This week’s newsletter showcases a mixture of some of the best London & Regional theatre shows currently on sale. From the award winning Billy Elliot in London to the moving love story that is Phantom of the Opera in Edinburgh, there’s a whole range of shows and locations to suit every customer’s needs.
Here’s why we think you should promote Superbreak theatre breaks:
- September is the peak booking month, giving you ample opportunity to convert leads
- Visits consistently up 15% YoY proving customers are becoming increasingly interested in theatre breaks
- Online average booking values: London is £428 & Regional is £272
- Theatre breaks generate higher order values, meaning more commission for you.
- In addition to the 62 London shows, there are 40 shows in 12 regional locations
New This Week’s features: A Chorus Line – The Legendary Broadway Production
The Superbreak Partner Team
Billy Elliot, London, ticket & hotel, from £65pp
Show available until 30th April 2013
3 Oscar nominations, massive box office success and worldwide critical acclaim made the 2000 film Billy Elliot one of the biggest British hits to date. A fantastic adaptation of the magnificent film that sees one 11 year old boy break the mould and fight against the odds to follow his dreams of becoming a dancer. Set in a working class North England town, against the backdrop of the violent 1980’s miner’s strike, this musical has a gritty realism underlying what is a fabulous feel good story.
Dirty Dancing, Edinburgh, ticket & hotel, from £106p
Show available 4th December to 12th January
Loved by generations for almost 25 years Dirty Dancing is a powerful story of love, freedom and acceptance. Falling in love with the camps working class dance instructor Johnny Castle, ‘Baby’ and Johnny must face the prejudice of class differences if their love will last the summer. The original film was released in 1987 and won an Oscar for the iconic song 'I’ve Had the Time of My Life'.
Let It Be, London, ticket & hotel, from £135pp
Show available until 19th January 2013
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world’s most successful rock’n’roll band, The Beatles, live in London’s West End! A spectacular theatrical concert jam-packed with over twenty of their greatest musical hits! Relive The Beatles’ meteoric rise to fame, from their humble beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club, through the heights of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces.
Matilda The Musical, London, ticket & hotel, from £143pp
Show available until 17th Feb 2013
Roald Dahl’s much loved story has been brought to life by Dennis Kelly and award-winning comedian and musician Tim Minchin. Matilda follows the story of an ordinary girl with extraordinary powers. Matilda’s parents think she is nothing but a nuisance. At school, her life isn’t much better with the monstrous Miss Trunchbull terrifying the students and teachers.
Oliver! Dublin, ticket & hotel, from £98pp
Available from 12th December until 12th January
Cameron Mackintosh's brilliant touring production has all the magic of the West End production and one of the finest casts ever assembled. Based on the classic Dickens novel Oliver Twist, Oliver! tells the tale of the little orphan boy Oliver as he tries to survive life on London’s streets with a little help from the Artful Dodger’s gang of pickpockets. Lionel Bart's multi award winning production features an iconic collection of songs, including the well known Food Glorious Food, and many more...
The Bodyguard Musical, London, ticket & hotel, from £132pp
Show available from 6th November
Based on the smash hit Hollywood blockbuster starring Kevin Costner and the late Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard musical will thrill audiences with the same iconic songs and whirlwind love story. This musical follows the tale of former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer who is hired to protect superstar singer Rachel Marron from her mysterious stalker. With a power struggle that turns into a passionate romance, The Bodyguard is an iconic romantic thriller.
The Phantom of the Opera, Edinburgh, ticket & hotel, from £116pp
Available until 20th October 2012
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, 2012 sees the show embark on a national tour, bringing the magic of the production to a range of superb venues throughout the UK. Set in 18th Century Paris, The Phantom of the Opera is a moving story of love and loss, based on the original novel by Gaston Leroux. The Phantom of the Opera is a heart-wrenching tale of love between young chorus girl Christine Daaé and her disfigured mentor and ‘Angel of Music’ the Phantom of the Opera.
Twelfth Night, London, ticket & hotel, from £128pp
Show available from 3rd November
In the household of Olivia, two campaigns are being waged; one by the lovesick lord Orsino against the heart of the indifferent Olivia; the other by an alliance of servants and hangers-on against the high-handedness of her steward, the pompous Malvolio. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola to plead with Olivia on his behalf, a bittersweet chain of events follows. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, Twelfth Night combines cruelty with high comedy.
Viva Forever!, London, ticket & hotel, from £146pp
Available from 3rd December 2012
From the award -winning writer and comedienne Jennifer Saunders and Judy Craymer, producer of the worldwide smash-hit musical Mamma Mia! Viva Forever! will transport you from London to Spain and back again, on a hilarious and exciting adventure that explores the value of friendship and the cost of fame and fortune. Viva Forever! the Spice Girls musical will feature all the top hits brought to the globe by Baby, Posh, Sporty, Scary and Ginger, in a pop-tastic musical extravaganza.
War Horse, London, ticket & hotel, from £132pp
Show available until 1st May 2013
Based on the celebrated novel by children’s writer Michael Morpurgo the War Horse is an award winning smash hit which has captivated audiences taking them on an unforgettable journey through history. Set in the First World War, War Horse is a tale of bravery, loyalty and an extraordinary bond between a young recruit and his horse. At the outbreak of World War One, a young boy becomes separated from his beloved horse Joey after he is sold to the cavalry and sent to France.
A Chorus Line, London Palladium
Thirty five years since its original staging in 1976, A Chorus Line is being revived for the production of the year at The London Palladium. When the show opened in 1976, it won nine Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and an Olivier Award, and is no doubt destined for similar success this time around. The show follows the story of 17 young hopefuls fighting it out for just eight places in a new Broadway show.
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