Best gifts for musical theatre lovers

Christmas present and gift ideas for theatre fans

If you’re looking for some 2023 Christmas gift ideas for a musical theatre fan here are some great suggestions.

Other than tickets to their favourite show, you may be wondering what to buy someone who loves musicals. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered…

Musical theatre gifts selection

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The Musical Theatre Card Game

The Musical Theatre Card Game is a new game where players battle it out to collect all the legendary stage shows, as they use their theatrical knowledge and competitive prowess to outwit their friends. The game features 52 vibrantly illustrated cards with quotes and stats for a range of popular shows from throughout the history of musicals, with classics such as Les Misérables and Cabaret to modern hits like Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton.

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The Broadway Cookbook

Celebrate a love of Broadway with this quirky collection of recipes inspired by your favourite musicals from The Sound of Music to Hamilton.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Gmorning, Gnight!

Whether you want to change your morning mindset or calm your head before you sleep, Lin-Manuel Miranda has just the right pep talk for you. He wrote these original sayings, aphorisms, and poetry for himself as much as for others.

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National Theatre At Home Subscription

A National Theatre at Home is a subscription service offering filmed versions of numerous productions from the National Theatre and beyond, including Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag and Giles Terera in Othello

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Musical theatre playing cards

These musical theatre themed playing cards are perfect as a birthday or Christmas gift for a musical lover!

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Fueled by Musicals and Tea Mug

This ideal kitchen accessory makes for a unique gift for the theatre fan in your life!

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Stephen Sondheim's Look, I Made a Hat

The second volume of Sondheim's collected lyrics is both a remarkable glimpse into the brilliant mind of a legend, and a continuation of the acclaimed and best-selling Finishing the Hat.

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BroadwayHD Subscription

BroadwayHD offers up numerous filmed performances of musicals and plays on Broadway, the West End and beyond. The current catalogue includes the likes of Kinky Boots, 42nd Street, Fame, Little Women and many more.

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Hamilton: The Revolution

This book from Hamilton creator Lin-Manual Miranda and Jeremy McCarter, a cultural critic and theatre artist, traces the story of Hamilton from an improbable perfor­mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later

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Dear Evan Hansen novel

Based upon the hit musical of the same name, when a letter that was never meant to be seen draws high school senior Evan Hansen into the Murphy family's grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong.

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Musical theatre colouring book

This colouring book contains 21 floral-and-phrase designs, inspired by different musical theatre shows. Some of the shows includ: Phantom of the Opera, Heathers, Waitress, Matilda, Les Misérables, Wicked, Come From Away, Hamilton, Newsies, Mamma Mia, Back to the Future, Six, Dear Evan Hansen

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Giles Terera's Hamilton and Me

This groundbreaking book documents Giles Terera's time originating the role of Aaron Burr in the West End production of Hamilton. From his first audition through to opening night he kept a journal, recording his experiences of the production and his process of creating his award-winning performance. This book, Hamilton and Me, is that journal

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West End Map Art Print

This incredible huge painting featuring watercolour illustrations of 45 theatres is available on Etsy from £25, the perfect gift for any stagey theatre fan.

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Theatre Model Kits

Theatre Model Kits

Also available on Etsy, Ice Cream at the Interval produces incredible Build your own Miniature Theatre Model Kits of venues in London and across the UK. A great stocking filler or secret Santa gift idea!

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Scenery Bags

Scenery Bags

Scenery Bags offers a range of bags and other gifts all of which have been made from retired theatre backdrops, costumes and props of both Broadway and West End productions.

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Instrumental/Vocal Selections

If the person you’re buying for is a musician or singer, consider buying them the accompanying instrument/vocal book for the show’s score – Amazon has almost all you could want!

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Cast Recordings on Vinyl

From Six to Into The Woods, more and more Broadway and West End cast recordings are now available on Vinyl, making for a great Christmas gift.

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Official Show Merchandise

Most musicals and plays offer up a range of merchandise from t-shirts to keyrings. This is typically available from the theatre itself but you can also buy online from websites such as Some shows even have their own personal online stores including SIX, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Moulin Rouge

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Ticket vouchers

If you do want to buy tickets but aren't sure what for, don't worry! Gift the enjoyment of a show with ultimate freedom with theatre gift vouchers which can be redeemed online against any show and performance. Plus, they can be sent as e-vouchers directly to the recipient with a personal message making for an ideal last minute gift.

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About the author: Rachel Wise

UK based freelancer journalist Rachel contributes regularly to Stageberry with features and interviews from the hottest new shows and stage stars.

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