Thriller Live Reviews - Lyric Theatre

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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: Wednesday, 15th May 2019
Booking Until: Sunday, 5th April 2020
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: 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 126 review(s)


Latest Review: "Saw the show on Saturday 24th November. Sorry to say was very disappointed. Went with my son and ..."

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    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.

    Monday, 10th Dec 2012 by Claire Law

Outstanding !!! Booking again now.

    Monday, 3rd Dec 2012 by kirsten littleford

saw this show at the weekend-totally awesome show, fantastic energy, dancing and singing! loved it.

    Sunday, 2nd Dec 2012 by Lee

FANTASTIC! Saw show with family on 01/12/2012 and I got emotional....cast were superb...want to go again.

    Sunday, 25th Nov 2012 by Nicola

Too much base sound which made the floor reverberate.

Not enough cast members to make a spectacle.I have seen better productions at amateur school dramas for FREE!

Cost of tickets too high.Used gift vouchers and could only get top price tickets!

Range of songs not those mentioned on website.

Young Michael and girl soloist were excellent vocalists.

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