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London Musicals For Your Hen Party


If you are headed to London on your Hen Weekend, Some you will be familiar, some not so much, but rest assured—these are all stellar shows that are worthy of your money! What better way to spend your hen weekend than a night dedicated to sophisticated entertainment at the London West End?! Now that we have you convinced, lets first tell you about some of the great shows the West End currently has to offer—before wrapping up with a short note about accommodation opportunities!

Wicked - Apollo Victoria Theatre


Wicked is an award winning musical based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, which tells the backstories of the witches in the world of the ‘Wizard of Oz’. Journey to the Apollo Victoria Theatre—home of ‘Wicked’, and be subjected to an enthralling story that reimagines the origins of Glinda the Good, and the Wicked Witch of the West in an alternative ‘land of Oz’. As one of the most popular West End musicals in history, Wicked is a sure thing for a hen night to remember!

Mama Mia! - Novello Theatre


This musical classic needs no introduction. Mama Mia is a musical based on the music of ABBA, with a plot engendering around a number of would be fathers travelling to (what they each believe to be) their daughter’s wedding in Greece. It is estimated that 10 million people have been entertained by this iconic musical—so it stands to reason that it would be entertainment worthy of a hen night in London!

Les Miserables - Queen’s Theatre


What more can you say about the longest running musical in London West End history! Running strong for 32 years, Les Mis tells the heartrending story of passion, unrequited love and redemption—all whilst embroiled in a nationwide revolution. With stunning vocals and stellar acting, Lis Miserables is—and will continue to be, a night at the theatre well spent!

An American in Paris - Dominion Theatre


This 5 Star critically acclaimed musical featuring music by George Gershwin, follows the story of an American painter trying to make it in postwar Paris that is blooming with hope and possibility. What’s more, this romance tale is perfectly accented by a stunning backdrop of the streets of Paris, so you and your girls will be treated to an amazing modern production on the West End that has all the critics talking!

Kinky Boots - Adelphi Theatre


Kinky Boots is an uplifting musical that has a number of critical accolades! Now a global phenomenon due its universal feel-good nature, the play is an adaptation of the 2005 film which is also inspired by true events. The story entails a show factory owner teaming up with a drag queen in order to produce a line of high-heeled shoes that will save the business. This hilarious musical will bring some vibrance to your hen night!

42nd Street - Theatre Royal Drury Lane


42nd Street is a classic broadway musical that has taken the Theatre Royal Drury Lane by Storm!The musical is an adaption both of Bradford Ropes’ novel and the later 1933 film adaptation, the show tells the tale of famed director Julian Marsh attempting to stage a successful musical production at the height of the great depression. This new production is directed by Mark Bramble, and includes exceptional tap dancing routines and comedy gold!

After You Choose Your Play, You Need to Source Accommodation!

There are a wealth of hotels located in the west end of London—ranging from 5 to 3 star based on your budget! These hotels are based in favourable and central locations, so that you and your hens are a short walk (or at least a short tube) from any dining or nightlife plans you have arranged for later in the night!

Image Credits: LondonTheatre1 | Mama Mia | Mgintravels | Visit London | Delfont Mackintosh Theatres

So all things considered—there are literally no drawbacks to a hen night at the theatre! Your girls will appreciate the high brow direction you take on your hen night, as the decadent theatres around London bode for a relaxing atmosphere and fun-filled evening!


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