London Theatre News

Love Never Dies
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies available to stream online tonight
The next show to be streamed as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ongoing effort to keep the theatre community entertained has been announced, as his Phantom of the Opera sequel is set to be screened in... Read more
Sister Act 2021
Sister Act in London starring Whoopi Goldberg rescheduled for 2021
Producers have announced that the London return of Sister Act at the Eventim Apollo has been rescheduled due to the current global pandemic. The production, which was due to star Whoopi Goldberg in... Read more
Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem to return to London in 2021 with Mark Rylance
Sonia Friedman has used social media to tease that Jez Butterworth’s play Jerusalem is set to return to London next year. Directed by Ian Rickson, the play premiered at the Royal Court in 2009, and... Read more
National Theatre to stream Benedict Cumberbatch's Frankenstein and launches virtual quiz
The National Theatre has announced the latest two productions set to be streamed online as part of its National Theatre at Home scheme, as well as a new quiz hosted by acting legends. Over the last... Read more
Les Miserables
Les Miserables Staged Concert featuring Michael Ball available for digital download
From today, the all-star staged concert version of Les Miserables has been made available for digital download, with some funds being donated to Captain Tom Moore’s NHS fund. The special production... Read more
A Christmas Carol Old Vic
Jack Thorne's A Christmas Carol to return to Old Vic for a fourth consecutive year
Jack Thorne’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol will return to the Old Vic later this year, with Charles Dickens’ timeless festive tale set to delight London audiences for a fourth consecutive... Read more
Phantom of the Opera streaming
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera to be streamed online
Following the previous successes of the streaming of two of his musicals – Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – to homes worldwide for free, composer Andrew Lloyd... Read more
Frozen West End cast
Stephanie McKeon to play Anna in Disney’s Frozen in the West End
Further casting has been revealed for the upcoming West End production of Frozen, following the news earlier this year that Samantha Barks has been cast in the role of Elsa. Directed by Michael... Read more
Secret Cinema Secret Sofa
Secret Cinema to launch series of immersive cinematic experiences to take part in at home
In an official collaboration with Häagen-Dazs, Secret Cinema has launched a home entertainment series to bring critically-acclaimed films and cinematic masterpieces to life while in the home. Titled... Read more
Fleabag stream
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag stage show available to stream online from today
A live recording of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s West End production of Fleabag has been made available to stream online, raising money in support of UK charities battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Filmed... Read more
Theatre performances cancelled
West End theatre cancellations extended to 31st May due to coronavirus pandemic
Theatres in the West End will not open until the summer at the earliest, as the Society of London Theatre has announced the closure of all productions until 31st May. Performances were first... Read more
Hairspray rescheduled to play London Coliseum from September
The planned upcoming production of Hairspray at the London Coliseum, which was set to open at the theatre starring Michael Ball in April, will now play the venue from September. Starring cast members... Read more
The Prince of Egypt Soundtrack
Cast recording of world premiere production of The Prince of Egypt released
An original cast recording of the world premiere of The Prince of Egypt has now been released, two months after the show made its debut at the Dominion Theatre. The musical’s soundtrack features ten... Read more
The Shows Must Go On
Andrew Lloyd Webber launches free musical theatre streaming service
Andrew Lloyd Webber has launched a new YouTube channel that will stream a production of his musicals for free online every week, in an effort to keep people entertained while they are at home. Titled... Read more
April Fool's Day
Theatre productions to incorporate social distancing on stage when West End returns
In a display of solidarity, a number of West End productions have announced plans to incorporate social distancing on stage when theatres reopen their doors following the COVID-19 pandemic. To help... Read more
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