West End theatre  

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"Musical theatre works with their typical show tunes, usually referred to as "musicals", are performed around the world. They may be presented in large venues, such as big budget West End and Broadway theatre productions in London and New York City." --Sholem Stein

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West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, England, United Kingdom, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of London's "Theatreland". Along with New York's Broadway theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English speaking world. Seeing a West End show is a common tourist activity in London.

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