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Classics Tickets

Les Miserables

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Phantom of the Opera

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The Lion King

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The Mousetrap

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Guys and Dolls

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Witness for the Prosecution

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Mrs. Doubtfire

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Crazy For You

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The Snowman

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The King and I - London

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Sister Act

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Wicked

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Noises Off

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Giselle

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Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical

Opens 11 January 2024
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Potted Panto

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Sunset Boulevard

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A Christmas Carol

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Nutcracker - London Coliseum

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Sleeping Beauty

Opens 27 December 2023
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Nutcracker

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A Very Very Bad Cinderella

Opens 02 December 2023
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Hansel and Gretel

Opens 08 December 2023
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PLAYER KINGS - Henry IV Part I and II

Opens 01 April 2024
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Shrek The Musical

Opens 19 July 2024
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An Enemy of the People

Opens 06 February 2024
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Cinderella

Opens 08 December 2023
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Othello

Opens 19 January 2024
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1984

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Bronco Billy

Opens 23 January 2024
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Pacific Overtures

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Minority Report

Opens 20 April 2024
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The Magic Flute

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Ghosts

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The Rat Pack – A Swingin’ Christmas at the Sands

Opens 05 December 2023
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The Elvis Years

Opens 18 February 2024
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Clueless

Opens 12 February 2024
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Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Opens 21 March 2024
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The Addams Family Concert

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The Barber of Seville

Opens 12 February 2024
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The Duchess of Malfi

Opens 17 February 2024
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The Handmaid's Tale

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Classic Plays in London

Where do we start? Theatre history is old, almost 2,500 or more years old. Although it is now a form of art, the roots of its origin lie deeper. Theatre emerged from ritual activities and would involve the spectator to march in processions or fast. In his Poetics, Aristotle says that theatre is sacred, but only in terms of the healing it offers through vision and does not require any other sacred involvement. With the rapid development of the societies, such performances became non-ritualistic. They would quickly move on to become an autonomous activity. Today, the theatre has almost completely changed. The evolution has led on to turning unrealistic ideas into reality. Technological advancement has also made several things possible, like seeing a 21st-century rendition of famous classic plays in London.

Classics in the Heart of the Capital

Plays in the city have been an age-old tradition. While every society consists of performative elements, we distinguish plays as a mode of entertainment and a necessary art form. The word "play" as stage performance is often mistaken for dramas. Although there are plenty of similarities in all art forms that artists perform in front of an audience, drama and classic plays in London are different. Drama refers to a composition, usually in the form of prose that tells a story represented by actors portraying the various characters and speaking the composition's dialogues. In the case of a play, you can call it an activity that intends to amuse. Even if it isn't always the case, many plays are designed to entertain young people. However, numerous highly praised classic plays relate to people of all ages and taste.

Are you in the mood for some classic stage plays in London? Head to one of the most well-known theatres in the West End for a grand experience. Plays consist of unique elements that will entertain all your senses.