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2020 Christmas Gift Guide for Musical Fans: Perfect Gift ideas

Christmas present and gift ideas for theatre fans

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If you’re looking for some 2020 Christmas gift ideas for a musical theatre fan here are some great ideas.

With theatres currently closed, you may be wondering what to buy someone who loves musicals. While gifting tickets may not be an option there are plenty of alternatives for loved ones…

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Vouchers

Gift the enjoyment of a show with ultimate freedom with theatre gift vouchers which can be redeemed online against any show and performance. Plus, they can be sent as e-vouchers directly to the recipient with a personal message making for an ideal last minute gift.

 

Show Merchandise

Just like pop concerts, most musicals and plays offer up merchandise from t-shirts to keyrings. This is typically available from the theatre itself or you can purchase online via the Playbill UK store with gifts for Les Mis, Phantom, Matilda, Six, School Of Rock and Miss Saigon.

 

Artwork and Homemade Gifts

You can also pick up great musical themed gifts from websites like Etsy such as incredible art prints or homemade gifts such as posters, pins and stickers.

Meanwhile Scenery offers a range of gifts made from retired theatre backdrops.

 

Cast Recordings & Blu-Ray/DVDs

2020 has seen the release of plenty of new cast recordings including the Les Misérables Staged Concert, Mary Poppins, The Prince of Egypt and Amélie, Rags and 9 to 5 The Musical.

Also newly available is a filmed recording of the Les Misérables Staged Concert and a new DVD musical boxset with nine shows.

 

Books

A number of musicals have books that add to the story told on the stage. These include Dear Evan Hansen’s novel and The Prom’s accompanying book and Hamilton: The Revolution

There are also plenty of books from actors and creatives from the theatre world such as Stephen Sondheim and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

 

Memorabilia

Check out websites like eBay for memorabilia such as signed programmes or posters.

 

Instrumental/Vocal Selections

If the person you’re buying for is a musician or singer, considering buying them the accompanying instrument/vocal book for the show’s score – Amazon has almost all you could want!.

 

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