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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26 shows found
  • Flamenka
    Flamenka
    Peacock Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Latin and Flamenco join forces in a thrilling performance combining the power of Riverdance with the sultry heat of the Mediterranean. Flamenco legend Karen Ruimy leads an exceptional company of male dancers from Madrid and South America in a passionate fusion of two of the most exhilarating dance forms. As worlds collide, feet stomp and hips twirl, Flamenka takes you on an electrifying journey of a forbidden love affair. 

  • The Secret Garden
    Concert of the Secret Garden
    Adelphi Theatre
    No Matinee

    Lucie Jones, Jac Yarrow and Ramin Karimloo are set to star in a concert version of Marsha Norman & Lucy Simon's Tony Award-winning musical The Secret Garden, based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett at the London Palladium in November 2020. 

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    The smash-hit National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London for a strictly limited season at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, as part of the latest UK tour.

  • Aladdin - Pantomime
    Aladdin - Pantomime
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

    Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends next Christmas and go on a magical carpet ride where all of your festive wishes shall be granted.

    Expect the usual Lyric twist on all of your favourite characters as well as live music, magic lamps, plenty of laughs and a journey to a far away land.

  • 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

  • Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    London Coliseum
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    On Christmas Eve in Edwardian London, Clara is given a Nutcracker doll for Christmas, and the pair go on an enchanted adventure to discover a magical world. Clara battles with a Mouse King, discovers a handsome prince, and journeys to the Land of Sweets, which is ruled by the Sugar Plum Fairy. The pair meet sweet-makers from all around the world, and eventually take off in a hot air balloon ride over the glistening Land of the Snow, where Clara’s adventure is only just beginning.

  • Raymonda
    Raymonda
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Love and courage in a time of war.  England, 1853. Raymonda runs away from her comfortable life to become a nurse in the Crimean War. There, she becomes engaged to a soldier, John, but soon develops feelings for his friend Abdur, a leader of the Ottoman army. As turmoil grows around and inside her, who will she give her heart to?

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

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is now postponed at the London Palladium to 2021. 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.

  • Monsoon Wedding
    Monsoon Wedding
    Roundhouse
    No Matinee

    You’re invited to the wedding of the season! Award-winning film director Mira Nair brings her exuberant and sumptuous film Monsoon Wedding to life, in a new musical adaptation, set to light up the stage this summer.

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

    Academy® Award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is back as Deloris Van Cartier with BAFTA award winner Jennifer Saunders in the role of Mother Superior as Sister Act The Musical comes to London in Summer 2021. 

    Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a convent!  Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

     

  • Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5
    Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Britain’s favourite history show is back in the West End with a brand-new production! We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So BARMY BRITAIN is back with a brand-new show full of crazy new characters and rude new rulers from Britain’s barmy past!

  • Singin In The Rain
    Singin In The Rain
    Sadler's Wells
    Wednesday Matinee

    Song-and-dance legend, Adam Cooper, reprises the iconic role made so famous by Gene Kelly in Jonathan Church’s critically acclaimed production of Singin’ in the Rain. A smash-hit at Chichester Festival Theatre and in the West End, this irresistibly charming show returns to London in 2021 to make a summer splash!

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