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Celebrities on Stage: Top London Shows with Star Performers

Star casting adds a touch of sparkle to the magic of a West End show. See your favourite celebrities live on the London stage at one of these productions featuring famous actors and singers.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at Old Vic Theatre

Be star-struck by Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe and Lovesick's Joshua McGuire as they lead the cast for the 50th anniversary production of the play which began Tom Stoppard’s much-celebrated career. Set within the plot of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead returns to the Old Vic to throw Radcliffe and McGuire's side-line characters into the limelight for one more, hilarious time. From 25 Feb Book now

Stepping Out at Vaudeville Theatre

Directed by Olivier award-winner Maria Friedman, Stepping Out boasts an exciting line-up of screen stars including Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin and Tamzin Outhwaite. See these famous faces take to the stage in this heart-warming production, which tells the story of seven women and one man who meet while learning to tap dance in North London. From 1 Mar Book now

The Glass Menagerie at Duke of York’s Theatre

Catch the super-talented Cherry Jones and Brian J. Smith in London’s West End, as they reprise their Tony award-nominated roles in The Glass Menagerie following its transfer from Broadway. Lose yourself in this touching drama directed by Olivier Award-winner John Tiffany, which has won critical acclaim for its portrayal of the struggling Wingfield family in 1930s St. Louis. From 26 Jan Book now

Don Juan in Soho at Wyndham's Theatre

See Doctor Who actor David Tennant return to the West End stage in the highly-anticipated revival of Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho. Playing the lead role of ruthless DJ lothario, Tennant seduces his way across London during a hilariously debauched 11-week run at the Wyndham's Theatre. But will his sordid adventures catch up with him? From 17 Mar Book now

42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Watch the Grammy Award-winning Sheena Easton take to the stage as Dorothy Brock for her West End debut in the new adaptation of 42nd Street. The all-singing, all-dancing musical tells the tale of young, hopeful Peggy Sawyer, who dreams of making it big on Broadway, and features a spectacular soundtrack of hits including We’re in the Money. From 20 Mar Book now

The Miser at Garrick Theatre

See Olivier Award-winning Griff Rhys Jones perform alongside TV stars Matthew Horne and Lee Mack in Molière’s classic comedy, The Miser. The star-studded cast revive the story of the money-obsessed Harpagon, played by Jones, whose paranoia leads him to believe that everyone is trying to get their hands on his riches... even his children. From 1 Mar Book Now

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Harold Pinter Theatre

Lose yourself in the toxic drama of multi Tony Award and Puliter Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf? starring Imelda Stuanton and Conleth Hill. The Olivier Award-winning pair take to the stage in London’s West End to host an alcohol-fuelled party, which lasts until the early hours and ends with devastating consequences. From 22 Feb Book now

Conleth Hill and Imelda Staunton in rehearsals for Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Photo: Johan Persson

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Follow the twists and turns of highly successful Martin played by Damian Lewis, who seemingly has it all, but risks everything when he falls in love with a goat. British actress Sophie Okonedo also joins the cast of The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, another of the late Edward Albee’s landmark plays set to grace the West End stage in 2017. From 24 Mar Book Now

The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? at Theatre Royal, Haymarket

Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios

Hollywood superstar Ed Harris makes his London stage debut in Sam Shepard’s award-winning play Buried Child. Famous for his roles in films including Apollo 13, The Truman Show, Pollock and Stepmom, Harris stars alongside his real-life spouse Amy Madigan in the production, who also plays his wife on stage. Don’t miss this cutting drama about the breakdown of the American family. Until 4 Mar Book now

Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios.

Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

Powerhouse Amber Riley from the award-winning musical sensation Glee makes her West End debut as Effie White in Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre. Voicing huge tracks And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going and One Night Only, Amber's much-anticipated transition to the stage promises to have audiences on their feet. Until 21 Oct Book now

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