London theatre news
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.
Paradise Lodge - Tabard Theatre
12 September 2019
Based on writer Steve Cooper's own experiences of caring for his mother-in-law through her dementia, Paradise Lodge will transfer to London direct from a highly acclaimed run during Edinburgh Fringe.
tick, tick... BOOM!
9 September 2019
Casting has been announced for the musical 'tick, tick... BOOM!' by Jonathan Larson, directed by Guy Retallack, at The Bridge House Theatre SE20.
Falsettos: The Make A Difference Trust Charity Gala
14 August 2019
A charity gala evening performance of Falsettos at The Other Palace will be supporting the Make A Difference Trust, raising funds for HIV/AIDS projects in the UK and Sub-Sharan Africa.
Writer performs as Queen Catherine Parr
29 July 2019
Toby Marlow, one of the writers of the West End hit musical SIX, stepped in to take on the role of Catherine Parr and save two performances of the show threatened by illness.
Chicago Blues Brothers - Motown Mission
16 July 2019
Europe's biggest and best-loved production of the Blues Brothers comes to the West End's Savoy Theatre for one night only on Sunday 4 August 2019.
SIX announces new booking period
28 June 2019
85,000 extra tickets are now on sale for SIX, the smash hit musical at the Arts Theatre, which extends to July 2020, with new casting also announced, plus 3 new singalong shows.
Fiver - new song released
19 June 2019
Another song is released on video from new musical Fiver - the story of a humble five pound note - due to get its premiere at Southwark Playhouse from 3 to 20 July.
Queen of the Mist transfers
29 May 2019
Pint of Wine Theatre Company's production of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mist is to transfer to Charing Cross Theatre for a seven-week season from 15 August to 5 October 2019.
Amour to close early
28 May 2019
Scheduled to run at Charing Cross Theatre until 20 July, and with 8 Off West End Award nominations to its credit, new musical comedy Amour will end its run early on Saturday, 8 June.
Bare: A Pop Opera - casting announced
28 May 2019
A Broadway and West End cast has been announced for the electric and explosive Bare: A Pop Opera, due at The Vaults from 21 June 2019.
Michael Ball to return in Hairspray
3 May 2019
Michael Ball is to reprise his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum from April 2020 - tickets now on sale.
Judges announced for West End Eurovision
23 April 2019
The celebrity judges are revealed for West End Eurovision 2019, due at the Adelphi Theatre on Sunday 28 April, when West End casts compete to carry-off coveted trophies.
European premiere of Falsettos
16 April 2019
Selladoor Worldwide have announced the long awaited European premiere of the multi award-winning musical, Falsettos, due at The Other Palace this August.
Operation Mincemeat - New Diorama Theatre
13 April 2019
Spitlip, the company founded by members of supernatural theatre-comedy trailblazers Kill the Beast to produce modern comedy musicals, announce their first ever production: Operation Mincemeat.
OVERTURES at Bishopsgate Institute
8 April 2019
West End Eurovision returns
7 April 2019
Overtures Piano Bar
1 April 2019
Casting announced for Amour
1 April 2019
The Hired Man - Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
26 March 2019
A Super Happy Story (about Feeling Super Sad)
22 March 2019
White Christmas tickets
21 March 2019
Frozen coming to London
20 March 2019
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
14 March 2019
Summer Street - Waterloo East Theatre
12 March 2019