London Shows & West End Theatre Productions

Check out the latest West End shows and see what’s on in London theatre with our handy theatre listings guide! See which London shows are brand new or coming to a close, and view theatre productions by month or day of the week by browsing our theatre calendar. If it’s happening in the theatre scene, we can tell you what’s on. Can't decide? Our top 10 London shows and musicals guide has the perfect performance for an unforgettable experience.

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Disney's Aladdin
Disney's Aladdin
Prince Edward Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Brought to theatrical life by a legendary creative team, Disney’s new Broadway musical Aladdin will sweep you into a world filled with beauty, comedy and breath-taking spectacle when it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre, London in June 2016.

An American in Paris
An American in Paris
Dominion Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Acclaimed as “a perfect integration of dance, romance and classic Gershwin” (The New York Times), An American In Paris is the award-winning, thrillingly staged and astonishingly danced Broadway musical featuring some of the greatest music and lyrics ever written.

Annie
Annie
Piccadilly Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Craig Revel Horwood as the infamous Miss Hannigan in a new production of the beloved Broadway musical Annie. Directed by Nikolai Foster, Annie opens at the Piccadilly Theatre in May 2017, for a London season.

A Woman of No Importance
A Woman of No Importance
Vaudeville Theatre
No Matinee

Set in the nineteenth century, Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance follows a group of guests at party at Lady Hunstanton's estate in the lavish English countryside. The party's guests, which include the widow Mrs Arbuthnot, her son Gerald and American outsider Hester,  uncover truths about themselves and each other that will alter their lives forever.  

Apologia
Apologia
Trafalgar Studio One
Thursday Matinee

Hollywood and Broadway icon Stockard Channing will return to the London stage this summer to star in a new production of Olivier Award winner Alexi Kaye Campbell’s acclaimed drama Apologia, directed by the multi-award winning Jamie Lloyd.

Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Barbican
Thursday Matinee

Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.

Arlene: The Glitz, The Glamour, The Gossip
Arlene: The Glitz, The Glamour, The Gossip
Duchess Theatre
No Matinee

Freddie Mercury. Whitney Houston. Elton John. Starlight Express. We Will Rock You. Annie. Hot Gossip… The list goes on… and on... and on…

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Aladdin
Birmingham Royal Ballet - Aladdin
Sadler's Wells
Wednesday Matinee

A cave of riches is waiting to be explored in David Bintley’s glittering production of the classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with the magic lamp.

Featuring lavish sets and costumes, stunning special effects, beautiful choreography and a larger-than-life Chinese lion. It also boasts a score by BAFTA awardwinning composer Carl Davis, played live by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, and dazzling designs from Dick Bird and Sue Blane.

A Celebration of the Music from Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit
A Celebration of the Music from Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit
London Palladium
No Matinee

They are the most beloved and recognisable big and small screen creations of all time – let alone just in the world of the Fantasy genre – and now, for the first time, the music of Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit will be celebrated in a one-off concert at the London Palladium.

Now audiences in the UK for the first time can experience a concert celebrating one of the most vital and stand-out aspects of the Fantasy genre in an all encompassing live concert experience at the London Palladium in November – though fans will have to be quick to snap up the precious tickets, as Winter is coming!

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Old Vic Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Welsh star Rhys Ifans returns to The Old Vic to take on the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' timeless classic A Christmas Carol.

A Day By The Sea
A Day by the Sea
Southwark Playhouse
Tuesday Matinee

Two’s Company is delighted to return to Southwark Playhouse for the fourth production in four years: What The Women Did (2014), The Cutting of the Cloth (2015), The Fifth Column(2016) and now A Day by the Sea. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
London Coliseum
No Matinee

Based on Shakespeare’s popular comedy, Britten’s opera follows the consequences of a falling-out between the fairy-king Oberon and his queen, Tytania. Mistaken identities, confused lovers and alarming transformations are the result.

Returning to ENO, Robert Carsen’s production explores the blurred relationships between reality and dreams, the natural and supernatural, and sexual desire.

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