London Theatre Shows: Reopening Dates Announced

As restrictions are gradually easing, news of London theatre shows reopening has made us all excited in the office! This year, 2021, there will be a return of the classical musicals as well as some brand-new shows making their London debut.  

Check out the planned opening dates for the London theatre shows below and trailers for all of the musicals can up found on our Youtube channel here 

Back to the Future The Musical 

Take a ride back in time as the 1985 Michael J Fox blockbuster film, arrives in London’s West End as a brand-new musical adventure!  
Theatre: Adelphi Theatre 
Reopening date: 20 August 2021

Cinderella The Musical 

Cinderella is the much-anticipated new Andrew Lloyd Weber romantic musical comedy. A modern twist on a timeless classic, this is a show not to be missed! 
Theatre: Gillian Lynne Theatre 
Reopening date: 25 June 2021 

Come from Away 

This great musical is the winner of 4 Olivier Awards, including Best Sound Design and Best New Musical. It tells the real-life story of what happened when 7,000 people landed in Newfoundland during the aftermath of 9/11.  
Theatre: Phoenix Theatre 
Reopening date: 22 July 2021 

Frozen The Musical 

Frozen the Musical Theatre Show

Frozen the Musical will showcase the well-loved Disney story of Anna and Elsa that melted hearts across the world.  
Theatre: Theatre Royal Drury Lane 
Reopening date: 27 August 2021 

Get up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical 

Filled with the iconic reggae songs, this musical tells the remarkable tale of Bob Marley’s musical and spiritual uprising. 
Theatre: Lyric Theatre 
Reopening date: October 2021   


The smash hit musical Hairspray is back for a limited time, so make sure you don’t miss out. Based on the 1988 film, this show will have you dancing in your seat! 
Theatre: London Coliseum 
Reopening date: 21 June 2021 

Hello, Dolly! 

Hello, Dolly! is due to return to the Adelphi Theatre in the West End in 2022.   
Theatre: Adelphi Theatre 
Reopening date: TBC but 2022 

Jersey Boys 

The Jersey Boys musical is the fabulous story about how ‘Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ came together and stormed the charts with their infectious blend of music creating hit after hit for the band 
Theatre: Trafalgar Theatre 
Reopening date: 28 Jul 2021 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 

This classic family musical has been performed in over 80 countries and follows the story of Joseph and the “coat of many colours” story. 
Theatre: The London Palladium 
Reopening date: 1 July 2021 

Les Misérables 

Les Miserables Musical is without a doubt one of the most popular theatre shows of all time and one that continues to keep breaking box office records.  
Theatre: Sondheim Theatre 
Reopening date: 25 September 2021 

The Lion King 

This family friendly musical is described as ‘lighting up the West End with a blaze of fabulous imagination’  
Theatre: London’s Lyceum Theatre 
Reopening date: 29 July 2021 

Mamma Mia! 

This wonderful feel-good show featuring all of the Abba classics, will have you singing and dancing in the aisles.  
Theatre: Novello Theatre 
Reopening date: 5 August 2021 

Mary Poppins the Musical 

Mary Poppins London Theatre Show

This musical tells the tale of the magical Nanny that is conjured up from a wish list to take care of Jane and Michael Banks.  
Theatre: Price Edward Theatre 
Reopening date: 7 August 2021

Matilda The Musical 

Watch as Roald Dahl’s much-loved story, adapted by Dennis Kelly and award-winning musician/comedian Tim Minchin, is brought to life on the stage in this hilarious new musical version. 
Theatre: Cambridge Theatre 
Reopening date: TBA 

Only Fools and Horses the Musical 

The Trotters from Peckham are back! The musical is based on the record-breaking and much loved TV series Only Fools and Horses written by John Sullivan. 
Theatre: Theatre Royal Haymarket 
Reopening date: 1 October 2021 

Phantom of the Opera 

Popular West End musical, the Phantom of the Opera, is a tragic tale of love that has been captivating audiences for over 30 years. 
Theatre: Her Majesty’s Theatre 
Reopening date: 27th July 2021 

Pretty Woman: The Musical 

Based on the smash hit film, this musical opened in London’s West End on 14th February 2020 – following a successful run on Broadway. 
Theatre: Savoy Theatre 
Reopening date: 8 July 2021 

The Book of Mormon 

The Book of Mormon is a nine-time Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone.  
Theatre: The Prince of Wales Theatre 
Reopening date: 15 November 2021 

The Drifters Girl 

New to the West End ‘The Drifters Girl’ is a brand new musical following the legendary soul group of the Drifters and their manager, Faye Treadwell.  
Theatre: Garrick Theatre 
Reopening date: 4 November 2021   

The Woman in Black 

Billed as being one of the most terrifying of live theatre experiences, The Woman In Black will literally have you fixed to the edge of your seat as you watch the spine-chilling drama unfold before your eyes. 
Theatre: Fortune Theatre, London 
Reopening date: 7 September 2021 

Thriller Live 

Thriller Live is a smash-hit West Musical which celebrate the music and dance of Michael Jackson. 
Reopening date: TBA 

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical 

Tina the Musical reveals the untold story of a woman who defied the bounds of gender, age and race.  
Theatre: London’s Aldwych Theatre 
Reopening date: 3 June 2021 

Wicked the Musical

This award winning West End Musical tells the untold story of the witches of Oz.
Theatre: Apollo Victoria Theatre 
Reopening date: 15 September 2021 

London Theatre Breaks

If you are interested in taking a London Theatre Break then we offer self-drive, rail and coach breaks. Most London theatre shows packages include coach or rail travel, overnight stay in hotel, breakfast and theatre ticket to a show of your choice.  Find out theatre break tours here or give us a call on 0330 440 3999