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.

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.

Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Savoy Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Thirty-five years after the groundbreaking original Broadway production, the UK and West End premiere of the sensational and iconic Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls opened at the Savoy Theatre in November 2016 to critical and audience acclaim.

Disney's The Lion King
Disney's The Lion King
Lyceum Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom!

Dance Nation
Dance Nation
Almeida Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

“Maybe this is the year, this is the moment, this is the dance where your lives will start!”

Somewhere in America, a revolution is coming.

An army of competitive dancers is ready to take over the world, one routine at a time.

Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Wembley
Dancing on Ice Tour 2018: Wembley
Wembley Arena
No Matinee

The Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour will be skating back across the country this year, starring the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. Following a four year break, this spectacular new show will perform all over the UK throughout March and April 2018. 

Debris Stevenson
Debris Stevenson
Royal Court Theatre
Thursday Matinee

What happens if you fight against the odds, against the opinions and attitudes that surround you, to achieve the life you want – and then realise it’s not what you need?

Step into a pirate radio station, a teenage bedroom and a house party as an outsider battles to find her voice.

Dinosaur World Live
Dinosaur World Live
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family.

Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus, to name a few!

Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment - Wembley
Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment - Wembley
Wembley Arena
No Matinee

Enter the dazzling world of Disney magic, live on ice! Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment. 

Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney/Pixar’s Cars race across the ice like you’ve never seen before! Dive into adventure with Ariel in The Little Mermaid’s enchanted undersea kingdom. The toys are back in town when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare in their most daring adventure ever! Plus, enter the wintry world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen, as they learn that true love comes from within. What’s more, don’t miss the chance to warm up at the Fit to Dance pre-show party!

From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, your family’s favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment.

DNA
Southwark Playhouse
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

Following the success of its 2016 sell-out production, the National Youth Theatre are delighted to announce the second return of this Dennis Kelly favourite. Under the dynamic direction of 2016 Bryan Forbes Bursary winner and Frantic Assembly practitioner Sean Hollands, this hilarious tale with a very dark heart will be staged by Britain’s best young talent.

Don McLean
Don McLean
London Palladium
No Matinee

America’s legendary singer-songwriter Don McLean returns to the UK in May for a select number of dates in support of his new album, Botanical Gardens, out in 2018. 

The folk-influenced singer-songwriter is best known for his songs Vincent (Starry Starry Night), Crying, Castles In The Air and the iconic American Pie. Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records worldwide and in 2004 was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. He has sold-out arenas worldwide, undertaken 14 world tours and has performed more than 4,000 concert appearances. 2011 saw him appear on Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage and in 2012 he was awarded the BBC Folk Music Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dry Powder
Dry Powder
Hampstead Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

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Dust
Dust
Soho Theatre
No Matinee

Life, Alice thinks, isn’t worth living. So she kills herself. But she’s stuck. A fly on the wall. Forced to watch the aftermath of her suicide and its ripple effect on her family and friends, Alice quickly learns that death changes people. And discovers that death isn’t the change she hoped for.

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