'The Woman In Black' Announces West End Closure In 2023

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After an astonishing run of 33 years in the West End, The Woman in Black has finally set its final performance date and will play its final performance at the Fortune Theatre on March 4th, 2023.  Tickets to The Woman in Black for its final months in the West End are available to book both online and through the box office.

The Woman in Black has been seen by over 7-million people in the UK and has played over 13,000 performances at the Fortune Theatre in the West End making it second only to Agatha Christie's long running whodunnit thriller 'The Mousetrap' for longevity.

Director Robin Herford commented on the closure of the production, stating “Since commissioning Stephen Mallatratt to write me a ghost story for Christmas to present for three and a half weeks at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Autumn of 1987, The Woman in Black has been a significant part of my life for a third of a century - and counting!”.

The plot of The Woman in Black follows lawyer Arthur Kipps as he recalls his harrowing experiences to an actor in the hope of exorcising his fears. 

The cast of The Woman in Black currently features  Julian Forsyth as Arthur Kipps and Matthew Spencer as The Actor. Robin Herford directs, with lighting by Kevin Sleep and designs by Michael Holt.


Booking & Theatre Info For The Woman In Black

Performances of The Woman In Black will continue at the Fortune Theatre until March 4th, 2023.  The Fortune Theatre is a small West End Theatre with three levels of seating and has a capacity of 431 seats. Due to the theatre having a high stage and there is no rake in the Stalls section, which can feel a little cramped with the quality of views of the stage across the auditorium varying quite dramatically so studying the seating plan prior to purchase is recommended.

Premium seats in the theatre can be found around the centre of Row D, in seats 11-14 as they do not suffer from the lack of rake and have clear views of the entire stage.

Excellent value is available throughout the Fortune Theatre, with cheap Woman In Black tickets available to book for most performances in both the Upper Circle and at the  rear of the Stalls. Restricted view seats can sometimes be worth a risk and row L is an usually a good bet for those on a budget looking for cheap London theatre tickets or last minute shows.

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