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Wednesday 21 March 2012

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The West End in London is home to the best theaters in the world, where millions of theatergoers enjoy spectacular performances of plays, musicals and shows each year.

The West End in London is home to the best theaters in the world, where millions of theatergoers enjoy spectacular performances of plays, musicals and shows each year. As tickets are sold months in advance, it is prudent to check out the several websites for what you choose to see and book your London theatre tickets from the rich diversity of shows on offer. The websites keep audiences updated on happenings in the theater world, enhance the theatergoer’s experience, expand the reach of the shows and inform on new productions.

London's main theatre district, known as Theaterland, is the traditional heart of musicals. This West End area is home to some of the most famous theater streets in the world, including Drury Lane and Shaftsbury Avenue, stages musicals for millions of visitors from all over the world each year. A visit to London is incomplete without a night out at a famous West End theater watching an acclaimed show. Plays enjoy broad popularity among residents as well as tourists and there is a rich fare of popular long-running shows and exciting new productions; something for everyone to enjoy.

London is a major classical and popular music capital of the world and boasts of many famous orchestra and concert halls, such as the Barbican Arts Center (London Symphony Orchestra), Cadogan Hall (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), and the Royal Albert Hall. London's two main opera houses the Royal Opera House the Coliseum Theater are also located here. For rock and pop concerts The O2 Arena, Earls Court, Wembley Arena, Brixton Academy and Hammersmith Apollo are very popular.

Theater tickets in London are in high demand as is the quality of shows on offer from musicals to comedies, melodramas to mysteries. You can buy tickets from a variety of outlets – from a secure online booking page, from ticket booths, from the theater box office in person or via telephone or through a ticket agent.

Travel and transport information along with maps is available on websites. The ideal way to travel to London theatres is by public transport on the London Underground or buses which will drop you within a five-minute walk of most West End theatres. Easy to follow photo maps which detail how to get to your chosen theatre starting from a major landmark in London are also available.

Any time you plan a trip to London, make sure you see at least one musical, play, opera or show for the sheer joy and experience of not only watching excellent productions but also to witness the magical aura of the West End district. Especially in this age when booking London theater tickets is just a click away! 

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