Lyric Theatre

29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES GB

Thriller - Live
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Thriller - Live Tickets

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Booking from: Friday, 2 January 2009

Booking until: Sunday, 1 October 2017

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes

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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, 1 October 2017

Running time:
2 hours 20 minutes

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 3847 reviews

Brilliant

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A must see

Fantastic show my second time and would go again but not in seats we were in.


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Fantastic show.

Thriller Live is a truly fantastic and memorable show. The singing of MJ's songs by the cast was excellent and the dancing is really spot on incorporating all of MJ's classical chreography. The female lead Angelica has a beautiful voice. I enjoyed the show so much I saw it twice in a row. MJ would be proud of this show. Highly recommended for all ages.


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Best show I've been to

Everything was great.


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superb music

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Amazzzzing!!!

Fantastic Show. Amazing actors/singers. Lyric Theatre is a great venue - small & intimate. Would love to see again.


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Bloody good show whato

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Awesome

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Creative

The show was great!


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Simply GREAT!

A must watch for all pop music lovers!


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Amazing show !

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Disappointing

This was more cruise ship than West End. Songs sung mostly by actors who looked and moved nothing like MJ or bizzarely by a woman. One good MJ lookalike and a great 'young Michael' but otherwise very disappointing and overpriced for the standard of the performance. Theatre staff did nothing to stop bored theatregoers in front of us chatting loudly all through the performance despite being within earshot.


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Definitely a thriller

We were all singing and dancing from the beginning. Amazing show amazing music amazing voices


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Definitely a must see...

Definitely a must see was brilliant from start to finish. For all ages weather you was brought up on his music or not. Would highly recommend and would love to watch it again!


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Great show. "-

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Not to be missed - As near to the King of Pop you can get

WOW. What a Brilliant show. Loved every minute of it. from start to finish. I felt tired just watching all the dance routines. The young Michael Jackson was amazing. This is the third time I have seen it and it gets better every time I would recommend this show to everyone, a MUST SEE !!!!.


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must see

Fab show. Amazing show from start to finish dancing and singing outstanding.


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a feel good show

Remember the show is on for 2 half hours


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Must see

From start to finish we were not disappointed, Brilliant voices singing all the songs of Michael and his brothers. The band that produced all the music were fantastic. The show had everyone up on their feet clapping and singing. Great atmosphere well worth going to see!!


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Creative and entertaining

Fab show and highly recommend


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Thriller night

Great show with great music, only one slight issue when we purchased our seats they where sold as view not restricted, unfortunately one of our seats the right hand side of the stage was out of view, but taking nothing away from the show really enjoyed the singing at dancing


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Not what I expected!!

Performance by the vocal artists was good but the dance artists didn't live up to expectations. Michael Jackson 's dances are known to be high energy fast moving dances but the dancers looked slow and rusty which did not do justice to Michael's style. Choreography had nothing special about it and looked pretty average. Costumes were average too. Overall an average show which lied below my expectations.


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Amazing !!!!

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A must see

This is the 3rd time I have seen the show . This time I took my grandchildren aged 10 & 13 . They absolutely loved it would 100% recommend if your a micheal Jackson fan


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Visuals and sound quality of main THRILLER tune slightly disappointing . Personally not too keen on audience participation ...clappy clappy ...everybody on feet etc etc Overall good MJ tribute show.


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Good worth seeing

Unfortunately the MJ that sang Billie Jean and Thriller at the end MIMED. 100% so sad about this. And why did they have a female singer when there never was not even in the Jackson 5. Basic ly tge show was a mini concert not a westend show.


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good lively show

cast made it all enjoyable reasonable priced tickets you give good value gave us better seats on the night


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Micheal is the best!

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One Word.... FANTASTIC!!!

Just about the best all round family show in the West End. A beautiful theatre in a great location and with friendly helpful staff. The show itself is simply not stop entertainment, full of energy and delivered by a cast who clearly love being part of this testimony to the genius of Michael Jackson. Whether you are 5 or 105 you will be in a Boogie Wonderland from start to finish!! 10 out of 10 and an absolute must for Jacko fans!!!


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Feel the beat of Michael Jackson !!!

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Body moving, shoe tapping fun

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amazing!

Absolutely amazing show. Everyone was outstanding at dancing and singing! Voices were pitch perfect.


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Thriller

I must say its a show not to miss . The only trouble I had was the seating was poor visabilaty. As in you didn't see the part on the stage where they were performing on top of the bridge . . You could only see their feet.


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Fantastic show.

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Good Entertaining Show

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Great show!

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Upbeat show, great choreography, wow song choices

This was an upbeat show with great choreography and wow song choices. Micheal Jackson lead amazing would have liked to have seen more of him. Little story line but that did not really matter. All in all a show we would see again.


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Must see

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Amazing

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Great show!

Our party consisted of all different age and everyone enjoyed the show very much and was extremely impressed by the whole performance. Great show!


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Fantastic music

Book it!


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Thriller really Thrilled

Good show. Singers were great. Good selection of MJ songs. Loved it


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fabulous

I took my 12year old grandchildren as part of their Christmas presents and we absolutely loved the show from start to finish .the singing was fantastic and the dancing was out of this world .loved it loved it loved it thank you for a wonderful afternoons entertainment xx


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Must see

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Must see

The show was brilliant & all the performers were excellent, both singers & dancers alike, The thing which surprised me though, was that there was not a single performer who played Micheal Jackson throughout the show. His songs were performed by many different artists, only one of whom was obviously portraying Micheal. Some of his songs were performed by female artists, although they were excellent & sounded very much like Micheal Jackson.


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excellent show

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Must see

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Superb show brilliant acting dancing and singing

Went with my family and we thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish


London Box Office customer

Not as good as before

We was met st the front door by a very rude worker called Zoe. She was shouting at us and other customers. Reported her to the manager but he did not seem bothered by our concerns and told us she was only doing her job. Very poor start. The only good singer was Hayden. The other 3 were poor. Dancers were excellent throughout especially Leslie


London Box Office customer

worth going

London Box Office customer

Expected more polished performance

We saw the Saturday matinee. Firstly, the show is purely a sequence of Michael Jackson's hit songs but wasn't sure what to expect ahead of the show. There is literally no story line at all apart some sporadic commentary about how many records MJ sold. The first half of the show was a little bit lack-lustre, the main female vocalist seemed liked she wanted to be elsewhere, the child actor didn't have a strong voice and one of the other male vocalists was just ok. Given Michael was a perfectionist it didn't look like a very polished production - baggy and ill fitting costumes, bad fitting wigs, background dancers was not very crisp as a whole group unit (better individually) so felt a little disappointed. However, after the interlude the performance seem to perk up and the other younger vocalist and Michael Jackson lookalike took more of a centre stage. Much better dance sequences such Smooth Crimial etc. They sang some of MJ's greatest hits so you find yourself enjoying it because of that rather than the overall production. In summary, the show is ok - have a couple of drinks beforehand and you'll have fun because of the songs. The first half of the production wasn't great but second half makes up for it and brings the overall rating up to an "ok".


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Amazing

This is our second time and we loved it as much as the first time, brilliant. Amazing cast.


London Box Office customer

Good show

Lyric theatre very old and out dated, bar cash only ?. Just bottles served no drafts. Good views all round where ever you sat. Thriller was good but unfortunately some Micheal Jackson's songs were ruined just like someone singing them on karaoke.


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A thrill a minute

Great nostalgic show. Lovely singers and cast


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Great show!

Lovely to see the performers loving the music so much. Giving their all. Loved it!


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Michael Jackson's performances beautifully re-created

A great show for anyone who enjoys live theatre but an absolute must for lovers of Michael Jackson's music


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Amazing

Absolutely stunning from the start, breathtaking singing and dancing. Definitely going again. A must see!


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Fantastic great show

Show was first class 120 minutes seemed like 12 minutes , would recommend this show 100%


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Unreal

Amazing show with very talented people!!


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Lively from start to finish

Loved the show great for any age group. Only small fault we sat up in gods so didn't get to see faces of the actors on the high platform


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Must see

Cast was amazing, singing was really good and dancers were spot on definitely worth a watch.


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Outstanding - full of energy!!

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Thrilling Thriller

Had a box A was bit too close to stage and audience. Show was very energetic and dancers were brilliant. Little disappointed in 'Michael Jackson" he mimed the songs although his moves were good although too much crutch holding. The 4 main singers were amazing!


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Great upbeat experience

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A great tribute to the legend, the kid was great.

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Bad !

Amazing show excellent dancers and singing , very enjoyable


London Box Office customer

Excellent Show

Loved this show everything about it was fab so much so I hope to get tickets to go again in about 6 months time.


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Must see

Is second time I saw the show. Both times I really enjoy. I would recommend to everyone who likes Michael Jackson music. Great experience.


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Surperb! Exciting!

LOVE, LOVE THE SHOW, WOULD GO BACK AND WATCH IT AGAIN IF THERE ARE OFFERS ON THE TICKET! FROM THE BEGINNING TILL THE END IT WAS SUPER GOOD PERFORMANCE! THE MUSIC AND THE BASE OF EACH SONG PLAYED VERY WELL.


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Not to be missed

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Amazing!

Totally brilliant throughout!


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Excellent

Brilliant - great singing, dancing was excellent - go see for yourself


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pleasant stay for our ruby anniversary

Went to see the show for our ruby anniversary and both our sixtieth birthday celebrations.....even after seeing the man himself on 3 separate occasions we wernt dissapointed with this energetic and fantastic performance by everyone involved.


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Great for Michael Jackson fans

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Worth a visit

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Amazing, best show u have seen for a long time.

The show was excellent, music, dance and singing great. Seats in F7 and 8 were good, At times the music appeared very loud and overtook the singers voices. Would recommend the show highly.


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A must see

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a must see for any Michael Jackson fan

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Best show ever!!!!!

I have been to a lot of shows but none of them get close to this!


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Good music

Tribute act to Michael Jackson music


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30 Sep 2014 in News

Thriller Live Thriller Live, the global hit Michael Jackson tribute show that is currently entertaining audiences at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End has extended its booking period through to 6 September 2015.

Now in its incredibly successful sixth year on Theatreland’s Shaftesbury Avenue, Thriller Live had been booking until 26 April 2015, but due to the high demand for tickets, the shows producers have extended through to September.

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29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES GB

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  • Year built: 1888

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