Remaining time:

Due to high demand, your chosen tickets can only be held for a limited time and then removed automatically.

    Why I Love Theatre by Kay Johal

    …"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players, they have their exits and their entrances…" William Shakespeare's words still resonate to this very day.

    The impact of theatre is tantamount to a relationship. Time is invested into researching a show. Will you like it? Are you drawn to it because your favourite actor has the starring role? Are the ticket prices reasonable? Should you go all out and book a box or will a seat up with the Gods suffice?

    Are you returning to a show because it's your 50th wedding anniversary and you want to go back to see Jersey Boys because 'Just Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You' was the first song you danced to as a married couple? Conversely, are you mourning the end of a relationship and want to get lost in the bouncy beats of Motown the Musical? Are you feeling strong and secure and want to celebrate your place in the world? Then head down to Kinky Boots and strut your stuff!

    I am fortunate enough to review shows regularly. Before I became a critic, I would make the trip to London's West End on a minimum monthly basis. Theatre Land is a happy place, where the streets are literally paved with gold. For me, the ability to become a little detached from the humdrum way of life and to escape into a world where you can fly over the rainbow and see that dreams really do come true is nothing short of perfection. I get to fall in love with the Phantom, get to meet some Mormons and fly on a magic carpet all in the space of a couple of hours.



    Related news

    #WestEndWishList Carousel

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    As many theatre fans already know, you should never underestimate the power of hype. Take Wa... Read more

    Do you want to be a London Theatre Blogger?

    Posted on | By London Theatre Direct

    Are you as passionate about theatre as we are? Would you like the opportunity to attend a variety... Read more

    What’s on in London theatre this Christmas?

    Posted on | By Ephram Ryan

    Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to start decking those halls! You’v... Read more

    Follow us for instant updates and special offers

    Sign up to our mailing list and be the first to hear about new West End shows and exclusive ticket discounts. We value your privacy. You can unsubscribe at any time. But we hope you won’t!