Theatre Royal Haymarket

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Attraction
London is a perfect city for all theatre lovers. People from all over the world take breaks and come to The City to see some of the legendary productions:

The Lion King
The show brings the characters from the animated Disney film to life with imaginative costumes and amazing special effects. The Lion King has 25 species of animal, insect, fish and bird in its cast, represented by actors and puppets. You'll be astonished by the herds of full-size zebras and giraffes majestically filling the stage!This uplifting adventure follows a fearless young lion cub called Simba as he learns about life on his journey to become King of the lions. It's a great London theatre show that's perfect for the whole family.

Wicked
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", WICKED tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Phantom of the Opera
This unforgettable musical traces the tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and a young composer shamed by his physical appearance into a shadowy existence beneath the majestic Paris Opera House. The combination of opulent sets and costumes, fabulous special effects and a spine-tingling score makes The Phantom of the Opera a theatre experience not to be missed.

Billy Elliot
Billy is brought up by his father in a Northern mining town where boys are expected to box, not to dance, let alone have dreams of attending the Royal Ballet School.After joining a ballet class Billy's inspirational dance teacher spots real talent and encourages Billy to apply to the Royal Ballet. This inspirational tale follows Billy in his triumph over adversity and his fight to prove his doubters wrong by going all the way.

Les Misérables
The longest running production is in London where it played 7,602 performances at the Palace Theatre before transferring to the Queen's Theatre where it opened on 3th April 2004. It is now the world's longest running musical.
  • In October of 2008 it celebrated its 23rd Birthday and its 9,000th performance was on 10th August 2007.
  • There are approximately 101 cast and crew directly involved in every performance, not including front of house staff, and the huge back-up services including ticket sales, wardrobe staff, set contractors, maintenance, office staff, advertising and publicity.
  • Each performance entails some 392 complete costumes consisting of some 1,782 items of clothing and 31 wigs.