London Theatre Closings

Make sure you don't miss that must-see production with our guide to shows closing soon in London.

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Rent
Rent
St James Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Inspired by Puccini's classic opera La Boheme, RENT features unforgettable music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson including the much-loved songs Seasons of Love, Take Me or Leave Me and La Vie Boheme. Winner of four Tony(r) Awards, six Drama Desk Awards and the hugely prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it ran on Broadway for an astonishing 12 years.

The Trackers of Oxyrynchus
The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus
Finborough Theatre
No Matinee

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the rediscovery of Tony Harrison’s The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus in its first London production for nearly 30 years.

The Twentieth Century Way
The Twentieth Century Way
Jermyn Street
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

Los Angeles 1914 - a place where modern world reality meets 19th Century bigotry. A time when law enforcement agencies are on a collision course with the clandestine and illicit gay community. In this environment, the police department of Long Beach, California hire two actors as “vice specialists” – their role “to entrap social vagrants” in a sexual act by posing as homosexual men.

Anything Goes
Anything Goes
Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Friday Matinee

A revival of the 1962 off-Broadway version of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, an all singing, all dancing musical theatre classic set aboard the ocean liner SS American on an east-bound trans-Atlantic voyage in 1934.

Brexit the Musical
Brexit the Musical
Waterloo East Theatre
No Matinee

Brexit the Musical follows the misfortunes of Cameron, Boris, Farage, May and others as they flounder through the new world that they and their friends have created. "Brexit means Brexit", but what the hell does that mean? Only this drama will get you near to an answer.

Matthew Bourne The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne The Red Shoes
Sadler's Wells
No Matinee

Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.

 

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Apollo Theatre
No Matinee

The original cast of the West End's hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong return to the stage this Christmas in J.M Barrie's  classic Peter Pan.

Once again the members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battle against technical hitches , flying mishaps and cast disputes. Will they ever make it to Neverland?

BU21
BU21
Trafalgar Studio Two
Thursday Matinee

Transferring after a sell-out run at Theatre503, Stuart Slade's BU21 follows six Londoners in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heart breaking and hilarious, BU21 is verbatim theatre from the very near future.

Dublin Oldschool
Dublin OldSchool
Dorfman - National Theatre
No Matinee

Join wannabe DJ Jason on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin, stumbling from one misguided misadventure to another. Somewhere between the DJs, drug busts and hilltop raves, he stumbles across a familiar face from the past: his brother Daniel. They haven't spoken in years but, over a lost weekend, they reconnect and reminisce over tunes, trips and their city.

Afterplay
Afterplay
Bridewell Theatre
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

Essential Stage presents Afterplay by the multi award winning writer Brian Friel. Sonya and Andrey, two of Chekhov’s characters, meet by chance in a Moscow café around 1920. What transpires over one night is an intimate and at times hilarious sharing of histories, dreams and failures. Afterplay first premiered at The Gate Theatre in Dublin.

Abigail
The Bunker
No Matinee

The world premiere of Abigail by Papatango award-winning playwright Fiona Doyle will close The Bunker's highly-acclaimed inaugural season.

An Inspector Calls
An Inspector Calls
Playhouse Theatre
Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller returns to the West End for a strictly limited season.

Hailed as the theatrical event of its generation, winning more awards than any other production in history, this magnificent NATIONAL THEATRE presentation has thrilled more than 4 million people worldwide. Now Daldry (Oscar-nominated Director of The Reader, The Hours and Billy Elliot) returns to re-direct his masterpiece at London’s Playhouse Theatre.

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