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La Soirée

24 November 2017 - 3 February 2018

The Olivier award-winning theatrical phenomenon mash-up of cabaret, new burlesque, circus and contemporary variety, La Soirée spent a festive season at the Aldwych for its West End debut.

Its Aldwych run also saw the introduction of La Petite Soirée, an all new family show with all the spirit of La Soirée but a little less of the sauce.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

10 February 2015 - 5 August 2017

Beautiful was the untold story of Carole King's journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom.

Along the way, she became one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history and wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

Dance 'Til Dawn

23 October 2014 - 3 January 2015

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Fusing Big Band hits, dance, romance and comedy into a smash hit spectacle, Dance 'Til Dawn transported audiencesto the seductive age of Los Angeles in the 1940s.

An unforgettable evening of timeless sophistication, Dance 'Til Dawn (starring Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace) had breathtaking world class dance, glamorous costumes and a full live band performing iconic numbers including Feeling GoodMoon River and Stand By Me.

Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies

1 May - 4 October 2014

RSC_Aldwych_233x199Through the eyes and ears of Thomas Cromwell, the power, passion and politics surrounding Henry VIII's relationship with Anne Boleyn were brought to life in Mike Poulton's thrilling stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies, for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Due to overwhelming success, these hugely popular productions, which played in rep, were extended by four weeks.

 Stephen Ward

3 December 2013 - 29 March 2014

.DCSW_seetickets_340x280.jpgWritten by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Christopher Hampton and Don Black, and directed by Richard Eyre, Stephen Ward charted the rise and fall from grace of the society osteopath.

The musical centred on Stephen Ward’s involvement with Christine Keeler and their chance meeting in a West End night club, which led to one of the biggest political scandals and most famous trials of the 20th century.

 Top Hat

19 April 2012- 26 October 2013

Top Hat_Poster 2013 sqTop Hat the Musical was based on the 1935 film of the same name, featuring music and lyrics by Irving Berlin with additional orchestration by Chris Walker. Top Hat won multiple Oliviers at the 2013 awards, including Best New Musical.

Packed full of Irving Berlin’s greatest hits including Cheek to Cheek, Let’s Face the Music & Dance and Puttin’ on the Ritz, Top Hat brought the glamour of Hollywood's golden age and the glorious, tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the stage in one of the greatest dance musicals of all time.

Midnight Tango

20 January - 31 March 2012

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Former World Champions, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace were joined in Midnight Tango by ten of the finest tango dancers in the world and internationally renowned tango band, Tango Siempre.

Produced by the UK’s acclaimed choreographer, Arlene Phillips, this breath-taking production fused dazzling choreography with intoxicating Tango rhythms.

A Round-Heeled Woman

25 November 2011- 14 January 2012

Written and directed by Jane Prowse and based on the true story of Jane Juska, A Round-Heeled Woman was a feisty, funny and unforgettable journey of love, sex, heartache and laughter.

Multi-award-winning actress Sharon Gless starred in this sparkling adaptation of Jane Juska’s best-selling novel, chronicling the real-life adventures she experienced after placing a rather unusual ad in the New York Review of Books!

Cool Hand Luke

23 September - 29 November 2011

Beneath a scorching Florida sun, Boss Godfrey watches the chain gang. Keeps his eye on Cool Hand Luke. War hero, trouble-maker, inspiration to his fellow inmates. And just the man Boss wants to crush...

Starring Marc Warren (Hustle, Mad Dogs) as the charismatic rebel, Cool Hand Luke was the hard-hitting story of a true original.

Dirty Dancing

23 October 2006 - 9 July 2011

DDWE_MAIN_TITLE_300DPI-288x288Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage was full of passion and romance, heart-pounding music and sensationally sexy dancing.

The classic story of Baby and Johnny featured the hit songs 'Hungry Eyes', ‘Hey! Baby’, ‘Do You Love Me?’ and the heart stopping ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’.