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. 

32 shows found
  • Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt
    Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music at the Apollo Theatre.

  • The Great Gatsby - Immersive LDN
    The Great Gatsby - Immersive London
    Gatsby's Mansion, Immersive London
    No Matinee

    Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous parties. Expect to be immersed in a world of red hot jazz, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence.

  • Title of Show
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Marc Elliott, Tyrone Huntley, Lucie Jones and Jenna Russell will star in the filmed production, recorded at the London Coliseum.

  • SIX - Live at the Lyric
    SIX - Live at the Lyric
    Lyric Theatre
    No Matinee

    DIVORCED, BEHEADED and now LIVE AT THE LYRIC!

    SIX, ‘the most uplifting piece of new British musical theatre,’ (Evening Standard) is holding court at London’s Lyric Theatre for a strictly limited season. Prepare to Lose Ur Head

  • Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
    Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
    Palace Theatre
    No Matinee

    Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.

    Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.

    But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things.

    Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo.

    Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket. 

  • Showstopper The Improvised Musical
    Showstopper The Improvised Musical
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    Olivier Award 2016 winners The Showstoppers are back at the Garrick Theatre transforming audience suggestions into all-singing, all-dancing shows with unpredictable and hilarious results.

  • The Gruffalo's Child
    The Gruffalo's Child
    Alexandra Palace
    No Matinee

    The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood... One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist... does he? 

  • Les Miserables: The All-Star Staged Concert
    Les Miserables: The All-Star Staged Concert
    Sondheim Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Matt Lucas will star in a special concert production of Les Miserables, returning to the West End for eight weeks only.

  • Potted Panto
    Potted Panto
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    Seven classic pantomimes in eighty hilarious minutes! Double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff return for the tenth anniversary of Potted Panto, hot on the heels of their world tour of Harry Potter parody Potted Potter. In a madcap ride through the biggest stories and best-loved characters from the wonderful world of pantomime, our dastardly double act dash from rubbing Aladdin’s lamp to roaming the golden streets of Dick Whittington’s London and making sure that Cinderella gets to the ball. 

  • The Comeback
    The Comeback
    Noel Coward Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Comeback, a brilliantly original and hilarious new comedy, is set to delight all generations at the Noel Coward Theatre this December. This debut play from The Pin’s award-winning Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen tells the story of two double acts fighting to wrestle control of the most chaotic, farcical and high-stakes gig of their respective careers. 

  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    The Old Vic
    Wednesday Matinee

    Esteemed writer Jack Thorne's joyous, atmospheric adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens classic returns to The Old Vic following a successful run last Christmas.

  • A Christmas Carol Dominion Theatre
    A Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra
    Dominion Theatre
    No Matinee

    Featuring a star studded West End cast, this concert production of A Christmas Carol is brought to the Dominion Theatre as the London Musical Theatre Orchestra perform one of Charles Dickens' most famous works.

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