London theatre news



Image for Hello, Dolly! with Imelda Staunton

Hello, Dolly! with Imelda Staunton

22 November 2019


Reuniting director Dominic Cooke and Imelda Staunton, Hello, Dolly! heads to the West End's Adelphi Theatre next August.


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Les Misérables: The Staged Concert - cinema screening

5 November 2019


Les Misérables: The Staged Concert gets a cinema screening on 2 December 2019 direct from London's Gielgud Theatre.


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Sara Bareilles to play Jenna in Waitress

4 November 2019


Sara Bareilles will reunite with Gavin Creel to make her West End debut in Waitress from 27 January to 7 March 2020 for a strictly limited six-week run.


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The Pirate Queen - charity gala performance

3 November 2019


Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' will get a charity gala performance (in aid of Leukaemia UK) next February at the London Coliseum, marking its West End debut.


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Peter Andre to guest star in Thriller Live

23 October 2019


A year after he stopped the show with a mid-song standing ovation at Thriller Live's 4,000th West End performance, Peter Andre will guest star in Thriller Live for a two-week season this December.


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Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre

3 October 2019


West End stars Luke Bayer and Millie O'Connell head the cast of Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre later this month.


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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.


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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.


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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.


Image for Writer performs as Queen Catherine Parr

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.


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



European premiere of Falsettos

16 April 2019



Operation Mincemeat - New Diorama Theatre

13 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





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