Beat the blues with West End shows to watch on Blue Monday

Olivia Rook
Olivia Rook

The third Monday of January is often known as Blue Monday, which falls on 15 January 2024. Typically considered to be the saddest day of the year, Blue Monday can feel hard to beat. But with an incredible variety of West End shows taking place, treat yourself this January with a trip to the theatre.

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West End shows on Blue Monday

There are over 20 West End shows taking place on 15 January. If you're looking to beat the doom and gloom, enjoy a cheerful show like Back to the Future or The Book of Mormon. Or escape to another world at Cabaret and ABBA Voyage. Here's all the theatre you can see today.

ABBA Voyage, Back to the Future, Cabaret, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia!, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Book of Mormon, The Mousetrap, The Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, The Time Traveller's Wife, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Guys and Dolls, The Little Big Things, Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch, Rehab the Musical

Look forward to theatre coming soon in 2024

Blue Monday is the best time of year to get excited for new shows coming in 2024. Look forward to shows such as Sister Act, starring Beverley Knight, Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York), MJ the Musical, Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton, Red Pitch, Mean Girls (so fetch!), and the return of Everbody's Talking About Jamie as part of its nationwide tour.

Discover the top West End shows coming in 2024 and book West End theatre tickets today.

Photo credit: Mamma Mia! (Photo by Brinkhoff/Mogenburg)

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