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.

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19 shows found
  • Awful Auntie
    Awful Auntie
    Bloomsbury Theatre
    No Matinee

    When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened. But not everything Alberta tells her turns out to be true and Stella quickly discovers she’s in for the fight of her life against her very own awful Auntie!

  • The Convert
    Young Vic
    Wednesday Matinee

    Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira’s striking play explores the impact of colonialism and Catholicism on black identity. 

  • Pinter 5: The Room / Victoria Station / Family Voices
    Pinter 5: The Room / Victoria Station / Family Voices
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Harold Pinter’s first play, The Room, features in a triple-bill directed by Pinter’s colleague and friend, Patrick Marber. An all-too-familiar and frighteningly topical brand of English xenophobia runs through this darkly funny and unexpectedly odd play from 1957. In the hilarious Victoria Station and the reflective Family Voices, isolated voices attempt to communicate, but can we ever truly express the depths of our feeling? 

  • Pinter 6: Party Time / Celebration
    Pinter 6: Party Time / Celebration
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Jamie Lloyd directs two plays in the penultimate production of his Pinter at the Pinter season. Tickets for Party Time and Celebration, starring Tracy-Ann Oberman at the Harold Pinter Theatre, are now on sale.​

  • Approaching Empty
    Kiln Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Forget friendship! This is business.

    In a scruffy minicab office, Mansha decides it’s time to create his own destiny and offers to buy a business from his lifelong friend Raf. As the realities of the state of the business slowly unravel, these two best friends must confront the difficulties of going into business with those closest to them.

  • Twelfth Night - Southwark Playhouse
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    “If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it!”

    Orsino loves Olivia.
    Olivia loves Viola.
    Viola loves Orsino.
    Malvolio loves himself
    and Sir Toby loves a drink.

    Whilst searching for her lost brother at a music festival in Illyria, Viola stumbles upon love instead.

  • Notre Dame de Paris
    Notre Dame de Paris
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    One of France’s most popular musicals, Notre Dame de Paris is based on Victor Hugo’s novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame with music by Riccardo Cocciante and a book and lyrics by Luc Plamondon.

  • Alys, Always
    Alys, Always
    The Bridge Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Frances works on the books pages of a Sunday newspaper. She’s quiet and capable, but nobody takes much notice: her face is pressed to the window, on the outside, looking in.   One evening, driving back to London after visiting her infuriating parents, she comes across an upturned car crumpled on the side of the road. She waits with the injured driver, Alys Kyte, until the ambulance arrives.

  • Home, I'm Darling
    Home, I'm Darling
    Duke of York's Theatre
    No Matinee

    Starring Katherine Parkinson, Laura Wade's new play about a woman who aims to live an idealistic 1950s life as a housewife, will transfer to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre in January 2019. Tickets will go on sale on 9th November.

  • Pinter 7: A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    Pinter 7: A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Pinter at The Pinter season culminates with two unmissable comedies that explore the political machinations of the powerful and the powerless.

    When a mysterious figure enters their elegant country home, the lives of Flora and Edward are changed forever.

  • Rip It Up
    Rip It Up
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    The ultimate Strictly boy band of dance bring their spectacular show to the West End in 2019. Starring Louis Smith, Harry Judd, Aston Merrygold and Jay McGuinness, it will open at the Garrick Theatre for a limited engagement of 16 weeks.

    The production has songs from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and American superstars such as The Beach Boys, The Byrds, The Doors, and The Mamas & The Papas.

     

  • The Price
    The Price
    Wyndham's Theatre
    No Matinee

    David Suchet delivers a comic tour de force as a silver-tongued 90 year old furniture dealer in Arthur Miller’s ‘masterpiece’ (Daily Telegraph), The Price. 

    Two brothers , Victor and Walter Franz,  one a New York cop nearing retirement, the other  a successful surgeon meet for the first time in sixteen years to sell their family furniture stored in the attic of a condemned New York brownstone . Revelation follows stunning revelation as each brother realises the price they have paid for heart breaking decisions made decades earlier.

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