London Theatre Openings

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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Ruthless! The Musical
Ruthless! The Musical
Arts Theatre
Thursday Matinee

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO GET WHAT YOU WANT?

The all-female camp KILLER cult classic finally makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway.

The Inheritance
The Inheritance
Young Vic
No Matinee

You have to wonder why there isn't a word in the English language for the fireworks that go off in your brain when you finally kiss someone you've wanted for years. Or for the intimacy and tenderness you feel as you hold the hand of a suffering friend.

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.

Bat Out of Hell The Musical
Bat Out of Hell The Musical
Dominion Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Jim Steinman's epic rock and roll theatrical fantasy BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL, the inspiration for one of the most iconic and successful albums in history, is a full throttle tale of teenage love, youthful rebellion and living the rock and roll dream. Featuring 17 of Meat Loaf’s greatest hits, this high octane musical adventure directed by Jay Scheib, plays a limited season at the Dominion Theatre from April 2018. Book now! 

Pressure
Pressure
Park Theatre
Thursday Matinee

D-Day, June 1944. The Allied forces led by General Eisenhower are poised to launch. 350,000 lives at stake and the decision of whether or not to attack comes down to the most important weather forecast of all time.

The Country Wife
Southwark Playhouse
Tuesday Matinee

With this original adaptation, Morphic Graffiti thrust William Wycherley’s The Country Wife into the excesses and seductions of late 1920’s London: a city exploding with a heavy mix of jazz, gin and scandalous affairs.

The Way of the World
The Way of the World
Donmar Warehouse
Thursday Matinee

Family, money, desire: the rules of the game, the way of the world.

Lady Wishfort’s sprawling, dysfunctional family are riven by desire – there’s everything to lose and six thousand pounds to gain. Congreve’s glorious ensemble of characters battle it out in this exposing, satirical comedy where everyone needs to win just to get by.

Quiz
Quiz
Noel Coward Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Following his hit plays Ink and Labour of Love, James Graham’s latest work Quiz opens at the Noel Coward Theatre in 2018.

Quiz takes an in-depth look at our love for a good TV quiz show, from Mastermind to The Price is Right, before telling the story of the infamous ‘coughing Major’ Charles Ingram, who cheated his way to the top prize on ITV quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

The Moderate Soprano
The Moderate Soprano
Duke of York's Theatre
No Matinee

David Hare’s magnificent new play about the love story at the heart of the foundation of Glyndebourne transfers from its sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre to the West End. John Christie’s formidable vision, born out of his adoration for the beautiful soprano Audrey Mildmay and his innate passion for opera, became a gift to the nation, revered the world over. 

Instructions for Correct Assembly
Instructions for Correct Assembly
Royal Court Theatre
No Matinee

Maybe turn down the ‘opinionated’ dial?

Hari and Max weren’t satisfied with their first attempt at parenthood, so they’re giving it a second go.

Only this time they’ve got a 30-day money back guarantee and an easy-to-follow construction manual.

They’re certain, as long as they follow it step-by-step, he’s going to be perfect.

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Aldwych Theatre
Thursday Matinee

The much anticipated Tina Turner musical receives its world premiere in London this March when it opens at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End.

Psychosis
4:48 Psychosis
Lyric Hammersmith
No Matinee

The return of 4.48 Psychosis, the Royal Opera’s production of Sarah Kane’s last play, winner of the Achievement in Opera award in the 2016 UK Theatre Awards

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