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Want to find the newest shows in London theatre? Impress your friends by being the first to see that new, must-see show with our list of what's opening soon in the West End and beyond.

12 shows found
  • The Starry Messenger
    The Starry Messenger
    Wyndham's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    In the vastness of the universe are we all just lonely souls under the same night sky?

    Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut in The Starry Messenger by Kenneth Lonergan, Academy Award-winning writer of Manchester-By-The-Sea.

  • The Light In The Piazza
    The Light In The Piazza
    Royal Festival Hall
    No Matinee

    Don’t miss the London premiere of the six-time Tony-winning musical The Light in the Piazza as it lights up the Royal Festival Hall for four weeks only next summer. Directed by multiple Olivier Award winner Daniel Evans, this lavish new production stars Opera legend and Tony Award nominee Renée Fleming and Disney film and television superstar Dove Cameron making their West End debuts.

     

  • Three Sisters
    Three Sisters
    Vaudeville Theatre
    No Matinee

    Critically acclaimed the world over, and winner of a Drama Desk Award, The Sovremennik’s Three Sisters is widely regarded as one of the seminal versions of Anton Chekhov’s classic tale, enthralling audiences from Paris to New York, Berlin to London. ​This show will be performed in Russian with English subtitles.

  • The Hunt
    The Hunt
    Almeida Theatre
    No Matinee

    We are a small community. The happiness of our children is everything. Our hopes and dreams rest in these tiny souls. 

    In a small town in northern Denmark, the children celebrate Harvest Festival.

    In the forest by the water the men of the lodge stand naked in the cold. This is their country. This is their song.

  • The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - The Musical
    The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - The Musical
    Ambassadors Theatre.
    Thursday Matinee

    Everyone’s favourite teenager Adrian Mole arrives at the Chocolate Factory this summer in this brand new musical take on the iconic Sue Townsend novel.

  • The Night of the Iguana
    The Night of the Iguana
    Noel Coward Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Golden Globe-winner Clive Owen (Closer, Children of Men) returns to the West End for the first time in 18 years to play Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon in THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, in a new production directed by James Macdonald. Featuring an all-star cast including Lia Williams (Kiri, Mary Stuart) as Hannah Jelkes, Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) as Maxine Faulk and Julian Glover (Game of Thrones) as Nonno.
     
    Set in the strange limbo of 1940, in a hot and humid Mexico, a group of travellers meet at the run-down Costa Verde Hotel, where Tennessee Williams’ play brings them together in an epic battle between flesh and spirit, captivity and freedom, art and faith, heightened by a tropical rain-storm.

  • The Girl on the Train
    The Girl on the Train
    Duke of York's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ novel – an international phenomenon selling over twenty million copies worldwide – and starring Samantha Womack, this gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment.

  • The Son
    The Son
    Duke of York's Theatre
    No Matinee

    Direct from a sold-out season at Kiln Theatre the five star, hit play, The Son, transfers to the Duke of York’s theatre for ten weeks only from 24 August.
     
    Written by the internationally acclaimed Florian Zeller, lauded by The Guardian as ‘the most exciting playwright of our time’, The Son is directed by the award-winning Michael Longhurst and forms the final part of the critically acclaimed trilogy with The Father and The Mother.
     
    I’m telling you. I don’t understand what’s happening to me.
     
    Nicolas is going through a difficult phase after his parents’ divorce. He’s listless, skipping school, lying and thinks that moving in with his father and his new family may help. A fresh start. When he doesn’t settle there either, he decides that going back to his mother’s may be the answer. When change feels like the only way to survive, what will he do when the options begin to run out?

  • The Fishermen
    The Fishermen
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    No Matinee

    In a small Nigerian town Ben, Obembe and their two older brothers slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree they continue until the prophecy of a madman changes the course of their lives forever.

    Based on the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel by one of Africa's major new voices, New Perspectives’ critically acclaimed award-winning production of Chigozie Obioma’s powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate adapted by Gbolahan Obisesan arrives in the West End for the first time.

  • The Girl Who Fell
    The Girl Who Fell
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    No Matinee

    The Girl who Fell is a poignant and darkly funny play about loss, guilt and Snapchat from the “provocative and entertaining” Sarah Rutherford (Telegraph), former Writer in Residence at Park Theatre and writer of sell-out hit Adult Supervision.

  • Touching The Void
    Touching The Void
    Duke of York's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Touching The Void will transfer to Duke of York’s Theatre, following its critically acclaimed world premiere in 2018 and a run at Bristol Old Vic in March 2019.

  • The Marriage of Figaro
    The Marriage of Figaro
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Mozart’s masterpiece reveals much about the human condition through consummate wit, grace and joyous musical invention. ENO Music Director Martyn Brabbins conducts this second revival of Director Fiona Shaw’s critically acclaimed production.

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