The temperature outside maybe plummeting but things are hotting up in theatreland, as we launch our lastminute.com 24-hour theatre sale! With rumours of a white Easter flowing thick and fast, there has never been a better time to let yourself be wrapped up in the warm blanket of a night-out at a musical or play. The super sale, running from 10am, March 27 to 10am, March 28, will be the hottest ticket in town; giving you the chance to see some of the best theatrical experiences at bargain prices. Here are just five of the deals on offer over the 24-hour period.
Unleash some Girl Power this Easter
The smash-hit, Spice Girls-inspired, musical extravaganza, Viva Forever!, is sure to get you unbuttoning your coat, flinging off your scarf and dancing in the aisles this Easter. Written by BAFTA-winning writer and comedienne Jennifer Saunders, and produced by Mamma Mia producer Judy Craymer, this rom-com about love, life and friendship could be the perfect antidote to this anti-social cold snap.
“Come Together” and experience the Beatles best hits
It is hard to believe that the lovable mop-tops released their debut album 50 years ago. “Let It Be” is a rollercoaster ride through the Beatles’ greatest hits. From their humble beginnings in Liverpool to their meteoric rise to become THE biggest band in the world; this hit show takes you back to where it all began in the 1960s. Get a little help from your friends here at the lastminute.com 24-hour-sale and listen to tracks such as She Loves You and Twist and Shout.
One for ALL seasons
An exhilarating musical, perfect for the whole family, the Jersey Boys has already been seen by more than four million people around the world. The story of the legendary Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, working class guys who grabbed their chance to escape the mean streets and housing projects of Newark, New Jersey to sell over 100 million records. Packed full of their hits like, Walk like a Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry and December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), you will be whistling a happy tune all the way home.
Cult comedy capers
One Man, Two Guvnors has been the runaway hit of 2012 and now comes to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. An adaptation of Carlo Goldoni’s classic Italian comedy The Servant of Two Masters, sex, food, farce and money, are high on the agenda of this interactive play.
Don’t be spooked by this great offer
Direct from the West End, the smash-hit musical Ghost is now on sale in Wimbledon. You probably have had to be hiding under a rock for the last 20 years, to not be aware of the Oscar-winning film about the lasting power of love. The show has been adapted by original screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, and features the unforgettable and haunting song, Unchained Melody.
So whether you want a bit of razzle dazzle to brighten up the bank holiday, or you plan a night-out in London for later on in the year, this 24-hour sale is a great chance to grab some lastminute tickets to some of the best shows in the capital.