London Theatres are ready to reopen to the public with the resumption of indoor hospitality.
From Back to the Future The Musical to a new Harry Potter play, here is our guide to the latest opening dates to your favourite shows in London for the 2021-22 calendar.
Heathers The Musical
Heathers The Musical is returning to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket for a strictly limited 12-week season. The show is set in Westerberg High where Veronica Sawyer is just another high school student dreaming of making a name for herself. After joining the Heathers, she finds out that cruel reality of the fame game.
📍 Theatre Royal Haymarket, 33 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES 📅 21 June - 11 September 2021 / Buy Tickets>
Hairspray the Musical
The international musical phenomenon Hairspray returns to a venue near you. After breaking box office records and delighting audiences in the West-End, on Broadway and on the big screen since 1988, this smash hit musical-comedy has quite the legacy, and is heading back out on tour around the UK and Ireland in 2021.
📍 London Coliseum, 33 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES 📅 21 June - 29 September 2021 / Buy Tickets>
Pretty Woman had its West End premiere at Piccadilly Theatre, but now the musical has a new home at London’s Savoy Theatre. Once upon a time in the late ’80s, Vivian met Edward and her life was never the same again. Based on the smash-hit 1990 movie of the same name, experience this classic love story and be swept off your feet in this dazzlingly theatrical take.
📍 Savoy Theatre, Savoy Court, The Strand, London, WC2R 0ET 📅 8 July - 12 December 2021 / Buy Tickets>
They were just four guys from New Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect onstage, off stage it was a very different story—a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.
📍 Trafalgar Theatre, 14 Whitehall, Westminster, London, SW1A 2DY 📅 28 Jul 2021 - 2 Jan 2022 / Buy Tickets>
The Lion King
The Lyceum Theatre in London has been home to the Lion King musical since 1999 and has become a staple in the theatre calender. Based on the Disney classic, watch the story of Simba come to life with stunning effects and watch in awe as they bring the sounds of the Serengeti to life. With music by Elton John, Tim Rice and Lebo M.
📍 Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington St, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7RQ 📅 29 July 2021 - 3 April 2022 / Buy Tickets>
Back to the Future The Musical
The show makes its London Theatre debut in August. After meeting an eccentric scientist called Dr. Emmett Brown, Marty McFly finds himself transported back to 1955, with unintended consequences. Back To The Future The Musical features new music and lyrics by Emmy and Grammy Award-winning Alan Silvestri and six-time Grammy Award-winning Glen Ballard.
📍 Adelphi Theatre, Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0NS 📅 20 August 2021 - 3 April 2022 / Buy Tickets>
Mamma Mia the smash-hit musical is back in theatres this August. Follow the story of a mother and daughter who has to contend with three potential dads on an idyllic Greek Island played to the tunes of ABBA’s iconic soundtrack. This worldwide phenomenon comes back to to the theatre on August 25th.
📍 Novello Theatre, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD 📅 25 August 2021 - 2 April 2022 / Buy Tickets>
Officially the longest running musical, Cameron Macintosh’s Les Misérables is an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s popular novel set in 19th Century France and follows Jean Valjean, a former prisoner who is relentlessly pursued by policeman Javert. This brilliant new staging has been hailed as “Les Mis for the 21st Century”.
📍 Sondheim Theatre, 51 Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London, W1D 6BA 📅 25 September 2021 - 30 March 2022 / Buy Tickets>
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.
📍 Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 5AY 📅 14th October 2021 / Buy Tickets>