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We Will Rock You??

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We Will Rock You??

I will be visiting London in October from the US. I am a great Queen fan. Is it worth going to see We Will Rock You? Or after 7 years, is it better to look for a different show? Do all the performances continue to sell out?

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"Filthy????" Oh for heaven's sake. I think a couple of naughty words and a little bit of sexual innuendo hardly constitutes "filthy." What a joke!!!

Yes, the plot is silly but the show really isn't about the plot, it's about the music, which is awesome. Some of the cast was changed last week but I have not seen them yet. The lead (Ricardo Afonso) was very good and has an amazing voice. I am not sure who one of the previous posters saw because both the main lead and his understudy (Jon Boydon)were fantastic. Neither are in this new cast.

I think the show would be fine for teens but younger kids may not get the humor and probably wouldn't find it enjoyable.

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Yeah, filth was the word used right here on TA. So I thought I'd better check. But we really want to go - and for us, it IS about the music. So thanks for the reassurance...


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If you want theatre with the F*** word, go to Billy Elliott ;-)

As another reviewer says it is full of Ben Elton humour which probably doesn't mean much to tourists, but he co wrote Black Adder.

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A quick question about WWRY, is there a dress code for the theatre?

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Well seeing as i had my shoes AND socks off....NO.

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like it was said here before, it is worth only because of the music (especially if you are a Queen fan like myself)

The story is awful and also sounds a bit pretentious when the band self-declares themselves like the savers of the rock..

I actually felt very embarassed watching those ga ga girls, all that plot and the not-so-funny jokes they throw all the time..

Aside from that the music Rocks!

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The plot is cheesy, but it's part of the fun.

Very near the start, (so no spoilers, don't worry), someone asks the main character "...but what is it that you want?". And he bursts into song, going "I want to break free-ee!".

I slapped my forehead and thought "oh please, let the rest of it not be like this.....".

And you know what, it kind of was, but it was still highly enjoyable.

Dress code? Absolutely not.

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