Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
A somewhat sprawling Shaftesbury Avenue theatre, this ancient venue is one of theatreland’s largest. Just as well, as it specialises in blockbuster musicals: ‘Carousel’, ‘Rent’, ‘High Society’ and, arguably the most successful, ‘Hairspray’. We also have Shaftesbury Theatre to thank for ‘Rocky Horror Show’ creative duo Richard O'Brien and Tim Curry, since the pair met here while playing in hippie musical, ‘Hair’.
Shaftesbury Theatre 210 Shaftesbury Avenue
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West End, Musicals
Queen of UK soul and West Midlands lass Beverley Knight moves over from her stint on the West End in 'The Bodyguard' to this new Tony-award winning Broadway show arriving in London in October, alongside musical theatre man Killian Donnelly. Set in Memphis,...
Musicals, West End
- Rating: 5/5
- Critics' choice
Fat cat managers cooking the books, robotic middlemen preaching to workers about the creed of efficiency – though this glorious, exuberant musical is set in President Eisenhower’s America it strikes plenty of sparks in the twenty-first-century. Adler...