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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: Sunday, 19 July 2020
  • Starring: Michael Ball
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Ballet Preljocaj - Snow White

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

It’s been seven years since Ballet Preljocaj performed their Snow White at Sadler’s Wells. Continuing his exploration of fairytales, the daring contemporary choreographer Angelin Preljocaj turns his attention to a traditional Chinese tale.

  • Booking from: Monday, 30 September 2019
    Booking until: Wednesday, 2 October 2019
  • Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Wednesday, 2 October 2019
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Cinderella

Lyric Hammersmith

4.8/5 - based on 41 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 41 reviews Tickets from £11.90
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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

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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

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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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The Taming of the Shrew

Barbican Theatre

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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 from: Tuesday, 5 November 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 18 January 2020
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Madam Butterfly

London Coliseum

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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

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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

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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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Sadler's Sampled: Dada Masilo - Swan Lake

Sadlers Wells

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South African choreographer Dada Masilo is not afraid of reinventing a classic.

Her Swan Lake, which opened Sadler’s Wells Sampled in 2014, placed her male Odile in pointe shoes.

For Giselle, Masilo places the definitive Romantic heroine in South Africa.

Deserted by her lover, Giselle, danced by Masilo herself, is guided by a Sangoma, a traditional healer, in a trailblazing feminist take on the classical ballet.

  • Booking from: Friday, 4 October 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 5 October 2019
  • Running time: 70 minutes
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Saturday, 5 October 2019
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The Mikado

London Coliseum

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Gilbert & Sullivan’s topsy-turvy story focuses on the unfolding love between Nanki-Poo and Yum-Yum and the absurdity of laws and law-makers.
Nanki-Poo loves Yum-Yum but she’s betrothed to Ko-Ko, the new Lord High Executioner. When the Mikado orders a beheading, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko try to come to an arrangement that doesn’t involve anyone losing their head!

  • Booking until: Saturday, 30 November 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes
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Russell Maliphant - Conceal Reveal

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist and two-time Olivier Award-winner Russell Maliphant has long been fascinated by the human body.

  • Booking from: Friday, 18 October 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 19 October 2019
  • Running time: 1 hour
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Saturday, 19 October 2019
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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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Orphée

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.75

Don’t hide within yourself. Let love save you.

Following Satyagraha and the Olivier Award-winning Akhnaten, ENO’s association with Philip Glass continues with a new production of Orphée.

  • Booking from: Friday, 15 November 2019
    Booking until: Friday, 29 November 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours 40 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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Orpheus in the Underworld

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.90

Orpheus in the Underworld transports us to a hedonistic, party-filled Underworld.

Eurydice is fooled into taking Pluto, ruler of the Underworld, as her lover after her new marriage to Orpheus is broken through tragedy.

Orpheus must try to win his wife back to him. To achieve the impossible he needs the help of the glamorous, conceited but rather bored gods…

  • Booking from: Saturday, 5 October 2019
    Booking until: Thursday, 28 November 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes
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The Mask of Orpheus

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.75

Harrison Birtwistle’s iconic masterpiece retells the Orpheus myth in a non-linear narrative, as the opera’s leading characters appear in three distinct guises.

The Mask of Orpheus is scored for massive orchestral forces, which builds into a three dimensional picture that leads us from inconsolable grief to acceptance and transformation.
 

  • Booking from: Friday, 18 October 2019
    Booking until: Wednesday, 13 November 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
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Orpheus & Eurydice

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.75

Willing to go to any lengths to be reunited with his one true love, the gods agree to let the grief-stricken Orpheus rescue his wife Eurydice from the underworld. But there’s a catch. To be together again, Orpheus can’t look back at Eurydice, or she will be lost to him forever.

Gluck’s score is filled with sublime melody and richly colourful orchestral writing from Orpheus’s anguished outbursts at Eurydice’s death, through to the exquisite classical beauty of the ‘Dance of the Blessed Spirits’.

  • Booking from: Tuesday, 1 October 2019
    Booking until: Tuesday, 19 November 2019
  • Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Acosta Danza - Evolution

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

After a critically acclaimed national and international tour, Carlos Acosta’s eclectic Cuban company bring a second programme of ballet and contemporary works to Sadler’s Wells.

  • Booking from: Monday, 18 November 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 23 November 2019
  • Running time: 2 Hours 5 Minutes
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Saturday, 23 November 2019
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Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Programme

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

In a thrilling collaboration, dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet and Ballet Black appear on stage together in a mixed bill featuring Cathy Marston’s National Dance Award-winning The Suit, Twyla Tharp’s sizzling tribute to Old Blue Eyes, Nina Sinatra Songs and a new work from Jack Lister, commissioned as part of Ballet Now.

  • Booking from: Tuesday, 29 October 2019
    Booking until: Wednesday, 30 October 2019
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Wednesday, 30 October 2019
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Birmingham Royal Ballet - Giselle

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

True to its 19th century origins and the original steps of Marius Petipa, David Bintley and Galina Samsova’s production of Giselle is the perfect opportunity to see one of the most exquisite examples of this classical ballet in its traditional form. 

  • Booking from: Friday, 1 November 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 2 November 2019
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Saturday, 2 November 2019
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Danse Élargie - Dance Expanded

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £23.80

Started in 2010 by French choreographer Boris Charmatz, theatre director Emmanuel Demarcy Mota and Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, Danse Élargie takes place over a gruelling two-day marathon at the acclaimed Théâtre de la Ville.

Open to all disciplines, and with just two restrictions, the bi-annual contest is a competition like no other. To enter, the work must include at least three performers and come in at under ten minutes.

  • Booking from: Friday, 11 October 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 12 October 2019
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Saturday, 12 October 2019
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Dorrance Dance - Myelination and Other Works

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

Game-changer in the world of tap, Michelle Dorrance had dedicated herself to exploring the capabilities of America’s original dance form. In an exhilarating diverse triple bill, her company proves just what tap can do.

  • Booking from: Thursday, 14 November 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 16 November 2019
  • Running time: 70 minutes
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Saturday, 16 November 2019
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Gisele Vienne - Crowd

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £23.80

Gisèle Vienne’s background covers music, philosophy and puppeteering, while her dance work has seen her explore the crimes of a serial killer, place athletes in a forest and ghosts on an ice rink.

  • Booking from: Tuesday, 8 October 2019
    Booking until: Wednesday, 9 October 2019
  • Running time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Wednesday, 9 October 2019
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Rambert - Double Bill

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

Scouring the globe each year for the next generation of contemporary dance talent, Rambert2 selects its dancers for both their technical virtuosity and their raw energy.

This year’s ensemble perform work by two rising stars of the US dance scene: Andrea Miller, the first choreographer to be named artist in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Jermaine Spivey, award-winning dancer with Crystal Pite’s Kidd Pivot.
  • Booking from: Monday, 4 November 2019
    Booking until: Tuesday, 5 November 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Tuesday, 5 November 2019
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Emanuel Gat Dance - WORKS

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £23.80

Born in Israel and now based in France, the double Bessie Award-winning choreographer Emanuel Gat initially trained as a conductor before shifting his attention to dance.

  • Booking from: Monday, 11 November 2019
    Booking until: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
  • Running time: 1 hour
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
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Rambert Event

Sadlers Wells

Tickets from £17.90

Merce Cunningham, master of improvisation, devised his revolutionary Event format to combine dance, music and design in a way that was unique to each location and performance.

In the centenary year of Cunningham’s birth, Rambert form their own Event, featuring extracts from different Cunningham works, remixed for each performance with music composed and performed live by Radiohead’s Philip Selway, and designs based on the Cage series of paintings by the German contemporary artist Gerhard Richter.
  • Booking from: Thursday, 7 November 2019
    Booking until: Saturday, 9 November 2019
  • Playing at: Sadlers Wells
  • Booking until: Saturday, 9 November 2019
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