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Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she's always dreamed of.
Disney musical featuring the timeless songs from the classic film including A Whole New World, Friend Like Me and Arabian Nights along with new music written for the production. Based on the 1992 film of the same name.
Jerry is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war.
Three generations of women. For each, the chaos of what has come before brings with it a painful legacy.
Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan's orphanage. Determined to find her parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas with a famous billionaire. But spiteful Miss Hannigan has ideas to spoil Annie's search.
An entirely improvised comedy play in the style of the wondrous and witty Jane Austen, based on nothing more than a title from the audience. Performed in Regency costume with live musical accompaniment.
Musical which tells the story of Carole King, the chart-topping music legend who was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.
Inspired by R&B music acts in 1960s America, charts the tumultuous journey of a young female singing trio, from Chicago, Illinois called ‘The Dreams’, as they learn the hard lesson that show business is as tough as it is fabulous.
Arthur Kipps is an orphan who unexpectedly inherits a fortune, and climbs the social ladder before losing everything and realizing that you just can't buy happiness. Based on H.G. Wells's novel Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul.
Shakespeare - tragedy
Hamlet is Prince of Denmark. His father has recently died and his uncle Claudius has become king and has also married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. The ghost of the late king tells Hamlet that he has been murdered and demands Hamlet extract revenge.
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he's an employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of 3 children. And his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted.
A controversial new gaming experience is inspiring a generation. In Killology, players are rewarded for torturing victims, scoring points for “creativity”. It’s marketed by its millionaire creator as a deeply moral experience.
The story focuses on Charlie Price, a wannabe London high flyer who, to his dismay, inherits his father's beloved English Midlands' shoe factory and feels he needs to salvage the company.
A desperate woman. A chivalrous man. And a forbidden kiss that changes everything. A love story about two people struggling to escape the guilt and ghosts of the past, set against the shifting world of London post-World War I.
The story of wide-eyed Gelsomina, who is sold by her penniless mother to Zampano, a travelling sideshow strongman, unfolds as they journey through the Italian countryside performing for their keep.
Tony Award winner Audra McDonald makes her West End debut as legendary jazz icon, Billie Holiday. With a glorious score featuring God Bless the Child, What a Little Moonlight Can Do, Strange Fruit, Crazy He Calls Me and Taint Nobody's Biz-ness.
Long-running musical which is as much a West End institution as anything else. Brilliant songs abound as ex-convict Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert.
Galileo Galilei: father, hero, heretic. When a chance discovery leads to evidence of a seismic shift in scientific thinking, Galileo sparks a dangerous dispute with authority, challenging the all-powerful Roman Catholic Church.
Returning from Canada after a four-year absence during the war, 18 year-old Michael is full of youthful ideology and leftist leanings. But he is shocked to find his widowed mother Olivia is now the mistress of cabinet minister Sir John Fletchere.
On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.