Here’s your ultimate guide on how to get cheap last minute Day Tickets & Rush Tickets to West End shows.
Day Seats & Rush Tickets are a way to get hugely discounted tickets to some of the biggest musicals and plays currently running in and around London West End.
As the name suggests, Day Seats are a limited number of tickets that can be purchased on the day of performances, typically from the time the box office opens. The price varies depending on the show, but in most cases tickets will be reduced to less than £30.
Here’s a full run down of current day & rush tickets available in the West End either in-person or online…
West End Day Seats & Rush Tickets
Currently booking to 2 March 2024 at the @sohoplace
The Little Big Things is offering £25 day tickets in-person from the box office for that day's performance. Additionally, a limited £30 rush tickets will be made available each morning on TodayTix for that day's performance(s).
Currently booking to 25 August 2024 at the Phoenix Theatre
Stranger Things: The First Shadow has announced the launch of the Shadow Seats ticket initiative in an exclusive partnership with TodayTix, offering £19.59 seats for every performance across the run from 17 November. Visit TodayTix for more information
Currently booking to 2 March 2024 at the Piccadilly Theatre
Moulin Rouge! in London is currently offering Bohemian Seats, £29 tickets that are released each Friday for the following week's performances. For more information and to sign up, visit moulinrougemusical.co.uk/bohemianseats/
Currently booking to 28 September 2024 at the Playhouse Theatre
While there are currently no rush seat or day tickets available for Cabaret in the West End, there is a daily lottery. Every performance, six seats priced at just £25, including tickets at a cabaret table, will be made available by a draw via TodayTix.
Currently booking to 6 June 2024 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Frozen The Musical in the West End is currently part of Disney's Magic Mondays which offers last minute cheap tickets priced at £25. Tickets go on sale online via the Disney Tickets website here at 12PM each Monday for that week's performances. Tickets are limited to two per person and are subject to availability and demand.
Currently booking to 29 September 2024 at the Shaftesbury Theatre
A limited number of £30 tickets will be available in person at the Box Office from 12PM for that day's performance, Monday - Friday. In addition, for every performance, a limited number of £30 rush tickets will be available from 10AM in the TodayTix app.
Currently booking to 15 December 2024 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre
A limited number of day seats will be released online each morning at 10AM for that day’s performances on atgtickets.com where you can sign up for email alerts. Additionally, front row Wicked London Day Seats cost £29.50 and are available to buy online. Each Wednesday at 10AM, the entire Front Row will be released for all performances in the following week (Tuesday-Sunday). To book online day seat tickets from Wednesdays at 10AM, visit the ATG Tickets website here. Each person can buy up to two tickets, subject to availability with tickets allocated on a best available basis.
Currently booking to 26 May 2024 at the Cambridge Theatre
Matilda The Musical currently offers discount day tickets for those aged 16-25 when purchased in person from 10AM on the day of performances at the Cambridge Theatre Box Office. There is a maximum of 1 ticket per person and proof of age ID is required. Note that some weeks may be excluded and such tickets will be allocated entirely at the discretion of the Box Office. See the official website here for more information.
Currently booking to 23 December 2023 at the Harold Pinter Theatre
A limited number of £15 Standby seats for Lyonesse will be available each Wednesday for the following week's performances. Each ticket guarantees a standing position, with the possibility of having a seat allocated anywhere in the house. For further information, visit https://lyonesseonstage.com/how-to-get-tickets/
Currently booking to 11 February 2024 at the Lyceum Theatre
The Lion King London is also a part of Disney’s Magical Mondays. £25 tickets go on sale online at 12PM each Monday for that week’s performances via the Disney Tickets website here. You need to register for a free Disney account in order to purchase tickets. You can buy up to two day seat tickets per person which are subject to availability and demand.