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The Royal Opera House, set in bustling, vibrant Covent Garden, is home to the world renowned Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet. The Coliseum and Sadlers Wells theatres also regularly host internationally renowned, star studded performances, delivering some of the most exciting opera experiences in town. Buy your opera tickets here, at your first stop for top price London opera tickets. Whether you love comedies, tragedies or folk tales, sheer drama, opera classics, traditional or brand new innovative offerings, Italian, German or British opera, book your London opera tickets with us now and enjoy a unique night out.

Whether you enjoy ballet, rock ‘n’ roll, hip hop, vaudeville, contemporary, traditional, classical or modern dance, we have tickets for the best shows in London’s vibrant West End. With our help you can treat yourself, your family, friends, colleagues or the one you love to an exciting and unforgettable night out. The world’s most creative choreographers, talented dancers and magnificent music take the stage to provide a dance experience you’ll remember forever.

Rusalka

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.75

Dvořák’s best-loved opera, Rusalka is inspired by myths and folk-tales about a water-nymph that chooses to become human to win her Prince.

The opera displays Dvořák’s exceptional gift for melody and orchestration and features the beautiful aria ‘Song to the Moon’.

  • Booking from: Saturday, 28 March 2020
    Booking until: Wednesday, 15 April 2020
  • Running time: 3 hours 5 minutes
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Hairspray

London Coliseum

Tickets from £20.75

Hairspray is a musical from the USA, inspired by the 1988 smash hit film. The music is by Marc Shaiman, and the lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman. It's a magical feast of 1960s-style music and rhythm and blues tunes, and it's guaranteed to get your feet tapping at the magnificent London Coliseum. It's on from April 2020, and the anticipation is mounting fast!

  • Booking from: Thursday, 23 April 2020
    Booking until: Saturday, 29 August 2020
  • Starring: Michael Ball
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Carousel

Open Air

4.8/5 - based on 34 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 34 reviews Tickets from £14.50
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Celebrated for our innovative approach to classic musicals, rediscover Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel in the unique surroundings of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Featuring a score that includes ‘If I Loved You’ and ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, director Timothy Sheader reunites with Superstar choreographer Drew McOnie.

  • Booking from: Friday, 31 July 2020
    Booking until: Saturday, 19 September 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Starring: Alfie Boe, Katherine Jenkins
  • Playing at: Open Air
  • Booking until: Saturday, 19 September 2020
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Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith)

Lyric Hammersmith

4.8/5 - based on 41 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 41 reviews Tickets from £17.75
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For the first time in nearly three decades, the famous London Palladium is hosting a Christmas pantomime. Brilliant news! Christmas 2016 is set to delight thousands of keen theatregoers with a brand new and supremely glitzy version of the classic Cinderella, delivering the sheer, unforgettable magic of top class pantomime to theatre lovers from all over the world
  • Booking until: Sunday, 5 January 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Starring: Natasha Barnes
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Carmen

London Coliseum

4.5/5 - based on 2 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.5 2 reviews Tickets from £11.90
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She creates a hunger in men.
But will it now consume her?

Carmen is a searing depiction of a woman who craves love, but creates obsession and jealousy. One of the most popular operas ever written, Bizet’s score is bursting with passionate melodies and includes such famous numbers as the ‘Habanera’, ‘Toreador’s Song’ and ‘Flower Song’.

  • Booking until: Thursday, 27 February 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes
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Singin' In The Rain

Sadlers Wells

4.7/5 - based on 31 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 31 reviews Tickets from £35.50
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It’s lively, funny, light hearted, romantic and exciting. It’s packed solid with breath-taking choreography set to a wealth of classic show tunes. And you’ll fall in love all over again with the same compelling story that made the original and ever-popular 1952 Gene Kelly movie such a massive hit.
  • Booking from: Friday, 24 July 2020
    Booking until: Sunday, 30 August 2020
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Sunday, 30 August 2020
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Ballet Boyz: Young Men

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £38.00

Following their recent, triumphant shows Them/Us, Fourteen Days, Young Men and Life, the multi-award winning BalletBoyz are back and celebrating their 20th anniversary year. Deluxe fuses the work of some of the world’s most exciting and innovative choreographers and composers. 

Chinese dancer and choreographer Xie Xin (TAO Dance Theatre, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Eastman) creates a work set to an original score by composer Jiang Shao-feng, whilst Maxine Doyle (Punchdrunk) collaborates with jazz musician and composer Cassie Kinoshi, of the Mercury-nominated SEED Ensemble. 

  • Booking from: Wednesday, 25 March 2020
    Booking until: Friday, 27 March 2020
  • Running time: 80 minutes
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Shen Yun

Hammersmith Apollo (Eventim)

3.5/5 - based on 24 reviews - (Read reviews) 3.5 24 reviews Tickets from £133.90

SHEN YUN presents an epic production that expands the theatrical experience across time and space. We invite you on an inspiring journey into one of humanity's greatest treasures — five millennia of Chinese civilization.

  • Booking from: Friday, 17 January 2020
    Booking until: Sunday, 26 January 2020
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The Taming of the Shrew

Barbican Theatre

3.7/5 - based on 3 reviews - (Read reviews) 3.7 3 reviews Tickets from £56.25
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In this radical take on Shakespeare’s fierce and energetic comedy of gender, Baptista Minola is seeking to marry off her two sons, the sweet-tempered Bianco and the rebellious Katherine. Cue an explosive courtship and a keenly witty portrayal of hierarchy and control.

  • Booking until: Saturday, 18 January 2020
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Madam Butterfly

London Coliseum

4.4/5 - based on 9 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.4 9 reviews Tickets from £11.90
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A tender kiss can conceal the hardest of hearts.

Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award-winning production returns to the London Coliseum. His staging combines cinematic images and traditional Japanese theatre.

  • Booking until: Friday, 17 April 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 50 minutes
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The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

London Coliseum

4.9/5 - based on 18 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.9 18 reviews Tickets from £16.70
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Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s popular score played live.

On a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger. As the air grows colder, Clara and her valiant Nutcracker take a hot air balloon ride across London to the glistening Land of Snow where her adventure really begins.

From the sound of the orchestra tuning up, to the final bows and cheers, a trip to see the English National Ballet at the London Coliseum is an unforgettable Christmas treat.

  • Booking until: Sunday, 5 January 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours
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Le Corsaire

London Coliseum

4.9/5 - based on 11 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.9 11 reviews Tickets from £16.70
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Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happiness on the high seas?

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is “hugely enjoyable entertainment” (The Daily Telegraph). Expect a swashbuckling romp, full of thrilling dancing by an extraordinary cast of performers, with gorgeous decors and costumes created by Hollywood’s Bob Ringwood, all set to a romantic score played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

English National Ballet is the only UK company to perform this classic story ballet. Their extravagant production, staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, has enthralled audiences and received rave reviews worldwide, including Paris and Tokyo. It returns to the London Coliseum following glorious performances in 2016.

  • Booking until: Tuesday, 14 January 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Matthew Bourne The Red Shoes

Sadlers Wells

5/5 - based on 3 reviews - (Read reviews) 5 3 reviews Tickets from £88.00
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THE DOUBLE OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING SMASH HIT RETURNS

A sell-out for its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to London, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences across the UK and the USA.

  • Booking until: Sunday, 19 January 2020
  • Running time: 120 minutes
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Sunday, 19 January 2020
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Cinderella

The Vaults

5/5 - based on 1 review - (Read reviews) 5 1 review Tickets from £23.75
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The Great British pantomime, staged in a traditional English pub! This unique twist on the Cinderella story sees all the characters you know, love and hate colliding in a local boozer, where the audience are welcomed to the heart of the action to witness pints spilled, mates pulled and hearts poured out on the karaoke.

  • Booking until: Sunday, 12 January 2020
  • Running time: 90 minutes
  • Playing at: The Vaults
  • Booking until: Sunday, 12 January 2020
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The Nutcracker - Royal Opera House

Royal Albert Hall

5/5 - based on 1 review - (Read reviews) 5 1 review Tickets from £44.00
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This enchanting production, featuring Tchaikovsky’s ravishing score, is without a doubt the quintessential Christmas treat for all the family.

Created specially for the Royal Albert Hall, with gorgeous period costumes, stunning lighting, and dazzling projections by Tony Award-winning 59 Productions, this Christmas classic is brought to life by Birmingham Royal Ballet’s world-class dancers and its orchestra, the Royal Ballet Sinfonia.

  • Booking from: Sunday, 29 December 2019
    Booking until: Tuesday, 31 December 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours 5 minutes
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The Marriage of Figaro

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.90

Mozart’s comedy is a whirlwind of mistaken identities and twists and turns, taking place on a single crazy day – the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna.

When their philandering master, Count Almaviva, is determined to bed Susanna before she is wed, Figaro and Susanna conspire with the rejected Countess to outwit him. General mayhem ensues, ending with the Count receiving a lesson in marital fidelity he’ll never forget. 

From the first notes of the bustling Overture, Mozart’s psychologically complex story portrays the women as wiser, shrewder and more civilised than the men.

  • Booking until: Saturday, 18 April 2020
  • Running time: 3 hours 20 minutes
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Luisa Miller

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.75

Shattering childhood dreams can break a life.

Verdi’s Luisa Miller is a complex web of love, intrigue and oppressive familial relationships, centred on the doomed love between Luisa and Rodolfo.

  • Booking from: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
    Booking until: Friday, 6 March 2020
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