London Theatre Openings

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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.

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37 shows found
  • Sweat
    Sweat
    Gielgud Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat transfers to the West End's Gielgud Theatre for a limited run of 50 performances following its sell-out UK premiere at the Donmar Warehouse. 

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    A Midsummer Night's Dream - Bridge Theatre
    The Bridge Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Shakespeare’s great comedy plunges its audience into the heart of an enchanted forest, a place of change and infinite possibility. In the Bridge’s immersive production, you sit close up to the action, or follow it on foot into a dream world of feuding fairies and uncontrollable desire. 

  • On Your Feet!
    On Your Feet!
    London Coliseum
    Thursday Matinee

    Her voice. His vision. Their story.

    Gloria and Emilio Estefan's smash-hit musical comes to London direct from Broadway for a strictly limited season. On Your Feet! is the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. 

  • Present Laughter
    Present Laughter
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    I knew how deep your longing must be to have someone really to love you, to be with you, when I saw that dreadful prostitute come out of the spare room.’

    ‘That was not a prostitute. It was the husband of one of my dearest friends!’

    Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott in Noёl Coward’s provocative comedy, Present Laughter.

    The cast also includes Luke Thallon, Sophie Thompson, Suzie Toase and Indira Varma. 

  • 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.

     

  • Bitter Wheat
    Bitter Wheat
    Garrick Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    David Mamet tackles Hollywood's biggest scandals in his own unique way as he brings Bitter Wheat to the Garrick Theatre this summer, starring John Malkovich in his first West End theatre appearance in almost 30 years. 

  • 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.

  • Rust
    Rust
    Bush Theatre
    No Matinee

    Nadia and Daniel have a secret. In fact they have quite a few. They’ve just signed on the dotted line for a studio flat. Under a pseudonym, naturally – Mr and Mrs White. After years of school pick-ups, TV takeaways, and the day to day drudgery of married life, this is their chance to wipe the slate clean.

  • Dark Sublime
    Dark Sublime
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    No Matinee

    Oli arrives at the door of Marianne, a now-forgotten sci-fi TV icon, impatient to make an impression, to make a friend. Marianne, a jobbing actress, knows about waiting – for the phone to ring, for her best friend to see her differently, for her turn at something more substantial than a half-remembered role on a cult TV show. He wants an autograph; she doesn’t want anything from him - or so she thinks. Yet as they start to explore each other’s worlds, they begin to discover what every good relationship needs: time and space.

  • 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.

  • Jesus Christ Superstar
    Jesus Christ Superstar
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    After successful runs at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2016 and 2017, Jesus Christ Superstar returns to the West End for a limited engagement of 60 performances at the Barbican.

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    London Palladium
    Wednesday Matinee

    A new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s multi-award winning musical is returning to The London Palladium in summer 2019 for a strictly limited run!

    Released as a concept album in 1969, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has become one of the worlds most iconic musicals, featuring songs that have gone on to become pop and musical theatre standards, including Any Dream Will Do and Go Go Go Joseph.

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