London Theatre Openings

Want to find the newest shows in London theatre? Impress your friends by being the first to see that new, must-see show with our list of what's opening soon in the West End and beyond.

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Apologia
Apologia
Trafalgar Studio One
Thursday Matinee

Hollywood and Broadway icon Stockard Channing will return to the London stage this summer to star in a new production of Olivier Award winner Alexi Kaye Campbell’s acclaimed drama Apologia, directed by the multi-award winning Jamie Lloyd.

Hamlet
Hamlet
Harold Pinter Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Hamlet is produced by ATG (Sunday In The Park With George, Buried Child, and Oresteia) Sonia Friedman Productions and the Almeida Theatre (Chimerica, Ghosts, King Charles III, 1984, Oresteia) who are renowned for introducing ground-breaking, critically acclaimed transfers to the West End.

Annie
Annie
Piccadilly Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Miranda Hart makes her West End debut as the infamous Miss Hannigan in a new production of the beloved Broadway musical Annie. Directed by Nikolai Foster, Annie opens at the Piccadilly Theatre in May 2017, for a London season.

Five Guys Named Moe
Five Guys Named Moe
Marble Arch Theatre
Thursday Matinee

A musical by Clarke Peters, featuring Louis Jordan's greatest hits presented by Underbelly in association with Cameron Mackintosh. A major new production of the hit West End and Broadway musical, Five Guys Named Moe features the toe-tapping and irresistible hits of jazz legend Louis Jordan, including; Early In The Morning, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie and Saturday Night Fish Fry, plus many more performed on stage by a live band. 

The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
Playhouse Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Critically acclaimed The Kite Runner soars again in the West End!

The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Gielgud Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

After a sold out run the Royal Court Theatre, the highly anticipated production of Jez Butterworth’s new major drama The Ferryman will transfer to the West End. Multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine is joined by Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O’Reilly in the production directed by Sam Mendes. 

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Apollo Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

A return to the stage for director Benedict Andrews following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Tennessee Williams’ searing, poetic story of a family’s fight for survival is a twentieth century masterpiece.

Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein
Garrick Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Legendary filmmaker and comedian Mel Brooks brings his classic monster musical comedy Young Frankenstein to life on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing musical collaboration with Tony-award winning Broadway director and choreographer Susan Stroman.

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Wyndham's Theatre
Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald makes her West End debut as legendary jazz icon, Billie Holiday.

Spend an intimate evening filled with some of the most inspiring and moving songs ever written and hear the personal stories of Holiday's loves and losses through a turbulent but extraordinary life.

 

 

Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seminal musical first hit the stage, Jesus Christ Superstar returns to London in a powerful new production directed by Timothy Sheader.

On the Town
On the Town
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Thursday Matinee

New York, New York, it’s a helluva town!

With an incredible Bernstein score, Olivier Award-winner Drew McOnie - celebrated for his choreography on Jesus Christ Superstar - directs and choreographs On The Town, our biggest dance musical yet.

A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Thursday Matinee

A new play by MATTHEW DUNSTER

Adapted from the novel by CHARLES DICKENS

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