London Theatre Tickets - rss feed http://www.londontheatredirect.com London theatre tickets - London musicals, plays and attractions bookings with London Theatre Direct en-us London Theatre Direct 2009 - all rights reserved Wicked Is Now The 10th Longest Running Show In The West End! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1513/Wicked-Is-Now-The-10th-Longest-Running-Show-In-The-West-End-.aspx

Wicked, the smash-hit, award-winning, and critically acclaimed musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, has entered its 8th year in the West End! London's Apollo Victoria Theatre has been home to the show since September 2006.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:55:56 GMT
Interview: Hetty Feather’s Phoebe Thomas http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1512/Interview--Hetty-Feather-s-Phoebe-Thomas.aspx

Adapted from Jacqueline Wilson's popular novel, Hetty Feather transfers to the West End for 40 performances only from Tuesday 5th August until Saturday 6th September at the Vaudeville Theatre. The West End transfer follows the production's critically acclaimed and hugely popular run at the Rose Theatre, Kingston and a smash-hit international tour.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:36:23 GMT
#TicketTuesday winner Jessica Scott reviews Woman In Black http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1511/-TicketTuesday-winner-Jessica-Scott-reviews-Woman-In-Black.aspx

Ticket Tuesday winner Jessica Scott won tickets to see spooky West End juggernaut War Horse through our weekly Twitter competition.   Here is her review of the show that she saw on Tuesday 22nd July. 

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:58:25 GMT
Forbidden Broadway Transfers To Vaudeville Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1510/Forbidden-Broadway-Transfers-To-Vaudeville-Theatre.aspx

It has been announced that Forbidden Broadway will transfer to the West End following its successful run at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The production will open at the Vaudeville Theatre on Tuesday 9th September for a limited eleven week run ending on Saturday 22nd November 2014.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:57 GMT
Shakespeare In Love Opens, Wicked Celebrates Landmark Plus Matilda & Phantom Casting News #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1509/Shakespeare-In-Love-Opens--Wicked-Celebrates-Landmark-Plus-Matilda---Phantom-Casting-News--WestEndUpdate.aspx

Following several weeks of previews, Shakespeare in Love officially opened at the Noel Coward Theatre on Wednesday (23rd July 2014). The majority of critics have fallen in love with the show, the Daily Telegraph and Independent both awarded the production five stars.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:56:09 GMT
West End Explodes With Exciting Casting News! #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1508/West-End-Explodes-With-Exciting-Casting-News---WestEndUpdate.aspx

On Monday theatreland exploded with several extremely exciting casting announcements. It was revealed that Kerry Ellis, the original British Elphaba, will return to Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre from Monday 4th August for a limited run until Saturday 25th October 2014.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:05:36 GMT
Interview: The Woman In Black’s Gwynfor Jones http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1507/Interview--The-Woman-In-Black-s-Gwynfor-Jones.aspx

Gwynfor Jones is currently starring as ‘The Actor’ in the West End production of The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre.

Following the West End premiere of Stephen Mallatratt’s play in 1989, The Woman in Black has celebrated a twenty-five year West End run and has been seen by over 7 million people.  The show is described as “one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged”.

 

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:35:50 GMT
Great Britain Set For West End Transfer http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1506/Great-Britain-Set-For-West-End-Transfer.aspx

Nicholas Hytner's production of Richard Bean's Great Britain is set to transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket following a successful National Theatre run from 10 September, 2014 to 10 January, 2015. Booking for the show opened on the 4th of July.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:42:32 GMT
​​Cats Returns Whilst Curious Incident & Richard III Open Triumphantly #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1505/--Cats-Returns-Whilst-Curious-Incident---Richard-III-Open-Triumphantly--WestEndUpdate.aspx

The show everybody is talking about this week is Cats. Tickets for the production, which returns to the West End in December for a limited run at the London Palladium, are now on sale. Cats opens on Thursday 11th December 2014 (previews from 6th December) and runs until Saturday 28th February 2015.

 

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:57:25 GMT
Thirty Eighth Boy To Play Iconic Role In The West End Hit Billy Elliot The Musical http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1504/Thirty-Eighth-Boy-To-Play-Iconic-Role-In-The-West-End-Hit-Billy-Elliot-The-Musical.aspx

Over 375,000 new tickets released for sale for Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:15:07 GMT
Review: Monty Python At The O2 Arena http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1503/Review--Monty-Python-At-The-O2-Arena.aspx All the old faithfuls put in an appearance: the dead parrot, the Lumberjack song, spam, spam, eggs and spam.

 

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:13:46 GMT
Tickets for the West End return of Cats the Musical go on sale today (July 7, 2014)! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1502/Tickets-for-the-West-End-return-of-Cats-the-Musical-go-on-sale-today--July-7--2014--.aspx

Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary, record-breaking musical returns to the West End! Seen by over 50 million people in over 300 cities around the globe, Cats the Musical is one of the longest running shows in West End and Broadway history.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:01:56 GMT
Urinetown And Great Britain Transfer to West End, Cast Changes At Wicked Plus More! #WestEndUpdate http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1501/Urinetown-And-Great-Britain-Transfer-to-West-End--Cast-Changes-At-Wicked-Plus-More---WestEndUpdate.aspx

Last week’s #WestEndUpdate was dominated by the news of The Scottsboro Boys and Sunny Afternoon’s West End transfers. Over the past few days two more extremely exciting West End transfers have been confirmed!

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:40:16 GMT
Richard Bean’s Great Britain Transfers To The Theatre Royal Haymarket In September http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1500/Richard-Bean-s-Great-Britain-Transfers-To-The-Theatre-Royal-Haymarket-In-September.aspx

It has been announced that Richard Bean's new play Great Britain will transfer to the West End's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Wednesday 10th September following its run at the National Theatre

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:16:08 GMT
National Theatre play Great Britain to transfer to Haymarket http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1499/National-Theatre-play-Great-Britain-to-transfer-to-Haymarket.aspx

Following a rapturous reception at its National Theatre press night, new play Great Britain, penned by Richard Bean, has already been confirmed for a Theatre Royal Haymarket transfer after just one official performance.  The satirical show currently stars Billie Piper in the lead role, who will possibly join the new production.

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Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:06:20 GMT
URINETOWN TRANSFERS TO THE WEST END! http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1497/URINETOWN-TRANSFERS-TO-THE-WEST-END-.aspx

The ripples of revolution are now reaching the shores of the West End! URINETOWN transfers to the Apollo Theatre!

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 23:41:55 GMT
Jamie Lloyd Directs Urinetown's West End Return http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1498/Jamie-Lloyd-Directs-Urinetown-s-West-End-Return.aspx

London's favourite splash musical Urinetown is back! 

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:16:50 GMT
Nikki Davis-Jones, Liza Sadovy and Philip Childs join Wicked London cast this October http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1496/Nikki-Davis-Jones--Liza-Sadovy-and-Philip-Childs-join-Wicked-London-cast-this-October.aspx

Wicked, the award-winning musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced that Nikki Davis-Jones, who is currently winning rave reviews for her performance as Elphaba in the record-breaking UK tour of Wicked, will join the London production from Monday 27 October 2014. 

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:54:57 GMT
Lindsay Lohan To Star in Speed-The-Plow At Playhouse Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1495/Lindsay-Lohan-To-Star-in-Speed-The-Plow-At-Playhouse-Theatre.aspx

Young Hollywood will hit the West End stage this year with Lindsay Lohan making her first professional stage debut in a production of David Mamet's play Speed-The-Plow at the Playhouse Theatre.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:44:35 GMT
Cats To Make West End Return http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1494/Cats-To-Make-West-End-Return.aspx

Cats Is returning to the West End stage this Christmas in a year which seems to find many of the much loved classics returning to London's theatre district. The show which was a world wide hit when it opened in the 1980's will have the "original A team" back at the helm according to composer Andrew Lloyd Webber including including Trevor Nunn directing, John Napier designing and Gillian Lynne choreographing. 

 

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:18:42 GMT