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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Le Grand Mort
Le Grand Mort
Trafalgar Studio Two
No Matinee

In his super stylish, sterilely beautiful Notting Hill kitchen, Michael is preparing dinner for two.

Othello - National Youth Theatre
Othello - National Youth Theatre
Ambassadors Theatre
Tuesday, Friday Matinee

This is a mating ground. A dog-eat-dog kind of place.  And it’s about to kick off…
In an exclusive collaboration, the National Youth Theatre are proud to present Frantic Assembly’s award-winning adaptation of Othello.
This electrifying take on Shakespeare’s thriller of paranoia, jealousy and murder takes a scalpel to 21st century Britain and will leave you breathless. 

Jekyll & Hyde - National Youth Theatre
Jekyll & Hyde - National Youth Theatre
Ambassadors Theatre
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday Matinee

Everyone has another face they hide behind… The National Youth Theatre REP Company invite you into the world of Victorian England, where civilised society meets seedy Soho for a thrilling new adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde from award-winning playwright Evan Placey (Consensual, Girls Like That) Directed by Roy Alexander Weise (Mountaintop, JMK 2016 Winner), this classic tale of secrets, deceit and revenge will be brought to life by some of Britain’s most exciting emerging talent on one the West End’s most historic stages.

The Lie
Menier Chocolate Factory
No Matinee

Followig the success of The Truth, which premiered at the Menier and went on to be nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Comedy, The Lie reunites the team which included Florian Zeller (playwright), Christopher Hampton (traslator) and Lindsay Posner (director).

Aida
Aida
London Coliseum
No Matinee

Aida must choose between the man she loves and the homeland she longs for. Betrayal is the only option.

Aida is a timeless story of duty, love and betrayal amid the clash of war. This is opera on a grand scale, in which ENO’s award-winning Chorus and Orchestra will demonstrate their full power.

The Zombies
The Zombies
London Palladium
No Matinee

50 years after recording their iconic album, the original and current members of The Zombies reunite to perform ‘Odyssey and Oracle’ in its entirety for the final time.

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Royal Court Theatre
No Matinee

Alejandra and Marcela are planting bombs in the middle of the night.

They don’t want violence. They just want to be heard. Prison’s not much of a threat when most of your friends are inside.

But José Miguel is from another generation, and he’s committed to change by any means possible.

Flashdance
New Wimbledon Theatre
No Matinee

Flashdance - The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of 18-year-old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer.  When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream.

Rain: 50 Years of Sgt Pepper
Rain: 50 Years of Sgt Pepper
London Palladium
No Matinee

RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles' discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience. In addition to the updated sets that include brand new LED, High-Definition screens and multimedia content, RAIN will bring the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album to life in its entirety with the launch of the 2017 Tour.

Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance that’s as infectious as it is transporting. Let RAIN take you back with all of the songs from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band along with all of your other Beatles favourites such as “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” “Hard Day’s Night,” “Let It Be,” “Come Together,” “Hey Jude” and more! This adoring tribute will take you back to a time when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends!

The Toxic Avenger
The Toxic Avenger
Arts Theatre
No Matinee

Following a sold-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse where it received 6 Off West End Award nominations including Best New Musical, cult rock musical The Toxic Avenger is transferring to the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited season.

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 Terrible Infants
Les Enfants Terribles - The Terrible Infants
Wilton's Music Hall
Wednesday Matinee

Les Enfants Terribles' multi-award winning show The Terrible Infants will be staged at Wilton’s Music Hall, featuring new creative material and reflecting Les Enfants Terribles’ bold, innovative and irreverent style.

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