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Classics Tickets

Sister Act

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The Lion King

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Kiss Me, Kate

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Mrs. Doubtfire

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Wicked

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Phantom of the Opera

From £31
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A View From The Bridge

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Les Miserables

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Guys and Dolls

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Hello, Dolly!

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The Mousetrap

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Shrek The Musical

Opens 19 July 2024
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Gruffalo

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Oedipus - Old Vic Theatre

Opens 27 January 2025
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The Lehman Trilogy

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The Secret Garden

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The 39 Steps

Opens 16 August 2024
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A Christmas Carol

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Witness for the Prosecution

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The Rocky Horror Show

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The Wizard of Oz

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The Taming of the Shrew

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Oedipus

Opens 04 October 2024
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Fiddler on the Roof

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Waiting for Godot

Opens 13 September 2024
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Much Ado About Nothing

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Richard III

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Oklahoma! In Concert

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Eddie Izzard: Hamlet

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Much Ado About Nothing - St Paul's Church

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The Elvis Years

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Swan Lake

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The Railway Children

Opens 21 August 2024
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Rigoletto

Opens 30 October 2024
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La boheme

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Antony and Cleopatra

Opens 04 August 2024
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The Beckett Trilogy

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PLAYER KINGS - Henry IV Part I and II

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The Turn of the Screw

Opens 11 October 2024
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Mary, Queen of Scots

Opens 15 February 2025
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Macbeth

Opens 01 October 2024
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Suor Angelica

Opens 27 September 2024
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The Marriage of Figaro

Opens 05 February 2025
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The Elixir of Love

Opens 15 November 2024
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Princess Essex

Opens 13 September 2024
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The Baker's Wife

Opens 06 July 2024
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Nutcracker - London Coliseum

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The Pirates of Penzance

Opens 02 December 2024
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Giselle

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Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves

Opens 21 August 2024
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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.