ARCHIVE - MUSICALS
THAT HAVE ENDED THEIR RUNS
ACHTUNG KABARETT! - New End Theatre. Chanteuse Alexandra Valavelska sings the songs of Berlin and Paris of the 1920s. Autumn 2000.
ACORN ANTIQUES - Haymarket Theatre. Victoria Wood-penned musical based on TV sketches. Spring 2005
A SAINT SHE AIN'T - Apollo Theatre. Musical by Dick Vosburgh and Denis King, with characters based on W.C. Fields and others. Autumn 1999.
AN AUDIENCE WITH DANNY LA RUE - Pleasance Theatre. The veteran drag artiste performs and chats. Spring 2001
ALADDIN - Old Vic Theatre. Christmas panto with Sir Ian McKellen in drag. Winter 2004-2005; Winter 2005-2006
ALICE IN WONDERLAND - Barbican Theatre. Royal Shakespeare Company's family show. London & Stratford, Winter 2001-2002
ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR - Garrick Theatre. David Essex wrote and starred in musical built on his hits. Summer 2010
AMERICAN IDIOT - Hammersmith Apollo. Musical built on Green Day concept album. December 2012
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Young Vic Theatre. Jane Horrocks in classic musical. Winter 2009-2010
ANYONE CAN WHISTLE - Jermyn Street Theatre. Early Stephen Sondheim musical. Spring 2010
ANYTHING GOES - Drury Lane Theatre. Transfer of Trevor Nunn-directed Cole Porter revival from the National. 2003-2004
ASPECTS OF LOVE - Menier Chocolate Factory. Lloyd Webber on obsessive passions. Summer-Autumn 2010
ASSASSINS - Union Theatre. Sondheim musical about American killings. Summer 2010
AVENUE Q - Noel Coward, Gielgud, Wyndhams Theatres. Puppets and people mix in New York slum. 2006-2010
BABES IN ARMS - Union Theatre. Rodgers-Hart musical. Spring 2012
BACKBEAT - Duke of York's Theatre. Musical of the early days of the Beatles. Winter 2011-2012
BAD GIRLS - Garrick Theatre. Musical based on TV soap set in women's prison. Autumn 2007
THE BAKER'S WIFE - Union Theatre. Musical about straying wife and a town without bread. Autumn 2011
BAT BOY - Shaftsbury Theatre. Unlikely New York musical hit about a boy bat. Autumn-winter 2004
BEA ARTHUR AT THE SAVOY - Savoy Theatre. The Broadway actress and Golden Girl's solo show. Autumn 2003.
BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED - Lyric Theatre. Musical about F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Spring-summer 2004
THE BEAUTIFUL GAME - Cambridge Theatre. Andrew Lloyd Webber & Ben Elton on football, romance and politics in Belfast in 1969. 2000-2001.
BED AND SOFA - Finborough Theatre. Romantic triangle musical based on Russian film. Spring 2011
BEEN SO LONG - Young Vic Theatre. Musical set in south London bar. Summer 2009
BELLS ARE RINGING - Union Theatre. 1956 Broadway musical about answering service. Autumn 2010
BETTY BLUE EYES - Novello Theatre. Musical based on film 'A Private Function' about postwar rationing. Summer 2011
BETWIXT! - Trafalgar Studio Two. Mock-fairytale musical comedy. Summer 2011
THE BIG LIFE - Apollo Theatre. Musical AfroCarribean twist on Love's Labours Lost transfers from the fringe Summer 2005.
BLONDE BOMBSHELLS OF 1943 - Hampstead Theatre. Comedy-with-music about a 1940s all-girl dance band. Summer 2006
BLOOD BROTHERS - Phoenix Theatre. Willy Russell's musical about twins separated as babies. 1988-2012
BOMBAY DREAMS - Apollo Victoria. Bollywood-style musical by A.R.Rahman, Meera Syal and Don Black. 2002-2004.
THE BOMB-ITTY OF ERRORS - New Ambassadors Theatre. Rap version of Shakespeare. Spring 2003
BUDDY - Strand Theatre. Salute to pioneer rocker Buddy Holly . Strand October 1989 - March 2002; Duchess Theatre 2007-2009.
BURLESQUE- Arts Theatre. Mock burlesque show. Spring 2005
BURN THE FLOOR- Shaftsbury Theatre. Ballroom dance display. Summer 2010
BY JEEVES - Landor Theatre. Ayckbourn & Lloyd Webber set Wodehouse to music.Spring 2011
CABARET - Lyric Theatre. Sally Bowles and friends in revival of the Kander-Ebb look at 1930s Berlin. 2006-2008
CALAMITY JANE - Shaftsbury Theatre. Toyah Wilcox in stage version of Doris Day film about love in the Wild West. Spring-summer 2003.
CALL ME MERMAN - King's Head Theatre. Salute to the legendary Broadway star Ethel Merman. Winter 2003-2004
CAMELOT - Open Air Theatre. Lerner and Loewe in the Regents Park Shakespeare theatre. Summer 2004
CANDIDE - Royal National Theatre. The classic Leonard Bernstein musical, with a new book by director John Caird. Summer-Autumn 1999
THE CAR MAN - Old Vic Theatre. Matthew Bourne, who redefined Swan Lake, sets his choreographic eye on Bizet. Autumn-winter 2000
CAROLINE, OR CHANGE - Lyttelton Theatre. Musical by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori about the American South in the 1960s .Autumn 2006
CAROUSEL - Savoy Theatre. Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.2008-2009
CATS - New London Theatre. Andrew Lloyd Webber set T. S. Eliot's light-hearted poems about cats to music. May 1981- May 2002
CHESS - Union Theatre. Rice-ABBA musical about the politics of championships. Winter 2013
CHICAGO - Adelphi, Cambridge & Garrick Theatres. The Kander-Ebb musical, highlighting Bob Fosse's choreography. 1997-2012
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG - Palladium. Stage version of classic kiddy film 2002-2005
CINDERELLA - Old Vic Theatre. Traditional panto, written by Stephen Fry. Winter 2007-2008
CINDERELLA - Hackney Empire. Traditional panto. Winter 2011-2012
CLIFF: THE MUSICAL - Prince of Wales Theatre. Salute to pop perennial Cliff Richard. Spring-summer 2003
CLOSER THAN EVER - Bridewell Theatre. Maltby-Shire musical from Off-Broadway. Autumn 2006
CLOSER TO HEAVEN - Arts Theatre. New musical by Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys on sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. Summer-autumn 2001
COMPANY - Southwark Theatre. Sondheim musical dissecting marriage. Spring 2011
CONTACT - Queens Theatre The Broadway hit all-dance show. Autumn 2002 - Spring 2003
THE CRADLE WILL ROCK - Arcola Theatre. Marc Blitzstein's agitprop opera. Winter 2010
CRAZY FOR YOU - Novello Theatre. Gershwin musical mixed cowboys and chorus girls. 2011-2012
DA BOYZ - Theatre Royal Stratford East. Hip-hop version of Rodgers & Hart's Boys from Syracuse. Spring 2003
DADDY COOL - Shaftsbury Theatre. West Side Story-like musical built on the songs of Boney M and others 2006-2007
DAMES AT SEA - Union Theatre. Musical spoof of 1930s backstage movies. Summer 2011
DANCING IN THE STREETS - Playhouse Theatre. Compilation musical of Motown hits.2005-2007
DARLING OF THE DAY - Union Theatre. Styne-Harburg musical - celebrity disguises himself as common man. Spring 2013
BELIEVER - Upstairs at the Gatehouse.
Revue built on 50s and 60s pop music. Autumn 2001
DEBBIE REYNOLDS - ALIVE AND FABULOUS - Apollo Theatre. The 1950s star's show of song and anecdote. Spring 2010
DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN - Novello Theatre. The 1985 Madonna film, set to the music of Blondie. November 2007
DIRTY DANCING - Aldwych Theatre. Stage version of film of summer romance. 2007-2011
DOROTHY FIELDS FOREVER - King's Head. Musical salute to the lyricist. Summer-Autumn 2002
DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS - Savoy, Playhouse and Wyndhams Theatres. Musical built on 1960s hits. 2009-2013
THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - Novello Theatre. Spoof of 1920s musicals. Summer 2007
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS - Sadler's Wells Theatre. Matthew Bourne dance version of Tim Burton film. Winter 2005-2006
ELAINE STRITCH: AT LIBERTY - Old Vic Theatre. Elaine Stritch's Broadway hit solo show. Autumn 2002.
THE ENCHANTED PIG - Young Vic Theatre. Operatic fairy tale. Winter 2006-2007
EUROBEAT - Novello Theatre. Parody of the Eurovision Song Contest. Autumn 2008
EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR - Olivier Theatre. Tom Stoppard and Andre Previn on music and madness in the USSR. 2009
EVITA - Adelphi Theatre. Revival of the Webber-Rice musical on the rise and fall of Eva Peron.2006-2007
FAME - Shaftsbury Theatre. Return of touring stage version of high school film. Summer 2007
THE FANTASTICKS - Duchess Theatre. Whimsical musical that ran for 42 years in NY and two weeks in London. Spring 2010.
THE FAR PAVILIONS - Shaftsbury Theatre. Musical set in India. Summer 2005.
FASCINATING AIDA - The trio of musical comediennes in their latest show. 2000
FASCINATING AIDA - ONE LAST FLUTTER - Comedy Theatre Melodic comediennes' farewell tour. Autumn 2003
FEAST - Young Vic Theatre. Musical epic of the Yoruba Diaspora. February 2013
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Savoy Theatre. Henry Goodman was Tevye. 2007-2008
FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE - Union Theatre. Lionel Bart musical. Spring 2011
FLAHOOLEY - Sadler's Wells Baylis Studio. 1951 musical about dolls, genies and the American economy. Spring 2012
FLASHDANCE - Shaftsbury Theatre. Musical based on film about steelworker-dancer. Winter 2010-2011
FOOTLOOSE - Novello Theatre, then Playhouse. Stage version of hit movie of town that bans dancing. 2006-7
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY - Menier Chocolate Factory. Parodies and send-ups of current and classic musicals. Summer 2009
FOSSE - Prince of Wales. Anthology of Bob Fosse's choreography, recreated by Ann Reinking and Gwen Verdon.2000-01
THE FULL MONTY - Prince of Wales Theatre. Broadway musical of the hit British film. 2002
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Olivier Theatre. Musical farce of romping in ancient Rome. Summer-autumn 2004
GAY'S THE WORD - Jermyn Street Theatre. Ivor Novello musical. February 2013
THE GENIUS OF RAY CHARLES - Haymarket Theatre. Compilation concert of songs associated with Ray Charles. Summer 2005
GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE - Duchess Theatre. Actor-musician Hershey Felder as the composer. Spring 2004
GHOST - Piccadilly Theatre. Musical of the 1990 romantic film. 2011-2012
GIGI - Open Air Theatre. Stage version of the Lerner-Loewe film musical. Summer 2008
THE GLORIOUS ONES - Landor Theatre. Ahrens-Flaherty musical about commedia dell-arte troupe. Spring 2012
GONDOLIERS - Apollo Theatre. Gilbert and Sullivan updated to rival Mafia families. Summer-autumn 2001
GONE WITH THE WIND - New London Theatre. Trevor Nunn developed a new musical version that lasted only two months. Spring 2008
GOODBYE BARCELONA - Arcola Theatre. Musical set in the Spanish Civil War. December 2011
GRAND HOTEL - Donmar Theatre. Revival of musical based on classic film. Winter 2004-2005
THE GREAT BRITISH COUNTRY FETE - Bush Theatre. Musical look at what's become of little England. Summer 2010
GREAT DAMES - Jermyn Street Theatre. Impressionist-singer Christine Pedi in cabaret. June 2009
GUYS AND DOLLS - Piccadilly Theatre. The classic Frank Loesser musical set in a mythical land called Times Square. 2005-2007
HAIR - Gielgud Theatre. Hit New York revival of the hippie-era rock musical. 2010
HAIRSPRAY - Shaftsbury Theatre. Broadway musical of John Waters film - chubby girl becomes cool. 2007-2010
HARD TIMES - Haymarket Theatre. One of Dickens' darkest novels turned into a musical comedy.Summer 2000
THE HARDER THEY COME - Barbican Theatre. Stage version of classic reggae film. Barbican Spring 2008; Playhouse Summer 2008
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Playhouse Theatre. Off-Broadway hit camp rock musical. Autumn 2000
HELLO AGAIN - Bridewell Theatre. Michael John LaChiusa's musical, an Off-Broadway hit in 1997, is a new take on Schnitzler's La Ronde.Spring 2001
HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - Hammersmith Apollo. Stage version of Disney TV musical. Summer 2008
HIGH SOCIETY - Shaftsbury Theatre. Musical version of The Philadephia Story.2005-2006
H.M.S. PINAFORE - Savoy Theatre. The D'Oyly Carte Company doing Gilbert and Sullivan at their original home, the Savoy.Spring 2000, autumn 2002
H.M.S. PINAFORE - Open Air Theatre. Gilbert and Sullivan al fresco in Regents Park Summer 2005
HONK! THE UGLY DUCKLING - OlivierTheatre. For the holiday season, a new musical of Hans Christian Andersen.Winter 1999-2000
THE HUMAN COMEDY - Young Vic Theatre. Galt MacDermot musical of William Saroyan novel. September 2010
THE HURLY BURLY SHOW - Garrick and Duchess Theatres. Decorous burlesque show. Garrick Spring 2011; Duchess Summer 2012
IMAGINE THIS - New London Theatre. Musical set in the Warsaw Ghetto. Autumn 2008
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Riverside Studios. New musical of Wilde classic. Winter 2011
INTO THE HOODS - Novello Theatre. All-dance show sets fairy tales to a hip-hop beat. Spring-summer 2008
INTO THE WOODS - Open Air Theatre. Sondheim musical deconstructs fairy tales. Summer 2010
IOLANTHE - Savoy Theatre. Gilbert and Sullivan, peries and peers. Spring 2002
IOLANTHE- Wilton's Music Hall. All-male Gilbert and Sullivan. Spring 2011
JAILHOUSE ROCK - Piccadilly Theatre. Stage version of Elvis Presley film. 2004-2005
JAZZ AT CAFE SOCIETY - Tricycle Theatre. Musical salute to the seminal New York nightclub. Summer 2012
JERRY SPRINGER- THE OPERA - National, then Cambridge Theatre. Musical parody of American TV show 2003-2005
JEST END - Jermyn Street Theatre. Musical parodies. Winter 2009
AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - New London Theatre. New
version of the Lloyd Webber perennial. 2003-2005
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - Adelphi Theatre. Revival of the Webber-Rice romp, its star chosen by TV competition. 2007-2009
KAT AND THE KINGS - Tricycle Theatre. Return of popular South African musical.Winter 2003-2004
THE KING AND I - Palladium. Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein. 2000-2002
THE KING AND I - Royal Albert Hall. Grand staging of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. June 2009
KISS ME KATE - Victoria Palace Theatre. Award-winning Broadway revival of the 1948 Cole Porter musical. 2001-2002
KISS ME KATE - Old Vic Theatre. Cole Porter backstage musical. Winter 2012-2013
KOOS SAS - Tricycle Theatre. Musical about South African outlaw. July 2009
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - Menier Chocolate Factory. Musical of gay couple. Menier Winter 2007-2008; Playhouse Theatre 2008-2009
LA CAVA - Victoria Palace, then Piccadilly Theatre. Oliver Tobias starred in new musical set in 8th Century Spain. Autumn-winter 2000
THE LADY OR THE TIGER - Orange Tree Theatre. Musical version of Arabian Nights tale. Winter 2009-2010
THE LAST FIVE YEARS - Menier Chocolate Factory. Two-character musical traces doomed love affair. Summer 2006
LAUTREC - Shaftsbury Theatre. Can-cans, the Moulon Rouge and songs by Charles Aznavour. Spring 2000
LEGALLY BLONDE - Savoy Theatre. Musical of the film about airhead who blooms in law school. 2010-2012
LEND ME A TENOR - Gielgud Theatre. Musical based on backstage comedy. Summer 2011
LET'S KICK ARTS and LOVE SONGS - Bridewell Theatre. Musical and comic review skewering the arts. March 2002
LITTLE FISH - Finborough Theatre. LaChiusa musical about love, swimming and quitting cigarettes. Autumn 2009
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - Menier, then Garrick Theatre. Sondheim sending in the you-know-whos, directed by Trevor Nunn. Menier 2008, Garick 2009
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS -Ambassadors Theatre. Musical of the low-budget spoof horror movie transferred from the fringe. 2006-2007
THE LITTLE PRINCE - Hampstead Theatre. Saint-Exupery fable. Winter 2008-2009
LONDON ROAD - National Theatre. Verbatim musical about reactions to a serial killer. Spring-Summer 2011; Summer 2012
THE LORD OF THE RINGS - Drury Lane Theatre. Musical version of the sword-and-sorcery trilogy. 2007-2008
LOSERVILLE - Garrick Theatre. Musical about love among 1970s computer geeks. 2012-2013
LOVE - Lyric Hammersmith. Musical romance set in old people's home. Spring 2008
LOVE NEVER DIES - Adelphi Theatre. Long-awaited lloyd Webber sequel to Phantom of the Opera. 2010-2011
LOVE STORY - Duchess Theatre. Boy meets girl, boy marries girl, girl dies - musical based on the novel and film. Winter 2010-2011
LUCKY STIFF - Landor Theatre. Ahrens-Flaherty musical about taking a corpse on holiday. February 2012
MACK AND MABEL - Criterion Theatre. Cult Jerry Herman musical about early Hollywood. Spring 2006
MACK AND MABEL - Southwark Playhouse. Jerry Herman musical about early Hollywood. Summer 2012
DEAR WORLD - Charing Cross Theatre. Jerry Herman musical of The Madwoman of Chailot. Winter 2013
THE MAGIC FLUTE - Duke of York's Theatre. Transfer from Young Vic of African-flavoured adaptation of Mozart. Spring 2008
A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE - Arts Theatre. Musical about stagestruck bus conductor. February 2010
MARGUERITE - Haymarket Theatre. New musical based on Camille by the Les Miserables team. Summer 2008
MARIA FRIEDMAN - RE-ARRANGED - Menier Chocolate Factory. The West End star in concert. Menier Spring 2008; Trafalgar Studios Winter 2008
MARILYN - Apollo Theatre. All-dance tribute to Marilyn Monroe.June 2009
MARY POPPINS - Prince Edward Theatre. The magical nanny on stage.2004-2008
ME AND JULIET - Finborough Theatre. Rodgers and Hammerstein backstage musical. Autumn 2010
MENOPAUSE - THE MUSICAL - Shaw Theatre. Jolly songs about midlife crises. Summer 2007
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Donmar Warehouse. Cult Stephen Sondheim: success story told backwards. Winter 2000-2001
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Menier Chocolate Factory. Sondheim musical. Winter 2012-2013
MIDNIGHT TANGO - Aldwych and Phoenix Theatres. All-dance programme. Aldwych Winter-Spring 2012; Phoenix February 2013
THE MIKADO - Savoy Theatre. D'Oyly Carte in Gilbert & Sullivan - how much more English can you get? Autumn 2000
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Noel Coward Theatre. Musical salute to Elvis, Carl, Johnny and Jerry Lee. 2011-2012
MOVING ON - Bridewell Theatre.Sondheim compilation show put together by David Kernan Summer 2000
MOVIN' OUT - Apollo Victoria Theatre. All-dance show from Twyla Tharp to Billy Joel music. Spring 2006
THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (A MUSICAL) - Sound Theatre. Spoof of classic musicals. Spring 2006
MY FAIR LADY - National, then Drury LaneTheatre. National Theatre does Lerner & Loewe, Trevor Nunn directs.2001-2003
MY ONE AND ONLY - Piccadilly Theatre. Janie Dee and Tim Flavin in Gershwin musical transfer from Chichester. 2002
THE MYSTERIES (YIIMANGALISO) - Queens Theatre. South African interpretation of Chester Mystery Plays Fringe summer 2001; Queens spring 2002; revived Garrick Autumn 2009
NEVER FORGET - Savoy Theatre. Musical built on the songs of Take That. 2008
NEVERMORE - Barbican. Musical journey through the life of Edgar Allan Poe. July 2010
NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS - Dominion Theatre. It worked for Les Mis, so why not the Hunchback?.Closed October 2001
OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR - Open Air Theatre. Classic musical satirises the First World War through the songs of British musical hall. Summer 2002
.OLIVER! - Drury Lane Theatre. Lionel Bart musical of Dickens. 2009-2011
ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER - Bridewell. Alan Jay Lerner's 1965 musical about ESP and love across the centuries. Winter 1999-2000
ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY - Union Theatre. Cy Coleman musical of mad train journey. Winter 2010-2011
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Hackney Empire. Caribbean-flavoured musical. Summer 2009
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS - Landor Theatre. 1959 Mary Rogers-Marshall Barer musical sends up The Princess and the Pea. Spring 2003
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS - Union Theatre. Musical take-off on fairy tale. Winter 2012-2013
125th STREET - Shaftsbury Theatre. Imaginary recreation of amateur night at Harlem's fabled Apollo Theatre. Autumn 2002.
ONE TOUCH OF VENUS - Sadlers Wells Theatre. Short run of Kurt Weill musical. Autumn 2005
ORPHEUS - BAC. Greek myth set in 1930s jazz club. Spring 2013
HOUSE - Cambridge Theatre. Yet
another musical built on a pop group's catalog, this time Madness.
OVERTURES - Donmar Warehouse. Revival
of the Sondheim Japanese-themed musical Summer 2003
THE PAJAMA GAME - Apollo Victoria- Revival of 1950s musical about love and labour relations in a pajama factory. Autumn 1999.
PAPER DOLLS - Tricycle Theatre. Filipino drag queens in Israel. Winter-Spring 2013
PARADE - Donmar Theatre. Broadway musical of 1912 murder case. Autumn 2007
PARADISE FOUND - Menier Chocolate Factory. Musical based on Strauss melodies. Summer 2010
PASSION - Bridewell Theatre. Stephen Sondheim's musical of obsessive love. March 2004
PASSION - Donmar Warehouse. Sondheim musical of obsessive love. Autumn 2010
PATIENCE - Union Theatre. All-male Gilbert and Sullivan. Spring 2012
PEGGY SUE GOT MARRIED - Shaftsbury Theatre. Ruthie Henshall in musical version of the movie about reliving adolescence.Summer-Autumn 2001
PERSONALS - Apollo Theatre. Small-scale musical on lonely hearts ads, from the creators of TV's Friends. June-July 2000.
PETER PAN - EL MUSICAL - Garrick Theatre. Spanish musical version. Spring 2008
PINS AND NEEDLES - Cock Tavern Theatre. 1930s political revue with songs by Harold Rome. Winter 2010
PIPPIN - Menier Chocolate Factory. Stephen Schwartz musical about young man looking for meaning in his life. Winter 2011-2012
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE - Savoy Theatre. D'Oyly Carte - Royce Mills is the Major-General.Spring 2001.
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE - Orange Tree Theatre. Updated version of Gilbert and Sullivan. January-February 2007
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE - Wilton's Music Hall. All-male version. Spring 2010
PLAY WITHOUT WORDS - Lyttelton Theatre. Matthew Bourne's choreographed drama Winter 2003-2004.
PORGY AND BESS - Savoy Theatre. Trevor Nunn adapts Gershwin to make it less like an opera, more like a musical.2006-2007
PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Palace Theatre. Musical of film about Australian drag act. 2009-2011
THE PRODUCERS - Drury Lane Theatre. Mel Brooks' Broadway hit, based on the cult film about intended flop that succeeds. 2004-2007
PUB ROCK - Lyric Hammersmith. Disintegration of a pub band.February 2010
PURLIE - Bridewell Theatre. 1970 Broadway musical comedy about race relations. Autumn 2004
RAGS - Bridewell Theatre. Cult New York musical about Jewish immigrants in the early 20th century. Autumn 2001.
RAGTIME - Piccadilly Theatre. Tony-award-winning look at America 100 years ago .Spring 2003
RAGTIME - Landor Theatre. Award-winning musical set in 1906. Autumn 2011
RAT PACK CONFIDENTIAL - Whitehall Theatre. The stories of Frank, Dean and Sammy (and Peter and Joey) Autumn 2003.
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL - Theatre Royal Stratford East. Musical built on Ian Dury songs. Autumn 2010
RENT - Prince of Wales Theatre. Rock updating of La Boheme returrns for 2 limited runs. Winter 2001-2002, winter 2002-2003
RENT - Duke of York's Theatre. 'Remixed' revival of Jonathan Larson's updated La Boheme. 2007-2008
RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET - Savoy Theatre. One more return of the rock spoof of science fiction and Shakespeare Winter 2001-2002
RIVERDANCE - Hammersmith Apollo. Return visit of the all-dance hit. Spring 2002.
ROAD SHOW - Menier Chocolate Factory. Sondheim musical about eccentric brothers Summer 2011.
THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT, THE SMELL OF THE CROWD - Finborough Theatre. Anthony Newley musical. Summer 2011
ROCKY HORROR SHOW - Comedy Theatre. Brief
visit of touring production. January 2007
ROMEO AND JULIET - Piccadilly Theatre. Musical version, imported from Paris Winter 2002-2003.
ROOMS - Finborough Theatre. Boy meets/loses/gets girl rock musical. Spring 2013
SALAD DAYS - Riverside Studios. 1950s musical about enchanted piano. Winter 2011-2012, Winter 2012-2013
SATURDAY NIGHT - Arts Theatre. Stephen Sondheim's first musical. Spring 2009
NIGHT FEVER - Apollo Victoria Theatre. Return
of touring stage version of the film.2004-2006
Steele in the Leslie Bricusse musical.Winter 2005-2006; winter 2012-2013
A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY - Wilton's Music Hall. Musical salute to Doris Day. Spring 2010
SECRET GARDEN - Aldwych Theatre. RSC
transfers Lucy Simon-Marsha Norman musical of the children's classic,
from Stratford. Spring 2001.
THE SHAKESPEARE REVUE - New End Theatre. Songs, sketches and parodies inspired by Shakespeare. December 2006
SHOCKHEADED PETER - Piccadilly and Albery Theatres. Cult "junk opera" based on gory fairy tale. Spring 2001; returned at Albery Theatre Spring 2002
SHOES - Peacock Theatre. Song and dance salute to footwear. Spring 2011
SHOUT! - Arts Theatre. Slim plot on which are hung nearly 40 1960s pop songs. Spring 2009
SHOW BOAT - Royal Albert Hall Spectacular staging of the Hammerstein-Kern classic. June 2006
SHREK - THE MUSICAL - Drury Lane Theatre. Based on the animated film of friendly ogre. 2011-2013
SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM - The Venue. Revival of the compilation musical salute to Stephen Sondheim. Spring 2007
SIMPLY HEAVENLY - Young Vic.
Langston Hughes' 1957 musical Young
Vic 2003, Trafalgar Studios 2005.
SINATRA AT THE PALLADIUM - Palladium Theatre. Films of Frank with a live orchestra and dancers. 2006.
SISTER ACT - Palladium Theatre. Musical based on hit film of night club singer disguised as nun. 2009-2010
SNOOPY - New Players Theatre. 1973 small-scale musical drawn from the Peanuts comic strip. Summer 2004.
SNOW WHITE - Victoria Palace Theatre. Traditional panto, with drag star Lily Savage. Winter 2004-2005
.A SONG CYCLE FOR SOHO - Soho Theatre. Songs by various writers about the London neighbourhood. February 2012
SONG OF SINGAPORE - Mayfair Theatre. This long-closed theatre reopens briefly with campy Chichester transfer, a pastiche of 1940s movies.Summer 2001
SONGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME - Savoy Theatre. Lorna Luft, Judy Garland's other daughter, in salute to Mama. Summer 2004
SOPHIE TUCKER'S ONE NIGHT STAND - King's Head Theatre. Musical salute to the American vaudeville star. Spring 2006
SOUL SISTER - Hackney Empire and Savoy Theatre. Musical salute to Tina Turner. Empire Spring 2012; Savoy Summer 2012
THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Palladium Theatre. The hills were alive once again 2006-2009
SOUTH PACIFIC - Olivier Theatre. National Theatre salutes the Richard Rodgers centenary. Winter-Spring 2001-2002.
SOUTH PACIFIC - Barbican Theatre. Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. Autumn 2011
SPAMALOT - Palace Theatre. Musical of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. 2006-2009. Revived Harold Pinter Theatre 2012
SPEND SPEND SPEND - Piccadilly Theatre. Barbara Dickson in the more-or-less true story of the woman who won and lost a fortune. Spring 2000
SPRING AWAKENING - Novello Theatre. Award-winning Broadway musical about teen sexuality. Spring 2009
EXPRESS - Apollo Victoria Theatre. Lloyd
Webber on roller skates - or at least the cast was, playing railroad
STATE FAIR - Trafalgar Studios. Stage version of Rodgers and Hammerstein film musical. Summer 2010
STEEL PIER - Union Theatre. Kander-Ebb musical about marathon dance contest. Autumn 2012
STREET SCENE - Young Vic Theatre. Kurt Weill opera of Elmer Rice play. Autumn 2011
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE - Menier, then Wyndham's Theatre. Revival of Sondheim musical about making art. Fringe 2005-2006; Wyndhams Summer 2006
SUNSET BOULEVARD - Comedy Theatre. Revival of Lloyd Webber's version of the Billy Wilder movie about Hollywood. Winter 2008-2009
SWEENEY TODD - Trafalgar Studios, then New Ambassadors Theatre. Revival of Sondheim musical of the murderous barber. 2004-2005.
SWEENEY TODD - Union Theatre. Small-scale revival of Sondheim musical. November 2008
SWEENEY TODD - Adelphi Theatre. Sondheim musical of the murderous barber. 2012
SWEET CHARITY - Menier, then Haymarket Theatre. Brassy musical about unlucky-in-love dancehall girl. Menier Winter 2009-2010; Haymarket Summer-Autumn 2010
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS - Arcola Theatre. Broadway musical based on cynical 1957 film. Winter 2012
THE TABLE - Tricycle Theatre. Polish quartet Karbido make music on a wooden table. November 2007
TABOO - The Venue. Boy George-written musical set in the club culture of the 1980s. 2002-2003
THE TAILOR-MADE MAN - Arts Theatre. Musical set in early Hollywood. Spring 2013
TAKE FLIGHT - Menier Chocolate Factory. Musical celebration of early aviators. Summer-autumn 2007
A TALE OF TWO CITIES - Charing Cross Theatre. Musical Dickens. Spring 2012
TALENT - Menier Chocolate Factory. Victoria Wood backstage musical. Autumn 2009
TAP DOGS - Novello Theatre. The all-manly all-tap dancing show. Summer 2010
TELL ME ON A SUNDAY - Gielgud Theatre. Denise van Outen in revival of the Lloyd Webber song cycle. Winter 2003-2004.
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE - Shaftsbury Theatre Broadway musical of Julie Andrews flapper film. 2003-2004
TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT - Victoria Palace Theatre. Musical built on Rod Stewart songs. 2004.
TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN - Comedy Theatre. Imagining the last days of Earnest Hemingway. Summer 2009
TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS - King's Head. Salute to songwriter Johnny Mercer. January 2003
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Donmar Theatre. Broadway musical about spelling competition. Spring 2011
THE TWO MOST PERFECT THINGS - Riverside Studios. Musical salute to Noel Coward and Ivor Novello. Summer 2012
THE ULTIMATE MAN - Bridewell. Comic book characters come alive in new musical. Spring 2000.
THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG - Gielgud Theatre. Kneehigh Theatre adapts the French musical film of doomed romance. Spring 2011
- Shaftsbury, Queens, & New London Theatres. South
African musical spectacle 2001-2003
UTOPIA - Soho Theatre. Songs and sketches on the dream of perfection. Summer 2012
VICTOR/VICTORIA - Southwark Playhouse. Musical about woman pretending to be a male drag performer. Autumn-Winter 2012
THE VILLAINS' OPERA - Olivier Theatre. Updated adaptation of John Gay's Beggar's Opera .Winter 1999-2000.
THE WILD BRIDE - Lyric Hammersmith. Kneehigh Theatre set a Hungarian folk tale in the American South. Autumn 2011
WHERE'S CHARLEY? - Open Air Theatre. Frank Loesser's 1948 musical based on Charley's Aunt. Summer 2001
WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND - Palace Theatre. Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about effects of escaped criminal on small town. 2005-2006.
THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK - Drury Lane, then Prince of Wales Theatre. Musical of the film about women wooed by the devil. 2000-2001.
THE WIZARD OF OZ - Palladium. Musical of the film, with additional songs by Rice and Lloyd Webber. 2011-2012
THE WOMAN IN WHITE - Palace Theatre. Andrew
Lloyd Webber takes on a Victorian whodunit. 2004-2006
YEOMEN OF THE GUARD - Savoy Theatre. Gilbert and Sullivan at the Savoy and on tour. 200
YOU'RE GONNA LOVE TOMORROW - Greenwich Playhouse. A Sondheim compilation show. Winter 2000-2001
ZIPP! - Duchess Theatre. At least a few bars from 100 musicals in 90 minutes; Giles Brandreth compered Spring 2003, then tour.
ZORRO - Gielgud Theatre. Musical of the Mexican Robin Hood. 2008-2009
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