If you are looking for an all-singing, all dancing show, the top 10 musicals currently showing in London include:
Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre
With the help of three wishes from Genie (Trevor Dion Nicholas), can Aladdin change his fate and win the heart of a princess? Or will the treacherous Grand Vizier Jafar uncover Aladdin’s humble origins and overthrow the Sultan?
The Lyon King at The Lyceum
This fantastic show brings the characters from the animated Disney film to life with imaginative costumes and superb special effects. The Lion King has 25 species of animal, insect, fish and bird in its cast either represented by actors or puppets.
Wicked at the Apollo Theatre
This is a dazzling, smash-hit musical about the early life of the legendary witches from L Frank Baum’s classic story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It is based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire, which re-creates the stories and characters used in the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre
The much-loved film of Matilda bursts into life on stage in this musical version by Dennis Kelly and award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin. Children and adults will be thrilled and delighted by the story of this sweet special little girl with the extraordinary imagination.
The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning musical is now in its 31st record-breaking year. The legendary musical opened on 9 October 1986 and has played more than 11,000 performances and continues to captivate audiences at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End.
Mamma Mia at the Othello Theatre
On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The storytelling of ABBA’s songs propels this musical tale of love, laughter and friendship.
Thriller at the Lyric Theatre
This is the fantastic tribute to Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. The show joins London’s West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe. Enjoy and celebrate the career of the world’s undisputed King of Pop during two hours of his non-stop hits.
Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre
This superb multi award-winning hit musical arrives in London’s Adelphi Theatre. Featuring the book by Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and music and lyrics by pop icon Cyndi Lauper. This beautiful musical is based on a true story is sure to bring standing ovations.
Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre
This fantastic story is still breaking box-office records everywhere. It is set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, and tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption.
The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Whales Theatre
This comedy musical follows the plight of a pair of teenage Mormon missionaries sent to convert a village in a dangerous part of Uganda. The brainchild of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. It has won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.