Even the smallest members of the family can enjoy the theatre. Along with being lots of fun, stage shows are a great way to get children into acting and drama. So whether it’s for a birthday celebration or something to while away the school holidays, here are three most visited family-friendly shows to grab tickets to:
The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre
Enjoy one of the most epic musicals on stage with a ticket to the ‘The Lion King’ at London’s Lyceum Theatre. An adaptation of Disney’s hit 1994 film, the show tells the story of young lion Simba as he fights to reclaim his place as King of the Pridelands. Set against the plains of Africa, and exploding with color, effects and songs by Tim Rice and Elton John, plus outstanding costumes and wonderful special effects. This show will thrill adults and children alike. Make the evening extra memorable ages with the evocative rhythms of Africa set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains.
Taken from https://www.thelyceumtheatre.com
Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre
Children and The YOUNG Adults will be wowed by the little girl with an extraordinary imagination. This is the story of Matilda Wormwood, a child with an incredible talent for learning. Despite being baned by strict, uncaring parents who care neither for their daughter or for education, she excels intellectually and even discovers a rather unique talent. The show’s music and lyrics come from award-winning, mischief-loving Australian musician and comedian Tim Minchin, with beloved songs including Naughty, Quiet, Revolting Children and School Song. In the end we can comprehend that we can be wowed by the Royal Shakespeare Company’s multi-award winning production of Matilda The Musical.
Not Now, Bernard at the Unicorn Theatre
The perennial and well-loved classic picture book story about parents too preoccupied to notice their own child. Bernard’s parents are so busy doing their own thing, that the monster can eat Bernard’s dinner, break his toys, and even eat Bernard, without being noticed. With The Unicorn Theatre help this story was vividly brought to life in a brand new version directed by Sarah Argent.
Taken from https://www.unicorntheatre.com/