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Musicals in August

Come From Away

Phoenix Theatre Open Run

it takes all of ten seconds to be in its generous embrace...It calls for quicksilver, charismatic acting and singing. It gets it from this versatile cast. It's an evening that, frankly, gets everything right.

Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre, London
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Also playing on Broadway and in Toronto, this touching musical celebrating the strength of human compassion is now inspiring audiences in the West End. Created by Canadian husband and wife team Irene Snakoff...

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Apollo Theatre Open Run

Fabulous, fresh and enormously fun homegrown musical

Everybodys Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre, London
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When this exuberant new musical from The Feeling's Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae premiered at the Sheffield Crucible in 2017, it became an instant success with both audiences and critics. Based...

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Aldwych Theatre Until Jan 23, 2021

One of the most impressive musicals I have ever seen

Tina The Tina Turner Musical, Aldwych Theatre, London
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Biographical musicals are all the rage both on Broadway and in the West End. One of the best is this phenomenal extravaganza based on the life of iconic songstress Tina Turner. With Mamma Mia and The Iron...

Les Miserables

Sondheim Theatre Open Run

Perfect theatre, in a perfect theatre

Les Miserables, Sondheim Theatre, London
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Over 70 million people have enjoyed this spectacular adaptation of Victor Hugo's masterpiece since it premiered on the West End in 1985. Now let Les Miserables sweep you too through its epic tale of passion...

& Juliet

Shaftesbury Theatre Until Oct 3, 2020

Fantastic new musical

 Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre, London
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If you've been waiting for a musical that features the hits of Britney Spears, The Backstreet Boys and The Weeknd, then your day is finally here! & Juliet, a brand new musical which features songs by extraordinaire...

Mamma Mia!

Novello Theatre Open Run

Sheer enjoyablility... a 5-STAR experience!

Mamma Mia, Novello Theatre, London
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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 in her mother's...

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...

Six

Arts Theatre Open Run

This is quite the most uplifting piece of new British musical theatre I have ever had the privilege to watch

Six, Arts Theatre, London
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The Queens are back for 2019 with five Olivier award nominations! Henry the VIII's hunt for an heir and his love of beheadings has made him one of the most famous monarchs in Britain's history, with the...

Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre Open Run

Easily the standout musical of the decade!

Matilda The Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London
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Matilda, Roald Dahl's much-loved classic of an extraordinary child with magical powers, is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Winner of...

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 vastly successful re-imagining of Disney's 1994 continues to conquer after nearly two decades at the Lyceum theatre. Conjuring up the African savannah in all its grand, majestic beauty, using elaborate...

Wicked

Apollo Victoria Theatre Open Run

Wicked will entrance every generation in wonder, wit and suspense

Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
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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...

Pretty Woman

Piccadilly Theatre Until Feb 6, 2021

Magnetic Aimie Atkinson brings power and depth to musical rom-com revival

Pretty Woman, Piccadilly Theatre, London
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Pretty Woman is walking down the street to London's West End in 2020! With music by 90s icon Bryan Adams and a book by Garry Marshall and J.F Lawton the brand new musical adaptation has wowed audiences...

The Prince of Egypt

Dominion Theatre Until Oct 31, 2020

Moses' story told in good faith and with blistering bible-belters

The Prince of Egypt, Dominion Theatre, London
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DreamWorks' 1998 smash hit movie The Prince of Egypt is finally in London! Based on the biblical story of Moses, The Prince of Egypt features songs by musical extraordinaire Stephen Schwartz, direction...

Sister Act

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

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

Sister Act, Venue To Be Confirmed, London

The gloriously joyous Sister Act returns to take us to heaven once again as it comes back to London in 2020. Hollywood legend Whoopi Goldberg will reprise her Golden Globe-nominated turn as sassy songstress...

City of Angels

Garrick Theatre Until Sep 5, 2020

ingenious, stupendous revival

City of Angels, Garrick Theatre, London

Five years since its revolutionary and Olivier award-winning run at the Donmar Warehouse Josie Rourke's scintillating revival of City of Angels will head to the West End in March. Originally written by...

Hello, Dolly!

Adelphi Theatre Open Run

Imelda Staunton and Jenna Russell star in this new production of Hello, Dolly!

Hello Dolly, Adelphi Theatre, London

Multi-award winner Imelda Staunton returns to the West End as she stars as Dolly Levi in Dominic Cooke's new London production of the classic musical, Hello, Dolly! With music and lyrics by Jerry Herman...

Sammy

Lyric Hammersmith Until Sep 19, 2020

The life and times of Mr Show Business!

Sammy, Lyric Hammersmith, London

Celebrate the life and times of one of the 20ths century's greatest entertainers with this brand new musical about Mr Show Business himself, Sammy Davis Jr.! Written by Leslie Bricusse, the Oscar and Grammy-winning...

Sleepless

Troubadour Wembley Aug 25 - Sep 27, 2020

The iconic '90s rom com opens - with social distancing!

Sleepless, Troubadour Wembley, London

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...

Evita

Barbican Theatre Until Aug 22, 2020

A work of screaming fun...Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical is so often staged it's tough to make it fresh, but Jamie Lloyd and co rise to the challenge

Evita, Barbican Theatre, London

After wowing critics and audiences at the Regents Park Open Air Theatre last year, the Jamie Lloyd directed production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic Evita transfers to the Barbican in June...

Singin' In The Rain

Sadlers Wells Theatre Until Aug 30, 2020

A night of sheer delight!

Singin In The Rain, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London

Singin' In The Rain is returning to London in 2020! The acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production will be heading to Sadler's Wells in the summer of 2020 with the legendary Adam Cooper reprising...

Local Hero

Old Vic Theatre Until Aug 22, 2020

Based on the BAFTA winning 1983 film

Local Hero, Old Vic Theatre, London

An American oil executive gets far more than he bargained for in this brand new musical adaptation of Bill Forsyth's 1983 film, heading to the Old Vic for summer 2020. On arrival in a small fishing village...

Mary Poppins

Prince Edward Theatre Until Sep 20, 2020

...a rapturous delight

Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre, London
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Everyone's favourite governess has landed in London for another magical run in the West End! Join Mary Poppins, Bert, Jane and Michael as the wonderful story of Mary Poppins comes back to life on stage!...

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Dear Evan Hansen

Noel Coward Theatre Open Run

A superb, unmissable musical

Dear Evan Hansen, Noel Coward Theatre, London
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After much speculation and rumour, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Broadway's latest smash hit musical, is now playing in London's West End. Telling the story of troubled teen Evan, the six-time Tony-winning musical...

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Phantom of the Opera

Her Majestys Theatre Open Run

After more than 32 years in the West End, The Phantom of the Opera continues to sound marvellous.

Phantom of the Opera, Her Majestys Theatre, London
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical is based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel of life beneath the stage of the Paris Opera House. A mysterious masked Phantom becomes obsessed with Christine Daae, the...

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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
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It's the musical that has 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...

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Open Air Theatre Until Sep 27, 2020

...this pared-back second coming is frequently heavenly, on one level a simple retelling of a familiar story, but on others a biting examination of religious and political fanaticism.

Jesus Christ Superstar, Open Air Theatre, London

What's the buzz? We'll tell you what's a-happening! London's Regent's Park Open Air theatre is set to open earlier than expected with a special concert version of glittering Andrew Lloyd Weber/Tim Rice...

Godspell

Virtual Experiences for London Aug 27 - 29, 2020

For a musical based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew, "Godspell" is strangely irreverent, wacky, and endearing.

Godspell, Virtual Experiences for London, London

Over a dozen of the West End's leading luminaries are set to light up screens across the world during a special online concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of bonafide musical theater classic Godspell....

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