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Savoy Theatre - Dreamgirls

Savoy Court Strand | Strand, London WC2R 0ET, England
+44 844 871 7627
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Karen Mav is a star!

We were a bit disappointed not to see Amber Riley play Effie until we heard Karen Mav sing. I have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dina1972
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Melbourne, Australia
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Show time!

Went to see Dream Girls (which is amazing by the way!). We had stall seats and im glad i picked 2... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hazel P
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The Savoy Theatre is currently home to Gypsy which stars Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver and Peter Davison. Don't miss Gypsy, one of the greatest ever Broadway musicals, as it transfers to the West End following its sell-out, rapturously acclaimed five-star run at Chichester Festival Theatre. Imelda Staunton delivers a 'knock-out performance' (The Independent) as Momma Rose in Jonathan Kent's 'dazzling revival' (Mail on Sunday), alongside Lara Pulver, who reprises her 'stunning' (The Independent) role as Louise. They'll be joined by Peter Davison as Herb, in this gloriously entertaining musical fable that features 'showstopping' (Mail on Sunday) choreography from Stephen Mear. Based on the true life memoirs of legendary burlesque entertainer, Gypsy Rose Lee, it tells the tale of Momma Rose and her two daughters, Baby June and Louise, trekking across America in their family vaudeville act. But times are changing, audiences are expecting more, and the two girls have their own ambitions in mind. The rise of burlesque is upon them, and nothing will ever be the same again for Momma Rose. With lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents and music by Jule Styne, this moving and 'scintillating' (The Times) production of Gypsy is the first to be seen in London for 40 years.
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Savoy Court Strand | Strand, London WC2R 0ET, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a bit disappointed not to see Amber Riley play Effie until we heard Karen Mav sing. I have never stood up after a song to applause until hearing her. Wow! The rest of the show was also amazing. Loved every second.

1  Thank dina1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Dream Girls (which is amazing by the way!). We had stall seats and im glad i picked 2 seats at the back and on an end, as there is hardly any space between the other seats and very hot! We were packed...More

Thank Hazel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow glitzy glamour all around Excellent show amazing voices the theatre itself was smaller than expected but very steep incline not for the faint hearted Choose a lower seat choice if possible

Thank Jaydle15
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot fault the show which we saw on Friday 6th October which was fabulous. However be mindful when you are booking seats, some of the seats have very limited leg room. Collection of tickets from box office was speedy and straight forward. .

Thank madeinbath
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have the DVD of dream girls, it doesn't follow the DVD but was a great show ,song that stay with you after the show ,The Savoy is a nice theatre as the seats are sloped enough to not have heads blocking .

Thank Gary_Lynne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see Dream girls with friends at the Savoy theatre. The show's cast were brilliant especially the three female leads and their vocals. A special mention goes to the wonderful Amber's Riley who was simply outstanding. It was an absolute privilege to witness such...More

1  Thank Olivia E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend this show. Cast were amazing, vocals stunning.......there was a standing ovation at the Interval. Staff very pleasant and helpful. We were in Row D in the stalls, but you can see from anywhere in the Theatre. Give yourself plenty of time to...More

1  Thank Ciara73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Dream girls in on the 30th September and I cannot it rate it enough ! It was amazing even now 8 days later I am youtubing the songs and singing along, I cannot wait to go back. The acting was brilliant and...More

Thank Vanny88van
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the risk of bucking the trend here (everyone appears to love this show), I didn't like it. I found it quite boring and not very engaging. The only thing that stopped my from walking out at the interval was Amber Riley - she's amazing...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, wow, wow this show really is beyond amazing! Amber Riley was incredible, along with the rest of the cast! Can definitely see myself going to watch it again in the near future!

1  Thank David R
Nearby
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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I was 20-25 minutes late due to working late too and we were brought in via a side entrance. They have scheduled breaks when they will usher you in and if you find a nice usher (like ours was), you could get brought when... More
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Response from Natasha L | Reviewed this property |
About 1 hr 10 mins in but so worth seeing
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