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Lizzie Bea as Tracy Turnblad and company. Photo by Tristram Kenton

Lizzie Bea as Tracy Turnblad and company. Photo by Tristram Kenton

Last chance to see: Shows closing in September

Hira Desai

By Hira Desai First Published 20 September 2021, Last Updated 29 September 2021

Looking to beat the post-holiday blues with a trip to the West End? To make sure you don’t miss out on anything on your theatre to-do list, we’re rounding up all the shows coming to an end this September. And, if you’re looking ahead to early October, we’ve got you covered with several corkers you can’t afford to miss.


Closing: 25 September

Rediscover Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel – lauded for its innovative approach to classical musicals  in the stunning surroundings of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Set in a coastal New England town, the multi-award winning love story follows that of a carousel barker, Billy and a mill worker named Julie. When Billy commits a failed armed robbery, what will their future entail?

Amélie The Musical

Closing: 25 September

This movie-turned-musical follows the story of a young woman who spends most of her time daydreaming and helping others with small but extraordinary acts of kindness. When she gets a chance at happiness and love, she must find the courage to say how she really feels or risk losing it all.

“Joyful, heartfelt, quirky, full of life, full of talent”, Amélie The Musical is a great light-hearted option for all. Just check out the trailer above and their incredibly moving West End LIVE debut performance here.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Closing: 26 September

If you’re looking for a fun night at the theatre with your friends or something that’ll inspire you to step into the spotlight? Well, look no further as this fabulous musical ticks all the boxes and more.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is based on the true story of a teenage boy who despite being bullied, shares his secret with the world and makes his dreams comes true. It’s a real tale of bravery, adversary and fabulousness. In addition to the heartwarming and inspiring messages throughout the show, it’s also packed with tons of moments of hilarity and showstopping songs that will guarantee to have you up on your feet and dancing the night away. Check out our behind-the-scenes vlog and grab your tickets to see this smash-hit before it closes in the West End this month. 


Closing: 29 September

Catch Michael Ball, Les Dennis, Marisha Wallace and Lizzie Bea in this classic all-singing, all-dancing musical bonanza that  is “guaranteed to make you happy.”

Set in Baltimore, 1962, the multi-award-winning show follows the story of a girl who dreams of winning the heart of teen hearthrob, making it big on the local TV dance show all whilst bring everyone together.  Can Tracy Turnblad achieve the unachievable? You’ll have to book your tickets to find out! Check out the belter from Marisha Wallace in the video above and if that’s not already got you booking tickets, check out our vlog here.


Closing: 3 October 

With unforgettable music from legendary composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, The Prince Of Egypt, Godspell) and a joyful and life affirming story of a young man’s journey to be extraordinary, this musical revival is a huge hit with theatre fans of all ages around the world.

Set in the ‘Summer of Love’ of 1967, follow a young prince on his quest to find passion, fulfilment and meaning. With incense burning and tie-dye throws awash, you’ll be transported to 1967 in no time, ready to enjoy all the incredible choreography and music. Find out more about our experience seeing the show, here and don’t miss out while this show is still playing in the West End.

The Windsors: Endgame

Closing: 9 October

Our trip to The Windsors: Endgame was a “irreverent, hilarious” and a “right royal experience” and we’d recommend everyone to see it before it closes in the West End next month. 

Written by the creators of the hit Channel 4 royal spoof, The Windsors, the comedy follows the story of intergenerational conflict, with Wills challenging his father for the crown and Camilla determined to see him off and rule the land with an iron fist.

Starring Harry Enfield (Charles), Matthew Cottle (Edward), Tom Durant-Pritchard (Harry) and many other stars from the TV series, you can expect family feuds, hilarious gags and musical routines in a show  that’ll have you doubled over with laughter and rolling in your seats. Run, don’t walk!

Don’t forget, our TKTS booth in Leicester Square is now back open, so if you’re in the West End and looking to catch a last minute show, pop over and see our friendly colleagues who can tell you all about what on-the-day tickets are available, many of which are on sale at incredible reduced prices. You can also purchase the same great tickets online here


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