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Musicals in May

Hamilton

Victoria Palace Theatre Open Run

"The Greatest Show on Earth", one paper declared the other day. C'mon! But seriously folks, there's going to be more where that came from, because - lock up your doubters: I have to report that it really is as good as we've been told

Hamilton, Victoria Palace Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

It's the musical that bowled over Broadway, an all-out smash-hit epic that traverses the life of one Alexander Hamilton, one of America's Founding Fathers, who took on the might of the British and won!...

Hadestown

Lyric Theatre Open Run

Sumptous. Goregeous. As good as it gets. You wish you could live in the glowy moment forever

Hadestown, Lyric Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Returning to London for the first time since 2018, the Olivier-nominated folk opera Hadestown will be brightening up the West End in winter 2024. The brainchild of celebrated indie-folk singer-songwriter...

Les Miserables

Sondheim Theatre Open Run

Perfect theatre, in a perfect theatre

Les Miserables, Sondheim Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

In the nearly 40 years since its premiere, Claude Schonberg And Alain Boublil's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's doorstop of a novel has become the benchmark of musical theatre. An epic score, passionate...

Guys and Dolls

Bridge Theatre Until Aug 31, 2024

This immersive production of the New York musical has a bold design, superb singing and chemistry between its stars

Guys and Dolls, Bridge Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

You're invited to this Olivier Award winning party as The Bridge Theatre transforms into one of the greatest musicals of all time, Guys and Dolls! You'll be wrapped around all the action with this immersive...

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Aldwych Theatre Open Run

One of the most impressive musicals I have ever seen

Tina The Tina Turner Musical, Aldwych Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Everyone loves a biographical musical, and this one really is better than all the rest! Tina! is a phenomenal extravaganza based on the life of iconic songstress Tina Turner. Directed by Mamma Mia!'s Phyllida...

Mamma Mia!

Novello Theatre Open Run

Buoyed by Abba's enduring brilliance, it's a welcome shot of pure sunshine.

Mamma Mia, Novello Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Celebrating 25 years! Soon-to-be-married Sophie is desperate to find her father to walk her down the aisle; unfortunately, her mother Donna has no idea who it is. After discovering three possible candidates...

Back To The Future - The Musical

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

A near-seamless slice of escapist entertainment.Even the time machine's a triumph in this larky musical version of the 1985 cult movie classic

Back To The Future The Musical, Venue To Be Confirmed, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Great Scott! Back To The Future has landed in London - The hit 80's franchise is the latest movie sensation to receive a musical adaptation. Back To The Future follows Marty McFly and kooky scientist Doc...

Disney's Frozen: The Musical

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Until Sep 8, 2024

stunning musical extravaganza creates its own magic...Beyond the visual thrills and powerful ballads, this adaptation brings an unexpected depth to the relationship between two tortured sisters

Disneys Frozen The Musical, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Grab your coat and get ready for the ice storm of Disney's Frozen. It continues to play in the West End at the refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Following a dazzling Broadway run, which garnered three...

Cabaret

Playhouse Theatre Until Sep 28, 2024

a blinder of a show

Cabaret, Playhouse Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

A bold and daring new production of the Kander and Ebb classic; Cabaret is now playing at the Playhouse Theatre. This immersive new take introduces audiences to Berlin's seedier side at the Kit Cat Club....

Wicked

Apollo Victoria Theatre Open Run

Wicked will entrance every generation in wonder, wit and suspense

Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

The subversive and downright twisty hit musical follows two unlikely friends and how they become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch of the South. Based on Gregory Maguire's best-selling...

Book of Mormon

Prince of Wales Theatre Open Run

The most cryingly good night out to have come along for years!

Book of Mormon, Prince of Wales Theatre, London
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'The greatest time of a Mormon kid's life is his mission,' sings Elder Kevin Price, but things are not as the handsome and pious Elder Price predicted when he's sent to...UGANDA! From Trey Parker and Matt...

Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre Open Run

Easily the standout musical of the decade!

Matilda The Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Roald Dahl's much-loved classic of an extraordinary child with magical powers has been reigning supreme at the Cambridge Theatre since 2012.Combining the talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare...

Mrs. Doubtfire

Shaftesbury Theatre Open Run

Mrs Doubtfire the musical? It has the makings of a sure-fire hit, my dears

Mrs Doubtfire, Shaftesbury Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

She's the nanny we all wanted in the '90s and now she's back to give the 21st century a spin in this brand-new musical adaptation of the beloved 1993 classic. Direct from Broadway, with a stop for previews...

Lion King

Lyceum Theatre Open Run

A wonderful, wonderful musical. It will touch a deep chord in anybody

Lion King, Lyceum Theatre, London
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This immensely successful reimagining of Disney's 1994 animation continues to captivate audiences over two decades after its opening at the Lyceum Theatre. It conjures up the African savannah in all its...

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Piccadilly Theatre Open Run

An effervescent fever dream of euphoric excess!

Moulin Rouge The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Spectacular, specular! The Broadway smash hit Moulin Rouge! The Musical is now playing in the West End! After thrilling audiences and critics alike in New York, this magnificent production is based on...

Phantom of the Opera

His Majestys Theatre Open Run

This West End spectacular more than deserves its classic status

Phantom of the Opera, His Majestys Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

Officially the longest-running musical in the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic melodrama has been dazzling audiences with its grand theatrics and soaring, unforgettable score since October 1986,...

Standing at the Sky's Edge

Gillian Lynne Theatre Until Aug 3, 2024

a love letter to Sheffield and ode to the iconic Park Hill Estate

Standing at the Skys Edge, Gillian Lynne Theatre, London

After scooping the 2023 Olivier awards for Best New Musical and Best New Score, this heartfelt new musical from Chris Bush and indie icon Richard Hawley has announced it will make its West End debut in...

The Enormous Crocodile

Open Air Theatre Until Jun 8, 2024

A delightful journey into the wilds!

The Enormous Crocodile, Open Air Theatre, London

In the middle of the great big jungle, the Enormous Crocodile is on the lookout for some tasty human children to satisfy his hunger. It looks like the greedy reptile's devious plans can only be stopped...

Mean Girls

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

...a delightful and energetic tuner packed with strong performances, engaging numbers and eye-popping visuals.

Mean Girls, Venue To Be Confirmed, London

Get in losers, we're going to London! Tina Fey's musical adaptation of her 2004 movie Mean Girls finally brings the Burn Book to the West End in summer 2024! Featuring a book by Fey, music from Jeff Richmond,...

Kathy And Stella Solve A Murder

Ambassadors Theatre Until Sep 14, 2024

Comedy Gold

Kathy And Stella Solve A Murder, Ambassadors Theatre, London

Celebrated as a comedy gold' by TimeOut, this warm-hearted, uproarious musical charts the adventures of an unexpected crime-solving pair who risk everything, including their friendship, to immerse themselves...

Two Strangers (Carry A Cake Across New York)

Criterion Theatre Until Jul 14, 2024

a quirky, quickwitted and touching musical miracle

Two Strangers Carry A Cake Across New York, Criterion Theatre, London

After being the talk of the town and selling out when it premiered in 2023 at London's Kiln Theatre, the musical from the British duo Jim Barne and Kit Buchan, Two Strangers (Carry A Cake Across New York),...

The Choir of Man

Arts Theatre Until Sep 29, 2024

A feast for the senses, Choir of Man will have you dancing down the aisles. Leave your worries in your coat and grab a pint!

The Choir of Man, Arts Theatre, London

Featuring a talented cast of poets, dancers, musicians and vocalists, The Choir of Man is a brand new choral experience that'll fill your soul with soaring harmonies and plenty of feel-good moments! Set...

Sister Act

Dominion Theatre Until Aug 31, 2024

It's time to raise your voice as Sister Act returns to London!

Sister Act, Dominion Theatre, London

The gloriously joyous Sister Act returns to take us to heaven once again as it comes back to London in 2024. Based on the hit movie of the same name, Sister Act follows club singer Deloris as she takes...

Babies

The Other Palace May 31 - Jul 14, 2024

This new British musical is sure to be a hit with all ages

Babies, The Other Palace, London

A fiery pop-rock soundtrack, teens stumbling their way into adulthood, and a whole lot of nappies to change! Babies at London's Other Palace is a hilarious reality check. After winning the hearts of audiences...

Jerry's Girls

Menier Chocolate Factory Until Jun 29, 2024

Pros: Mind blowing vocals, superb acting, seamless choreography and genius comic timing. Cons: None (seriously)

Jerrys Girls, Menier Chocolate Factory, London

The glorious Broadway songbook of American master composer Jerry Herman is the focus of a beloved musical revue, with the Menier Chocolate Factory's revival of Jerry's Girls! Featuring the biggest standards...

MJ The Musical

Prince Edward Theatre Open Run

As with other stand-outs of the jukebox genre Ain't Too Proud, Jersey Boys, Tina Nottage's book and Wheeldon's direction/choreography tap into collective nostalgia without sacrificing of-the-moment vitality

MJ The Musical, Prince Edward Theatre, London

Michael Jackson fans rejoice as a brand new musical all about the iconic superstar is here! With Jackson's plethora of moon-walking hits in tow, MJ the Musical is set to explore the star's life and his...

Operation Mincemeat

Fortune Theatre Until Sep 22, 2024

There are some big, blowsy shows around in the West End, but this little belter is staging its own audacious invasion plan.

Operation Mincemeat, Fortune Theatre, London
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Winner of two Olivier Awards including Best New Musical! This audacious little show about an audacious plan regales audiences with one of WWII's most impossible stories! Billed as Noel Coward meets Noel...

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Sleepless

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

This is still a musical as we know it. And a brand new one to boot!

Sleepless, Venue To Be Confirmed, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

London gets a taste of Seattle when this new musical adaptation of Nora Ephron's iconic nineties romance movie arrives in March. Following years of speculation, Sleepless will receive its world premiere...

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Heathers: The Musical

@sohoplace Until Jul 6, 2024

What's your damage?

Heathers The Musical, sohoplace, London

So very! The original mean girls of teen-movie stardom are back in this deliciously dark musical adaptation from Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy. First seen in during a sell-out run in Los Angeles in...

Bonnie and Clyde

Arts Theatre Open Run

There is a tremendous love for this show now, and it's fantastic that it is getting a West End run. The only thing the British love more than Americans on stage, is America's behaving badly on stage!

Bonnie and Clyde, Arts Theatre, London

The story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow has fascinated the public since they began their infamous crime spree in 1932. Numerous media have explored their relationship and hunger for murder, including...

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Tootsie

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

The laugh-out-loud funniest musical of the Broadway season. Yes it's another tune-filled spin on a hit movie...but this one is actually good

Tootsie, Venue To Be Confirmed, London

After wowing both the audiences and critics on Broadway the eleven-time Tony-nominated musical Tootsie is on its way to London! Adapted from the 1980's film, Tootsie features original music by Tony Award...

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