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London Theatre Openings

Want to find the newest shows in London theatre? Impress your friends by being the first to see the re-openings of these must-see shows with our list of what’s opening soon in the West End and beyond. 

Covid-19 Information

Indoor performances are making a comeback to London theatres, with social distancing, and other restrictions in place in line with most-recent Government guidance regarding the coronavirus.

A selection of upcoming West End shows musicals and plays will be hosted under full Covid-19 regulations, with mandatory face-coverings to be worn when in theatres (including during the show). Ahead of any performance, ticket holders will be sent full information about safety measures and requirements. 

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  • Tuck Shop West End
    Tuck Shop West End
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    TUCK SHOP WEST END is the first ever Drag season LIVE on the West End, brought to you by the producers of Death Drop, TuckShop.

  • My Night With Reg
    My Night With Reg
    Turbine Theatre
    No Matinee

    Set in Guy’s London flat, old friends and new gather to party through the night. This is the summer of 1985 and, for Guy and his circle, the world is about to change forever, thanks to the mounting AIDS crisis. This award winning comedy captures the fragility of friendship, happiness and life itself.

  • Bernie Dieter's Berlin Underground
    Bernie Dieter's Berlin Underground
    Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square
    No Matinee

    The hilarious boundary pushing phenomenon, BERNIE DIETER’S BERLIN UNDERGROUND brings gin-soaked debauchery alongside a new cast of misfits for sexy circus, debauched drag and dangerously funny sideshow, backed by her Weimar-punk jazz band.

  • Hymn Almeida Theatre February 2021
    Hymn
    Almeida Theatre
    No Matinee

    Benny is a loner anchored by his wife and children. Gil longs to fulfil his potential. They form a deep bond but as cracks appear in their fragile lives they start to realise that true courage comes in different forms.

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    London Palladium
    Wednesday Matinee

    Following a triumphant sold-out season in 2019, the new smash-hit production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will return to The London Palladium for a strictly limited season this summer.

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Kew Gardens
    No Matinee

    Set beneath heritage trees within a picture-perfect Kew Gardens, this is Midsummer Night’s Dream in uniquely botanical surroundings – as twilight falls, the stage is set for Shakespeare under the stars. 

  • Oleanna
    Oleanna
    Arts Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Save up to 49%

    David Mamet’s Oleanna is in London in 2021. Oleanna is at the Arts Theatre from July 2021. Oleanna tickets are available on London Theatre now.

  • Bagdad Cafe
    Bagdad Cafe
    The Old Vic
    No Matinee

    Smack bang in the middle of nowhere (or was it somewhere on the legendary Route 66?) two women are thrown together by chance. Stranded tourist Jasmin stumbles out of her unhappy marriage and finds herself at Brenda’s remote cafe and motel. 

  • Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5
    Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Britain’s favourite history show is back in the West End with a brand-new production! We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So BARMY BRITAIN is back with a brand-new show full of crazy new characters and rude new rulers from Britain’s barmy past!

  • Twelfth Night
    Twelfth Night - Globe 2021
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    No Matinee

    Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identity, music and the madness of love, Twelfth Night, finds new life this summer in the Globe Theatre.

  • The Odyssey
    The Odyssey
    Jermyn Street Theatre
    No Matinee

    First told almost three thousand years ago, this epic poem has been retold all over the world. 

  • John & Jen
    John and Jen
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    From the award winning composer of The Addams Family, Big Fish & The Wild Party, starring Olivier Award nominee Rachel Tucker and introducing Lewis Cornay.

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