The London stage has always been synonymous with quality, and England’s capital has a long history of championing the very best and brightest from the world of theatre. Its a tradition which dates back centuries, and today’s contemporary theatrical offerings are among the finest in the world. If you’re headed to the city this July, here’s some of the best shows to look out for…
The Book of Mormon
Prince of Wales Theatre
Until 14th September 2019
Currently enjoying an extended run in London after becoming a major hit on Broadway, The Book of Mormon is the brainchild of the co-creators of South Park, and has already developed a strong following thanks to its subversive, laugh-out-loud content. Winning both rave reviews and a number of awards (including 4 Olivier Awards, such as Best New Musical), this is a great way to enjoy a fun-filled evening of theatre while staying at the Park Grand Hotel.
Fiddler on the Roof
Until 28th September 2019
A Broadway classic which was also a hugely popular film, Fiddler on the Roof has reached the West End for a limited run sure to impress even the most demanding theatre fan staying in the city. The emphasis with this new production is on creating a truly immersive experience, with the Playhouse Theatre transformed into the ideal venue.
Disney’s The Lion King
Until 15th December 2019
A musical phenomenon unlike any other, this stage adaptation of the classic Disney animation proves captivating for all ages, with a vivid recreation of the Serengeti plains brought to live through a mixture of great performances, costumes, puppets, masks and stage design. Telling the tale of Simba the lion cub, this is a great way for families to see a London stage show during their stay at the Park Grand Hotel this July.
The Phantom of the Opera
Her Majesty’s Theatre
Until 4th April 2020
One of the most famous stage shows in the world for decades, this multi-award-winning musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber has been a mainstay of the London stage since it’s debut in 1986. While enjoying London Paddington hotel deals, there is no better way to experience the true magic of London’s West End than with a trip to see a show which has already entertained millions with its infamous songs and romantic, tragic tale.
Until 4th April 2020
Another of the most significant stage shows ever to play in London, Les Miserables is set amidst the turmoil of the French revolution. The musical recently reached it’s 30th anniversary, making it the longest-running production of its kind anywhere in the world. Whether you’re an established fan of musical theatre or simply keen to see what all the fuss is about, this is a fantastic way to discover London’s West End at its most opulent and impressive, as a talented cast bring a complex tale to life.