Enjoy Drama and Drinks at London’s Top Musicals

Want to watch a West End musical or drama (as you have heard a lot about them), but not sure which one to see? Don’t be anxious, this guide will help you to pick the best of the season. West End is an area of central London that is famous for its commercial theatres, cinemas, and nightclubs.

It is no doubt that London’s theatres are one of the city’s biggest tourist draws and are perfect to enjoy some excellent entertainment with classic cocktails. Glamorous performers, renowned comedians, acrobats, elaborate sets, and stunning costumes are just some of the features of these theatrical shows. So, get ready to sip mulled wine and enjoy the city’s top theatrical shows.

Billy Elliot the Musical at Queen

Billy Elliot the Musical
An encouraging and heartening story, Billy Elliot the Musical is the dramatic show based on the popular British film, Billy Elliot. The play is full of giggles and tears, as the story revolves around motherless Billy who struggles with his strange life. It is an inspiring tale of a lower-class boy, who starts to experience feelings of love towards ballet and struggles to prove his doubters wrong. The musical will be held every evening at 7:30pm (except Sunday), until May 2015.
Venue: Queen’s Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, W1D 6BA

Les Miserables at Queen

Les Miserables
A sung-through musical, Les Miserables is a legendary production by Cameron Mackintosh, who has produced many commercially successful British musicals. This musical is an acclaimed adaptation of the novel of the same name by French poet, Victor Hugo. It is the story of Jean Valjean, who serves nineteen years in jail for furtively taking a loaf of bread for his hungry sister’s baby. It is one of the most successful shows to come into the global stage. And after surviving over 25 years in the London’s Theatreland, Les Miserables has become the longest running musical in the city today. Bookings are available up to April 14.
Venue: Queen’s Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, W1D 6BA

We Will Rock You at Dominion Theatre London

We Will Rock You
The multi-award winning, We Will Rock You is a credible work of theatre that is based on the songs of Queen. The show narrates the story, where everywhere watching the similar cinemas, following the same fashions, and thinking the same ideas. Although it was at first criticized by viewers, the musical has gained a huge success, becoming the best ever musical at the Dominion Theatre. Seats are filling up, so reserves your tickets early as booking are available up to April 2014 only.
Venue: Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, W1T 7AQ

The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty

The Phantom of the Opera
An impressive musical, The Phantom of the Opera is an immense adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s best-selling novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra. Narrating the story of a haunted opera house, this musical is a heart-rending love story. Rewarded with Olivier Award and Tony Award for best musical, this theatre has gained the title of the most spectacular musical of all time. If you are a theatre lover, then don’t forget to miss this second longest-running musical in the capital. To avoid any disappointment, book your tickets now as seats are filling up quickly. Booking can be made up to October 2014.
Venue: Her Majesty’s Theatre, Haymarket, St James’s, London, SW1Y 4QL

Your London trip would be incomplete without catching these popular theatre shows. Enjoy the excellent live drama, sip your favourite beer, and have a memorable trip to London.
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