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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Ink
Ink
Duke of York's Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

James Graham’s play Ink is set in 1969, a time when media mogul Rupert Murdoch was trying to make it big on Fleet Street. Ink follows him on his quest to establish what would become Britain's most influential newspaper - The Sun. Murdoch enlists the help of newspaper editor Larry Lamb to in Murdoch's words, "to create a popular paper for the masses”.

Long Day's Journey Into Night
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Wyndham's Theatre
No Matinee

Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Long Day's Journey Into Night is set over one summer's night and tells the story of the Tryone family in a seaside town in  Connecticut. The family consists of father James, mother Mary and sons Jamie and Edmund as they deal with family problems such as their pasts and illness.

Lady Windermere's Fan
Lady Windermere's Fan
Vaudeville Theatre
No Matinee

Lady Windermere has her suspicions that her husband of just under two years is having an affair with another woman. After he denies her allegations, she decides to invite the woman in question to her 21st birthday party. As anger takes over, Lady Windermere's Fan tells of a marriage marrs by lies and secrecy. 

A Woman of No Importance
A Woman of No Importance
Vaudeville Theatre
No Matinee

Set in the nineteenth century, Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance follows a group of guests at party at Lady Hunstanton's estate in the lavish English countryside. The party's guests, which include the widow Mrs Arbuthnot, her son Gerald and American outsider Hester,  uncover truths about themselves and each other that will alter their lives forever.  

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.

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

Discover the thrilling true story of people who risked everything for peace.

1993. Two maverick Norwegian diplomats try to coordinate top secret talks in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.

Their quiet heroics will lead them into the heart of one of the world’s longest running conflicts.

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. 

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.

Dr. Seuss's The Lorax
Dr. Seuss's The Lorax
Old Vic Theatre
Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

The irrepressible, big-hearted, moustachioed critter is back. Following rave reviews and an Olivier nomination for Best Entertainment and Family show, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax returns to The Old Vic stage.

Footloose
Footloose
Peacock Theatre
No Matinee

Footloose is back and better than ever before. Everybody cut loose as the explosive 1980s rock ‘n' roll sensation bursts on to the stage in a remastered show for 2017 starring Gareth Gates as Willard and Maureen Nolan as Vi Moore.

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