THRILLER LIVE to celebrate 2,000th performance in the West End in October - extends booking to 28 Sept 2014

Celebrating its 5th year in the West End and selling more than 
2.5million tickets worldwide 
Thriller - Live 

extends its record-breaking run at the 
Lyric Theatre to 28 September 2014

Thriller - Live, the spectacular concert show that celebrates the music of the world's greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael and the Jackson 5, is extending its West End booking period to Sunday 28 September, 2014 

Smashing all previous records at the Lyric Theatre, where it recently celebrated becoming the longest-running production in the theatre’s 125-year history, Thriller - Live first moonwalked into the West End in January 2009 after three acclaimed UK tours. 

It is now in its fifth year there and on Thursday 24 October will celebrate its 2,000th West End performance.

While continuing its open-ended West End run, Thriller - Live this month started a major tour of the UK and Ireland, with the sensational Cleo Higgins, an unforgettable finalist with a powerhouse vocal range from the recent series of BBC1’s The Voice, and by X Factor finalist Rachel Adedeji  as the lead female vocalist. 

Cleo Higgins and Rachel Adedeji
Photo by Irina Chira
It opens at the Grand Opera House, Belfast from Monday 23 - Saturday 28 September, then visits Bristol Hippodrome, 30 September - 5 October; Cardiff New Theatre, 7 - 12 October; Blackpool Grand Theatre, 14 - 19 October; Sheffield Lyceum Theatre  21 - 26 October Royal & Derngate Northampton, 28 October - 2 November; Grand Opera House York, 4 - 9 November; Southport Theatre, 11 - 13 November; Leicester De Montfort Hall, 18 & 19 November; Regent Theatre Stoke, 20 November; Darlington Civic Theatre 21 - 23 November; Carlisle Sands Centre, 24 November; New Theatre Oxford, 26 -28 November; Mayflower Theatre Southampton, 2 - 7 December; The ICC Hall 1 Birmingham, 17 December - 5 January; Southend Cliffs Pavilion, 20 - 25 January; Manchester Opera House, 27 January  - 1 February; Brighton Theatre Royal, 2 - 8 February; Woking New Victoria Theatre, 10 - 15 February; Liverpool Empire, 3 - 8 March.

Several world tours have seen the show play to acclaim in 26 countries, including Germany, Italy, Poland, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Singapore, South Africa, China, Sweden, Finland and Norway, Japan and Brazil. 

More than 1 million people have seen the show at the Lyric Theatre and more than 2.5million people have seen the show worldwide.

Unlike other West End productions, Thriller - Live is not a rigid book musical with set songs, but is a constantly evolving music concert celebration. When Michael Jackson died, the Lyric theatre became a focus for fans from all over the world, who created a massive shrine of flowers, candles, and tributes. More than 40 books of condolence were signed in the foyer then sent to the Jackson family. A year after his death, a permanent West End memorial to Michael was unveiled in the theatre foyer. Thriller - Live brings to life on stage the distinctive high-energy dancing and pulsating sound of many of pop’s greatest hits, blending eye-popping video footage and effects together with dazzling choreography by the show’s award-winning director Gary Lloyd. The show has regularly been updated with additional songs, new visuals and choreography. Thriller - Live was originally conceived and created by Adrian Grant, a long time associate of Michael Jackson, and author of Michael Jackson – The Visual Documentary. Thriller - Live is produced by Paul Walden and Derek Nicol for Flying Music in association with Adrian Grant for Key Concerts.

Listings info


Lyric Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue

now booking to Sunday 28 September 2014 


Tuesday to Friday - 7.30pm
Saturday - 4.00pm and 8.00pm 
Sunday - 3.30pm and 7.30pm


Stalls: £65, £58.50, £35 (RV), Premiums: £85
Dress Circle: £65, £35 (RV)
Upper Circle: £48.50, £35 (SV), £27.50 (RV)
Balcony: £35, £27.50 (RV)
Boxes: £65 (SV), £57.50 (SV)
(RV - Restricted View, SV - Side View)

No booking fee when purchased in person at the theatre. A booking fee applies to all tickets purchased online or over the phone. All tickets include a £1 Theatre Restoration Levy.

Christmas Performance Schedule 

Mon 16 Dec Closed
Tue 17 Dec 7.30pm
Wed 18 Dec 7.30pm
Thur 19 Dec 7.30pm
Fri 20 Dec 7.30pm
Sat 21 Dec 4.00pm, 8.00pm
Sun 22 Dec 3.30pm, 7.30pm 

Mon 23 Dec 7.30pm
Tue 24 Dec Closed
Wed 25 Dec Closed
Thur 26 Dec Closed
Fri 27 Dec 3.30pm, 7.30pm
Sat 28 Dec 4.00pm, 8.00pm
Sun 29 Dec 3.30pm, 7.30pm 

Mon 30 Dec 7.30pm
Tue 31 Dec 3.30pm, 7.30pm
Wed 01 Jan Closed
Thur 02 Jan 7.30pm
Fri 03 Jan 7.30pm
Sat 04 Jan 4.00pm, 8.00pm

Sun 05 Jan 3.30pm, 7.30pm