There are many reasons to get away to London. We go there to enjoy the rich historical heritage, stroll through the museums or even redo our wardrobes thanks to long shopping sessions. There is also another activity that thrills visitors: musicals. London is indeed a prime destination for a quality performance, whether it is the performance of the actors or the staging. Here is a selection of the best musicals of the moment not to be missed during a visit to the English capital. Don't delay to book on the London Musicals website.
The Lion King: the musical to see with your family
The Lion King is an adaptation of Disney's great film, in which the audience delves into the adventures of Simba, a smart, turbulent and carefree lion cub destined to become King of the Land of Lions. Spectators are transported into an exotic world and the beauty of the scenery is breathtaking. It is a colourful show, with impressive and imaginative costumes and where the puppets seem almost real. The performance is also supported by music that inevitably remains in the lead composed by the great Elton John. This show has been rewarded many times and by seeing the children's eyes wide open, you will be sure to have made the right choice. The show is recommended for children from 5 years old.
Mamma Mia: the musical to see with friends
Mamma Mia is a show that undeniably puts you in a good mood. The first reason is that we hear the songs of the mythical group ABBA, which has made and continues to make people of all generations around the world sing and dance. As for the story, it takes place on a Greek island where Sophie, about to be married, and her mother Donna live. The day before her wedding, she brought three men with whom her mother had had a relationship twenty years earlier and surprised... one of them turned out to be her father. Sophie, her two best friends, her mother's girlfriends and the three men meet on the island for the event and this family story is punctuated by musical interludes featuring hits such as Dancing Queen, Take A Chance On Me and Super Trouper. Mamma Mia offers a moment full of energy and excitement
The Phantom of the Opera: the show to see as a couple
This fabulous and dark story is carried by magnificent costumes and sets, confusing special effects and captivating music by the famous British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is that of a disfigured musician wearing a mask who lives in the underground of the Opéra Populaire de Paris. It's about the ghost of the place. He falls in love with the dancer Christine Daae, whom he wants to make a diva. And for that, he's ready for anything. So what will her reaction be when she is ignited by Viscount Raoul de Chagny? Based on Gaston Leroux's eponymous novel, Le Fantôme de l'Opéra captive, fascinates and above all moves the many spectators who come to see this award-winning show.
How to book?
To see one of these musicals, simply book on London Musicals. Once the show is chosen, the process is very simple. Just click on the "Book a ticket" tab at the top right, then choose the day and time. Then select your location on the floor plan, each colour corresponds to a specific rate. To finalize the reservation, you must enter your details, validate and pay with your credit card. Tickets are to be collected at the theatre by going to the ticket office before the start of the show with an identity document and the booking confirmation email