Join Violet as she journeys across the country in search of a cure for her disfigured face. A musical that saw immense success Off-Broadway, this West End premier promises to be just as magical and riveting as the performances that won it the Lucille Lortel Award.
Why Watch Violet
The musical ‘Violet’ is based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts. It has won several accolades for being one of the most thoughtful and well-directed musicals. This heartrending show has been nominated for 4 Tony Awards as well. With music by the immensely gifted Jeanine Tesori and lyrics by Brian Crawley, Violet is a captivating musical experience that you shouldn’t miss. Jeanine has been nominated for Tony Awards for other shows such as Shrek The Musical, Or Change, and Thoroughly Modern Millie; all testaments to her unparalleled talent.
Violet is a story of forbearance and acceptance. The protagonist, Violet, is a girl who was facially disfigured ever since she was a child due to a farming accident. She hopes to find a cure and reclaim her life as a normal woman in society. The girl meets several people on her bus trip to Oklahoma, where she hopes to find the cure. The story traces her journey and her emotional growth. It showcases how the scarred protagonist rises above the traditional standards of beauty and makes people question their narrow perceptions of beauty. Her journey culminates in a resounding conclusion that makes this one of the best plays to feature at the West End this season!
Musical Lovers | Fans of Inspirational Dramas
Know Before You Go
Children under the age of 4 are not allowed.
Hearing Assistance System
Charing Cross Theatre has a seating capacity of 265.
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in West End.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
This experience cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
You will receive an email with your voucher. You may display your voucher on your mobile phone. Please carry a valid photo ID for identification.
Charing Cross Theatre , The Arches, Villiers Street, WC2N 6NG, London