Most Visited Musicals and Plays at the West End

The entire World’s a Stage…

So said William Shakespeare, arguable the most famous playwright historically to emerge from the London Theater Scene. Experience the drama and magic that is created through live theater by visiting the theater district and taking in a show or three! Popular favorites include Wicked and Les Miserables. Be swept along with Jean Valjean’s quest for redemption amidst original music by Claude-Michel Schönberg in the classic musical, Les Miserables. Introduce your children to the allurement and enchantment of The Lion King, with exotic and elaborate costumes and familiar, mystical costumes. 

The London Theater Scene boasts a wide selection of live productions, a high quality of professional acting, and most recently, affordability for every price point. With matinees, cheap returned seats, student or senior stand-by deals, and standing-room tickets available, being open to the possibilities can score you a great deal on a Broadway-quality show.

The West End Theater scene is home to the theater capital of the world. Both traditional shows and the avant-garde that often London is known for are highlighted in the West End, making it a destination for all lovers of dramatic art. Also located in the West End is world-famous restaurants and bars, the thriving fashion industry with designer boutiques catering to many well-known celebrities, and several architecturally beautiful and exclusive hotels.

History is prevalent in the West End, as it is the location of London’s first Elizabethan playhouse, ‘The Theater’, built in 1576, which hosted, among other famous actors and playwrights, Shakespeare, as part of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men.

Travelers visiting the London Theater Scene can experience a magical drama-filled vacation by combining shows with Meal Deals from nearby, acclaimed restaurants, or experiencing all London has to offer by checking out the popular Theater Breaks offered by Visit famous, world-acclaimed attractions such as the London Eye, Big Ben, and Trafalgar Square. Walk down the illustrious Oxford Street, and experience well-known high street shops and the local flavor of artisan offerings. Then make your way back to the London Theater Scene and bask in the thespian glory that is world-renowned.

For more information on the London Theater Scene, to see available shows, and to purchase tickets, please visit

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  • Watching a live show or a theater act live is a tremendous experience. This experience can never be compared with a 21″ television show watching with bunch of people may be family or friends. Though it has its own value we cannot deny this fact that television plays a vital role in the life of every individual.

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