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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.

67 shows found
  • Girl From the North Country
    Girl From the North Country
    Gielgud Theatre
    Monday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    1934. A time-weathered guesthouse in the heartland of America. Only a song can shake off the dust for one group of wayward souls—and old dreams may hold the promise of new beginnings. As they pass in and out of each other’s lives, their stories awaken with passion, fury and extraordinary beauty. Reimagining the music of Bob Dylan as roof-raising ensemble pieces and soul-stirring solos, celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) writes and directs this heartbreaking and universal story about family and love. 

  • Snowflake
    Snowflake
    Kiln Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Snowflake is an epic story about generational conflict, fathers and daughters, and whether we’re living in the best or worst of times…

  • Billionaire Boy
    Billionaire Boy
    Bloomsbury Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country! He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money! But what Joe doesn't have is a friend.

    From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny and Awful Auntie comes this amazing new production of David Walliams' best-selling story!
     

  • Circus 1903
    Circus 1903
    Royal Festival Hall
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas.

  • Fame
    Fame
    Troubadour Theatre - Wembley
    No Matinee

    Get ready for the musical that lives forever, and join the fame-hungry students New York’s High School For The Performing Arts as they tackle life, love and legwarmers alongside the eternal search for stardom.

    Based on the classic 80’s film, Fame the Musical features the Oscar-winning title song, and a dynamite cast of fearless performers including Keith Jack.

  • Magic Goes Wrong
    Magic Goes Wrong
    Vaudeville Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Mischief Theatre collaborate with co-writers for the first time as they bring their new show Magic Goes Wrong, created with stage legends Penn and Teller, to the London stage as part of the company’s year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre. 

  • Coming Clean
    Coming Clean
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    Thursday Matinee

    The smash-hit, sell-out play by Kevin Elyot and writer of the landmark drama My Night With Reg, transfers to Trafalgar Studios 2 this January. ‘We haven’t been faithful to each other since we met… why have you suddenly decided you’re not in the mood for sharing?’

  • Frank Skinner - Showbiz
    Frank Skinner - Showbiz
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    Following a sold out 2019 national tour, comedy legend Frank Skinner is bringing his critically acclaimed stand-up show Showbiz to the West End for a strictly limited five week run. The last twelve months have seen Frank perform sold-out runs at both London’s Leicester Square Theatre and the Edinburgh Fringe, making this the must-see comedy event of the new year.

  • Shen Yun
    Shen Yun
    Eventim Apollo
    Wednesday Matinee

    SHEN YUN presents an epic production that expands the theatrical experience across time and space. We invite you on an inspiring journey into one of humanity's greatest treasures — five millennia of Chinese civilization.

  • Uncle Vanya
    Uncle Vanya
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    In the heat of summer, Sonya and her Uncle Vanya (Toby Jones) while away their days on a crumbling estate deep in the countryside, visited occasionally only by the local doctor Astrov (Richard Armitage). However, when Sonya’s father suddenly returns with his beautiful new wife declaring that he intends to sell the house, the polite facades crumble and repressed feelings start to emerge with devastating consequences.

  • Faustus: That Damned Woman
    Faustus: That Damned Woman
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Award-winning playwright Chris Bush reimagines the Faust myth to explore what we must sacrifice to achieve greatness, and the legacy that we leave behind. Caroline Byrne directs this radical new work in which the iconic character of Faustus becomes a woman who makes the ultimate sacrifice in order to traverse centuries and change the course of history.

  • Galactik Ensemble - Optraken
    Galactik Ensemble - Optraken
    Peacock Theatre
    No Matinee

    Since 1977 the London International Mime Festival has been showcasing the best in visual theatre with venues all around the capital. This year, the French contemporary circus company Galactik Ensemble comes to The Peacock as part of the festival.

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