December is a fantastic time to head to London’s West End, and the festive season presents a packed roster of shows sure to impress even the most discerning of audiences. In the following blog, we’ll tell you a little more about some of the major highlights from this month – so you can be sure to find something you like!
The Book of Mormon
Prince of Wales Theatre
Until 2nd March 2019
Created by the subversive minds behind South Park, The Book of Mormon is an award-winning musical which has made its mark on both Broadway and the West End. Ideal for adults seeking a great evening’s theatre while staying at the Montcalm Royal London House this season, the show is continuing its current run until Spring 2019.
Disney’s The Lion King
Until 1st June 2019
As stage shows go, you can’t go wrong with The Lion King. This fantastic musical has been captivating audiences in the West End since its debut, and combines a rich mixture of great music with remarkable visuals which recreate the Serengeti. For those who grew up with the animated version of The Lion King, it’s one you won’t want to miss.
Until 29th June 2019
One of the world’s most famous musicals, Les Miserables has been a mainstay of London’s West End for decades, so it’s the ideal way to truly embrace stage culture during your visit to the city. The area around the Queen’s Theatre is surrounded by plenty of restaurants and bars in London ideal for an after-show drink or a meal, making for a fantastic seasonal evening out.
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Until 20th July 2019
This musical about the life of famed songstress Tina Turner is not only visually stunning, but features many of her greatest songs including ‘The Best’, ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘River Deep Mountain High’. Much anticipated, this would make an ideal festive treat during your stay at the Montcalm Royal London House.
Until 14th September 2019
One of the best feel-good musicals of all time, Mamma Mia fuses the songs of Abba with a sunny story set on a Greek island. Sure to put a smile on your face, this is fantastic for shaking off the winter blues in exhilarating style. Now perhaps most famous for the film adaptation starring Meryl Streep, seeing the original stage production in London’s West End is sure to be an experience you never forget.
Apollo Victoria Theatre
Until 30th November 2019
An alternative take on the back-story of one of the most famous characters in The Wizard of Oz, this glittering musical brings the Wicked Witch of the West to the London stage, and makes for a great theatrical experience while visiting the city. A vivid reinterpretation of one of the most famous villains ever caught on film, this award-winning musical allows you to rediscover a familiar childhood world.