January is finally over, and it’s time for some fun at the theatre! Here’s our February theatre guide – we’ve picked shows that are guaranteed to have you singing, laughing and dancing along. And because it’s not long until half term, we’ve selected the best shows to treat the kids to.
The Fabulous, funny, feel-good musical sensation hits London, with catchy new songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling – Dan Sells – and writer Tom MacRae.
Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield, he doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie wants to be a drag queen.
Last chance to see the family favourite musical Annie in the West End – starring Meera Syal as Miss Hannigan. With its Tony award-winning score, the show features all your favourite songs, including Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street and Tomorrow.
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, Annie lives a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks.
Make this half term rock, with tickets to see the School of Rock – Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest hit. Based on the film starring Jack Black.
Dewey Finn, an out-of-work rock singer and guitarist pretends to be a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. After identifying the musical talent in his students, Dewey forms a band of fifth-graders, in an attempt to win the upcoming Battle of the Bands contest.
Matilda The Musical is the perfect half term treat for the kids! The multi-award-winning musical is inspired by Roald Dahl’s magical book.
The extraordinary little girl armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
Disney’s beloved film is brought to life on-stage in the West End. This stunning stage production features all the classic hits from the film, along with spectacular effects.
The coming-of-age story follows young lion cub Simba on his journey from wide-eyed cub, to his destined role as the King of the Pridelands.
See Disney’s Aladdin like never before, with over 350 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast and orchestra. Fly away on a magic carpet to the magical land of Agrabah.
Street urchin Aladdin finds a lamp with a magical genie inside. However, he soon finds that Jafar has other plans for the lamp, and for Princess Jasmine.
Step into a heart-racing immersive adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal jazz-age novel. Slip on your dancing shoes and watch the story unfold around you, in this unique theatrical performance.
It’s the roaring twenties – an era of bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and hedonistic pleasures. Jay Gatsby has invited you to one of his infamous parties and that’s not an invite you want to turn down.