London Theatre Openings

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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.

64 shows found
  • Cinderella - Pantomime
    Cinderella - Pantomime
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    No Matinee

    Polish your glass slippers, dust off your carriage and join us as the clock strikes midnight for the Fairy Godmother of pantomimes, Cinderella. Expect the usual Lyric twist on Wicked Stepmothers, Ugly Stepsisters, pumpkins, mice and more. You shall go to the ball with this festive fairy tale treat. Word has it that if you leave it too late to book, you might turn into a pumpkin…

  • White Christmas
    White Christmas
    Dominion Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Make it a magical Christmas with this spectacular brand-new production of Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS. Experience this ‘terrific dose of pure escapism’ (The Times) as this feel-good family musical lights up London’s Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited season from November 2019. A timeless romantic comedy to warm hearts of all ages, the musical features the classic songs Blue Skies, Sisters and the most famous festive song of all… White Christmas.

  • The Australian Ballet - Cinderella
    Cinderella (alternative pantomime)
    Vaults
    No Matinee

    The Great British pantomime, staged in a traditional English pub! This unique twist on the Cinderella story sees all the characters you know, love and hate colliding in a local boozer, where the audience are welcomed to the heart of the action to witness pints spilled, mates pulled and hearts poured out on the karaoke.

  • An Act of God
    An Act of God
    Vaults
    No Matinee

    God is back... and she has a lot to say! After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God assisted by her devoted angels Gabriel and Michael  will answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since creation.

  • The Snail and the Whale
    The Snail and the Whale
    Apollo Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
     

  • Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind
    Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind
    Soho Theatre
    No Matinee

    Edinburgh Comedy Award and double BAFTA-nominated professional idiot Spencer Jones is back with his brand-new show.

  • Matthew Bourne's production of The Red Shoes
    Matthew Bourne's production of The Red Shoes
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to London, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences across the UK and the USA.

  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Esteemed writer Jack Thorne's joyous, atmospheric adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens classic returns to The Old Vic following a successful run last Christmas.

  • Oi Frog & Friends
    Oi Frog & Friends
    Lyric Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Are you sitting comfortably?

    It’s a new day at Sittingbottom school and FROG is looking for a place to sit, but CAT has other ideas and DOG is doing as he’s told. Little do any of them know that chaos is coming... Who knew there were so many rhyming rules and what will happen when FROG is in charge? Original music, songs, puppets, laughs and more rhymes than you can shake a chime at!

  • Cyrano de Bergerac
    Cyrano de Bergerac
    Playhouse Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    James McAvoy returns to the West End in an inventive new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s masterwork by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of De Bergerac - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

  • Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever
    Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever
    Duke of York's Theatre
    No Matinee

    Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their friends to enjoy, including Miss Rabbit, Mr Bull, Suzy Sheep, Gerald Giraffe and more!

  • Potted Panto
    Potted Panto
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday, Friday Matinee

    Seven classic pantomimes in eighty hilarious minutes! Double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff return for a fifth festive season of Potted Panto, hot on the heels of their world tour of Harry Potter parody Potted Potter. In a madcap ride through the biggest stories and best-loved characters from the wonderful world of pantomime, our dastardly double act dash from rubbing Aladdin’s lamp to roaming the golden streets of Dick Whittington’s London and making sure that Cinderella gets to the ball. 

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