The Woman in White at Charing Cross Theatre tickets
The Woman in White at Charing Cross Theatre tickets

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About the show

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony and Olivier-Award nominated musical, The Woman in White, returns to the West End this winter. Adapted from Wilkie Collins’ haunting Victorian thriller this emotive, spine-tingling musical will debut Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel’s exciting revised score for the piece, playing a limited run at the Charring Cross Theatre from November.

The story follows Walter Hartright, whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a mysterious woman clothed in white, frantic to reveal a disturbing secret. Soon Walter takes up work as a drawing master to Laura Fairlie and her half-sister Marian.

Walter begins to fall for the beautiful Laura but a chilling intrigue falls upon him as he detects the likeness of the peculiar woman in white in Laura’s face. The two’s burgeoning romance is upset by her engagement to the sinister Sir Percival Glyde. There begins exhilarating race to find the truth of the clandestine connection between Laura, Sir Percival, and the woman in white.

First premiering at the Palace Theatre in 2004, The Woman in White, opened to critical acclaim. The show now returns under the helm of rising directorial star Thom Southerland (Allegro Southwark Playhouse, Titanic at Charing Cross Theatre).

Casting includes Anna O'Byrne (The Phantom of the Opera) as Laura Fairlie, alongside Chris Peluso (Miss Saigon, Death Takes a Holiday) as Sir Percival Glyde. Further casting includes Carolyn Maitland (Ghost) as Marian, Ashley Stillburn as Walter Hartright, Greg Castiglioni as Count Fosco and Sophie Reeves as Anne.

Nominated for three consecutive Evening Standard Awards (Best Production and Best Newcomer, Mack & Mabel and Parade) Southerland’s exciting revival reunites him with set designer Morgan Large, costume designer Jonathan Lipman and sound designer Andrew Johnson, further featuring lighting design from Rick Fisher.

Adapted from Wilkie Collins’ seminal text this sensational production is set to recapture all the passion and intrigue of the original novel, playing for a strictly limited run at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 20th November 2017 until the 10th February 2018.

Recommended for

Andrew Lloyd Webber fan’s should not miss the chance to catch this exciting, original production, featuring his ever compelling score.

Age Recommendations: 10+

Dates and times

Running time: TBC
Opened: 20 Nov 2017
Press night: 04 Dec 2017
Booking from: 10 Feb 2018
Booking until: 10 Feb 2018

Location and map

Charing Cross Theatre
The Arches, Villiers Street
London, WC2N 6NG

54 Reviews Add review

This show left my jaw on the floor. It was haunting, intense, dramatic; I think I forgot to move the entire time. I was on the edge... More

hannahscregg 22 reviews, 0 helpful votes

The Woman in White was a beautifully haunting show, with strong emotional performances from the whole cast. Only a few songs stood... More

RichardBayton 6"2, 106 reviews, 6 helpful votes

This is one of my favourite Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals and I was really sad it took a bit of a dive back in 2006 after only 3 years.... More

tapwhizz 168cm, 69 reviews, 3 helpful votes

So this was the second helping of this show for my daughter and I with only had a short run at the lovely Charing Cross Theatre which... More

tapwhizz 168cm, 69 reviews, 3 helpful votes

I love this show. The score, the gothic ghost story, the actors... everything! This revival has been fantastic.

YM 168, 130 reviews, 6 helpful votes

I was pleasantly surprised by this production. I'm not a massive Lloyd Webber fan, however found the songs in this to be incredibly... More

joc78 5"4, 409 reviews, 4 helpful votes

Andrew Lloyd Webber's haunting score is made all the more intimate in the small theatre. The talent in the show is off-the-charts &... More

YankInLondon 5'5", 43 reviews, 1 helpful vote

The woman in white is a show that I've heard of but never seen and I was looking forward to seeing this production. I have never been... More

M4RKJONES 5'6, 11 reviews, 1 helpful vote

The show was exceptional. The music was wonderfully written. All-in-all, it's a very good typical Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical.

kylee 2 reviews, 0 helpful votes