Musicals in London May 2017

Musicals in London in May

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

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Musical in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall Enjoy an evening of songs taken from some of our best-loved West End musicals at the Royal Festival Hall.
Musical in London: Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Duke of York's Theatre will be putting on a musical production of 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour'.
 
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 May including:

L’elisir d’amore — at the Royal Opera HouseMay 2017Donizetti’s comedy opera “L’elisir d’amore” tells the story of Nemorino, who tries to woo his love with a fake love potion.

A night of science, with Professor Brian CoxMay 2017Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos.

“Tarantella”, by George BalanchineMay 2017The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine’s “Tarantella”.

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude — Royal BalletMay 2017The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be performing ‘The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude’ by William Forsythe.

Christopher Wheeldon’s “Strapless”May 2017The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Christopher Wheeldon’s one-act ballet, “Strapless”.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night — Globe TheatreMay 2017The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare’s comic play ‘Twelfth Night’ over the summer.

Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-FieldsMay 2017St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.

Charles Dickens Museum after dark, with music and a barMay 2017Walk around Charles Dickens’ Bloomsbury home after hours, lit with lamps and candles, and with a candlelight bar,

Bartok and Mahler — Philharmonia OrchestraMay 2017The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Bartok and Mahler at the Royal Festival Hall.

 
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