Back to the Future: The Musical reaches its 1000th performance milestone in the West End today, and to celebrate has extended its West End run at the Adelphi Theatre until December 22nd.
The Olivier Award-winning musical, based on the 1985 science-fiction comedy movie starring Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd, follows the fortunes of teenager Marty McFly and Doc Brown, his eccentric scientist friend as they travel 30 years back in time in a time machine constructed from a modified DeLorean car.
The musical features a book by Bob Gale and music and lyrics by Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard opened in London on September 13th, 2021.
The West End production stars Ben Joyce as Marty McFly and Cory English as Doc Brown and has a creative team including Tony Award-winning director John Rando, Tim Lutkin (lighting), Tim Hatley (set and costume design), Hugh Vanstone (lighting consultant), Finn Ross (video), Gareth Owen (sound), choreography by Chris Bailey, illusions by Chris Fisher, and musical supervision and arrangements by Nick Finlow. Orchestrations are by Bryan Crook and Ethan Popp, with dance arrangements by David Chase.
Booking & Theatre Info For Back To The Future: The Musical
The Adelphi Theatre is a large West End venue that has a capacity of 1497 seats and three levels of seating. Ticket prices fluctuate throughout all three levels due to various overhangs and obstructions so studying the seating plan in detail before purchase is highly recommended to assist both for budget and customer experience, and value can sometimes be found by exploiting price band cut-off points within the venue. The best seats in the theatre are located towards the centre of the rows within each section.
For the best experience, the centre of the Dress Circle in the first few rows offers some spectacular and panoramic views of the stage, or for a more intimate and close-up experience and to catch detail in the actors’ expressions it is beneficial to sit in the centre section of the Stalls.
For those on a budget or just looking for cheap Back To The Future tickets, the front row of the Upper Circle often offers very good value and is regularly discounted however these seats do come with limited legroom but are well worth a look