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42nd Street

    Winner of the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical, 42nd Street is back in London with an extraordinary West End revival! Directed by Mark Bramble and with music and lyrics by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, watch as small-town, bright-eyed Peggy Sawyer pursues her dream of stardom after she chances upon a lead role in Broadway’s newest show.

    Why Watch 42nd Street

    In this spectacular production, 42nd Street brings the glitz of Broadway to West End. After a hit 1984 premier on London’s biggest stage, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, this year’s revival has once again received rave reviews. With a foot-tapping music score, the production features some of the best choreography of any showbiz musical. Travel back to the theatre industry circa the early 1900s and catch mesmerizing performances from Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton, Tom Lister, and Clare Halse.

    The Story

    42nd Street is the story of theatre itself. During the great depression, famed Broadway director Julian Marsh decides to stage his last mega production while coping with his failing health and finances. Things get complicated when the show’s leading lady, Dorothy, takes a fall on opening night. Will chorus girl Peggy Sawyer get the once in a lifetime opportunity to rise to stardom as she steps to take over the role? After all… the show must go on!

    Good for

    Date night | Showbiz musical fans | Roaring 20s enthusiasts

    Critics Reviews

    “Broadway classic brought thrillingly back to life with dazzling, thunderous tap routines.”

    – The Stage

    “So full of energy and spectacle it takes your breath away.”
    – Attitude

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    Ratings & Reviews

    704 Ratings
    Vernon Gonzales


    Jan, 2019
    wonderful show
    Juana Owens


    Jan, 2019
    Highly recommend it , you won't regret it.
    Marie Odette Hilsenitz


    Jan, 2019
    Easy, straightforward booking!
    Josh Duncan


    Jan, 2019
    Amazing show. This is undoubtedly one of the best musicals Ive ever seen
    Clive Millgate


    Dec, 2018
    Excellent service from enquiry to order. Well done.

    Show Details

    Genre: Musical

    Duration: To be confirmed

    Audience: 5+

    No. of Shows a Week: ~7

    Opening Date: 7 June 2023

    Closing Date: 2 July 2023

    Theatre Name: Sadler’s Wells

    Theatre Facilities: Bar, Merchandise Outlets, Cloakroom, Restaurant and Restrooms

    Dress Code: Smart casual

    Leading Roles
    Sheena Eastonas Dorothy Brock
    Tom Lister as Julian Marsh
    Clare Halse as Peggy Sawyer

    Directed by
    Mark Bramble

    Choreographed by
    Randy Skinner

    Music by
    Harry Warren and Al Dubin

    Additional Tips

    • Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

    • Children (under 5’s) must be accompanied by an adult after 7pm.

    Your booking confirmation will be sent to you via email.

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