The West End will light up again as London Theater Week returns to the capital today.
Theater-goers will be able to get their hands on tickets to plays and musicals at reduced prices to make the theater accessible to the widest audience.
Some 45 shows, including Mary Poppins, Matilda, The Lion King and Les Misérables, participate in the annual initiative.
Tickets are available for £ 15, £ 25 and £ 35 to help draw audiences to the West End, which has suffered from the Covid pandemic.
New musicals such as & Juliet, Anything Goes, Back To The Future and Prince Of Egypt are also included in the initiative.
Fans can also purchase discounted tickets to plays, including Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, and The Woman In Black.
Brian Fenty, managing director and co-founder of ticketing company TodayTix Group, said: “After being dark for over a year, we couldn’t be happier to support the return of the West End by hosting the London Theater. Week.
“Life is better with theater, and we are delighted to allow more locals to safely return to a premier London experience at such incredible prices. ”
West End productions are gradually reopening after a tumultuous year.
Core shows such as The Lion King and The Phantom of the Opera have recently reopened, while Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beleaguered production of Cinderella will finally have its world premiere on August 25 after continued delays due to restrictions on Covid.
Performers spoke of their joy at getting back on stage, Anything Goes actor Robert Lindsay admitting he “completely lost it” because he was “so emotional” on the comedy’s opening night. musical at the Barbican Theater.
Before the reopening of The Lion King, Kayi Ushe, who plays the role of Simba, said: “I think it will be a release for everyone, that this public and performer relationship finally comes to life – we have been arrested for So long. .
“I mean, when we roar on stage, we’ll hear them roar in front, and it’s going to be huge.”
– London Theater Week runs from August 23 to September 5. Tickets are now on sale online.
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This notice was published: 2021-08-24 05:30:00