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Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

411-412 Strand, London WC2R 0NS, England
+44 20 3725 7068
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Although there have been various earlier entertainment buildings on the site the reconstructed Adelphi Theatre, with its art deco interiors, opened to the public in December 1930 with Jessie Matthews starring in Ever Green.The front-of-house areas of the Adelphi Theatre were restored to their original lustre and extravagance in 1993 when Andrew Lloyd Webber became co-owner and opened his musical production of Sunset Boulevard. Other famous productions at the Adelphi Theatre include Gertrude Lawrence in Cole Porter’s Nymph Errant, Ivor Novello’s The Dancing Years, Bless The Bride, Beatrice Lillie as Auntie Mame, Van Johnson in The Music Man, Lionel Bart’s Blitz! and Maggie May, Charlie Girl with Anna Neagle, a revival of Me and My Girl originally starring Robert Lindsay and Emma Thompson and in the Adelphi Theatre’s longest run (over nine years), the new Broadway production of Kander and Ebb’s Chicago. Revivals of Evita and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat have proved enormously popular. More recently, the theatre played host to the worldwide premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Love Never Dies.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
411-412 Strand, London WC2R 0NS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had so much fun in this show! Funny, great actresses, ice-cream in the theatre, good location so you can have a great dinner near by. Very recommended!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

this is a fabulous way to spend your evening, alone or with friends/family. It's funny, quirky and you'll walk away with a smile.

Thank OdeayaUZI
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went with friends and this show is one of the best musical I saw in my life! The actors are amazing, the music is punchy, the storyline is catchy... can't praise it more! You have to go!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to loads of shows in London over the last 20 years and this is up there amongst the best. Such a bubbly cast who clearly love the show, I can see why it has won so many awards, and it is set...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing show .One of the best shows I’ve ever seen brilliant from start to finish .A must see .Great songs .The cast amazing very emotional at times but very uplifting too .5star

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent visit to London to see a matinee, we had trouble deciding where to go as we had seen most of the long established shows and nothing stood out in the listings. We were so pleased we chose Kinky Boots at the Adelphi....More

1  Thank Inghamlady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this theatre to see kinky boots. Are seats were up graded.had a good view seats comfortable. Great show. Easy to get too

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Adelphi is a great theatre. Quite compact so really there's no bad seat in the stalls, something to bear in mind when buying your tickets. Show was brilliant! Not what i expected at all. How they manage to walk on those heels i do not...More

Thank Teeshun_Diva
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in to the Adelphi on a Friday afternoon prior to a visiting The Novello. We enquired if they did 'on the day' tickets. The helpful box office receptionist confirmed that a number of seats are held back to sell on the day of...More

Thank Louise J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst it wouldn’t make my top 10 list, Kinky Boots was better than I expected. A simple story about a shoe manufacturer making sexy boots for transvestites. We saw Simon Anthony-Roden playing Lola and he was great - what a lovely voice. Use of a...More

Thank Julia B
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Susan Z
30 July 2017|
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Response from leesalt | Reviewed this property |
anything you like it's not posh
1 May 2017|
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Response from Sonya P | Reviewed this property |
It is cheaper by block bookings. You might try and ring the box office and get tickets that people have returned. Matinees, during the week, can offer good deals. Good luck.
Carol T
26 April 2017|
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Response from crazy87 | Reviewed this property |
2.5 hours but the time flags by it is so good.