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    Classic Plays in London
    FROM £18
    Aladdin 2021 at Lyric Hammersmith, London
    Aladdin 2021 Opens 20 November 2021
    Anything Goes at Barbican, London
    Anything Goes
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    Ballet Icons Gala 2021 Back on Stage - Celebration of Dance at London Coliseum, London
    Ballet Icons Gala 2021 Back on Stage - Celebration of Dance Opens 26 November 2021
    Bring It On at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London
    Bring It On
    Cinderella at Gillian Lynne Theatre, London
    Cinderella Opens 18 August 2021
    Hairspray at London Coliseum, London
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    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace Theatre, London
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Opens 14 October 2021
    FROM £24
    Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Five! at Apollo Theatre, London
    Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Five!
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    La boheme at London Coliseum, London
    La boheme
    Les Miserables at Sondheim Theatre, London
    Les Miserables
    FROM £18
    Nutcracker at London Coliseum, London
    FROM £27
    Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre, London
    Phantom of the Opera
    FROM £36
    Singin' In The Rain at Sadler's Wells, London
    Singin' In The Rain
    Sister Act at Eventim Apollo, London
    Sister Act Opens 19 July 2022
    The Great Gatsby at Gatsby’s Mansion, London
    The Great Gatsby
    The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre, London
    The Lion King
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    The Mousetrap at St Martins Theatre, London
    The Mousetrap
    The Prince of Egypt at Dominion Theatre, London
    The Prince of Egypt
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    The Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
    The Snowman
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    Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
    On Sale now
    Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall, London
    Witness for the Prosecution

    Where do we start? Theatre history is old, almost 2,500 or more years old. Although it is now a form of art, the roots of its origin lie deeper. Theatre emerged from ritual activities and would involve the spectator to march in processions or fast. In his Poetics, Aristotle says that theatre is sacred, but only in terms of the healing it offers through vision and does not require any other sacred involvement. With the rapid development of the societies, such performances became non-ritualistic. They would quickly move on to become an autonomous activity. Today, the theatre has almost completely changed. The evolution has led on to turning unrealistic ideas into reality. Technological advancement has also made several things possible, like seeing a 21st-century rendition of famous classic plays in London.

    Classics in the Heart of the Capital

    Plays in the city have been an age-old tradition. While every society consists of performative elements, we distinguish plays as a mode of entertainment and a necessary art form. The word "play" as stage performance is often mistaken for dramas. Although there are plenty of similarities in all art forms that artists perform in front of an audience, drama and classic plays in London are different. Drama refers to a composition, usually in the form of prose that tells a story represented by actors portraying the various characters and speaking the composition's dialogues. In the case of a play, you can call it an activity that intends to amuse. Even if it isn't always the case, many plays are designed to entertain young people. However, numerous highly praised classic plays relate to people of all ages and taste.

    Are you in the mood for some classic stage plays in London? Head to one of the most well-known theatres in the West End for a grand experience. Plays consist of unique elements that will entertain all your senses.

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