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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  • The Funeral Director
    The Funeral Director
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    “I just thought it would be a secret I’d have to die with. And now – I think it’ll be what kills me.”

    Life as the director of a Muslim funeral parlour isn’t always easy, but Ayesha has things pretty sorted. She and Zeyd share everything: a marriage, a business, a future.

  • A Pupil
    A Pupil
    Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    In a dilapidated North London bedsit, Ye, a disgraced violinist is preparing to kill herself. The surprise arrival of Simona, an aspiring musician and wealthy heiress, throws her plans into disarray. Together the pair embark on a series of lessons that will test the limits of friendship, music, and success.

  • Don Quixote
    Don Quixote
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Don Quixote, which originally premiered at the RSC’s Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in spring 2016, will transfer to the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End from 27 October 2018 to 2 February 2019.

  • Hadestown
    Hadestown
    Olivier Theatre, National
    No Matinee

    Following record-breaking runs at New York Theatre Workshop and Canada’s Citadel Theatre, Hadestown comes to the National Theatre prior to Broadway.

  • Pinter Three: Landscape / A Kind of Alaska / Monologue
    Pinter Three: Landscape / A Kind of Alaska / Monologue
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Jamie Lloyd’s Pinter at the Pinter season continues with a double-bill of Harold Pinter’s Landscape and A Kind of Alaska. Tickets for the double bill directed by Lloyd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, which features Tamsin Greig, are on sale now.

  • Pinter Four: Moonlight / Night School
    Pinter Four: Moonlight / Night School
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    The brutality of family life and the subjectivity of memory are explored in the emotionally raw and richly funny Moonlight, directed by Olivier Award winner Lyndsey Turner, in which the past haunts the dark, lonely recesses of a dying father’s bedroom. 

  • Summer and Smoke
    Summer and Smoke
    Duke of York's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    The Almeida Theatre’s intensely atmospheric production of Tennessee Williams’ Summer and Smoke transfers to the West End in late 2018, with Patsy Ferran and Matthew Needham reprising their central roles in Rebecca Frecknall’s production.

  • Seussical
    Seussical the Musical
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    The fantastical world of Dr. Seuss bursts onto the stage in this larger-than-life musical extravaganza from award-nominated Immersion Theatre, brimming with fun and excitement for ‘thinkers’ of all ages.

  • Caroline, or Change
    Caroline, or Change
    Playhouse Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Following sold-out runs in Chichester and at the Hampstead Theatre, the brilliant Sharon D Clarke reprises her role in Tony Kushner’s ‘modern masterpiece’, Caroline, or Change.

  • Magic Mike Tickets
    Magic Mike Live
    The Theatre at Hippodrome Casino (Over 18s Only)
    No Matinee

    One year after its acclaimed launch in Las Vegas, Channing Tatum is bringing a brand new production of Magic Mike Live to the Hippodrome Casino in London’s Leicester Square.  Conceived and co-directed by Tatum, Magic Mike Live is a large-scale, live production show based on the hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL, which will open in The Th

  • The Night Before Christmas
    The Night Before Christmas
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    Gary’s life is shit. It’s Christmas eve, he’s broke, he’s promised his son some top of the range Power Ranger figures but he hasn’t delivered them, and now his ex wife is out to find him baying for blood.

    But none of that matters any more because Gary has a secret. A big, fat (well… small, tiny, and extremely festive) secret that might very well save him and the whole of humanity.

  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Esteemed writer Jack Thorne's joyous, atmospheric adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens classic returns to The Old Vic folowing a successful run last Christmas.

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