London theatre news
Thriller Live closes
19 March 2020
Following closure of West End theatres due to the Coronavirus outbreak, producers announce that Thriller Live delivered its final performance on Sunday 15 March 2020.
Thriller Live to end record-breaking 11-year run
13 September 2019
Thriller Live will end its record-breaking 11-year run at the Lyric Theatre in April 2020 as plans are announced for major refurbishment of the venue.
Kinky Boots to close in January
12 June 2018
After 4 years in the West End, Kinky Boots at the Adelphi announces closing date of 12 January 2019 - but there's still time to get to see it with some special ticket offers.
Final weeks for Curious Incident
9 May 2017
Less than a month left now to catch The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud Theatre before it closes on 3 June - tickets still available from £24.
Curious Incident announces closing date
30 December 2016
After nearly five successful years in London, the National Theatre has announced the final extension of its West End run of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The show will close on 3 June 2017.
Temporary Theatre to close
20 April 2016
The red wooden box with what look like four chimneys - otherwise known as the National's Temporary Theatre - which currently resides in Theatre Square, is heading for closure with the final performance on Saturday 7 May 2016.
Billy Elliot - the final performance
4 April 2016
Just a few days of performances left for Billy Elliot The Musical - its final show will be at the Victoria Palace this Saturday, 9 April 2016 ...
War Horse - the final gallop
11 March 2016
It's into the last furlong - or maybe less - for the show which has become a puppetry institution. To commemorate the final performance at the New London Theatre, there's a pre-show dicussion.
Bend It Like Beckham - closes March
15 January 2016
Less than a couple of months left to catch this show at the Phoenix Theatre - the final performance will be on 5 March 2016 ...
Billy Elliot to close
14 December 2015
Sad news last week that Billy Elliot The Musical is to have its final performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 9 April 2016, just as the production celebrates its eleventh birthday.
War Horse to close next year
18 September 2015
With eight years of performances behind them, the famous puppets that populate the brilliant War Horse have now been put on notice that they will soon be put out to pasture - it ends in March 2016!