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Venue Information
Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre
29 Shaftesbury Avenue

Seating Plan


(3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

Show Information
Booking From: Tuesday, 18th September 2018
Booking Until: Sunday, 7th April 2019
Age Restriction: Suitable for ages 8 and over.
Important Info: Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.
Show Schedule
Tue: 7.30pm
Wed: 7.30pm
Thu: 7.30pm
Fri: 7.30pm
Sat: 4pm and 8pm
Sun: 3.30pm and 7.30pm
Review Summary
Average Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 120 review(s)


Latest Review: "This show is amazing i have seen it 5 times..."

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    Friday, 31st May 2013 by Sue

Watered down version of what would be the King of Pop's performance on stage. Both the singing and the dance routines cannot possibly compare to the original master himself. I half hoped it would be a musical story along the lines of Mamma Mia where you take the songs and put them into parts of a storyline which would have made the whole thing a lot more entertaining and the singing and dancing a lot more forgiving. Since it was just stage entertainment, it was only 3-star. Would not go again.

    Thursday, 30th May 2013 by laura

I saw the show and thought it was fantastic.

    Sunday, 17th Mar 2013 by Fran

Fantastic show, thoroughly enjoyed every minute, will be going again. Would definately recommend a "must see show"

    Thursday, 14th Mar 2013 by Sha

What a let down.... very poor quality of performance.

I took my 2 kids (10 & 8) didn't expect pole dancing kind of outfit and choreography to be there. The second half was comparatively better than the first half. Honestly a waste of time & money!

    Sunday, 3rd Mar 2013 by George

Overall disappointed. Local tribute shows were much better.From the reviews it is obvious that the show has got worse instead of better and of course we wouldnt know the reason(s) The last 10 minutes were the best and from the perspective of a London show that is not good enough. I nearly went to sleep in the first half. Another point to consider is the bad viewing. Seating is to blame.

    Wednesday, 30th Jan 2013 by Ann Sinclair

Really disappointing overall in comparison to other shows I have been to. The second half was better than the first. The outfits looked as if they were secondhand and needed a good wash. Why did the show not end with the Thriller routine with Michael changing into one of the undead as in the video - it was such an anti climax when it finished and the singers went on to perform another song.

    Monday, 14th Jan 2013 by Sharon

Why on earth someone would pay £218 in the first place, is beyond me (so can understand the disappointed feedback), I didn't pay that amount to see Michael whilst he was alive!! Just went to see this at a very reasonable £50 for two!! My opinion was, this it was good, I enjoyed the second half more than then first, all his songs were there and the dancing and singing was very good. The performance was good enough for a matinee, not designed for dinner and show(my opinion) Evening. Live Band, lots of audience participation, clapping and dancing, which was fun. Very enjoyable afternoon's entertainment.

    Monday, 31st Dec 2012 by Sarah

Paid £218 for 2 seats.Was so looking forward to this as a New Year eve treat. From the start the singing was atrocious and out of tune. I agree with the previous comments made by Nicola and MARK. if I had read these I would not have gone.

This was on a par with BUTLINS redcoats (not that I have been) there are far more better shows to see and on hindsight should have done my homework. SAVE YOUR MONEY ,APPALLING.

    Tuesday, 18th Dec 2012 by Annette

We saw this Absolutley brilliant show on the 8th December 2012 The singers and dancers were fantastic. A show well worth seeing. Congratulations to the cast.

    Sunday, 16th Dec 2012 by Mark Teesdale

We have seen some brilliant west end shows but this has got to be the worst ever.

Save your money and go to see a local Jackson tribute act.

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