Top shows to see in London this May


London is well-known for the excellent choice of theatre it offers. From its world-famous West End shows to unique and quirky performances, you really will be spoilt for choice. With so much to choose from, you can feel overwhelmed, so we’ve gathered a list of some of the top choices on offer in May‚Ķ

Sunset Boulevard at the London Coliseum

This sensational musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber is nearing its end at the London Coliseum, so make sure that you don’t miss out. Running until May 7th, see Hollywood star Glenn Close reprise her Tony Award-winning role and make her West End debut as Norma Desmond, a fading silent film star desperate to make it back to the top.

Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre

This classic story from Shakespeare’s collection shows a heartbreaking tale of forbidden love performed by Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) and Lily James (Downton Abbey), who also starred opposite each other in Cinderella last year. Running from May 12th until August 13th, this timeless classic is a show that can captivate audiences time and time again.

The Maids at Trafalgar Studios

Featuring a celebrity cast from some of television’s most popular shows, marvel at this unique adaptation of The Maids, a psychological drama set in a luxurious bedroom, where two maids fantasise about killing their employer. This show will run at Trafalgar Studios until May 21st.

Titanic at Charing Cross Theatre

From May 28th until August 6th, relive the tragic tale of the Titanic. This award-winning musical is based on the terrifying experiences of passengers aboard the ship, revealing the horrifying reality of the tragedy that took place in 1912. Of course, these are just a few of the hundreds, if not thousands, of shows that can be seen in the capital city. Whatever it is that takes your fancy, you won’t be disappointed by the wide variety of choices to enjoy some theatre in London this May.

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