Top 5 Theatre Shows Opening soon

As August draws to a close that only tells us one thing…summer is over! That means it’s time to go back to school, go back to work – and wave goodbye to the tiny bit of sun we had here in London. But fear not, as things get colder and the days get darker, there is even more reason to head inside and see some fantastic brand new theatre opening here in the West End! Autumn and winter sees some fantastic new productions opening, and we’ve got the details on all of them! These are our Top 5 shows coming opening soon.

Big – The Musical
Dominion Theatre

Based on the smash hit film starring Tom Hanks – this brand new musical is set to be… BIG! Starring Jay McGuinness (Strictly/Rip it Up) as Josh Baskin – a twelve year old boy who wishes more than anything else in the world that he could grow up – but when just that happens, he realises that adult life isn’t all it’s he hoped and wished it would be! Running for 9 weeks only – this huge hearted production is not to be missed. Opening 6th September 2019.

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The Man in the White Suit
Wyndhams Theatre’s

Adapted & directed by two time Olivier award winner Sean Foley – we are taken on a fast paced comedy adventure with Sidney Stratton played by Stephen Mangham (Episodes) – a man who has invented a fabric that neither stains nor wears! Based on the hit classic starring Alec Guinness – this show has it all! Featuring fourteen original songs to flying effects, and even clog dancing! This hilarious production is opening 27th September.

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Noises Off
Garrick Theatre

After a five star run at the Lyric Hammersmith – Michael Frayn’s classic show comes to the West End. Noises Off takes us behind the scenes of a company of actors, hilariously portraying the bonkers world that is theatre. Considered one the funniest plays of all time, this is another comedy not to be missed. Opening September 27th.

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Mary Poppins
Prince Edward Theatre

As Aladdin leaves the Prince Edward after a fantastic run – we welcome another world famous favourite back to London! With this classic musical returning to its original home – this stage adaptation is produced by Cameron Mackintosh, and brings together to fantastic Zizi Strallen (Strictly Ballroom) & Charlie Stemp (Half a Sixpence). This beloved musical is sure to be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Opening 23rd October.

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Death of a Salesman
Piccadilly Theatre

Another world famous production coming to our stages, this time in the form of Arthur Miller’s timeless classic. This production took the critics by storm at the Young Vic this year, and it comes to London starring Wendell Pierce as the iconic leading role of Willy Loman. This heartbreaking tale of the truth behind the American dream – boasts a stellar cast and creative team, and is opening 24th October.

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Time for Change

There is movement in the West End. No other year has been this exciting nor has there been such a turnover of shows. The West End is changing and this is a good thing.

Currently all theatre play lovers are flocking to the West End, the rate of new high calibre actors and plays has been shooting through the roof. There is something for everyone and with theatres like The Trafalgar Studios who’s playbill changes every four to six weeks, you can see something new and amazing every month.AladdinBig time shows also close, making space for new ones. Biggest of them all; ALADDIN. The closing date is August 31st 2019, still some time but we all know that as soon as school holidays hit, this will be a hunt for tickets. Our top tip, see it now because for the month of May from Monday to Thursday afternoon, there is no booking fee. Great seats for an even greater price, well there’s a bargain right

WaitressFor friends of the musical WAITRESS; Katherine McPhee will leave the show after her final performance early June. If London’s West End darlings Marisha Wallace and Laura Baldwin will stay on, is yet unclear. So for now you can still have your pie and eat it too.

JamieAs well as everybody’s talking about Jamie. Both Shane Richie and Hayley Tamaddon will be with the cast until 4 May 2019. Faye Tozer will play the role of Miss Hedge from 6 May to 3 August 2019. CuriousThe deja-vu is real. We said goodbye before and we do it again. The Curious incident of the Dog in the night-Time is leaving the West End again. We enjoyed it as much as we did two years ago


PriceArthur Miller’s The Price will also close next week giving way to another star struck play. You can still catch it before it’s too late.   The constant changes make this season one of the most versatile and celebrated ones so far. Stay tuned to see what’s more to come.


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Find Beauty in the Small Things

Let us get you into the mood for something great.

Celebrate with us this month.

We want to bring you some warmth in this cold time of the year. A heart-warming story that had enamoured the US by storm. Come from Away is the brilliant new underdog musical that will melt your heart and gives you back the hope that the world is still a good place. We all remember 9/11. The news, the tragedies and the loss. Come From Away looks to those who survived, because their planes got redirected. To a small community in Newfoundland. A total of 38 planes, carrying 6579 passengers and crew landed within a span of mere hours in Gander Airport. To see this show will change your life for the better.

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Why not stay across the pond and have a cup of coffee and a slice of pie while you’re there? Waitress the Musical is now open and we’re living for it. Nothing can sugar-coat the live Jenna lives, nor should it. Watch this magnificent story unfold and cheer with Jenna and her girls while they carve out their own way and make a place for themselves in a world that’s sometimes dark, sleazy and full of disappointments, but always sweet enough to see the light at the end of the tunnel, at that light is golden brown with a flaky crust and brimming with your filling of choice. Cherry. We chose cherry. No doubt about that.

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If you want to celebrate in style this march, Emil!a is your first choice. After a sold out run at the Globe, this thrilling new play is making it’s West End debut March 8. The prefcet choice. Celebrate International Women’s Day all day, every day. Written by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm at a time when #MeToo dominated headlines, Emilia is the never-before-told story of Emilia Bassano, a published poet long rumoured to have been Shakespeare’s muse – the Dark Lady. The moniker for this mystery woman comes from Shakespeare’s sonnets 127–154 in which she is described as having black hair and greyish skin. Featuring an all-female company playing both male and female roles, Shakespeare Globe’s Emilia is an absolute must-see! What began as eleven performances at the Shakespeare’s Globe is now a West End sensation! You don’t want to miss this knockout play of female empowerment inspired by the #MeToo movement!


Sing, dance, laugh and cry until early April with one of the greatest. Black is the Color of My Voice is on at The Trafalgar Studios. Inspired by the incredible life of Nina Simone, Black Is the Color of My Voice follows the life of a young piano prodigy with strong ties to the church on her journey to become a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist. Watch as this incredible singer and figure at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement looks for peace after the unexpected death of her father. Do not miss this incredible opportunity.

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We hope you feel inspired to celebrate the women in your life, now and forever.

Happy Viewing.

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The holidays are over and there’s a new wind sweeping through the West End.

January and February are the time of change. We’re saying goodbye to some fantastic shows and welcoming new friends in our midst.

Let us introduce the new kids on the block;

Dolly Parton presents: 9 To 5 (28.01.19)
Based on the 1980 hit movie. Consolidated Industries is managed by the extremely sexist and self-important Franklin Hart Jr. Violet, a long-time employee, she’s always on top of things, Doralee is Mr Hart’s secretary, he makes advances to her which she constantly rebuffs. Judy has just started working at Consolidated but is struggling as she has no work experience. The women come together to teach Mr Hart a lesson and improve the company for everyone. They leave him hanging at home and decide to run the office their way!

Come from Away (from 31.01.19)

tells this magic tale of friendship, humanity, laughter and hope.

On September 11, 2001, 38 planes had to make unexpected landings in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador. Come from Away tells the story of what happened when the residents of this small community struggle to accommodate nearly 7,000 ‘plane-people’ as they and the world are reeling in the days following the attacks.

Only Fools and Horses (from 11.02.19)

From Peckham to the West End! Only Fools and Horses centred around Del Boy Trotter, an ambitious market trader from Peckham who was constantly cooking up schemes to make it rich. Jim Sullivan created this musical to honour the brainchild of his late father John Sullivan, starring comedian Paul Whitehouse as Granddad. He is joined by Tom Bennett as Del Boy and Ryan Hutton as Rodney. The show is to be directed by Caroline Jay Ranger.

SIX ( from 16.01.19)

The Queens are back in town. Divorced, Beheaded, Live in Concert

Welcome to the show, to the histo-remix… from Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry Vlll finally take the mic to tell their tale, remixing five hundred years of her-storical heartbreak into a celebration of sisterly sass-itude.

Following last year’s sell out pop-concert musical, SIX returns triumphantly again to the Arts Theatre powered by an all-female band. Strictly limited run.

Violet (14.01.19)

Violet’s face is disfigured since childhood and it has shaped her and her day to day life in more than one way. So she decides to take matters into her own hands. She takes all her savings and sets out to a cross country journey from North Carolina to Oklahoma where she hopes to find a cure. The people she meets on her trip are moulding her in ways she’d never expected. What will she find at the end of her road? Based on Doris Betts’ short story ‘The Ugliest Pilgrim’. Strictly Limited season.

Waitress (from 11.02.19)

London’s been waiting for their slice of heaven and here it is Waitress the Musical has arrived in the West End. Jenna doesn’t have much. She doesn’t mind her job as a waitress at the local diner but it isn’t going anywhere. Her husband Earl is abusive, their marriage at the end. To escape it all, she bakes but soon her pies aren’t the only thing the town’s talking about. Jenna needs a way out and a pie baking contest might be exactly that but things don’t go exactly as planned.

Music and lyrics by the fabulous Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson based on the film of the same name by Adrienne Shelly. The musical made history as the first show with an all-female creative team.

All about Eve (from 02.02.19)

This is a chance of a life time to see Gillian Anderson perform in the West End. Based on the short story ‘The Wisdom of Eve’ by Mary Orr. Anne Baxter a willing, helpful young fan insinuates herself into the life of Margo Channing. Channing, a prominent yet ageing Broadway star, gets her life and career threatened by Baxter as well as all her personal relationships. Starring Gillian Anderson, Sheila Reid, Lily James and Monica Dolan. Strictly limited run.

Home, I’m Darling (from 26.01.19)

Katherine Parkinson proves again that she has a hand for picking the right parts. Don’t miss her in this fantastic new play.

Everything looks perfect; the dress, the appliances, the décor, the apron, the wife. And the husband. But how far do appearances go? While a bit of fantasy does keep your marriage alive it will only last so long when things start to get real. Starring Katherine Parkinson and Richard Harrington. Strictly limited run.

Songs for Nobodies (from 09.01.19)

This one woman show is unlike anything you’ve seen before.

For 90 minutes, accompanied only by live musicians, Bernadette Robinson single-handedly tells the tales of five everyday women whose lives are changed when they briefly encounter fame and the legendary singers who had such an impact on them. Bringing to life powerhouse voices across vastly different genres of music, Bernadette Robinson has a versatility that is truly astonishing. Watch as she brings Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday and Maria Callas to life as you listen.

Bernadette Robinson’s talent is nearly unbelievable so don’t miss your chance to see it for yourself.

Pinter at the Pinter: Seven (31.01.19)

The Pinter at The Pinter season finishes with a bang. Two unmissable comedies that explore the political machinations of the powerful and the powerless.
When a mysterious figure enters their elegant country home, the lives of Flora and Edward are changed forever.
Gus and Ben, two hit-men, await their next job in a derelict building – but what is the cost of their quest for meaning?
A Slight Ache and The Dumb Waiter, both written in the late 1950s. Book now to see Martin Freeman and Danny Dyer at this fantastic finale of The Pinter at the Pinter season.

We hope your curiosity has been tickled and that you’ll check out our offers and options for tickets as soon as you finished reading. Go on, we wait while you have to decide now which one to see.

Happy January.

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