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Sadler's Wells

The iconic showbiz musical is back, with show stopping music and choreography guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

The original showbiz musical returns

Get into the spirit of Broadway as a sparkling new production of 42nd Street tap dances back to London. This classic tale of a young actress’ dreams of stardom is at Sadler’s Wells for a strictly limited season.

Peggy Sawyer arrives in New York with dreams of her name in lights, and quickly earns a place in the chorus line of Broadway’s next big hit. Amidst the ups and downs of show business, Peggy soon gets the chance to assume the role of leading lady... but will she take it?

The spectacular 42nd Street musical is famous for incredible tap dance routines, backstage romance and showstopper songs, including “We’re In The Money”, “Lullaby of Broadway” and “I Only Have Eyes For You”.

This brand new production, directed by Jonathan Church (Singin’ In The Rain) brings all the drama of Broadway to central London in a co-production between Leicester Curve and Sadler’s Wells. It is choreographed and designed by Olivier Award winners Bill Dreamer and Rob Jones.

42nd Street West End casting includes Ruthie Henshall, Adam Garcia, Les Dennis and Nicole-Lily Baisden.

Big, bold, and utterly irresistible, book 42nd Street tickets to have your spirits lifted with this iconic musical.

Sorry this show closed 02 July 2023, we recommend these similar productions.

The Book of Mormon
Performance dates:
01 Jul 2023 - 02 Jul 2023
Running time:
2 hours and 35 minutes including an interval.
Age recommendation:
Under 5s not permitted.

42nd Street Reviews

198 Reviews
  • 5 Stars56%
  • 4 Stars33%
  • 3 Stars9%
  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Stars1%

User Reviews


Old school (understandably) musical. Amazing dancing and brilliant music. Story is slight but a classic tale of an 'understudy' getting an opportunity to shine. Ruthie Henshall is theatre royalty and the 2 young leads so talented. Les Dennis provided Read more

Performance date: 22 June 2023

This is my favourite show ever, having now seen it 7 times. It’s a classic filled with the most amazing tap dancing and fabulous old songs. There are numerous funny moments also. Definitely a show not to be missed.

Performance date: 21 June 2023

The main actors are all very good, singing, dancing, and costumes are fabulous, I've seen this before and there are differences mainly the size of the ensemble, which does water down the effect of some of the set piece tap dances, the set is also dif Read more

Performance date: 18 June 2023
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