Christmas Stagey Gift Guide
I’ve put together this Christmas Stagey Gift Guide which supports small businesses at the same time as being amazingly stagey.
The Theatre Shop has loads of great stocking fillers for your stagey gift recipients. With everything from a Heathers mug (be careful what you put in it!!) for £10 to Chicago t-shirts for £20. This shop has so many different shows and is great for all different budgets. Even better is that it is official merchandise from the shows. Additionally if you do buy anything if you quote Sarahm10 you will get 10% off your first order.
Zeat Art produces artwork which shows theatres from across the world. In the West End they have all of the major theatres as well as touring venues such as The Churchill Theatre, New Wimbledon Theatre, Curve Theatre and many more. The pictures are around 39 euros. Shipping isn’t cheap but if you spend over 40 euros (ie 2 or more works of art) shipping within the EU is free.
Dramatic Inking has a huge range of theatrical inkings from a huge amount of different shows, from & Juliet to Mary Poppins. The drawings are full of detail and they are all around the £15 mark.
Scenery Bags are handmade accessories from discarded theatrical materials that have been on Broadway. Items include a Beetlejuice Coffin ring, a Glinda bubble necklace which has a piece of Glinda’s bubble dress within it’s own bubble or a bag made out of the melting curtain which is the drop Elphaba pulls across stage before she melts. Items range from 55 dollars for the bubble necklace to 100 dollars (roughly £75) for the Elphaba bag.
Scrunchies 4 Theatre
Scrunchies 4Theatre have scrunchies inspired by various musicals that are on in the West End, it includes the ‘Wait For It Scrunchie’ inspired by Hamilton, ‘Sugar Butter Flour’ scrunchie inspired by Waitress and many many more. The scrunchies are £5 and shipping is £1.50 for orders up to £30.
The Stagey Couple Pins
The Stagey Couple have some beautifully designed musical theatre pins, with everything from Hamilton to & Juliet and Waitress to Six. The pins are £7.50 and delivery is £1.50 and they have a huge amount of 5 star reviews on their etsy shop.
The Lovie Diaries
The lovie diaries have a large range of journals aimed at actors, theatre lovers, drama school auditions, dance students, dance teachers and musicians. They range from £13 – £25 depending o the diary and if you go for a hard back or soft back version. The theatre lover journal includes A-Z of musicals to see, musical theatre quizzes, review pages, checklist of London Theatres to visit. Every diary you buy coms gift wrapped and you also get the warm feeling of helping to pay for an aspiring actors way through theatre school. If you quote MTMUSINGS at checkout you will also get 10% off.
Letters to July
Letters to July sell a variety of musical theatre inspired items including stickers which they sell by show for £2.75 or a bundle of 4 sheets for £10. The Etsy reviews for these items and this shop are full of 5 star reviews and lovely comments so do check them out!
Amelia Stitches sells musical theatre inspired embroidery kits. The kits include everything you need to create your own embroidery piece including a 12 page stitch guide, a pattern guide, pre-printed calico fabric, 7 skeins of DMC embroidery thread, a size 7 embroidery needle, backing fabric and a ribbon to hang your piece at the end. These kits are up to £26 and currently she offers Hamilton, Mamma Mia, & Juliet, Six, Waitress and Les Miserables and more.
Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die
Play In the Post Subscription
A Play in the Post Subscription is by the National Theatre and for 6 months and £65 each month you get sent a play and a National Theatre bookmark. The plays are all hot off the press and include a mixture of instant classics, new revivals and cutting edge writing.
Do let me know if you buy any of the above or if you have your own suggestions!