Theatre Information

Lyric Theatre (London, )
(Piccadilly Circus) Shaftesbury Avenue
London,

Schedule

55 minutes

Tuesdays: 11:00 am
Wednesdays: 11:00 am
Thursdays: 11:00 am
Fridays: 11:00 am
Saturdays: 11:00 am and 12:00 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am and 12:00 pm

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Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo's monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo's Child - with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves by joining her in the West End this Christmas. The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood... One wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child ignores her father's warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist... does he?


La Boite Presents THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD September 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2010

La Boite presents Christine Dunstan Productions with Tall Stories' production of The Gruffalo's Child, Tuesday 14 September 2010 (more...)

Room on the Broom flies into Arts Centre Melbourne this summer!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Best-selling children's author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler's magical tale Room on the Broom will fly into Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse from 4 - 15 January 2017. UK theatre company Tall Stories and Australia's CDP Theatre Producers - the team behind the stage adaptations The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child - will bring to life the award-winning book in a play filled with songs, puppets, laughs and scary fun for children aged three and up and their grown-ups. (more...)

Peter Cincotti, David Wong & High Strung, THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD and More Set for TPAC's 2014-15 Season, Launching Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, presents Peter Cincotti, performing tonight, October 25 at 8PM, the first of four major concerts in the 2014-2015 Main Event Series, which also includes the Spanish Harlem Orchestra (November 21 at 8PM, $45 - $35) and The Hit Men (December 13 at 8PM, $45 - $35). Also featured are Alexis P. Suter (January 9 at 8PM, $45 - $35), and Ruthie Foster (May 8 at 8PM, $45 - $35), among others. (more...)

THE GRUFFALO Returns To The West End Stage November 24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2010

Kenny Wax Ltd and Nick Brooke Ltd proudly present a Tall Stories production of The Gruffalo- A musical adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

THE GRUFFALO Returns To The West End Stage November 24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2010

Kenny Wax Ltd and Nick Brooke Ltd proudly present a Tall Stories production of The Gruffalo- A musical adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. (more...)

Acclaimed Theatre Presents Tall Stories' ROOM ON THE BROOM, Now thru Jan 13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2012

Acclaimed Theatre Company, Tall Stories' smash-hit ROOM ON THE BROOM flies into the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue from today, 21 November 2012 until 13 January 2013, bringing a witch, her cat, a dragon, a few friendly animals and much more. (more...)

David Walliams' Award-Winning Book MR. STINK Live on Stage at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

English comedian, actor and author David Walliams' award-winning book Mr Stink will be brought to life on Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse stage from 1 - 9 April 2017 as part of a national tour. The charming original Australian adaptation is suitable for children aged 6-12 years and their adults. (more...)

BULL, THE HISTORY BOYS & More Set for Sheffield's Spring 2013 Season; Full Cast of MY FAIR LADY Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2012

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today unveils Sheffield Theatres' spring season for 2013, which includes two world premieres - Bull, a new play by Mike Bartlett, and This Is My Family, a new musical comedy by Tim Firth; major revivals of D.H. Lawrence's masterpiece The Daughter-in-Law and Alan Bennett's The History Boys, and Sheffield People's Theatre present their second production, 20 Tiny Plays about Sheffield. Full casting for My Fair Lady, the Crucible Christmas musical is also announced today. (more...)

Rose Theatre Announces Their Upcoming Shows and Events
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

The Rose Theatre is a 900-seat venue located in the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. (more...)

ROOM ON THE BROOM Flies Into The West End July 28-August 29
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2010

ROOM ON THE BROOM - LIVE ON STAGE!- Adapted from the best-selling book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. A spellbinding new adventure from the creators of the smash hit production - The Gruffalo. Comes to the Garrick Theatre Wednesday 28 July - Sunday 29 August (more...)

The Gruffalo's Child Comes To The Rose June 24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

The Gruffalo's Child- A musical adaptation of the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler (more...)

MR BENN Among Upcoming Performances at the Rose Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Rose Theatre announces its schedule of upcoming performances. Address:24-26 High Street, Kingston KT1 1HL Box Office:0871 230 1552 Website www.rosetheatrekingston.org Nearest Train Station Kingston/Surbiton (Zone 6) (more...)

Acclaimed Theatre Presents Tall Stories' ROOM ON THE BROOM, Nov 21
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

Acclaimed Theatre Company, Tall Stories' smash-hit ROOM ON THE BROOM flies into the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue from 21 November 2012 until 13 January 2013, bringing a witch, her cat, a dragon, a few friendly animals and much more. Tall Stories' magical musical adaptation of the bestselling book by Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson MBE and Axel Scheffler, takes audiences aboard a magnificent broom for an unforgettable adventure! Live on the West End stage at Christmas for the very first time. (more...)

Mr Benn Celebrates 40 Years On The Small Screen; Opens at the Rose Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

The creators of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom stage shows, present MR BENN, a brand new magical, musical production in celebration of the 40th anniversary of David McKee's much loved television series. (more...)

Rose Theatre Announces FORCES SWEETHEARTS & More In New Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

The Rose Theatre is a 900-seat venue located in the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. The astonishing circular auditorium is modelled on the original Elizabethan Rose Theatre, situated on London's Bankside. Its unique design incorporates a pit area where audience can sit on cushions for only £8. (more...)

Wharton Center Welcomes THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2015

The Gruffalo always said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood. But one snowy night, while the Gruffalo was snoring, The Gruffalo's Child decided she'd go exploring. And as it happens with all kids who don't listen, The Gruffalo's Child gets into all kinds of mischief. And so begins this captivating and hilarious story, The Gruffalo's Child, coming to Wharton Center today, March 21, as part of the Act One Family Series. (more...)

Wharton Center to Welcome THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Gruffalo always said that no gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood. But one snowy night, while the Gruffalo was snoring, The Gruffalo's Child decided she'd go exploring. And as it happens with all kids who don't listen, The Gruffalo's Child gets into all kinds of mischief. And so begins this captivating and hilarious story, The Gruffalo's Child, coming to Wharton Center this Saturday, March 21, as part of the Act One Family Series. (more...)

Tall Stories' THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD Comes to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents The Gruffalo's Child, in conjunction with Tall Stories, today, March 14 at 1:30PM. (more...)

The Gruffalo's Child Comes To The Rose June 24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

The Gruffalo's Child- A musical adaptation of the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler (more...)

The Gruffalo's Child Comes To The Rose June 24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

The Gruffalo's Child- A musical adaptation of the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents Little Big Shots 2012, July 12-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Adelaide Festival Centre will welcome back the Little Big Shots International Film Festival for Kids, in the July school holidays, from 12 - 14 July in the Space Theatre. (more...)

New David Walliams Musical MR STINK To Get London Premiere At Hackney Empire
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011

David Walliams, star of Little Britain and Come Fly with Me has written the smelliest book of all time, which now breaks new ground in the first ever interactive scratch ‘n' sniff family show, bringing Mr Stink pongingly to life. (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Roars Into Cadogan Hall
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

The Tiger Who Came to Tea roars into Chelsea this summer in the truly magical Olivier Award nominated West End production opening at Cadogan Hall on Saturday 6 August 2016 and running through to Sunday 4 September 2016. For tickets, call 020 7730 4500 or visit https://www.cadoganhall.com/ (more...)

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD Coming to QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Come with us on a journey into the Deep Dark Wood when The Gruffalo's Child begins her winter journey in the Playhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 29 September to 3 October 2015. (more...)

ROOM ON THE BROOM Flies Into The West End July 28-August 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2010

ROOM ON THE BROOM - LIVE ON STAGE!- Adapted from the best-selling book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. A spellbinding new adventure from the creators of the smash hit production - The Gruffalo. Comes to the Garrick Theatre Wednesday 28 July - Sunday 29 August (more...)

Peter Cincotti, David Wong & High Strung, THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD and More Set for TPAC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, presents Peter Cincotti, performing on Saturday, October 25 at 8PM, the first of four major concerts in the 2014-2015 Main Event Series. (more...)

Pleasance Islington's ROOM ON THE BROOM Closes 1/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2010

Pleasance Islington Presents Room on the Broom from Tuesday 1 December - Sunday 3 January at 10.30am and 1.30pm on weekdays and 11am and 2pm weekends and holidays. Room on the Broom is based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. (more...)

Further Dates & Details Announced For MIDNIGHT TANGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

With some theatres already reporting that Midnight Tango is their fastest selling show of 2011, the producers of Midnight Tango have responded by adding further performances at certain venues on the nationwide tour, which begins in Southampton at the Mayflower Theatre on 6 April. (more...)

Children's Books Hit Stage at KIDSFEST in Manila, Now thru 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Well-loved children's books 'The Gruffalo's Child' and 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' are set to hit the local theatre scene via 'KidsFest,' a children's theatre festival slated today, Jan. 17 to the 26th, 2014, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati. (more...)

THE GRUFFALO Closes Jan 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2011

Kenny Wax Ltd and Nick Brooke Ltd proudly present a Tall Stories production of The Gruffalo- A musical adaptation of the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. The production will close on January 16. (more...)

La Boite Shows and All Booking Services Running as Normal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2011

Brisbane and a huge portion of Queensland is dealing with the aftermath of the flooding this month and we wanted to thank all those who have been in touch to check on us here at La Boite, and to a number of our staff on the northside who have stepped in to keep the show on the road. (more...)

Tall Stories' THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD Comes to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents The Gruffalo's Child, in conjunction with Tall Stories, on Saturday, March 14 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Welcome London's Tall Stories Theatre Company, 4/18 -19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the Southern California premiere of Tall Stories Theatre Company's The Gruffalo's Child on April 18 & 19, 2015. Combining the London-based company's unique storytelling style with catchy songs, humor and puppetry, The Gruffalo's Child is the 'perfect children's entertainment,' says The Scotsman. The U.K.'s Evening Standard praises the show as 'lovingly and simply brought to the stage.' The Gruffalo's Child is recommended for families and children ages 4 - 8. (more...)

Pleasance Islington Presents ROOM ON THE BROOM, 12/1-1/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2009

Pleasance Islington Presents Room on the Broom from Tuesday 1 December - Sunday 3 January at 10.30am and 1.30pm on weekdays and 11am and 2pm weekends and holidays. Room on the Broom is based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. (more...)

Sprout Announces December Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

Sprout Announces December Programming Highlights (more...)

Children's books Hit Stage at KIDSFEST in Manila, 1/17-26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Well-loved children's books "The Gruffalo's Child" and "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" are set to hit the local theatre scene via 'KidsFest,' a children's theatre festival slated on Jan. 17 to 26, 2014, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati. (more...)

Rose Theatre Announces Their Upcoming Shows and Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

The Rose Theatre is a 900-seat venue located in the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. (more...)

ROOM ON THE BROOM Closes August 29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2010

ROOM ON THE BROOM - LIVE ON STAGE!- Adapted from the best-selling book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. A spellbinding new adventure from the creators of the smash hit production - The Gruffalo. Comes to the Garrick Theatre Wednesday 28 July - Sunday 29 August (more...)

The Rose Theatre Presents The Gruffalo's Child and Mr Stink
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2011

The Rose Theatre has a variety of children's show on offer this summer. (more...)

Rose Theatre Announces Upcoming Events and Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2011

The Rose Theatre is a 900-seat venue located in the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames. The astonishing circular auditorium is modelled on the original Elizabethan Rose Theatre, situated on London's Bankside. Its unique design incorporates a pit area where audience can sit on cushions for only £8. (more...)

New David Walliams Musical MR STINK To Get London Premiere At Hackney Empire
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

David Walliams, star of Little Britain and Come Fly with Me has written the smelliest book of all time, which now breaks new ground in the first ever interactive scratch ‘n' sniff family show, bringing Mr Stink pongingly to life. (more...)

THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD Returns to the West End this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Internationally acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories today announces that The Gruffalo's Child is to follow in her father's giant footsteps with a Christmas season in the West End! (more...)

Sue Perkins, Sara Pascoe, Richard Herring and Many More Shows Announced as Part of Pleasance's Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Line-Up!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On Thursday, 20th April Pleasance Theatre Trust announces 132 more shows on sale with an array of exciting newcomers and Festival favourites highlighting the pages of Edinburgh Fringe 2017 programme. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW - Apr 19, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Anchorage (more...)

Segerstrom Center Welcomes London's Tall Stories Theatre Company This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the Southern California premiere of Tall Stories Theatre Company's The Gruffalo's Child this weekend, April 18 & 19, 2015. (more...)

The Glen Street Theatre Presents THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

If you loved THE GRUFFALO, don't miss this sequel. The team behind the highly acclaimed THE GRUFFALO return with The Gruffalo's Child, bringing together physical theatre, music and puppetry to deliver songs, laughs and lots of scary fun for children aged four and up… and their adults! (more...)

The Factory Presents HAMLET, THE SEAGULL & ROUND 2 April 11- April 16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2011

From Monday 11 April - Saturday 16 April HAMLET, THE SEAGULL & ROUND 2 will be presented by The Factory (more...)

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