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. 

12 shows found
  • 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.

  • Choir of Man
    Choir of Man
    Arts Theatre
    No Matinee

    The runaway international hit comes to London! Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up one hour of indisputable joy!

  • Cabaret
    Cabaret
    Playhouse Theatre
    No Matinee

    From November 2021, Hollywood stars Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley will welcome audiences to the cabaret, as West End venue the Playhouse Theatre is transformed into the Kit Kat Club.

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
    Tuesday, Thursday Matinee

    The National Theatre’s award-winning adaptation of Mark Haddon’s novel is back on a London stage, playing for seven weeks at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary production: plan your trip and get booking tickets.

  • The Comedy of Errors
    The Comedy of Errors
    Barbican Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    The Royal Shakespeare Company’s glorious production of the Bard’s peerless farce The Comedy of Errors comes to London’s Barbican Theatre following its hit run in Stratford-upon-Avon. Don’t miss this magical tale of families lost and found, and not one but two sets of identical twins.

  • Cratchit
    Cratchit
    Park Theatre
    No Matinee

    A bitterly cold winter in London Town, and as it turns out, Ebenezer Scrooge wasn’t the only person to be visited by spirits one bleak and haunted Christmas Eve.

  • 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.

  • Circus 1903
    Circus 1903
    Royal Festival Hall
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas. Fresh from the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas, Circus 1903 visits Southbank Centre once again, after the show premiered in Europe at the Southbank Centre in 2018. Circus 1903 is at the Royal Festival Hall in 2021.

  • Luzia - Cirque du Soleil
    Cirque du Soleil - Luzia
    Royal Albert Hall
    Friday Matinee

    Discover LUZIA, where a waking dream transports you to an imaginary Mexico. Experience a wondrous world that inspires you to explore your senses, enveloped in light and nurtured by rain.

    Freely inspired by Mexico, LUZIA is a poetic and acrobatic ode to the rich, vibrant culture of a country whose wealth stems from an extraordinary mix of influences and creative collisions – a land that inspires awe with its breath-taking landscapes and architectural wonders, buoyed by the indomitable spirit of its people.

    The tableaux of LUZIA weave an intricate, contemporary mosaic that awakens your senses and transports you to a place suspended between dreams and reality.

    The name LUZIA fuses the sound of “luz” (light in Spanish) and “lluvia” (rain), two elements at the core of the show’s creation.

  • Cock Ambassadors Theatre
    Cock
    Ambassadors Theatre
    No Matinee

    John (Jonathan Bailey) is happy in himself, and with his boyfriend (Taron Egerton), until one day he meets the woman of his dreams (Jade Anouka). In a world full of endless possibilities why must we still limit ourselves with labels?

  • The Caucasian Chalk Circle
    The Caucasian Chalk Circle
    Rose Theatre Kingston
    No Matinee

    In a refugee camp, a fight breaks out over lost land. To seek resolution, a singer tells the fable of ‘The Chalk Circle’: in the midst of a bloody revolution, a servant girl risks all to raise the abandoned child of the Governor and his wife. Years later, when the Governor’s wife returns seeking her son, a rogue judge turns justice on its head.

  • 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.

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