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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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  • Cruise
    Cruise
    Duchess Theatre
    No Matinee

    1988. Soho. His last night on earth.

    The intoxicating, vibrant CRUISE is the true story of what should have been Michael Spencer’s last night on earth, performing live for a strictly limited season at the Duchess Theatre from 18 May to 13 June. Following the phenomenal success of Channel4’s It’s a Sin, CRUISE is a celebration of life, queer culture and survival - this is the uplifting and inspirational theatrical event of summer 2021.

  • Cirque du Soleil - Corteo (O2 Arena)
    Cirque du Soleil - Corteo (O2 Arena)
    The O2 Arena
    No Matinee

    The clown Mauro has passed, but his spirit is still with us. Instead of mourning, the funeral cortege celebrates the here and hereafter with laughter and exuberance. Rich, extravagant memories frolic with the senses. See Cirque du Soleil at the O2 Arena in 2021.

  • Cinderella The Musical
    Cinderella The Musical
    Gillian Lynne Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella is the exciting new musical comedy starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, set to completely reinvent the world’s best-loved fairytale when it opens in London’s West End in July 2021.

  • Carousel
    Carousel
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Celebrated for their innovative approach to classic musicals, rediscover Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel in the unique surroundings of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Featuring a score that includes ‘If I Loved You’ and ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, director Timothy Sheader reunites with Superstar choreographer Drew McOnie.

  • Children of Eden
    Children of Eden
    Cadogan Hall
    No Matinee

    Join us for two upcoming concert performances of Children of Eden, the musical by legendary Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz, with book by acclaimed director and writer John Caird. Children of Eden is at Cadogan Hall in October 2021.

  • 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.

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