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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  • The Shark Is Broken
    The Shark is Broken
    Ambassadors Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    The breakout hit of the 2019 Edinburgh Festival, The Shark is Broken is a hilarious and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the disastrous shoot for what became an iconic blockbuster: Steven Spielberg’s movie Jaws. Now, this show is set to make a splash in the West End, so start planning your trip and get booking.

  • Stick Man
    Stick Man
    Leicester Square Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire! How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree?

  • Straight White Men
    Straight White Men
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    A Korean American playwright whose work revels in subversive explorations of identity, Lee compassionately investigates straight white male identity in a way that is as hilarious as it is revealing.

  • The Snowman
    The Snowman
    Peacock Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Delighting audiences for 23 years, this magical stage adaption of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved book, and the film directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates, has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintery wonderland of a boy and a snowman that comes to life

  • Spring Awakening
    Spring Awakening
    Almeida Theatre
    No Matinee

    Winner of the Tony and Olivier awards for best musical, Spring Awakening tells a story of adolescent anarchy, set to one of the most loved scores of the 21st century.

  • Strictly Come Dancing The Live Tour 2017 - London O2 Arena
    Strictly Come Dancing (O2 Arena)
    The O2 Arena
    No Matinee

    2022 will see the return of the magnificent Strictly Come Dancing Live Arena Tour. Kicking off in Birmingham on 20 January 2022, a host of the celebs and professional dancers from the BBC One TV series will waltz around the country performing 33 shows in some of the UK’s biggest arenas in Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Glasgow, Nottingham and London. 

  • Shen Yun
    Shen Yun
    Eventim Apollo
    Wednesday Matinee

    SHEN YUN presents an epic production that takes you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese civilisation.

  • Small Island
    Small Island
    Olivier Theatre, National
    No Matinee

    Adapted for the stage by Helen EdmundsonSmall Island follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.

  • Sister Act: The Musical
    Sister Act: The Musical
    Eventim Apollo
    Thursday Matinee

    Deloris van Cartier is a Reno lounge singer who witnesses her mobster boyfriend commit a murder, forcing her into witness protection. She's placed in a convent in California, in the hope she will adapt to the quiet lives of the nuns and stay out of trouble. The nuns assign her to the choir, where she naturally transforms them into a soulful gospel group and helps them find their voice. Sister Act will be revived at London's Eventim Apollo in 2022. 

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