Tom Holland's West End show Romeo & Juliet sells out in two hours after over 60,000 fans scrambled to get tickets

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Tom Holland's West End Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet sold retired 2 hours aft going connected waste connected Tuesday morning.

The frenzy for wide waste tickets for his 12-week run, which kicks disconnected connected May 11 until August 3, began astatine midday, pinch each tickets seemingly sold retired aft 2pm.

It comes aft fans went into meltdown arsenic much than 60,000 scrambled to get tickets for his West End return.

Pre-sale started astatine 8am connected Tuesday greeting pinch thousands joining a virtual queue to spot if they could beryllium successful pinch a chance astatine seeing nan actor, 27, arsenic romanticist lead Romeo Montague astatine nan Duke Of York Theatre.  

Fans compared nan accent of trying to get their hands connected tickets arsenic connected par pinch Taylor Swift 's Eras tour, which has brought successful $1.04billion pinch 4.35m tickets sold crossed 60 circuit dates.

Tom Holland 's West End Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet sold retired 2 hours aft going connected waste connected Tuesday morning

The frenzy for wide waste tickets for his 12-week run, which kicks disconnected connected May 11 until August 3, began astatine midday, pinch each tickets seemingly sold retired aft 2pm

Taking to X, formerly Twitter, Tom's followers voiced their fears they whitethorn not beryllium capable to spot him connected shape arsenic they waited successful a virtual queue down thousands of others for nan privilege entree tickets.

One wrote: 'now why are location 25,000 group successful beforehand of maine successful nan queue to get these Tom Holland Romeo and Juliet tickets this isn’t nan eras tour'.

Others said: '28,664 group successful beforehand of me. There's nary measurement I'm getting tickets americium I... one conscionable wanna spot my man (Tom Holland)', and: 'l I thought I was being proactive pinch my privilege entree to Tom Holland Romeo and Juliet theatre tickets astatine 8am. Turns retired 41,000 different group are doing nan same.'

'getting tickets to Tom Holland’s Romeo & Juliet is starting to consciousness for illustration eras circuit trauma'.

Other fans celebrated aft managing to get done nan queue and get tickets for nan show.

They wrote: 'Survived nan warfare for Tom Holland Romeo and Juliet tickets. Tickets started astatine 80 and went up to £145 from what I saw, but whitethorn person been higher for nan very beforehand rows (all gone of course)'.

'I DID IT! I conscionable scored a summons to spot Tom Holland successful Romeo & Juliet connected shape successful London!!!! On closing night! Not to mention, it's an aisle spot 3rd statement from nan stage! I must beryllium dreaming.'

Tickets were released astatine 8am connected Tuesday and by 8.30am much than 50,000 had logged connected to effort to spot Tom connected stage 

Fans compared nan accent of trying to get their hands of tickets arsenic connected par pinch Taylor Swift 's Eras tour, which has brought successful $1.04billion pinch 4.35m tickets sold crossed 60 circuit dates 

Taking to X, Tom's followers voiced their fears they whitethorn not beryllium capable to spot him connected shape arsenic they waited successful a virtual queue down thousands of others for nan privilege entree tickets

If fans miss retired connected nan pre sale, they tin beryllium successful pinch different chance erstwhile nan wide waste goes unrecorded astatine 12pm.

Tom, who is champion known for playing Peter Parker successful nan latest Spider-Man movies, will prima successful nan Jamie Lloyd Company's type of nan romanticist calamity alongside Harry Potter prima Alfred Enoch, Sir Ian McKellen, Game Of Thrones' Sean Bean and Richard Madden.

Director Jamie, 43, said: 'Tom Holland is 1 of nan greatest, astir breathtaking young actors successful nan world.

'It is an honour to invited him backmost to nan West End.'

Tom made his shape debut arsenic a kid erstwhile he starred successful Billy Elliot The Musical astatine nan Victoria Palace Theatre successful London successful 2008.

Romeo And Juliet will people his first West End domiciled arsenic an adult.

Tom's loyal legion of fans went chaotic erstwhile nan news was posted connected X past week.

'I really cannot explicate really excited I americium for Tom Holland to beryllium successful Romeo and Juliet for illustration this is HUGE?!??!!!' tweeted one.

Another posted: 'TOM HOLLAND GOING BACK TO THEATER. EVERYTHING IS GOING ACCORDING TO PLAN.'

'Okay I've signed up for Romeo and Juliet presale because I WILL beryllium seeing Tom Holland successful personification and I WILL beryllium waiting astatine shape doorway aft to meet him' declared another, while different gushed 'MY ROMEO'.

Romeo And Juliet is simply a communicative that has been staged hundreds of times connected nan West End and The Crown character Josh O'Connor and Irish prima Jessie Buckley appeared successful a type of nan play, filmed for TV wrong nan National Theatre successful 2021.

Other actors to person played Romeo connected shape see Harry Potter prima Alfred Enoch, The Lord Of The Rings character Sir Ian McKellen, Game Of Thrones' Sean Bean and Bodyguard character Richard Madden.

Romeo And Juliet will tally astatine nan Duke Of York's Theatre from May 11 to August 3.

Further casting is yet to beryllium announced.