London theatre news
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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