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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Evita
Evita
Phoenix Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

The story of an ordinary woman’s meteoric rise to power at a time of extraordinary political unrest, Evita is set to captivate West End audiences again as it makes a much anticipated return to London, playing 12 weeks at the Phoenix Theatre.

Mary Stuart
Mary Stuart
Duke of York's Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida Theatre in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End from 13 January for a limited run.

Oslo
Oslo
Harold Pinter Theatre
Thursday Matinee

The 2017 Tony Award® winner transfers direct from a critically acclaimed sold-out run on Broadway for a strictly limited season.

In 1993, in front of the world’s press, the leaders of Israel and Palestine shook hands on the lawn of the White House. Few watching would have guessed that the negotiations leading up to this iconic moment started secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.

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. 

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.

Labour of Love
Labour of Love
Noel Coward Theatre
No Matinee

Michael Grandage Company and Headlong present the world première of James Graham's new play LABOUR OF LOVE, starring Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire. This razor-sharp political comedy reunites James Graham and director Jeremy Herrin following their previous collaboration on This House, and plays at the Noël Coward Theatre from the 15th September for 11 weeks only.

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.

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Wyndham's Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Marianne Elliott has teamed up with producer Chris Harper to create an exciting new theatre company, Elliott & Harper Productions.

For their first production Marianne Elliott reunites with playwright Simon Stephens, and the creative team from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time for the UK premiere of Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle.

The Tempest
The Tempest
Barbican
Thursday Matinee

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s ground-breaking production of The Tempest transfers to London for a limited seven week run at the Barbican this summer.

Simon Russell Beale plays Prospero in this ground-breaking production directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran.

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.

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