Raymonda

Raymonda

Love and courage in a time of war. 

Hairspray

Hairspray

Look who’s back! Don’t miss Michael Ball reprising his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical. 

Peace at Last

Peace at Last

Mr Bear can’t sleep because Mrs Bear is snoring, so he goes to sleep in Baby Bear’s room. 

Drag!

Drag!

You never forget your first time… especially when it’s this big! TuckShop Presents DRAG! Live at the London Coliseum. 

When You Believe: The Musical World of Stephen Schwartz

When You Believe: The Musical World of Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz is the multi-award winning creator of an extraordinary catalogue of songs for stage and screen. 

Rusalka

Rusalka

Dvořák’s best-loved opera, Rusalka is inspired by myths and folk-tales about a water-nymph that chooses to become human to win her Prince. The opera displays Dvořák’s exceptional gift for melody and orchestration and features the beautiful aria ‘Song to the Moon’. 

Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly

A tender kiss can conceal the hardest of hearts. Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award-winning production returns to the London Coliseum. His staging combines cinematic images and traditional Japanese theatre… 

Boublil and Schonberg's The Pirate Queen - A Charity Concert

Boublil and Schonberg's The Pirate Queen - A Charity Concert

Based on the story of Grace O’Malley, the personification of Ireland, The Pirate Queen is a sweeping epic of love, honor, and piracy in Renaissance Ireland. 

Luisa Miller

Luisa Miller

Shattering childhood dreams can break a life. Verdi’s Luisa Miller is a complex web of love, intrigue and oppressive familial relationships, centred on the doomed love between Luisa and Rodolfo… 

Carmen

Carmen

She creates a hunger in men. But will it now consume her? Carmen is a searing depiction of a woman who craves love, but creates obsession and jealousy. One of the most popular operas ever written, Bizet’s score is bursting with passionate melodies and includes such famous numbers as the ‘Habanera’, ‘Toreador’s Song’ and ‘Flower Song’… 

The Ballet Icons Gala

The Ballet Icons Gala

The annual Ballet Icons Gala in London has been organised by Ensemble Productions since 2006. 

English National Ballet 70th Anniversary Gala

English National Ballet 70th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate the countless dancers, choreographers, artists, musicians, artisans, technicians and audience members who, over 70 years, have been a part of the English National Ballet … 

Le Corsaire - English National Ballet

Le Corsaire - English National Ballet

Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happiness on the high seas? English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is “hugely enjoyable entertainment” (The Daily Telegraph)… 

Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s popular score played live. On a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger… 

Radio & Juliet / Faun / McGregor + Mugler

Radio & Juliet / Faun / McGregor + Mugler

On December 7th and 8th, hot on the heels of Gabrielle Chanel with Svetlana Zakharova, MuzArts presents a triple bill like no other – a rare and wonderful treat for ballet fa… 

Modanse

Modanse

Modanse starring Svetlana Zakharova Internationally acclaimed ballerina Svetlana Zakharova – the Bolshoi’s prima – is famous for thrilling audiences and critics a… 

Scheherazade / Chopiniana

Scheherazade / Chopiniana

Kazakhstan’s oldest theatre, the Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, is embarking on major international tours during the 2019/20 season and making its UK de… 

Orphée

Orphée

Don’t hide within yourself. Let love save you. Following Satyagraha and the Olivier Award-winning Akhnaten, ENO’s association with Philip Glass continues with a new production of Orphée… 

The Mikado

The Mikado

Gilbert & Sullivan’s topsy-turvy story focuses on the unfolding love between Nanki-Poo and Yum-Yum and the absurdity of laws and law-makers. Nanki-Poo loves Yum-Yum but she’s betrothed to Ko-Ko, the new Lord High Executioner… 

The Mask of Orpheus

The Mask of Orpheus

Harrison Birtwistle’s iconic masterpiece retells the Orpheus myth in a non-linear narrative, as the opera’s leading characters appear in three distinct guises. The Mask of Orpheus is scored for massive orchestral forces, which builds into a three dimensional picture that leads us from inconsolable grief to acceptance and transformation… 

Orpheus in the Underworld

Orpheus in the Underworld

Orpheus in the Underworld transports us to a hedonistic, party-filled Underworld. Eurydice is fooled into taking Pluto, ruler of the Underworld, as her lover after her new marriage to Orpheus is broken through tragedy… 

Orpheus & Eurydice

Orpheus & Eurydice

Willing to go to any lengths to be reunited with his one true love, the gods agree to let the grief-stricken Orpheus rescue his wife Eurydice from the underworld. But there’s a catch… 

On Your Feet!

On Your Feet!

Her voice. His vision. Their story. Gloria and Emilio Estefan's smash-hit musical comes to London direct from Broadway for a strictly limited season. On Your Feet! is the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom... 

Man of La Mancha

Man of La Mancha

A rousing overture, with blasting brass and pounding percussion raises hopes at the Coliseum for the first London production of Man Of La Mancha for over fifty years. The slow, dull, wordy scene that follows curtain-up dashes them to pieces… 

Against The Stream

Against The Stream

Ivan Putrov, former principal with The Royal Ballet and an internationally acclaimed producer and dancer, returns to the London Coliseum with a live orchestra and an outstanding cast of leading dancers from some of the world’s great ballet companies… 

Jack the Ripper - ENO

Jack the Ripper - ENO

The world premiere of Iain Bell’s Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel, following his critically-acclaimed In Parenthesis. A disadvantaged group of working-class women are drawn together in their determination to survive the murderous terror that stalks London’s Whitechapel in 1888... 

The Magic Flute - ENO

The Magic Flute - ENO

Following his success with The Encounter at the Barbican, Simon McBurney’s five-star production of The Magic Flute returns to ENO, concerning the search for truth and reason, love and enlightenment... 

The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow is Franz Lehár‘s comic masterpiece, played out in a stream of memorable melodies including the familiar ‘Vilja Song’ and ‘Merry Widow Waltz’... 

Akhnaten - ENO

Akhnaten - ENO

Akhnaten is a mesmerising work whose text draws on ancient hymns, prayers and inscriptions sung in their original Egyptian, Hebrew and Akkadian. The opera’s unique mood will transport you to the ancient world through music that combines Glass’s characteristic minimalist voice with stylised movement and choreographed juggling to visualise the rhythms of his score... 

Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris

The smash-hit French musical returns to London for 7 performances only, after touring in 23 countries worldwide in nine languages over the last 20 years. Based on Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Notre Dame de Paris tells the story of the cathedral bell-ringer Quasimodo and his tragic love for the beautiful gypsy dancer Esmeralda... 

Manon - English National Ballet

Manon - English National Ballet

Kenneth MacMillan’s full-blooded ballet of love, decadence and passion. The young and naïve Manon is torn between two lives: privilege and opulence with the wealthy Monsieur GM, or innocent love with the penniless student Des Grieux... 

Swan Lake - English National Ballet

Swan Lake - English National Ballet

English National Ballet brings the timeless classical ballet to life in Derek Deane’s enthralling production. Be captivated by the romance of Prince Siegfried’s love for the Swan Queen Odette, and the drama of their battle against the evil sorcerer Rothbart; and fall for the magnificent sight of ballerinas in white tutus moving in unison: one of ballet’s most iconic images... 

La boheme

La boheme

Jonathan Miller’s classic production returns to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the director’s ENO debut. When Mimì knocks at the door of four impoverished friends, Rodolfo answers and it’s love at first site... 

War Requiem - ENO

War Requiem - ENO

War Requiem is one of the greatest choral works of the twentieth century. Benjamin Britten juxtaposes the anti-war poetry of Wilfred Owen with the timeless ritual of the Latin Requiem Mass... 

Lucia di Lammermoor - ENO

Lucia di Lammermoor - ENO

With themes of rival families, thwarted love, unhealthy obsessions, and a doomed political marriage, Lucia di Lammermoor is Donizetti‘s most compelling romantic drama. Based on Walter Scott’s novel The Bride of Lammermoor, the story traces how Lucia, an innocent woman, is manipulated by the men in her life until, no longer willing to submit to their control, she descends into insanity... 

Porgy and Bess - ENO

Porgy and Bess - ENO

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess explores the relationships between members of a close-knit community in 1920s South Carolina. More than 80 years after its premiere, Porgy and Bess receives its first ENO staging... 

St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake

St. Petersburg Ballet - Swan Lake

Arguably the world's most loved ballet, Swan Lake tells the immortal classic love story of Prince Siegfried and Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse... 

The Glenn Miller Show

The Glenn Miller Show

TOMMY STEELE RETURNS TO LONDON’S COLISEUM 60 YEARS AFTER STARRING IN RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA! As his legion of fans already know, Tommy Steele – Britain’s first Rock and Roll Star – made his legitimate debut in 1958 starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, which enjoyed a sold out run at London’s Coliseum Theatre... 

Kiss Me Kate

Kiss Me Kate

Award-winning director, Trevor Nunn returns to The Old Vic to direct the dazzling, Tony award-winning, Broadway classic, Kiss Me, Kate. Featuring music and lyrics by Cole Porter, including Too Darn Hot, Brush up your Shakespeare and Another Op’nin, Another Show, this exuberant show-within-a-show throws together gun-toting gangsters, sparring actors and romantic entanglements against a backdrop of a musical production of Taming of the Shrew... 

The Sleeping Beauty - English National Ballet

The Sleeping Beauty - English National Ballet

Fall under the spell of Kenneth MacMillan’s fairy tale classic.  The malevolent Fairy Carabosse curses Princess Aurora to 100 years’ slumber, by a single prick of her finger on her 16th birthday... 

Chess

Chess

One of the world’s greatest chess masters, one American, one Russian, are in danger of becoming the pawns of their governments as their battle for the world title gets under way... 

The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

Mozart’s masterpiece reveals much about the human condition through consummate wit, grace and joyous musical invention. ENO Music Director Martyn Brabbins conducts this second revival of Director Fiona Shaw’s critically acclaimed production... 

La Traviata

La Traviata

La Traviata tells the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the romantic Alfredo Germont. Played out against the hypocrisy of upper-class fashionable society, Alfredo and Violetta’s love threatens to shame his family... 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Based on Shakespeare’s popular comedy, Britten’s opera follows the consequences of a falling-out between the fairy-king Oberon and his queen, Tytania. Mistaken identities, confused lovers and alarming transformations are the result... 

Iolanthe

Iolanthe

Iolanthe is a brilliantly funny, satirical fantasy, revealing a typically Gilbert & Sullivan topsy-turvy worldview. Phyllis and Strephon wish to marry, but as Phyllis is a ward of court she requires the Lord Chancellor’s permission... 

Satyagraha

Satyagraha

Satyagraha is composer Philip Glass’s meditation on Gandhi’s early years in South Africa, tracing the progress of his concept of non-violent protest as a positive force for change... 

Le Jeune Homme et La Mort and La Sylphide

Le Jeune Homme et La Mort and La Sylphide

English National Ballet returns with a double bill featuring Roland Petit’s Le Jeune Homme et la Mort and Frank Andersen’s recreation of the beloved classic La Sylphide... 

Song of the Earth and La Sylphide

Song of the Earth and La Sylphide

English National Ballet returns with a double bill featuring Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece Song of the Earth and Frank Andersen’s recreation of the beloved classic La Sylphide... 

The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring The Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s glorious score played live. On a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger... 

London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol

London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol

London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol. After the sell-out five-star production last year, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra returns by popular demand to the Lyceum Theatre for two performances of their spectacular concert production A Christmas Carol... 

Project Polunin

Project Polunin

The Ukrainian ballet star, Sergei Polunin has created a programme that will feature an international cast and creative team, including Polunin himself. With Project Polunin, Sergei aims to create new dance and ballet works for both stage and film, through the collaboration between dancers, contemporary artists, musicians and choreographers from all creative backgrounds... 

Symphonic Beatles

Symphonic Beatles

Experience The Beatles as never before - with, the sound, the passion and the raw excitement of their timeless music in this spectacular concert featuring The London Concert Orchestra, conducted by Alan Chircop, together with acclaimed band, guest singers and chorus from the West End and beyond... 

Men In Motion

Men In Motion

Men in Motion, first presented at Sadler’s Wells, has since been performed with great success in Moscow and at the Ravenna Festival, Italy. Devised by Ivan Putrov, this show is an exploration of the history of the male dancer over the last century... 

Amore / Svetlana Zakharova

Amore / Svetlana Zakharova

The three faces of Amore presented by the sublime Svetlana Zakharova in her brand new triple bill are passion, ambiguity and playfulness. She is joined on stage by top Bolshoi male artists, including Mikhail Lobukhin, Denis Rodkin and Denis Savin... 

Marnie

Marnie

Marnie is a compelling psychological thriller set in England during the late 1950s. A young woman makes her way through life by embezzling from her employers, before she moves on and changes her identity... 

Suron Ki Mehfil

Suron Ki Mehfil

Accompanied by twenty talented musicians, the London Coliseum will host the divine melody of Padmashree Kavita Krishnamurti, the velvet voice of Dr. Suresh Wadkar, an eternal saaj in Padmashree Anup Jalota, and the soulful sur of Shailendra Singh... 

Rodelinda

Rodelinda

Caught in a power play that could break a marriage and steal a throne, can Rodelinda stay true to love? Rodelinda is a dramatic tale of power, anguish and love. When Grimoaldo takes Bertarido’s throne, Bertarido flees abroad, leaving behind his grieving wife Rodelinda... 

The Phantom of the Opera (ENO)

The Phantom of the Opera (ENO)

The World Premiere of Roy Budd’s masterpiece score to the 1925 classic silent film. For the very first time, the iconic silent film will be shown with the score by legendary musician and film composer Roy Budd... 

The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville

Bribery, deception and disguise. Figaro needs all his wiles to help the Count out-wit Dr Bartolo and ensure true love wins the day. Jonathan Miller’s classic production of The Barber of Seville is a feast of frivolous fun... 

Aida

Aida

Aida must choose between the man she loves and the homeland she longs for. Betrayal is the only option. Aida is a timeless story of duty, love and betrayal amid the clash of war. This is opera on a grand scale, in which ENO’s award-winning Chorus and Orchestra will demonstrate their full power... 

Bat Out Of Hell

Bat Out Of Hell

Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell - the Musical comes to the London Coliseum in Summer 2017, after opening at the Manchester Opera House from 17 February 2017. The musical will use songs from all three albums, including the hits “Dead Ringer For Love”, “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now”, “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad”,  “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” and “You Took the Words Right Outta My Mouth”… 

Carousel

Carousel

Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins will star for the first time together in the West End as Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, the third production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company... 

Partelope

Partelope

One woman, four suitors? Love's complicated enough when it's a game for two. Rosmira still loves the man who jilted her, Arsace. He, unfortunately, is in love with beautiful Partenope... 

Partenope

Partenope

Rosmira still loves the man who jilted her, Arsace. He, unfortunately, is in love with beautiful Partenope. As too are Armindo and Emilio. So naturally, Rosmira dresses up as a man and becomes another of Partenope’s suitors, in order to win back Arsace... 

The Winter's Tale - ENO

The Winter's Tale - ENO

A world premiere from ENO’s composer-in-residence Ryan Wigglesworth, The Winter‘s Tale a compelling new interpretation of Shakespeare’s tale of love, loss and reconciliation... 

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Pitiful pirates, blundering bobbies, and a fully grown five-year-old. It's all absurdly enjoyable! Let’s get this straight. The pirates, who take pity on orphans, are really peers of the realm... 

Rigoletto

Rigoletto

A tragic story of jealousy, vengeance and sacrifice, Rigoletto is one of Verdi’s most popular operas. Jonathan Miller’s much-loved ‘Mafia’ production makes a welcome return to the ENO stage, relocating the action to New York’s Little Italy in the 1950s Featuring some of opera’s most immediately recognisable music, including ‘Women abandon us’ (‘La donna è mobile’), Verdi’s thrilling score will be conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong... 

Rigoletto

Rigoletto

Rigoletto is a joker. But sometimes his sharp tongue runs away with him. And his latest wisecrack has started a vendetta that’s far from funny. Now, with his daughter seduced by the dissolute Duke, Rigoletto is out for revenge... 

Giselle - English National Ballet

Giselle - English National Ballet

Giselle is a haunting story of innocence and betrayal, a timeless tale about the redemptive power of love. A young peasant girl, Giselle, is in love with the handsome Albrecht, a Duke who hides from her his nobility and his engagement to another... 

Up & Down

Up & Down

Eifman Ballet returns to the London Coliseum this December with the UK premiere of Artistic Director Boris Eifman’s awe-inspiring balletUp & Down featuring the invigorating music of George Gershwin, Franz Schubert and Alban Berg... 

The Pearl Fishers

The Pearl Fishers

The life-long friendship of Nadir and Zurga has survived their precarious existence on the treacherous sea-shore. But with the arrival of Leïla, a grave threat to the bond between them is about to be unveiled... 

Tosca

Tosca

Opera singer Tosca’s love for artist Cavaradossi knows no compromise. But with Rome in turmoil, the personal becomes political. Sadistic police chief Scarpia wants Tosca for himself – and, to his manipulative mind, nothing could be easier than turning the very strength of her passion to his own advantage... 

Marvellous Miller

Marvellous Miller

On 16th November English National Opera are celebrating legendary director’s Jonathan Miller’s phenomenal contribution to the Company in a special evening, featuring excerpts from many of his productions and interviews with the great man himself... 

Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

He takes what he wants, without conscience or care for consequences. And now, from beyond the grave, the man he murdered demands he repent. But for Don Giovanni, there can be no redemption... 

Shanghai Opera House: Thunderstorm - sponsored by MG

Shanghai Opera House: Thunderstorm - sponsored by MG

Thunderstorm is an award-winning modern opera about family, society and corruption in Old Shanghai. Zhou Puyuan is the head of a wealthy, successful and seemingly happy Shanghai household... 

Alexei Ratmansky’s CINDERELLA

Alexei Ratmansky’s CINDERELLA

The world’s favourite fairy-tale is brought to life by The Australian Ballet in acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s energetic production, bubbling with humour and set to Prokovfiev’s divinely romantic score... 

Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Swan Lake, The Australian Ballet With lavish costumes, beautiful sets, a company of 55 and leading ballet performers appearing on a rotating basis as part of the season, this magnificent production is not to be missed... 

Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly

Puccini's Madam Butterfly Madama Butterfly is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. The opera is based in part on the short story "Madame Butterfly" (1898) by John Luther Long, which was then based on stories told to Long by his sister Jennie Correll and partially on the semi-autobiographical 1887 French novel Madame Chrysanthème by Pierre Loti... 

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

GLENN CLOSE STARS AS NORMA DESMOND IN SEMI-STAGED PRODUCTION OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S S U N S E T   B O U L E V A R D Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stunning musical adaptation of Billy Wilder’s classic 1950 film captures the haunting world of the Golden Age of Hollywood... 

Back Stage Tour - London Coliseum

Back Stage Tour - London Coliseum

Come on a journey back to Christmas Eve, 1904, and the dramatic events of the Coliseum’s opening night. Learn of its rich and colourful years as a ‘Palace of Variety’ and, later, of its transformation into the Opera House of today... 

Le Corsaire

Le Corsaire

Le Corsaire (The Pirate) follows the escapades of a dashing pirate, Conrad, who journeys across the high seas to save his beautiful harem girl, Medora. It is a swashbuckling fantasy tale of captive maidens and cutthroats, love and betrayal, culminating in a shipwreck which is one of the most breath-taking spectacles in ballet... 

Nutcracker

Nutcracker

The magical Christmas ballet for all the family. Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s glorious score played live...