Top Shows for Theatre Breaks

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Top Shows for Theatre Breaks

I’ve been doing a series of posts about the top shows for theatre breaks recently. These are the shows that are consistently popular, they vary a little each year as new shows slip into replace closed shows. Some shows have been on this list for years, others are fairly new arrivals in the West End. The top shows for theatre breaks this year are listed in detail below.

10 Top Shows for  Theatre Breaks 2014

1. Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys - Theatre Breaks

Jersey Boys – Theatre Breaks

This show just goes on and on being popular. A great choice for a theatre break for any occasion. You can read more about it here or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

2. Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! - Theatre Breaks

Mamma Mia! – Theatre Breaks

Another show that has survived a move to a smaller theatre and done well. Mamma Mia! continues to be a popular choice. Equally good for those girly weekends or for a romantic occasion. You can read more about it here or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

3. The Lion King

The Lion King

The Lion King – Simba

At first glance you might think it was just for children, but you’d be wrong. The Lion King is consistently popular with all age groups. Great music, spectacular costumes and dancing and a good plot. What more do you need? You can read more about it here or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

 

4. Wicked

wickedtheatrebreaks Another show that might seem most suitable for children that works well for all ages. Wicked has fantastic music, laughter, tears and some really spectacular effects. You can read more about it here or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

5. Les Miserables

Les Miserables - Theatre Breaks

Les Miserables – Theatre Breaks

This one really is for grown ups. A superb plot, taken from a classic novel, fabulous music. This is the absolute classic show for theatre breaks. Popular for all sorts of occasions, particularly anniversaries. You can read more about it here or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

6. Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot - Theatre Breaks

Billy Elliot – Theatre Breaks

Another show with a great plot, music and dancing. Ideal for anyone over 12 (because of some of the language). A great show to introduce people to theatre breaks. You can read more about it here or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

7. Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon Theatre Breaks

Miss Saigon Theatre Breaks

A golden oldie that’s returned to the London stage. Miss Saigon has been a very popular choice for theatre breaks this year (2014). You can read more about it here. I do wonder how long it will last though, so, if you want to see it check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

 

8. Matilda

A great choice for Friday night theatre breaks this winter

A great choice for Friday night theatre breaks this winter

Now this one you could be forgiven for thinking is really for children and you’d be wrong. Matilda has been a favourite with all ages. This is not just a children’s show. Not at all. You can read more about it here (soon!) or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

 

 

9. War Horse

TheatreBreaks-warhorse Again, although this is based on a children’s book and even has puppets, don’t be fooled. This show is definitely for grown-ups too. Take lots of hankies. You will cry. A great show for theatre breaks for any age. You can read more about it here (soon!) or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

 

10. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

charlie and the chocolate factory

Check out Charlie & the Chocolate Factory theatre breaks

Another Roald Dahl story slips into the top 10. No surprise really as Dahl was such a great story teller and his stories were never just for children. Charlie is a great show for a theatre break. It’s full of laughter, fun and  spectacle. The music is entertaining and the performances great. I defy you not to come out smiling! You can read more about it here or check for dates and deals on our Readers Offers site here.

 

So there you are, 10 top shows for theatre breaks.

 

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