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Production shot of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends in London, with Lea Salonga and  Bernadette Peters.
Production shot of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends in London, with Bradley Jaden and Bernadette Peters.
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Production shot of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends in London, with Lea Salonga and Jeremy Secomb.
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About Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends

Following the triumph of Old Friends at the 2023 WhatsOnStage Awards where it won the Best Theatre Event Award, and the unforgettable all-star gala performance to celebrate the life and work of the great Stephen Sondheim at the theatre named after him in May 2022, Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends, devised and produced by Cameron Mackintosh, will open for 16 weeks only from 16 September 2023 - 6 January 2024 at the Gielgud Theatre with many of that Gala cast.

Old Friends all-star cast will again include Bernadette Peters who is appearing in a West End run for the first time in her legendary career and Lea Salonga who is appearing for the first time in 27 years. Co-stars include several of the fabulous Gala company, including Christine Allado, Janie Dee, Bonnie Langford and Jeremy Secomb, joining them will be Beatrice Penny-Touré, Joanna Riding, and Jac Yarrow with further exciting casting to be announced soon.

The thrilling, joyously staged Gala of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends sold out within a couple of hours last year leaving thousands of disappointed fans unable to get tickets, so a simultaneous screening took place at the Prince Edward Theatre. Now by popular demand, audiences will have another chance to see the never to be forgotten and one of the most talked about theatrical events of the year.

Run time

2 hours and 30 minutes (incl. interval)

Start date

16th September, 2023

End date

6th January, 2024

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Age

Everyone, regardless of age, must have their own ticket to enter the theatre. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by and sat next to a ticketholder who is at least 18 years old. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted.

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505 Reviews

GreatAvi

GreatAvi

543 Reviews | 136 Followers
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P e r f e c t i o n, Masterpieces of musical theater, Bernadette peters & lea salonga!

See it if you're a Sondheim fan (even if not) this is a treat from the musical Gods, one showstopping number after another delivered by top performers

Don’t see it if you're looking for traditional musical. This is a semi-staged tribute to the great composer & lyricist that celebrates his greatest songs.

Jillbaila

Jillbaila

450 Reviews | 92 Followers
87
Semi staged, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you're a Sondheim fan. What a treat to see Peters & Salonga lead an excellent cast. The women shine.

Don’t see it if not a fan of Sondheim Want to see a plot driven show rather that a revue.

Jason 3075

Jason 3075

98 Reviews | 8 Followers
100
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if If you love Sondheim -an absolute masterpiece and must see for love Sondheim fans. Really love this

Don’t see it if If your are not a fan of love Sondheim

Ilvin Nieves

Ilvin Nieves

39 Reviews | 2 Followers
100
Epic, Indulgent, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if A wonderful collection of Sondheim masterpieces. Lea and Bernadette are incredible, as are the rest of the cast. A truly unique opportunity.

Don’t see it if You prefer a show with a clear storyline. This is a collection of greatest hits in semi-staged concert form.

Important information

Latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance. You may not bring in food or drink. The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist at any performance due to illness or events beyond their control.

Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends cast and creative team

Songs by: Stephen Sondheim
Director: Matthew Bourne and Julia McKenzie
Choreography: Stephen Mear
Producer: Cameron Mackintosh
Cast list: Bernadette Peters, Lea Salonga, Christine Allado, Clare Burt, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley, Bradley Jaden, Bonnie Langford, Gavin Lee, Jason Pennycooke, Joanna Riding, Jeremy Secomb, Jac Yarrow, Marley Fenton and Beatrice Penny-Touré, Harry Apps, Bella Brown, Richard Dempsey, Monique Young
Design: Matt Kinley
Costumes: Jill Parker
Lighting: Warren Letton
Sound: Mick Potter
Other info: Conducting by Alfonso Casado Trigo, music supervision and arrangements by Stephen Brooker, projection design by George Reeve

Venue

Gielgud Theatre

35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 6AR

Directions

Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 12, 14, 19, 38; (Regent Street) 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453
Night bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38; (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, N3, N13, N15, N109, N18, N136
Car park: Brewer Street (3mins)
Directions from tube: (3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

Tickets

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