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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  • A Christmas Carol Old Vic
    A Christmas Carol
    The Old Vic
    No Matinee

    Based on Charles Dickens' beloved work, the play follows Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve, when he is visited by three ghosts, each showing him either scenes from his past, a view of the present of a peek into the future forcing the grumpy business owner to reevaluate his priorities and take stock on his life, just in time for Christmas morning.

  • Aladdin - Pantomime
    Aladdin - Pantomime
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

    Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends next Christmas and go on a magical carpet ride where all of your festive wishes shall be granted. Expect the usual Lyric twist on all of your favourite characters as well as live music, magic lamps, plenty of laughs and a journey to a far away land.

  • A Celebration of the Music from Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit
    A Celebration of the Music from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
    Shaftesbury Theatre
    No Matinee

    They are the most beloved and recognisable big and small screen creations of all time – let alone just in the world of the Fantasy genre – and now the music of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit will be celebrated in a one-off concert at the Shaftesbury Theatre.

  • A Fight Against… (Una Lucha Contra…)
    A Fight Against… (Una Lucha Contra…)
    Royal Court Theatre
    No Matinee

    Pablo Manzi’s darkly comic odyssey across the Americas explores whether violence brings us closer together and what it takes to make a community. 

  • A Number
    A Number
    The Old Vic
    No Matinee

    Lennie James and Paapa Essiedu play father and sons in Caryl Churchill’s gripping drama about what it costs to start again.

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