Top 10 Theatre Shows in London in December 2014

With the holiday season upon us, London theatres are also gearing up for the counter rush. With classics and newest shows alike, we are bringing a compilation of 10 hottest shows to catch up on this December 2014- January 2015. Celebrate the spirit of Christmas and New Year with a delightful tales at the top theatres of London. From musicals, ballet performances, live performances, and theatrical shows, take your pick from the many visually-enticing dramas this year. You may also book a befitting stay closest to these theatres at reasonable prices and zero booking fee with LondonHotels4U.

Here are the 10 top most dramatically tantalizing shows of the season for you:

1.    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The ever-green classic loved by children and adults alike, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ is happening in London. With the plot by Roald Dahl, venture into the mesmerising world of chocolate. Get to meet the eccentric inventor Willy Wonka, his obedient team of Oompa-Loompas, and the patient yet curious lad Charlie Bucket.  This high-grossing show of London is a work of Sam Mendes, and choreography is by Peter Darling. Showing at the stunning theatre on Catherine Street, you can reach here comfortably through Holborn Tube Station.
Where: Theatre Royal Dury Lane
Date: Running

2.    Shakespeare in Love
Set in Elizabethan London, this play is a reproduction of the renowned movie which bagged critics’ accolades and awards, including Academy Awards. This romantic comedy is about the acclaimed bard and his attempts to piece out a masterpiece for his audience. In the process of doing so, he falls for a noble woman who is in disguise and hired to play lead for one of his works. Hurry and book your tickets for the play and watch the romance of Shakespeare in Love come alive on stage.
Where: Noel Coward Theatre
Date: Running till 18 April 2015

3.     War Horse
Remembering World War 1 with the striking novel by Michael Morpurgo, ‘War Horse’ is a period drama, involving life d animal puppets. The plot is about the journey of a horse, Joey. Showcasing the turmoil of the First World War, it also depicts his owner who embarks on a journey to find him.
Where: New London Theatre
Date: Running

4.    Les Miserables
Somewhat of a legend in the literature world, this Victor Hugo’s book has been made into the film by same name. The musical tells the story of determined Jean Valjean, his courageous daughter Cosette, and her rebellious lover Marius. With a storyline filled with intense expression, famous songs, and passionate dramatization, book your Les Misarables tickets now. Get a taste of theatre and its unending charm with this musical. Connect to the show’s venue easily with Piccadilly Circus Tube Station.
Where: Queens Theatre
Date: Running

5.    The Nutcracker
For getting along with Christmas spirit watch the Nutcracker, the tale of Clara in a fantasy-like world with a living Nutcracker doll. Set in Edwardian London, the show is a brilliant performance by English National Ballet, showcasing the famous 200 year old story by E.T.A. Hoffman. Reach here on time for the play with Leicester Square Underground, just 3 minutes of walk away.
Where: London Coliseum
Date: 11 December 2014 – 4 January 2015

6.    Mamma Mia!!!
Featuring the lively songs of hit Swedish band ABBA, Mamma Mia is a musical showing in London by Judy Craymer and Catherine Johnson. With the backdrop of a gorgeous Greek island, trace the lives of Donna and her daughter Sophie. Sophie’s wedding preparations urge her to find her biological father, bringing the former lovers of Donna to the island. Catch the show this holiday season to find out the fate of Donna and Sophie’s quest to reveal her real father before her wedding.
Where: Novello Theatre
Date: Running

7.    La Soiree
The world touring troupe La Soiree is in London this year! Rush to witness the magnificent performances at the Belgian carnival tent in Southbank. With distinctive performances ranging from cabaret, sideshow, burlesque, and vaudeville, indulge in this deliciously deviant enigma of creativity. Although not recommended for children below 18, this is a limited season act happening right in the
Where: South Bank Big Top
Date: Now showing till 11 January 2015

8.    Matilda the Musical
A classic children’s masterpiece by the Royal Shakespearean Company, Matilda the Musical is now running in London’s Cambridge Theatre. Watch the enchanting and hopeful world of Matilda, her psychokinetic powers, her selfish parents, brutal headmistress, and well wishing teacher. Rejoice these holidays by booking your tickets to this musical panorama of brilliant performances and impeccable direction.
Where: Cambridge Theatre
Date: Running

9.    Thriller Live
Dedicated to the King of Pop Michael Jackson, Thriller Live is happening in London at the acclaimed West End theatre. Revisit the popular numbers and career of the renowned performer with a band of talented singers & dancers. Get the Thriller Live tickets in time to catch the sensational flashback into the singer’s life this Christmas and New Year season.
Where: Lyric Theatre
Date: Running

10.    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Performed by the Royal Ballet, this adaptation of the world famous literature classic can really liven up your time in London. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is about the ever inquisitive Alice and her descend into the ultimate fantasy world through a mysterious rabbit hole. Watch her fight the Queen and find answers and her own self in the mayhem of power struggle.
Where: Royal Opera House
Date: 6 December 2014 – 16 January 2015

With such enthralling shows in and around the prominent areas of Central London, book a rendezvous with theatre this holiday season.  Now you can reserve a well connected stay with and make your stopover here a relaxed affair. Along with these theatre shows, also discover a different side of London with various events like Disney on Ice.
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