Emmie Newitt

5 Musicals To Watch In December 2023

Wondering what musical to book in December? We’ve got 5 of the best shows (both classics and some new additions to the West End) to get you started!

5 musicals to watch in decemberThe Little Big Things, The Book of Mormon and Crazy For You production images

The West End has a lot of musicals to offer in December, it’s almost too hard to choose! We have a carefully curated list of the five must-see productions based on the ones that our customers are always snapping up tickets for. Each of the West End musicals offers a harmonious blend of entertainment and holiday cheer, without going to see a pantomime. So whether you fancy exploring a new musical like THE LITTLE BIG THINGS or a classic such as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, we've got you covered with our 5 musicals to watch in December. 

1. The Little Big Things

the little big thingsThe Little Big Things Musical production image.

Based on the best-selling Sunday Times autobiography by Henry Fraser, THE LITTLE BIG THINGS is a fresh new musical that has taken the West End by storm at the Sohoplace. Audiences have noted this show as a joyous and life-affirming experience, which tugs at their heartstrings. It’s one of the most talked about shows and we couldn’t agree more - it’s a gorgeous production.

  • Playing at Sohoplace
  • Booking until 2 March 2024

The Little Big Things Tickets

2. Mamma Mia!

mamma mia londonMamma Mia London cast production image.

If you’re looking for the perfect production to enjoy with your friends this festive season - look no further than the adored production of MAMMA MIA! If you love the film, the stage adaptation is even better - bringing the Greek island to the West End stage. Mamma Mia! Is a tale of love, laughter, and friendship with a huge catalouge of ABBA favourites also thrown in there too! You won’t be able to resist the infectious joy of this show.

Mamma Mia Tickets

3. Crazy For You

crazy for you west end londonCrazy For You London cast production image.

This brilliant revival has been one of the most talked about shows since it arrived in the West End earlier this year. Packed with first-class choreography and Gershwin melodies - CRAZY FOR YOU is a beautiful story about a man’s decision whether to pursue his dreams or that of his family. Now running until the end of 2023, now is the time to get your tickets to see the phenomenal cast including Charlie Stemp,Tom Edden and Carly Anderson in CRAZY FOR YOU.

Crazy For You Tickets

4. The Book of Mormon

the book of mormon west end londonThe Book of Mormon London cast production image.

Although it's rude, irreverent and not for the easily offended, audiences can’t get enough of THE BOOK OF MORMON at the Princes of Wales Theatre! Arriving in London over 10 years ago in 2013, audiences enjoy the unique blend of humour and catchy musical numbers that this show has to offer above everything else.

Book of Mormon Tickets

5. The Phantom of the Opera

phantom of the opera west endThe Phantom of the Opera production image.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is a story that has captivated audiences across the globe and has been in the West since 1986. The second longest-running musical in the world, this is one of the greatest musicals of all time. With a mesmerising score, breathtaking set and unforgettable performances being just a few of the reasons to see THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - it’s a classic West End show to go and see this December.

Phantom of the Opera Tickets

So whether you will head to enjoy a laugh-out-loud production like THE BOOK OF MORMON this month or a beautiful revival like CRAZY FOR YOU, London has a wealth of fantastic musicals for you to enjoy, why not check out our guide to the best musicals to see in the West End.