Musicals are a great way to escape into a world of fantasy and drama. Whether you’re looking for a hit of nostalgia or a brand new show, there’s something out there for everyone. To help you find the perfect show, we’ve put together this list of our top 5 must-see musicals from lW Theatres.

Wicked – The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz

Based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel, ‘Wicked’ tells an alternate version of the classic ‘The Wizard of Oz’ story and follows two unlikely friends on their journey through Oz. With an original score by Stephen Schwartz and witty lyrics, this Broadway phenomenon is both magical and moving. It has been running since 2003 and is one of the most performed musicals in history, so it’s sure to be a hit with even the pickiest theatre goer!

Les Misérables

This classic musical traces the life of Jean Valjean as he attempts to rebuild his life after serving 19 years in jail for stealing bread to feed his family. With music composed by Claude-Michel Schönberg, the show takes audiences through a range of emotions as they watch Valjean grapple with poverty, love and justice in 19th century France. As one of the longest running musicals ever, it is sure to delight fans old and new alike!

The Phantom Of The Opera

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit tells the story of a mysterious figure who lives beneath Paris opera house – The Phantom – and his obsession with Christine Daaé, an aspiring soprano singer who dreams of becoming an international star. This classic musical continues to thrill audiences all over the world with its hauntingly beautiful score and dramatic plot twists that will keep you guessing until the very end! 

Mamma Mia!  

This feel-good production follows Sophie Sheridan as she attempts to discover her father’s identity before her wedding day arrives! Set on an idyllic Greek island paradise, Mamma Mia! celebrates friendship, love and music in all its forms as ABBA classics are brought back to life onstage – complete with sequins and glittering costumes galore!


This award-winning hip hop musical tells the story of America’s founding father Alexander Hamilton as he rises from humble beginnings in the Caribbean islands to become George Washington’s right hand man during America’s revolution against Britain. With catchy songs that combine Rap, R&B and Pop genres seamlessly together – this show will have you singing along in no time at all!

There you have it – our top 5 must-see musical picks from lW Theatres! Whether you’re a fan of traditional shows or modern adaptations – there’s something here for everyone! So grab your tickets now while they’re still available – happy watching!!


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