Musicals in London October 2016

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Musicals in London in October

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

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Last Five Years at St. James Theatre, London
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The Last Five Years — at the St. James Theatre

to St. James Theatre "The Last Five Years" tells the story of a couple falling in and out of love over five years, as their careers take off and decline.
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.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Disney’s Broadway Hits

Royal Albert Hall Come and hear some of the best tunes from Disney's Broadway musicals at the Royal Albert Hall.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Hear the Best of Broadway — Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall The 'Best of Broadway' at the Royal Albert Hall will feature hit songs from many of your favourite West End shows.
 
A Pacifists Guide To The War On Cancer at Dorfman Theatre, London
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A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer

to Dorfman Theatre "A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer" is a musical look at living with cancer -- complete with shiny costumes and songs!
Showstopper at Lyric Theatre, London
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Showstopper! — The Improvised Musical

to Lyric Theatre "Showstopper" is an ad-libbed and improvised musical that revolves around the suggestions fired out from the audience.
 
Murder Ballad at Arts Theatre, London
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Murder Ballad — at the Arts Theatre

to Arts Theatre "Murder Ballad" is a New York tale about love, obsession and murder, and will be playing at the Arts Theatre this October.
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.
 
Pianist Of Willesden Lane at St. James Theatre, London
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The Pianist of Willesden Lane — with live piano

to St. James Theatre "The Pianist of Willesden Lane" tells the story of a young Jewish pianist, who is packed off to London before the war.
Vanities The Musical at Trafalgar Studios, London
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Vanities — The Musical

Trafalgar Studios Vanities is an American musical that follows three girls in college, desperate to look good and stay popular.
 
Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour at Dorfman Theatre, London
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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Dorfman Theatre This National will be putting on a production of 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour' at the Dorfmann Theatre.
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.
 
Go Between at Apollo Theatre, London
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The Go-Between — starring Michael Crawford

to Apollo Theatre Michael Crawford will be starring in a musical adaptation of L.P. Hartley's "The Go-Between", at the Apollo Theatre.
Funny Girl at Savoy Theatre, London
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“Funny Girl”, starring Sheridan Smith

to Savoy Theatre Sheridan Smith will be starring in "Funny Girl" at the Savoy Theatre — sure to be one of the highlights of the theatre year.
 
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.
Sunny Afternoon at Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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“Sunny Afternoon” — the story of The Kinks

to Harold Pinter Theatre "Sunny Afternoon" tells the story of how Ray Davies and The Kinks rose to become one of the Sixties best British bands.
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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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 October including:

Dance Proms — at the Royal Albert HallOctober 2016Dance Proms will see hundreds of talented dancers performing some new choreography at the Royal Albert Hall.

400 voices singing Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’October 2016Hear Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” sung like you’ve never heard it sung before — with 400 voices at the Royal Albert Hall.

Dead Funny — Ralf Little and Katherine ParkinsonOctober 2016When Benny Hill and Frankie Howard drop dead, Eleanor discovers what’s more important – the Dead Funny Society or her marriage.

Royal Ballet — Kenneth MacMillan’s “Anastasia”October 2016The Royal Ballet will be performing Kenneth MacMillan’s “Anastasia”, about the last survivor of the Russian Romanovs.

“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane HorrocksOctober 2016Oscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.

Shostakovich’s debut opera — ‘The Nose’October 2016The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shostakovich’s debut opera, a surrealist satire called ‘The Nose’.

Beethoven, Mendelssohn and BrahmsOctober 2016The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Brahms at the Royal Festival Hall.

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige — at the O2 ArenaOctober 2016Maxwell and Mary J Blige will be co-headlining a show at the O2 Arena, as part of their ‘King and Queen of Hearts’ World Tour.

Ghost Tour of Hampton Court PalaceOctober 2016Spend a spooky night at Hampton Court being led around the courtyards, whilst listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.

 
 
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