Visiting the Eurozone without taking in London theatre is a crime against good taste. Such a practice would be like skipping the Eiffel tower when in France or going to Greece, eating a gyro and then leaving.
Don’t just take my word for it, however. Read a short list of the top ten reasons – there’s easily more than ten – why a London show is more than just a ticket to a play.
Number 1: Shakespeare, Obviously!
London is where great theatre was born! The years between the works of Shakespeare and now continue to refine play direction and acting capability. Actors come from across the sea just to attend the numerous theatrical institutions devoted to the Shakespearean style. Don’t skip out on performances that are fine tuned to perfection through years of intense scrutiny and interpretation.
Number 2: The Best Food in London
This is where the bon vivant goes to party. Tall, dark glasses of lagers that will put a bit of lurch in your step and a rose on each cheek combined with food that would make a gourmet take up permanent residence.
Number 3: Bring the Whole Crowd
Feel like stepping onto the scene and joining in with your friends? London theatre is where you can do just that. London’s theatre district is well known for its welcoming attitude towards larger crowds.
Number 4: Common Actors, Uncommon Performances
Real people live and breathe theatre in London; this entails performance from men and women who are happy to share a drink after the play. London’s actor community is always in touch with the common folk.
Number 5: Memories for a Lifetime
You can carry your re-collection of Hamlet with you for the rest of your life. Imagine telling your friends back home how authentic and surreal the performance was while inspiring others to visit as well.
Number 6: Proper Respect
You may never be called a “jolly good chap” again in your life. Performances at the London show has versatility that will make you remember good old days.
Number 7: Historical Accuracy
London shows are performed in classical, well-preserved theatres.
Number 8: Have a Drink!
Don’t be afraid to get a little tipsy, or beyond,- while attending.
Number 9: Romance!
Come with an appreciation for theatre and you might leave arm in arm with a brand new love. London theatre is known for its effects on the heart.
Number 10: Art, Style and Theatrical Appreciation
London knows the true value of the box office. The Dominion Theatre, for example, was built within the century to pay homage to the great London plays and playwrights. Visit London’s theatre district, take in a show and revel in a city that loves its plays the way you and I love to breathe.
A guest post by Angelina Lawson, London, UK. She is a a professional blogger for entertainment category and has contributed many guest blogging articles so far.