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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  • Fatherland
    Lyric Hammersmith
    No Matinee

    Fatherland is a bold, ambitious show about contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions. Created by Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham, Karl Hyde from Underworld and playwright Simon Stephens (Punk Rock, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), this daring collage of words, music and movement will transform the Lyric, animated by a 13-strong cast and a multitude of voices.

  • My Name is Lucy Barton
    My Name is Lucy Barton
    The Bridge Theatre
    No Matinee

    Unsteady after an operation, Lucy Barton wakes to find her mother sitting at the foot of her bed. She hasn’t seen her in years, and her visit brings back to Lucy her desperate rural childhood, and her escape to New York. As she begins to find herself as a writer, she is still gripped by the urgent complexities of family life.

  • Ruthless! The Musical
    Ruthless! The Musical
    Arts Theatre
    Thursday Matinee


    The all-female camp KILLER cult classic finally makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway.

  • The Daughter-in-Law
    The Daughter-in-Law
    Arcola Theatre
    No Matinee

    Minnie has big ambitions for her new marriage to Luther Gascoyne, but Luther’s mother Mrs Gascoyne has ideas of her own. When she discovers explosive news about one of Luther’s old flames, Mrs Gascoyne lays the battle-lines for an emotional struggle that could tear the whole family apart.

  • The Rink
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday Matinee

    The award-winning musical The Rink skates into Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season from May 2018, for its first London revival in almost 30 years.

  • Kiss Me, Kate
    Kiss Me, Kate
    London Coliseum
    Thursday Matinee

    Opera North’s award-winning production of Cole Porter’s Broadway comedy classic comes to London for the very first time.

  • Leave Taking
    Leave Taking
    Bush Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    “That girl heading for big trouble. I try to warn her but she won’t take telling. She think she know everything. Think she a woman.”

    A single mother travelled to England determined to make a good life for her family. Now Enid and her two daughters search for a way to feel rooted in a land where they’re invisible.

  • The Moderate Soprano
    The Moderate Soprano
    Duke of York's Theatre
    No Matinee

    David Hare’s magnificent new play about the love story at the heart of the foundation of Glyndebourne transfers from its sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre to the West End. John Christie’s formidable vision, born out of his adoration for the beautiful soprano Audrey Mildmay and his innate passion for opera, became a gift to the nation, revered the world over. 

  • Sea Wall
    Sea Wall
    Old Vic Theatre
    No Matinee

    Andrew Scott stars in a revival of the short play Simon Stephens wrote for him as part of the bicentenary celebrations at The Old Vic.

  • John Doe
    The Strange Death of John Doe
    Hampstead Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    London – the present day. The unidentified body of a young man with fatal head injuries is found face down in a suburban street. Who is he and where did he come from? He has no ID and nobody witnessed anything. It’s as if he has just fallen from the sky…

  • The Two Noble Kinsmen - Shakespere's Globe
    The Two Noble Kinsmen - Shakespeare's Globe
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    No Matinee

    How long is forever? When the imprisoned Palamon and Arcite vow eternal friendship, they don’t expect that anything will come between them. But then from their cell window they see the beautiful Emilia, and their priorities take a sudden and violent turn. In this late romance, Fletcher and Shakespeare examine love in all its fluid and complex forms.

  • The Turn of the Screw
    The Turn of the Screw
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and English National Opera rediscover Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw.

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