Lyric Theatre

29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES GB

Thriller - Live
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Thriller - Live Tickets

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Booking until: Sunday, 7 April 2019

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Age restrictions

Suitable for ages 8 and over.

Important Information

Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.


Booking from:
Friday, 2 January 2009

Booking until:
Sunday, 7 April 2019

Thriller – Live: Boogie on down to Michael Jackson’s greatest hits

This is more of an exploration and celebration of singer-songwriter and street dance whizz Michael Jackson’s spectacular talents than a biography. It doesn’t cover every aspect of the great man’s life in any detail, but you’ll enjoy a fast-paced, runaway stream of massive smash hits that made him a household name worldwide.

Thriller Live – The Story

In 1988 Adrian Grant, the man behind the stage show, was so taken with Jackson’s talent that he created the world’s first Michael Jackson fan magazine. Two years later, with a circulation of more than twenty five thousand, he was invited to Jackson’s famous funfair-filled home, Neverland, and a lifelong friendship was born. Kicking off with Jackson’s early Motown and blues tunes and covering his disco, indie and pop smashes, this show tracks Jackson’s success through the decades via his music, an affectionate and respectful look at Jackson’s musical achievements from one of his greatest fans.

Thriller Live, a genuine West End musical masterpiece

Take your seats and boogie on down as the cast belts out song after wonderful song, covering the early Motown and Jackson Five days right up to the solo successes that made such an impression on generations of music lovers. And the dance sequences are simply breath-taking. If you were thrilled by Jackson’s pop videos you’ll be equally enthralled by this West End masterpiece.

The audience always participates in the Jackson classic Shake Your Body Down, giving you the opportunity to get involved and feel even closer to one of the greatest musical stars of our times. If you weren’t lucky enough to catch Michael Jackson live before his tragic death, the stage show goes a long way towards making up for it. Whatever your age, you’ll enjoy hearing his famous songs performed live on stage by a troupe of extremely talented people, with stunning costumes, fantastic choreography and, of course, every single one of the singer’s uniquely funky dance steps.

Thriller Live song list

This spectacular show contains thirty five of Michael Jackson’s greatest and best loved hits. Act one covers Music and Me, ABC, The Love You Save, I Want You Back and I’ll Be There. Show You the Way, This Place Hotel, Another Part of Me, Shake Your Body Down and Blame It On The Boogie. She’s Out of My Life, Off The Wall, Get on the Floor, Rock With You and Never Can Say Goodbye, Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough and Can You Feel It.

Act two sees the cast performing mega-hits Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’, Working Day and Night, Dancing Machine, PYT, Beat It, The Way You Make Me Feel, I Just Can’t Stop Loving You, Smooth Criminal, Dirty Diana, Dangerous, Man in the Mirror, They Don’t Care About Us, Heal the World, Billie Jean, Thriller itself, Bad and Black or White.

Thriller Live theatre tickets

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Please Note: The sides of the Balcony and parts of the Upper Circle are classed as restricted view.

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Press Reviews

Dance routines, featuring daring leaps from an on-stage bridge, break-dancing, and, yes, the moonwalk, are spectacular. The Daily Telegraph

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based on 4720 reviews

BRILLIANT!!!

A great view with great entertaining show with really enthusiastic acting!!


London Box Office customer

Fantastic cast for a legendary performer

Just a wonderful tribute to a fantastic performer... a beautiful arrangement of MJ's finest, with some innovative but respectful interpretations too. May actually go back and watch it again within the week.


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Brilliant show

The show was brilliant the singing and dancing was really good they are all so professional and it must take so much practice. I didn't want it to end!


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Must see

Fabulous showb


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Fabulous...a must see

What a show. Great interaction with audience and we were encouraged to participate in the show. Just amazing.


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Fantastic

What a great show, dancers and singers amazing enjoyed every minute.


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Fun , lighthearted , enjoyable show!! Would recommend it to everyone. It’s a must see ! Very cleverly done !! Actors were incredible .

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Amazing, attention grabbing and makes you want to dance!!

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Could of been a good show poor general story not great song choice venue was ok lighting and effects poor not much money spent on it wouldn’t recommend to anyone to go


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Ok

Was ok. 2nd time I saw this show, wasn’t as good as before. Sound not great either


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GREAT show

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Excellent, vibrant

Excellent show from start to finish. Superb music and lighting, all very professional


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Excelente show!

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Average singing and dancing

I don't want to sound harsh but this show was fairly average. I read the reviews and found them to be mixed but gave it a go anyway as I thought it would be nice to take my parents and sister who might just like a night of MJ's hit songs. Every aspect of this production was average, the dancers were not all synchronized, nor were all of them engaged (some of them looked like they were pretty tired and just moved like it was an effort to be there). The singing was average and it was pretty disappointing that the guy who was dressed as MJ was pretty average in his moves (his moonwalk was ok, it was the rest of his moves that were subpar). The girl singer had a really raspy voice and although she was probably one of the better dancers, she sounded like she had a frog stuck in her throat. Towards the end the energy picked up, especially as they got the crowd to their feet, and to be honest, if it weren't for the crowd that sat behind us that were overly cheerful and energetic, I felt the rest of the crowd was low energy and some I saw left at intermission and didn't come back. We got our tickets on discount but definitely would have regretted paying full price if I had to.


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Bright !

Some not so familiar songs in the middle slowed the pace but really picked up post interval with a bang


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thriller with sore feet and back

Thriller was good. The show was a bit different in that they had several people doing jackson. Even a girl, who was very good but seemed a strange choice. They went back in years and had a child doing jackson who was great. The main person who did jackson was certainly a great copy in looks and dance. He was outstanding in that regard but probably a bit weak in the singing. Overall I enjoyed it but if we had comfortable seats then would have been great.


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A Lkttle Disapointing

Because the poster was of an actual Michael Jackson impersonator, the expectation was that this is what we would get. The one dancer who dressed up as Jackson, though, wasn't the main singer. It was odd to have a female singing the songs. Again, you kept expecting the main impersonator to appear, though he never did. The singers/costumes etc were good, and they did very well with what they had to work with , but you felt a bit deceived by the advertisement.


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Entertaining

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Jump in . Have a great time and blame it on the boogie

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Amazing choreography

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Thriller

Amazing wonder full show. Hi recommended. Good audience interaction.


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Must see

Amazing show. Must see for any fan if Michael Jackson’s music. A real feel good show full of energy,great music and incredible dancing. Would definitely see again.


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Very entertaining for any age

The liveliness is the crew kept us on our feet. No matter what age you are you will find yourself mouthing the words to at least one of the songs.


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Must see for fans of the king.

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Enjoyable night out !

An enjoyable night out ! Beautiful theatre and amazing show ! Superb talent from start to finish . Fantastic for any Michael Jackson fan !


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Brilliant!!!!!!

Don’t normally like musicals but this was amazing, the music was fantastic!!!!


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Magic Michael!!!!

The main protagonist of the musical is terrific!!!! The girl who is singing is soooo beautiful and talanted, Im soooo impressed!!!!! I just love this show!!!! Friend of mine was three times on this show :))


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Amazing, very good singers and dancers

All the show is gorgeous. The energy of all the comedians is fabulous. The end is extraordinary !


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Great show and the dancing is awesome!

Overall, it was a great experience and we had a wonderful time. One suggestion, it may be too much of photography policing. We rent a binocular but the lady mistakenly thought it’s a camera and flashed on me. A little unpleasant. But, we loved the dancing and what a great show!!!


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Brilliant


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You’ll be dancing in the aisles

Excellent show, brilliant music and amazing vocals


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Brilliant show that everyone should go and see

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Thriller and no Michael Jacksob

Very disappointed that we went to see Michael Jackson and he only preformed in 4-5 songs. The main woman who sang most didn’t have anything with Michal Jackson to do so was not happy.


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Dazzling, jaw-dropping musical

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Thrilling thriller

Best show the Mrs has ever seen as a Michael fan (tickets were a Christmas present). Female singer was absolutely amazing; Vivienne


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A must see

Great show, actors made it interactive and had us all dancing by the end of it! Great as a start of a good night out in London with Your friends. Strongly recommended!


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Didn’t meet expectations

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Best Show in the West End

The show is awesome - four fabulous singers and a group of amazing dancers in a disco pop extravaganza. Even if you’re not a MJ fan you will be up dancing and singing, the atmosphere is electric!


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Fantastic

Loved everything about the show


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Amazing!

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Amazing music and dancing

London Box Office customer

Fantastic performance

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Great show, great music, great singers, great dancers

Michael Jackson's songs are part of my generation and the show covers all of the songs I was grown with, Fantastic lights, dancers and singers. Not a traditional musical since there Is no plot at all, but enjoyable.


London Box Office customer

Just average

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Amazing depiction of Michael Jackson.

We were in the stalls and they were nice comfortable chairs. The spotlights at the side of the stage were pointed towards the audience, and this made for uncomfortable viewing sometimes as they glared into our eyes. The dancers were on the move the whole time and were fabulous. The singers were absolutely brilliant, especially when one of them sang 'She's out of my life', if you close your eyes it was just as if Michael was there. I highly recommend this show.


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fabulous!

this is a fabulous show!


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Remembering

Must seen show


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Honest

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Leuke avond uit !

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Amazing

IT WAS AMAZING DUDE!!! -Thomas, 9


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We liked it.

We went to see this show as we all liked Michael Jackson's music.. No actual story unlike other musicals, but the dancing and song performances more than made up for that. If you like Michael Jackson it will not disappoint.


London Box Office customer

Great performance, must see

The acting and lighting were amazing and a great experience for all


London Box Office customer

Strong message

Good show strong voices great energetic dancing. The message was strong in Jackson’s more political songs. It was a jukebox rather than a story being told.


London Box Office customer

Entertaining with some highs and lows

Overall the show was dynamic and entertaining. The performers vary greatly in talent though. The dancers are great, but the singers varied from average to very good. It was a shame that the Michael Jackson lookalike, while a great dancer, didn't actually sing. He either mimed or someone else did the singing altogether. The performer who played Michael as a boy was very nervous and awkward and had an average voice. A bit disappointing. If you get great seats at a discount price like we did, it's worth seeing this show.


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A must see!

You all did an outstanding job sounding and looking like michael jackson! I loved how the costumes had soo much effort and detail going into the. Michael Jackson will be proud of all the cast I am sure. A great way to remember a legend! I loved it that much im coming to see the show again


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Amazing

The seats were amazing value and the show was out of this world. The dancers are incredibly talented and the music was great


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Must see

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really good show

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A well presented trip down memory lane

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Energetic beyond belief.

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Fantastic!

Had a wonderful night out at Thriller for my dads birthday! I would highly recommend it to anyone who loves Jacksons music! I intend to go again soon! Only very minor thing was the ushers shining torches on anyone getting up to dance like they were criminals...bit over the top! Overall a 5 star night out!


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An unexpected thrill!

My son is a big Michael Jackson fan. Took him to see the show as a surprise birthday treat. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. All the performers were excellent and the band phenomenal. If you enjoyed Michael's music this is well worth a visit.


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Brilliant

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A must see theatre!

It was a superb show! We had a fun watching it.


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A long time waiting to see....did not disappoint

I got so emotional getting to finally see this show and boy it didn’t disappoint. Visit London often and never get around to going to West End when visiting friends. Took my nephew for his 18th this time and we both had an amazing night. He even confessed after he didnt want to go but so glad he did as his was the highlight of his weekend. 4 lead singers were outstanding and the energy overall - electrifyingly good! Thank you thank you thank you. That was a weekend to remember.


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Good singing

Singing was good, especially the female vocal, but Michael Jason performance could be stronger


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What a show!!

What a fantastic show. The music, singing, and choreography were second to none. The band were also brilliant, playing all of Michael Jackson’s hits perfectly. Really liked the touch of the guitarists coming out onto the stage and showing their playing. We really enjoyed the show so much and would highly recommend it.


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Great show

Great singing performances. Group dancing excellent too. Best was audience participation, very good.


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Fun

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An energetic and magical show

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Fantastic a show for all

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Truly excellent

Thriller is truly excellent. The performers, the costumes, the singing, the dancing; everything was simply wonderful. A real extravaganza of a Show. The recreations of all the classic Jackson 5 music leading us through the years to Michael's solo career were superbly done and each & every performance was a 'stand-out' piece of musical history in its own right. We came out into the night with huge grins on our faces, humming the tunes all the back to our hotel.


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Fantastic shoe

Thoroughly enjoyed the show although by far the best bits were when the Michael Jackson impersonator did his acts. The other people singing the songs were good but wanted to see more of him!


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Pure Fun

Really enjoyed the show


London Box Office customer

The worst show I've never seen

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So much more than expected

Excellent show, energy and passion of the cast was exceptional. Some miming but equally some amazing vocals from Reece Bahia in particular. Dancing was class


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  • Year built: 1888

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