With more than 40 shows participating in Get Into London Theatre, including musicals, plays, dance, opera and entertainment, you’re guaranteed to be spoilt for choice this winter.
Please note that not all shows are offering tickets at every price point, and that all offers are subject to availability.
Remember, there are no booking or postage fees to pay, so the price you see is the price you pay!
Venue: National Theatre Olivier
With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden.
There, released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love. Please note that this show will not be available in the MasterCard priority period.
Venue: Aldwych Theatre
An ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent, King fought her way into the record industry as a teenager and sold her first hit, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, when she was just 17. By the time she was 20 she was writing number ones for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But her greatest challenge was to find her own voice and finally step into the spotlight.
Venue: Phoenix Theatre
Bend It Like Beckham The Musical is a fantastically feel-good new modern British musical. A celebratory fusion of culture, music, emotions and fun, that’s bursting with warmth, humour and heart. Jess needs extra time. She is facing the most important decision of her life: live up to family expectations of university, career and marriage, or follow in the footsteps of her hero David Beckham.
Venue: Victoria Palace Theatre
Featuring a timeless score by Elton John, sensational dance and a powerful story that has captivated audiences around the world, Billy Elliot the Musical is a funny, uplifting and spectacular theatrical experience that will stay with you forever.
Contains some strong language, please ask the box office for more details.
Venue: Arts Theatre
The most electric rock 'n' roll party of the year storms the Arts Theatre with a briefcase full of festive cheer! With new material for Jake and Elwood direct from Judith Belushi at Blues Brothers Approved Ventures, Hartshorn - Hook Productions’ raucous live tribute show is back with a bang.
Venue: Drury Lane, Theatre Royal
Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka bursts into its third golden year in and has already been seen by over 1.5 million people. A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the curiously peculiar Oompa-Loompas must be believed to be seen in this gigantic new musical that is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses.
Venue: Arts Theatre
You are cordially invited to the parlour of Mr Ebeneezer Scrooge for a rousing rendition of this timeless classic served over a two-course Christmas feast. A heart-warming, foot-stomping and thoroughly beautiful immersive production. Perfect for first dates, Christmas parties and cheering up the family Scrooge.
Venue: Barbican Theatre
The awe-inspiring power, riveting virtuosity and creative heart of Circa’s acrobatics. The sublime soul of Monteverdi’s operatic music. From the Australian company that has transformed contemporary circus comes another genre-defying show, celebrating the expressive possibilities of the human body pushed to extremes. An astonishing thing to watch: graceful, bombastic. Profound.' Daily Telegraph on Opus ★★★★★
Age guidance 12+
Venue: Criterion Theatre
Having triumphed in New York, the wildly successful celebration of Burt Bacharach’s songbook Close To You transfers to London’s West End. Fall in love with Bacharach all over again in an uplifting and magical journey through over 30 classic hits including: Alfie, Anyone Who Had A Heart, I Say A Little Prayer, Walk On By, Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, What's New Pussycat? and, of course, Close To You.
Venue: London Coliseum
Le Corsaire is an epic ballet adventure following the escapades of pirate Conrad and his beautiful harem girl Medora. This swashbuckling fantasy tale is full of fabulous dancing, set against magnificent decors and costumes.
With the sweeping and romantic score performed live by English National Ballet Philharmonic, Le Corsaire makes for an unmissable start to 2016.
Venue: Gielgud Theatre
Christopher has an extraordinary brain, is exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes Christopher on a frightening journey that upturns his world.
Venue: St James Studio
This award-winning, laugh-out-loud spin on Spielberg’s classic is a theatrical celebration of cinematic nostalgia. Welcome to the unlikely setting of Lyme Regis Community Centre, where the Park Family embark on a journey to a mysterious past…Superbolt Theatre’s five-star production is an epic adventure of show-stopping, spine-tingling theatrics and megalithic mayhem. This is the perfect parody for both fans of the original, and those anxiously awaiting the next instalment!
Venue: Lyceum Theatre
You will never forget the theatrical event that is Disney’s The Lion King.
Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular stage production that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music. At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba – the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
Venue: Old Vic
"I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees!”
Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s classic tale, The Lorax tells of a moustachioed and cantankerous critter who’s on a mission to protect the earth from the greedy, tree-chopping, Thneed-knitting businessman known only as The Once-ler.
Venue: New Wimbledon Theatre
One of the most famous and seductive operas of all time, Bizet’s irresistibly emotional Carmen guarantees an evening of passion and romance.
Venue: New Wimbledon Theatre
An explosion of love and treachery. This is a heady mixture of true love, torture and treachery, with two of the best roles for tenor and soprano, plus a truly blood curdling villain.