauss Dancers.

Katherine Jenkins: CelebrationDecember 2016Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins will be performing some of her favourite songs at Barbican Hall.

Best Ever Christmas Show & The Story Of Jack FrostDecember 2016Help Jack Frost get Christmastown ready for Santa’s arrival in ‘The Best Ever Christmas Show’, at Wembley Arena.

Disney On Ice — Frozen — at the O2 ArenaDecember 2016Disney on Ice’s new skating show brings “Frozen” to The O2, with all your favourite characters and songs from the movie.

The Kite Runner — at Wyndham’s TheatreDecember 2016Hamlet is on trial for the murder of Polonius, and a cast of characters will take the stand to plead his case.

Christmas Cracker — with Anton Du Beke & Erin BoagDecember 2016The nation’s favourite ballroom couple Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag will be putting on a Christmas show at the Royal Albert Hall.

Mozart and Tchaikovsky — London Symphony OrchestraDecember 2016Nikolaj Znaider and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky at Barbican Hall.

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, at Barbican HallDecember 2016Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be playing some classical works by Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Ravel at Barbican Hall.

Christmas lights in Oxford StreetDecember 2016The Oxford Street switch-on ceremony is always one of the biggest, and this year they’re shutting the street to traffic.

 
 
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