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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  • Metamorphoses - Globe 2021
    Metamorphoses - Globe 2021
    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
    No Matinee

    Metamorphoses is a playful new piece of theatre inspired by Ovid’s powerful collection of myths, written bespoke to our candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by the Globe’s first writers-in-residence in nearly four centuries.

  • The Mirror and the Light
    The Mirror and the Light
    Gielgud Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Following the hugely successful theatrical adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the third part of her award-winning trilogy about Henry VIII’s advisor Thomas Cromwell is coming to the West End.

  • Magic Goes Wrong
    Magic Goes Wrong
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Mischief Theatre collaborate with co-writers for the first time as they bring their new show Magic Goes Wrong, created with stage legends Penn and Teller, to the London stage at the Apollo Theatre.

  • Manor
    Manor
    Lyttelton Theatre, National
    No Matinee

    Diana is struggling to keep the roof on her run-down manor house.

  • Measure for Measure - Globe 2021/22
    Measure for Measure - Globe 2021/22
    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
    No Matinee

    Shakespeare's powerful and darkly comic Measure for Measure comes to thrilling life in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

  • Moulin Rouge! The Musical
    Moulin Rouge! The Musical
    Piccadilly Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Moulin Rouge! The Musical will transfer to the West End, with performances at the Piccadilly Theatre from Autumn 2021. 

  • The Merchant of Venice - Globe 2021/22
    The Merchant of Venice - Globe 2021/22
    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
    No Matinee

    Director Abigail Graham shines candlelight on Shakespeare's complex exploration of prejudice, patriarchy and capitalism in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

    In a society that exploits minorities to keep the majority in power, identity is everything.

  • Marys Seacole
    Donmar Warehouse
    No Matinee

    Putting the concept of a biopic through a kaleidoscope, MARYS SEACOLE is a dazzling exploration, across oceans and eras, of what it means to be a woman who is paid to care, and how, ultimately, no one is in charge of their own story.

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