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 The World's Best Selling Magic Show Announces Its Incredible Full Line-Up http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1692/The-World-s-Best-Selling-Magic-Show-Announces-Its-Incredible-Full-Line-Up.aspx

The Illusionists – Witness The Impossible, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, has today announced the final two world-class magicians to join the phenomenal line-up as the show gets set to come to London’s Shaftesbury Theatre later this year. The Manipulator and The Trickster complete the cast of seven of the world’s most captivating, mind-boggling magicians who will be on stage from Saturday 14 November – Sunday 3 January. Tickets are on sale now!

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:44:26 GMT
Kinky Boots Opens At London's Adelphi Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1691/Kinky-Boots-Opens-At-London-s-Adelphi-Theatre.aspx

The smash-hit musical KINKY BOOTS opens at London's Adelphi Theatre tomorrow 21 August, 2015 with an all-star British cast.

The unforgettable Broadway sensation with music by Tony and Grammy-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER is a feel-good celebration packed with nonstop fun... and a kick of pure joy!

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:27:01 GMT
Full Cast Announced For Elf The Musical At The Dominion Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1690/Full-Cast-Announced-For-Elf-The-Musical-At-The-Dominion-Theatre.aspx

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF has been announced. The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:48:27 GMT
Father And Son Pair For The Woman In Black http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1689/Father-And-Son-Pair-For-The-Woman-In-Black.aspx

A father and son pairing started this week in The Woman In Black, one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theatre events ever performed, now in its 26th year in the West End in a production revisited by original director Robin Herford.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:05:57 GMT
Let It Be Plays Its 1000th Performance In The UK http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1688/Let-It-Be-Plays-Its-1000th-Performance-In-The-UK.aspx

Let It Be played its 1000th UK performance in the West End as it entered the final part of its run. The show has just four weeks left to play at the Garrick Theatre and audiences have now just 38 more performances to catch this record-breaking production before it closes on September 5th.

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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:14:45 GMT
CASTING NEWS: Direct From Broadway, Tom McGowan Joins West End Cast Of Spellbinding Hit Musical Wicked http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1687/CASTING-NEWS--Direct-From-Broadway--Tom-McGowan-Joins-West-End-Cast-Of-Spellbinding-Hit-Musical-Wicked.aspx

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome the American stage, television and film actor Tom McGowan to the role of The Wizard from Monday 21 September for a limited season until Saturday 12 March 2016. He will be making his West End debut. 

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:55:22 GMT
Looking Ahead: 5 Shows That Should Be On Your Radar http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1686/Looking-Ahead--5-Shows-That-Should-Be-On-Your-Radar.aspx

2015 has been an incredible year for West End theatre! We have been spoilt for major West End openings and there is still plenty to look forward to over the coming months! Below are five shows that should certainly be on your theatrical radar:

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:18:16 GMT
Critically Acclaimed Oresteia To Make Trafalgar Studios Transfer This September http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1685/Critically-Acclaimed-Oresteia-To-Make-Trafalgar-Studios-Transfer-This-September.aspx The Almeida Theatre’s critically acclaimed, sold out production of Oresteia, by Aeschylus, re-imagined for the modern stage by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (The Fever, Mr Burns, 1984) will transfer to the Trafalgar Studios in the West End from August. Press night September 7th.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:49:04 GMT
BREAKING NEWS: Creator Richard O'Brien To Star In The Rocky Horror Show Limited Run At Playhouse Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1684/BREAKING-NEWS--Creator-Richard-O-Brien-To-Star-In-The-Rocky-Horror-Show-Limited-Run-At-Playhouse-Theatre.aspx

Richard O'Brien will return to the West End to star in The Rocky Horror Show, producers have announced. The show will return for a limited run at London's Playhouse Theatre from 11 - 19 September, 2015 preceding a UK tour set to open at the Theatre Royal Brighton on 17 December, 2015.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:38:23 GMT
The Buzz from the Bardette: Death Of A Salesman, Sunny Afternoon And Branagh Casting http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1683/The-Buzz-from-the-Bardette--Death-Of-A-Salesman--Sunny-Afternoon-And-Branagh-Casting.aspx

Hello theatre lovers, apologies for the lack of Bardette news, I’ve been on a sunny holiday and had a busy diary of exciting theatre viewing.

One of my highlights has been Bradley Cooper in The Elephant Man. What an outstanding performance by Mr Cooper. We all know he’s a pretty fabulous movie star but I was interested to see if he could act on stage and he didn’t disappoint. 

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:57:31 GMT
Multi-Olivier Award-Winning Sunny Afternoon Extends Booking Period http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1682/Multi-Olivier-Award-Winning-Sunny-Afternoon-Extends-Booking-Period.aspx

The multi-Olivier Award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON, which tells the story of the rise to fame of The Kinks, has extended its booking period by six months, now on sale until 16 April 2016.
 
Tickets for new booking period on sale now!

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:43:05 GMT
CASTING NEWS: Zoë Wanamaker and John Dagleish To Appear In Harlequinade http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1681/CASTING-NEWS--Zoë-Wanamaker-and-John-Dagleish-To-Appear-In-Harlequinade.aspx

Zoë Wanamaker Joins The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Production Of HarlequinadeJohn Dagleish To Appear In Harlequinade And As Autolycus In The Winter’s Tale.

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:47:41 GMT
BREAKING NEWS: Zoë Wanamaker Joins Kenneth Branagh's Garrick Season In "All On Her Own" http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1680/BREAKING-NEWS--Zoë-Wanamaker-Joins-Kenneth-Branagh-s-Garrick-Season-In--All-On-Her-Own-.aspx

Zoë Wanamaker Will Perform Terence Rattigan’s One-Woman Play, All On Her Own, Prior To Harlequinade Each Night, As Part Of A Never-Before-Seen Double Bill.

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:54:46 GMT
Wicked Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor 'Certificate Of Excellence' http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1679/Wicked-Awarded-2015-TripAdvisor--Certificate-Of-Excellence-.aspx

WICKED, the award-winning classic musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is proud to announce that the long-running West End production has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:41:32 GMT
Kinky Boots Extends Booking To 6 February 2016 At The Adelphi Theatre http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1678/Kinky-Boots-Extends-Booking-To-6-February-2016-At-The-Adelphi-Theatre.aspx

The upcoming UK première of Kinky Boots, Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 6 February 2016. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 29 June 2015. Winner of six Broadway Tony Awards, Kinky Boots will open at London's Adelphi Theatre on 15 September 2015, with previews from 21 August 2015.

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Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:05:45 GMT
The most acclaimed new play of the decade transfers to the West End for 8 weeks only THE FATHER at the Wyndham’s Theatre, London http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1677/The-most-acclaimed-new-play-of-the-decade-transfers-to-the-West-End-for-8-weeks-only-THE-FATHER-at-the-Wyndham-s-Theatre--London.aspx Following successful runs at the Ustinov Studio in Bath and the Tricycle Theatre in London, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and the Tricycle Theatre will transfer Florian Zeller’s Moliere award-winning play, THE FATHER, starring Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner, to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre for a limited season, Wednesday 30th September – Saturday 21st November. In the two weeks prior to the transfer, the production will play a very limited run at Cambridge Arts Theatre, 15th – 26th September

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:04:50 GMT
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Third Cast Marks Start Of Third Golden Year In The West End http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1676/Charlie-And-The-Chocolate-Factory-Third-Cast-Marks-Start-Of-Third-Golden-Year-In-The-West-End.aspx

The award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, marked its second anniversary with a gala performance and party for cast, crew and special guests.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:12:47 GMT
Stephen Merchant Theatrical And West End Debut In Comedy The Mentalists Running At Wyndham's Theatre Until 26 September http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1675/Stephen-Merchant-Theatrical-And-West-End-Debut-In-Comedy-The-Mentalists-Running-At-Wyndham-s-Theatre-Until-26-September.aspx

Rehearsal images have been released of BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning writer, comedian and actor Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras, Hello Ladies) and critically acclaimed actor Steffan Rhodri (Gavin & Stacey, Harry Potter, Posh) as they prepare to open wickedly funny comedy The Mentalists, which runs for a strictly limited season at the Wyndham’s Theatre from Friday 3 July to 26 September.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:29:45 GMT
Andrew Dunn To Star In The Railway Children At King's Cross Theatre From 24 June http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1674/Andrew-Dunn-To-Star-In-The-Railway-Children-At-King-s-Cross-Theatre-From-24-June.aspx

Andrew Dunn will star as Mr Perks in the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children from tomorrow, Wednesday 24 June.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:38:44 GMT
BGT Phenomenon Jamie Raven In West End Premiere Of Broadway's Highest Grossing Magic Spectacular http://www.londontheatredirect.com/news/1673/BGT-Phenomenon-Jamie-Raven-In-West-End-Premiere-Of-Broadway-s-Highest-Grossing-Magic-Spectacular--.aspx

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE - the world’s best-selling touring magic show which has sold out in 71 cities across 17 countries - comes to London’s West End for the first time, playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre from Saturday 14 November – Sunday 3 January (Press Night: Monday 16 November, 7pm), starring the UK’s hottest magician Jamie Raven.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:29:08 GMT