Go West for the best shows

Singapore may host big-name shows and musicals, but nothing beats catching the shows in London's West End

With foreign musicals and plays coming to Singapore all the time, theatre fans here do not have to cross borders to catch the best of Broadway and the West End.

But on a recent month-long trip to London, I caught 12 shows at the city's West End, a district north of the River Thames that is renowned for its theatre productions. And what a magical and joyful experience it was.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 16, 2018, with the headline 'Go West for the best shows'. Print Edition | Subscribe