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A weekly round-up of the most exciting and relevant news from the London theatre scene. Keep up to date with everything West End Theatre, including updates on London theatre tickets, what shows are closing, new shows, cast announcements, and much much more!
Jersey Boys is Closing
The award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to on the West End early next year. After a spectacular 3-year run in the West End the show will celebrate its final performance at the Trafalgar Theatre on the 4th January 2024.Book your Jersey Boys tickets now and get ready for a night of unforgettable entertainment!
The musical follows the remarkable life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons and their rise to fame from the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The show features a selection of their greatest hits including ‘Beggin’, ‘Sherry’ ‘December, 1963 (Oh What a Night)’, ‘My Eyes Adored You’, ‘Bye Bye Baby’, ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’, ‘Rag Doll’, ‘Who Loves You’ and many many more.
The current cast who will close the show in January as The Four Seasons includes Luke Suri as Frankie Valli himself, Karl James Wilson as Nick Massi, Peter Nash as Tommy De Vito, Declan Egan as Bob Gaudio.
Written by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice with music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe Jersey Boys originally opened on Broadway in 2005 and ran for over 11 years. It then went on to open in London’s West End in 2008 where it stayed until 2017. The show then re-opened in April 2021 at the Trafalgar Theatre.
Don’t miss your chance to see this international sensation live on stage and book your Jersey Boys tickets now to see the show at the Trafalgar Theatre. Must End January 4th 2024, book your theatre tickets online or visit our box office.
Killian Donnelly Returns to Les Mis
Theatre star Killian Donnelly is set to return to LES MISERABLES as Jean Valjean this month for 15 weeks only. Josh Piterman, who is currently playing the role is returning home to Australia for family reasons and his final performance will be the 21st October 2023. So book Les Miserable tickets today.
Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boubil and Schönberg’s LES MISERABLES is now playing at the Sondheim Theatre and holds the title of the longest-running musical in the world. The musical has been running in the West End for nearly 40 years and still remains a fan favourite with theatre lovers.
The show has been seen by over 130 million people worldwide in 53 countries and in 22 languages and is based on the French Literary classic by Victor Hugo. The iconic musical score features the classic songs such as I Dreamed A Dream’, ‘On My Own’, ‘Bring Him Home’, ‘Do You Hear the People Sing’, ‘At the End of the Day’ and ‘One Day More’.
Killian Donnelly has previously played the role of Jean Valjean in both the West End production and the UK and Ireland tour. This will be the first time he gets to play the role at the newly refurbished Sondheim Theatre. His other theatre credits include The Phantom in The Phantom Of The Opera at His Majesty’s Theatre and Charlie Price in the original West End production of Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre in 2015.
He will be joining current cast members Stewart Clarke as Javert, Katie Hall as Fantine, Will Callan as Marius, Amena El-Kindy as Eponine, Lulu-Mae Pears as Cosette, Luke Kempner as Thenardier, Claire Machin as Madame Thenardier and Djavan van de Fliert as Enjolras.
Book your Les Miserables tickets now online or at our box office. Now playing at the Sondheim Theatre.