The biggest shopping event of the year has returned. Your inbox is probably full to the brim with discounts on electronics, flights, and beauty products, and the idea of hitting the high-street this weekend may be more than a little daunting.
But Black Friday isn’t just about fighting over cheap televisions in ASDA; it is the perfect opportunity to grab yourself a great night at the theatre!
From musical sensations like Dreamgirls and Motown, to Christmas classics such as A Christmas Carol, there’s a discounted ticket for everyone to get their hands on this Black Friday. Here’s a round-up of the best deals. You can view our full list at fromtheboxoffice.com.
Venus in Fur
Enjoy Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer’s seductive performance for half the price in Venus in Fur, a dark comedy about desire, fantasy, and the innate love of fur. With stalls seats from just £17.50, it’s an offer you can’t refuse…
Save 58% on Venus in Fur tickets.
If you haven’t yet seen ‘the play of the year’ (Time Out), now is probably the best time to book; you can avoid the fees this Black Friday Weekend! Jez Butterworth’s epic new masterpiece is set in Northern Ireland in 1981, following the Carney family’s annual harvest celebrations. It’s a gripping three-and-a-half hours featuring stellar performances from a goose, a rabbit, and a baby. What are you waiting for?
Book The Ferryman tickets from £15 and no fees.
This Black Friday Weekend, you can book tickets for the award-winning Oslo for half the usual price. Discover the thrilling true story of a Norwegian couple who risked everything for peace – and enjoy a performance from James Bond’s Toby Stephens – with tickets from just £15.
Save 59% on Oslo tickets.
You may or may not be surprised to hear that there are 5 actual goats in Goats at the Royal Court. If this concept excites you, then we have some even better news: this weekend only, you can get better-than-half-price tickets for the new work by Syrian playwright Liwaa Yazji.
Book tickets for Goats from £8.
A Christmas Carol
If the prospect of January blues is already looming, then The Old Vic’s A Christmas Carol may be the ideal show for you. You can save over £55 on January performances, helping you and your loved ones beat the post-Christmas slump! Plus, you’ll get to see Rhys Ifans from Notting Hill and Kevin & Perry Go Large, which is pretty cool.
Save 57% on The Old Vic’s A Christmas Carol.
A Woman of No Importance
The first offering in the Vaudeville Theatre’s Oscar Wilde Season is the “witty and challenging” (The Upcoming) A Woman of No Importance. With what promises to be a delightful and refreshing evening at the theatre, the £25 stalls seats seem pretty tempting, don’t they?
Save 38% on A Woman of No Importance tickets.
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham play two strangers whose lives change forever after a chance meeting in Simon Stephens’ newest play, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle. What’s certain is that you’ll be bagging a bargain with stalls seats at just £22.50.
Book tickets for Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle.
Strangers In Between
Delve into the highs and lows of growing up gay in modern Australia in Tommy Murphy’s insanely relevant, heartfelt and hilarious play at Trafalgar Studios. This Black Friday, you can save 28% on front-row seats!
Book tickets for Strangers in Between from £25.
The Exorcist, arguably the scariest movie of all time, has been unleashed into the West End in a brand new stage adaptation at the Playhouse Theatre. Book tickets this weekend and get half price stalls seats, if you dare…
Book tickets for The Exorcist from £25.
Cirque Du Soleil – OVO
You’ll be swinging through the air with 25% discounted tickets for Cirque du Soleil’s newest, spell-binding masterpiece OVO!
Book tickets for Cirque du Soleil’s OVO.
Motown the Musical
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough to keep you from getting to Motown with tickets from just £22 this Black Friday! Jump on the scorching joyride through the songs and stories of the record label that changed it all.
Book tickets for Motown with no fees.
An American in Paris
You can bag yourself seats in the stalls for the ‘S Wonderful An American in Paris from just £18.50! Catch the beautiful theatre-ballet hybrid before the engagement ends on 6 January.
Save over 50% on An American in Paris tickets.
Broadway sensation Dreamgirls burst onto the scene in the West End almost a year ago and continues to play to nightly standing ovations. With the role of Effie White now played by the fantastic Moya Angela of America’s Got Talent fame, don’t miss the opportunity to book with no fees!
Book tickets for Dreamgirls from £17.70.
If you’re a sucker for a Jackson tune (let’s face it, who isn’t?), then Thriller Live guarantees to deliver a sensational night of dancing and music. This Black Friday, you can save up to £35 per ticket!
Book tickets for Thriller Live.
The Toxic Avenger
Save 71% on one of the West End’s newest – and most hilarious – musicals. There are hundreds of tickets available for just £20.
Book tickets for The Toxic Avenger.
Five Guys Named Moe
After a hugely successful stint in both the West End and Broadway over two decades ago, the Olivier award-winning Five Guys Named Moe has come back with a bang. Book now for up to 65% off – and warm up your jazz hands!
Book tickets for Five Guys Named Moe.
It’s not really a Hard Knock Life when you can save 45% on tickets for Annie…
Plus, you can now enjoy the wonderful Meera Syal as she takes over the orphanage from Monday 27 November.
Book tickets for Annie from £23.50.
Jack and the Beanstalk
Join Jack, a lovable cow, and an enormous beanstalk at the Lyric Hammersmith for their annual festive panto! This Black Friday, you can save up to £10 per ticket for selected December & January performances.
Book tickets for Jack & The Beanstalk from £18.
Enjoy some hauntingly beautiful Oscar Wilde tales with all the family for half the price! This weekend only, you can grab front-row dress circle and stalls seats from only £10!
Book tickets for Wilde Creatures.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Introduce your little ones to the theatre with the charming The Very Hungry Caterpillar at the Ambassadors Theatre. This weekend, we’re offering you an exclusive 35% off – you can bag yourself fantastic stalls and circle seats from just £16.80!
Book tickets for The Hungry Caterpillar.
Join Slava and his troupe at the Royal Festival Hall as they culminate in a snowstorm of epic proportions. With a discount of over 50%, and rear stalls seats from £20, it’s an unmissable family outing.
Book tickets for Slava’s Snowshow.
The Gruffalo’s Child
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s award-winning sequel to The Gruffalo is brought life in the West End this Christmas. With monstrous savings of up to 43%, The Gruffalo’s Child is an irresistible treat for you and your little ones.
Book tickets for The Gruffalo’s Child.
Opera & Dance
Enjoy a radically different take on Puccini’s timeless classic at Trafalgar Studios this December! With great comedy, sublime music, and over £10 off each ticket, there’s no doubt that it’ll be an opera experience you’ll never forget.
Book tickets for La Bohème from £20.
Project Polunin Presents Satori
Celebrate the unifying power and joy of dance at the London Coliseum this December with Sergei Polunin’s multimedia programme. This weekend only, book tickets from £20 with no fees!
Book tickets for Project Polunin Presents Satori.
Browse the full list of Black Friday offers at fromtheboxoffice.com.
I have never shopped on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.