THRILLER LIVE to close at London’s Lyric Theatre after 11 years
NIMAX plans major refurbishment works for the LYRIC THEATRE – Thriller Live will end its record-breaking 11-year run there in April 2020
West End theatres owners Nimax are planning to carry out a major refurbishment of the Lyric Theatre, with work due to commence in May 2020.
To allow for this work to be completed Thriller Live will end its record-breaking 11-year run at the theatre on Sunday 26 April 2020, at which point the show will have completed 4,705 performances making it the longest running show ever at the Lyric theatre and the 11th longest running musical in West End history.
Plans are in hand to transfer Thriller Live to another West End theatre and a second production will start a 12-month world tour, opening in Lausanne Switzerland on 27 December 2019.
Thriller Live will now spend its final 7 months at the Lyric theatre celebrating its record-breaking success there with a series of special events, big name surprise guest stars following in the footsteps of Peter Andre at the 4,000th perforrmance, and starting with the publication next month of the show’s award-winning Director/Chorerographer, Gary Lloyd’s revealing fly-on-the-wall book, “My Life With Michael – Ten Years of Thriller Live’.
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