The Phantom of the Opera musical London.
The Lion King
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Green background. Text: [top]"London's #1 Show." Wicked (the dot on the 'i' is a silhouette of a witch on a broom) [bottom] The Apollo Victoria Theatre Image within a circle frame Green witch in a black pointy hat and robe faces forward, side profile of a witch in contrasting white whispers to her.
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, Palace Theatre.

Classics Tickets

Phantom of the Opera

From £31

The Lion King

From £46

Sister Act

From £25

Oedipus - Old Vic Theatre

Opens 27 January 2025
From £28

Mrs. Doubtfire

From £28
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Les Miserables

From £31

Waiting for Godot

Opens 13 September 2024
From £19
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A View From The Bridge

From £22.50
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Wicked

From £31

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

From £30
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Guys and Dolls

From £19.50
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The Mousetrap

From £31

The Rocky Horror Show

From £31
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Gruffalo

From £13
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Shrek The Musical

Opens 19 July 2024
From £25

Hello, Dolly!

From £25

Kiss Me, Kate

From £31

Northern Ballet - Romeo & Juliet

Opens 28 May 2024
From £19
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Witness for the Prosecution

From £19

PLAYER KINGS - Henry IV Part I and II

From £21

The Secret Garden

Opens 15 June 2024
From £19

Eddie Izzard: Hamlet

Opens 23 May 2024
From £49
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Oedipus

Opens 04 October 2024
From £31
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Twelfth Night

From £19

Fiddler on the Roof

From £19

Nutcracker - London Coliseum

From £22

Richard III

From £7
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Antony and Cleopatra

Opens 04 August 2024
From £13

The Wizard of Oz

From £25

Much Ado About Nothing

From £13

The Elvis Years

From £23

Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical

Price TBC

The Baker's Wife

Opens 06 July 2024
From £34

Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves

Opens 21 August 2024
From £20

The Taming of the Shrew

From £13

Swan Lake

From £36

Scottish Ballet - A Streetcar Named Desire

Price TBC

Minority Report

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The Beckett Trilogy

Opens 20 June 2024
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The Hound of the Baskervilles

From £27

Macbeth

Opens 01 October 2024
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Much Ado About Nothing - St Paul's Church

Opens 21 June 2024
From £30

The Railway Children

Opens 21 August 2024
From £15

Princess Essex

Opens 13 September 2024
From £13

Giselle

From £22

Classic Plays in London

Where do we start? Theatre history is old, almost 2,500 or more years old. Although it is now a form of art, the roots of its origin lie deeper. Theatre emerged from ritual activities and would involve the spectator to march in processions or fast. In his Poetics, Aristotle says that theatre is sacred, but only in terms of the healing it offers through vision and does not require any other sacred involvement. With the rapid development of the societies, such performances became non-ritualistic. They would quickly move on to become an autonomous activity. Today, the theatre has almost completely changed. The evolution has led on to turning unrealistic ideas into reality. Technological advancement has also made several things possible, like seeing a 21st-century rendition of famous classic plays in London.

Classics in the Heart of the Capital

Plays in the city have been an age-old tradition. While every society consists of performative elements, we distinguish plays as a mode of entertainment and a necessary art form. The word "play" as stage performance is often mistaken for dramas. Although there are plenty of similarities in all art forms that artists perform in front of an audience, drama and classic plays in London are different. Drama refers to a composition, usually in the form of prose that tells a story represented by actors portraying the various characters and speaking the composition's dialogues. In the case of a play, you can call it an activity that intends to amuse. Even if it isn't always the case, many plays are designed to entertain young people. However, numerous highly praised classic plays relate to people of all ages and taste.

Are you in the mood for some classic stage plays in London? Head to one of the most well-known theatres in the West End for a grand experience. Plays consist of unique elements that will entertain all your senses.