Savoy Theatre London FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Savoy Theatre London Events: Mean Girls & Plaza Suite.

1. What are the show times for these productions at the Savoy Theatre London?

Performance times vary. Typically there are evening shows Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 pm with matinees Thursday and Saturday at 2:30 pm. Check official websites for details.

2. How long is each of the shows? 

Sunset Boulevard is 2 hours 35 minutes with intermission. Mean Girls is 2 hours 30 minutes with intermission. Plaza Suite is about 2 hours with one intermission.

3. What are the age recommendations for each show?

Sunset Boulevard and Plaza Suite are aged 12 and up. Mean Girls is best for ages 10 and older.

4. What are ticket prices like?

Ticket prices range from £25-£150 depending on dates, seat location, demand, and availability. Premium seats cost more. 

5. Are there lotteries, rush tickets, or discounts available? 

Yes, all three shows offer rush tickets at reduced prices in person on the day of the shows. Discount rates are available for select performances. 

6. How can I purchase tickets?

Through the Savoy Theatre box office online, by phone, or in person. Also through ticket agent websites.

7. Where is the Savoy Theatre located? 

The Savoy is located on Strand in the West End, near Covent Garden and Waterloo stations.

8. Is the Savoy Theatre accessible for those with disabilities?

Yes, the Savoy has wheelchair seating, infrared headsets, and accessible restrooms. Contact the box office when booking tickets to arrange accommodations.

9. Can I take the children to see Mean Girls?

Mean Girls is appropriate for ages 10 and up. Those under 5 will not be admitted. Parental guidance is suggested due to some mature themes and language.

10. What are the biggest songs in Mean Girls the musical?

Popular songs include “Fearless”, “A Cautionary Tale”, “World Burn”, “I’d Rather Be Me”, and “I See Stars”.

11. Is Sunset Boulevard a musical or play? 

Sunset Boulevard is an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on the 1950 film of the same name.

12. What songs from Sunset Boulevard might I recognise?

“With One Look”, “The Perfect Year”, “Sunset Boulevard”, and “As If We Never Said Goodbye” are some of the more recognisable numbers.

13. What is the Plaza Suite about?

A Neil Simon comedy about three different couples staying in Suite 719 of the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick.

14. Is there an intermission during Plaza Suite? 

Yes, there is one intermission between the second and third acts.

15. Where is the best place to sit at the Savoy?

The Stalls offer a more immersive experience while the Dress Circle offers excellent elevated views. Avoid far-side seats in the Upper Circle.

16. Can I take photos or videos during the performances?

No. Unauthorised recordings or photography are prohibited in the Savoy theatre.

17. Is food or drink allowed inside the auditorium?

No outside food or drink is permitted. Bars are available at the theatre.

18. Are there merchandise or souvenir shops at the theatre?

Yes, the Savoy has shops selling show memorabilia like t-shirts, programs, posters and more.

19. How do I get to the Savoy Theatre via public transportation?

Nearby tube stations are Covent Garden (a 3-minute walk) and Charing Cross (5 minutes). Multiple buses stop nearby as well. 

20. Is there a dress code?

No strict dress code but most patrons wear semi-formal attire. Premier evenings tend to be more formal. 

21. When do new tickets go on sale?

New blocks of tickets typically go on sale 4-6 weeks prior to a performance date for these shows.

22. Do the casts change during the run? 

Casts rotate periodically, especially for long-running shows like Mean Girls. Lead actors may serve 6-12 month contracts.

23. Are the shows appropriate for younger children?

Sunset Boulevard and Plaza Suite are best for ages 12 and up. Mean Girls is appropriate for 10 and older.

24. Are there stage door autographs after the shows?

Sometimes the cast may come out to greet audiences after performances. Not guaranteed.

25. Is late seating permitted? 

Latecomers can only be admitted if there is a suitable break in the performance out of respect for the artists and audiences.

Savoy Theatre London

The Savoy Theatre box office is a West End theatre in the Strand in the City of Westminster, London, England.

Savoy Theatre Box Office
Savoy Court, Strand


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