With West End theatres beginning to open up once again, will the West End be open as "normal" in May 2021? There's signs suggesting that West End performances to full capacity will resume in the first half of next year. As well as this, there's an extensive line-up of productions either returning to the capital, or making their world premiere in London in 2021.
Go fly a kite with joy, as Mary Poppins is planning to return to the Prince Edward Theatre in spring 2021. Currently, performances of Mary Poppins are scheduled from 22 May 2021. The Mary Poppins cast will star Zizi Strallen as the titular nanny, alongside Charlie Stemp as Bert.
In an interview with The Telegraph, he remarked that news of the UK government approving vaccines has assured plans that The Phantom of the Opera can resume performances next year. It's one of the longest-running musicals in London; prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the musical had enjoyed a continuous run since 1989.
What new West End shows are opening in spring 2021?
Lots of shows have projected West End openings in spring and summer 2021. Brand new productions will receive their West End premiere in the capital, as well as long-awaited revivals. Here's a rundown of all West End shows which are expected to open in 2021.
The feel-good musical with hits like "Sherry" and "Big Girls Don't Cry" will be the first show to open at Trafalgar Theatre. Performances begin on 14 April, ahead of an official opening on 21 Apr. 2021. Jersey Boys tickets are on sale now.