Theatres, Comedy and Art
London is a hub of theatres, live comedy shows and a place for many famous artists to showcase their creativity and work. London offers some of the best theatres experiences in the world. London has about 50 plus theatres, which offer, musical shows, stand up comedy, recreated drama shows, open air theatres, and national theatres. London’s west end s famous for its theatres and musical shows.
The other famous kinds of theatres are the Pub Theatres, which are spread across the city. They are hugely entertaining and make the experience great with the combination of food and drinks. Pub theatres are friendly to anyone’s pocket and are a good value for money. You can always have a good time, when a stand up comedian creates an environment of hilarity in the pub and make the times more enjoyable. To name a few not to miss pub theatres in the city are: Etcetera in Camden, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Old Red Lion theatre at St John Street, Hen & Chickens at Canonbury are some of the best pub theatres in city.
London offers one of the best musical shows. The most famous of them all has been the Ben Elton’s “We Will Rock you” musical show at the Dominion Theatre. It also one of the longest running shows in Dominion theatre.
Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road, London
The other most popular show is Disney’s “The Lion King” at Lyceum Theatre, Covent Garden. It has been running the Lyceum theatre for more than 13 years now, and still going strong, with ticket sold outs every week. It is a show you can’t afford to miss. Another award winning musical show is “Billy Elliot the Musical” at Victoria Palace, Theatre Allington Street is the award winning show and had been successfully running.
Her Majesty’s Theatre Showing The Phantom of the Opera, Haymarket London
Another Great theatre in the city is Her Majesty’s theatre, which is in central London at 57, Haymarket, London SW1Y 4QL. The most famous shows to be exhibited at the theatre had been the “The Phantom of the Opera”, A renowned classic by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The shows get complete packed bookings. The musical is about the disfigured phantom and the beautiful opera singer’s magical love story, with thrills haunting horror and lots of special effects. The show lasts about 2 hours and 30 minutes. The show runs pretty much every day of the year, accepted the national holidays. The prices for the show starts from £33.50 for the back row seats to £83.00 for the top priced best view seats. It is advisable to book the seats in advance for the show, so that you don’t wait outside and get the best seats for the money you pay.
Theatre Royal Haymarket is another great theatre in west end. The absolute comic book perfection shows shown here are “One Man, Two Guvnors” and the latest in the line up is “Theatre Royal Haymarket Productions – in the West End” which will start from Sept2013 to Jan 2014. The ticket price for the show varies from £ 14 to £62 depending on the seating chosen from gallery to Royal circles and stalls. The nearest tube station would be Piccadilly Circus. The address of the theatre is –Theatre Royal Haymarket, 18, Suffolk Street, London. SW1Y 4HT.
Theatre Royal Haymarket, Suffolk Street, London