Savoy Theatre

Savoy Theatre
Savoy Court, Strand, London, WC2R 0ET

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The first public building in the world to be lit entirely by electricity, the Savoy Theatre was opened in 1881 by impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte on the site of the former Savoy Palace. The theatre was originally built to house performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operas, which became known as the 'Savoy Operas'. It presented the first public performance of Oscar Wilde's Salome in 1931 and the premiere of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit in 1941, and works by other renowned playwrights such as Stoppard, Priestley and Shakespeare. Now part of the Ambassador Theatre Group, it is known for its successful musicals, including Legally Blonde, Soul Sister and Fiddler on the Roof.

The nearest Tube is Charing Cross (Northern / Bakerloo) and the theatre is served by bus routes 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139, 176, N9, N11, N13, N15 and N21.

  • Open since: 1881

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  • Directed by: Casey Nicholaw
  • Written by: Tom Eyen (lyrics)

Glee star Amber Riley makes her West End debut as Effie in the Tony Award-winning musical of ambition and regret, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. Casey Nicholaw directs the UK premiere of the story of 1960s R&B girl group The Dreams, whose futures hang in the balance when scheming manager…

Tue 17 Jan

£15–£145 / 0844 871 8046

Wed 18 Jan

Thu 19 Jan

£15–£145 / 0844 871 8046

…and 236 more dates until 21 Oct

Trip To Dreamgirls

WLOS Events trip to Dreamgirls

Mon 30 Jan

Sold out / 0844 871 8046

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