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  • Theatre: Hampstead Theatre
  • First Preview: December 6, 2023
  • Opening: December 12, 2023
  • Playwright: Tom Stoppard
  • Director: Nina Raine
  • Cast: Nancy Carroll, Hasan Dixon, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Phoebe Horn, Anna Krippa, Georgia Landers, Emily Mytton, Brenock O'Connor, Nathaniel Parker, Colin Tierney

1968: Russian tanks have rolled into Czechoslovakia, and Syd Barrett has been dumped by Pink Floyd. Jan, a visiting postgrad at Cambridge, breaks with his old professor Max, a Marxist philosopher, and heads home to Prague with his suitcase full of “socially negative music”. Rock ’n’ Roll covers the ensuing 21 years in the lives of three generations of Max’s family while Jan is caught in the spiral of dissidence in a Communist police state. But it’s a love story too - and then there’s the music…


  • Theatre: Southbank Centre
  • Opening: December 13, 2023
  • Playwright: Oliver Lansley
  • Director: Oliver Lansley and James Seager
  • Cast: Eve de Leon Allen, Lisa Howard, Dan Willisas, Michael Barker, Elouise Warboys, Stephanie Levi-John

Marinka dreams of a normal life, where she can stay somewhere long enough to make friends; but there’s one problem – her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.


  • Theatre: Donmar Warehouse
  • First Preview: December 8, 2023
  • Opening: December 15, 2023
  • Playwright: William Shakespeare
  • Director: Max Webster
  • Cast: David Tennant, Cush Jumbo, Moyo Akandé, Annie Grace, Brian James O'Sullivan, Casper Knopf, Cal MacAninch, Kathleen MacInnes, Alasdair Macrae, Rona Morison, Noof Ousellam, Raffi Phillips, Jatinder Singh Randhawa, Ros Watt, Benny Young

A spellbinding story of love and murder, the renewing power of nature, and of the internal struggles of a damaged man as he tries to control his destiny. This bracingly fresh production of the Scottish play places us inside the mind of Macbeth, asking are we ever really responsible for our actions?


  • Theatre: Wyndham's Theatre
  • Opening: December 16, 2023
  • Playwright: Steven Moffat
  • Director: Mark Gatiss
  • Cast: Lee Mack, Sarah Alexander, Frances Barber, Nick Sampson, Muzz Khan, Maddie Holliday, Jem Matthews, Christopher Jordan, Cathy Walker, Charlie Richards, Poppy Shepherd

While on holiday Peter and Debbie befriend Elsa: a lusty, Trump-loving widow from Denver, USA. She’s less than woke but kind of wonderful. They agree to stay in touch – because no one ever really does, do they? When Elsa invites herself to stay a few months later, they decide to look her up online. Too late, they learn the truth about Elsa Jean Krakowski. Deadly danger has just boarded a flight to London! What began as a casual holiday friendship is suddenly a threat to the lives of their children. Peter and Debbie now face the ultimate challenge of the modern world – how do you protect all that you love from mortal peril without seeming a bit impolite?


  • Theatre: King's Head Theatre
  • First Preview: January 5, 2024
  • Opening: January 8, 2024
  • Playwright: Shaun McKenna, Andrew Van Sickle
  • Director: Bronagh Lagan
  • Cast: TBA

A dazzling new comedy about love, sex, happiness and freedom set in the San Francisco art world. When ex-partners collide at an exhibition, sparks fly and their new boyfriends are caught in the blast, igniting a series of comic crises involving a road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway that leads them to a mysterious hotelier and new beginnings.


  • Theatre: The Other Palace
  • Opening: January 11, 2024
  • Created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin, and Roger Kumble
  • Music and Lyrics by Various
  • Director: Jonathan O’Boyle
  • Cast: TBA

Cruel Intentions: The Musical pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan’s most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil. Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, the two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster’s daughter. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl –and anyone who gets in their way– they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love.


  • Theatre: Park Theatre
  • First Preview: January 8, 2024
  • Opening: January 12, 2024
  • Playwright: Ins Choi
  • Director: Esther Jun
  • Cast: Ins Choi, Namju Go, Jennifer Kim, Brian Law, Miles Mitchell

Mr. Kim works hard to support his wife and children with his Toronto convenience store. As he evaluates his future, he faces both a changing neighbourhood landscape and the gap between his values and those of his Canada-born children.


  • Theatre: Savoy Theatre
  • Opening: January 15, 2024
  • Playwright: Neil Simon
  • Director: John Benjamin Hickey
  • Cast: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker

An evening of three one-acts set in the Plaza Hotel. In Visitor from Mamaroneck, a middle-aged married couple tries to rekindle their dying spark. In Visitor from Hollywood, a film producer invites his childhood sweetheart to a hotel for sex. In Visitor from Forest Hills, a bride has locked herself in the bathroom on her wedding day, with her parents desperate to get her out.


  • Theatre: Park Theatre
  • First Preview: January 16, 2024
  • Opening: January 18, 2024
  • Playwright: Philip Ridley
  • Director: Max Harrison
  • Cast: Kacey Ainsworth, Ned Costello, Katie Eldred, Joseph Potter

East London. 2023. Steven has always tried to be a good person. He works hard. He looks after his family. But, suddenly, everyone starts accusing him of things. His wife accuses him of being unfaithful. His mother accuses him of being coercive. And his brother, Barry, accuses him of...what exactly? Barry won't say. Or can't. Or perhaps...Steven hasn't done anything at all.


  • Theatre: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
  • Opening: January 19, 2024
  • Playwright: William Shakespeare
  • Director: Ola Ince
  • Cast: TBA

Othello, a general in the Venetian army, sees his happy marriage to the beautiful Desdemona destroyed when his seemingly trustworthy ensign, Iago, suggests to him that she may be unfaithful, in William Shakespeare's tragedy of revenge, jealousy and intrigue.


  • Theatre: Dominion Theatre
  • Opening: January 20, 2024
  • Book and Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Music: Richard Rodgers
  • Director: Bartlett Sher
  • Cast: Helen George, Darren Lee

Welsh schoolteacher Anna Leonowens travels from England to Siam to serve as governess to the king's many children. Their clash of wills and the lessons they learn from each other are examined in this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, based on Leonowens's account of her experiences.


  • Theatre: Trafalger Theatre
  • Opening: January 22, 2024
  • Playwright: Sam Holcroft
  • Director: Jeremy Herrin
  • Cast: Geoffrey Streatfeild, Samuel Adewunmi, Johnny Lee Miller, Tanya Reynolds


  • Theatre: Marylebone Theatre
  • Opening: January 22, 2024
  • Playwright: Jean-Claude Grumberg
  • Director: Nicolas Kent
  • Cast: Allan Corduner, Gemma Rosefield

Winter 1943, somewhere in war-torn Eastern Europe: a poor woodcutter’s wife finds a little bundle thrown in the snow from a moving goods train. It contains something for which she has always yearned, but…


  • Theatre: Charing Cross Theatre
  • Opening: January 23, 2024
  • Book: Dennis Hackin
  • Music and Lyrics: Chip Rosenbloom and John Torres
  • Director: Hunter Bird
  • Cast: Emily Benjamin

It’s 1979 and life is tough for a group of romantic fast-drawing, trick-riding, disco-dancing Wild West roustabouts and their travelling show, but things take an unexpected turn when Bronco Billy (leader of this rag-tag troupe) meets Antoinette Lilly, a determined Manhattan heiress on the run for her life. So begins a wild, zany ride in this thrillingly upbeat musical about love, reinvention, family and living your dream.


  • Theatre: Harold Pinter Theatre
  • Opening: January 27, 2024
  • Playwright: Jez Butterworth
  • Director: Sam Mendes
  • Cast: Laura Donnelly, Leanne Best, Ophelia Lovibond, Helena Wilson, Bryan Dick, Shaun Dooley, Corey Johnson, Richard Lumsden, Natasha Magigi, Nancy Allsop, Sophia Ally, Alfie Jackson, Lara McDonnell, Lucy Moran, Nicola Turner

Blackpool, 1976. The driest summer in 200 years. The beaches are packed. The hotels are heaving. In the sweltering backstreets, far from the choc ices and donkey rides, the Webb Sisters are returning to their mother’s run-down guest house, as she lies dying upstairs.


  • Theatre: Bush Theatre
  • First Preview: January 30, 2024
  • Opening: February 5, 2024
  • Playwright: Sophia Chetin-Leuner
  • Director: Ed Madden
  • Cast: TBA

Jay’s new. He’s just started as a temp at an NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service office. He arrives with little more than a fledgling desk plant and well-meaning plans to change the broken system. Angela’s seen it all. She’s been working in this building for over 30 years and nothing seems to faze her – except perhaps this eager new hire who seems determined to challenge her at every turn. Exhausted by archaic protocol, Jay starts to bend the rules to breaking point in a desperate attempt to help their patients. Trust is shattered, professional boundaries are crossed and Jay discovers the reality of what is truly at stake.


  • Theatre: Theatre Royal Haymarket
  • Opening: February 6, 2024
  • Playwright: Adapted by Kip Williams from the book by Oscar Wilde
  • Director: Kip Williams
  • Cast: Sarah Snook


  • Theatre: Rose Theatre
  • First Preview: February 3, 2024
  • Opening: February 8, 2024
  • Playwright: Nick Ahad
  • Director: Monique Touko
  • Cast: TBA

After learning that he has fled his own war-torn country, Ahmet’s classmates have ‘The Greatest Idea in the World’ – a magnificent plan to reunite Ahmet with his family. An unexpected and often hilarious adventure follows, all topped off with a terrific twist.


  • Theatre: Almeida Theatre
  • Opening: February 8, 2024
  • Playwright: William Shakespeare
  • Director: Yaël Farber
  • Cast: Danny Sapani

Perhaps Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, King Lear is the story of an aging king, who, in demanding a show of devotion from his three daughters, leaves his kingdom divided, his family destroyed, the faithful banished and the hateful left to wreak inhuman havoc in the realm.


  • Theatre: Gillian Lynne Theatre
  • Opening: February 8, 2024
  • Book: Chris Bush
  • Music and Lyrics: Richard Hawley
  • Director: Robert Hastie
  • Cast: Darragh Cowley, Ahmed Hamad, Séverine Howell-Meri, Samuel Jordan, Bobbie Little, Robert Lonsdale, David McKechnie, Maimuna Memon, Rachael Louise Miller, Baker Mukasa, Alastair Natkiel, Faith Omole, Adam Prince, Consuela Rolle, Nicola Sloane, Jake Small, Deborah Tracey, Rachael Wooding, Alex Young

Poppy wants to escape her old life in London. Joy and Jimmy want to spend the rest of their lives together. Rose and Harry want the new life they’ve been promised. A love letter to Sheffield and a history of modern Britain told through the stories of one iconic estate, Standing at the Sky’s Edge charts the hopes and dreams of three generations over the course of six tumultuous decades.


  • Theatre: Peacock Theatre
  • Opening: February 8, 2024
  • Book: Tom McRae
  • Music: Dan Gillespie Sells
  • Cast: Ivano Turco, Rebecca McKinnis, Shobna Gulati, Talia Palamathanan, Giovanna Fletcher, John Partridge

Everybody's Talking About Jamie tells the tale of Jamie New: sixteen, not quite fitting in on a council estate in Sheffield - but with big aspirations. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies, and steps out of the darkness into the spotlight to become a sensation, in a fearless, funny, fabulous musical.


  • Theatre: Churchill Theatre
  • Opening: February 12, 2024
  • Book: Amy Heckerling
  • Lyrics: Glenn Slater
  • Music: KT Tunstall
  • Director: Sarna Lapine
  • Cast: TBA

Cher Horowitz is the most popular student in her Beverley Hills High School, renowned for her unique talent at finding love for others. But she's about to embark on her biggest project yet – making over her awkward new friend, Tai, and setting her up with the most handsome boy in school. Will Cher come to see the error of her ways? As if! This fresh musical comedy is fun, fashionable, and, like, way awesome.


  • Theatre: Old Vic Theatre
  • First Preview: January 26. 2024
  • Opening: February 13, 2024
  • Book: John O'Farrell
  • Music and Lyrics: Various
  • Director: Luke Sheppard
  • Cast: Julie Atherton, Ashley Campbell, Jackie Clune, Craige Els, James Hameed, Naomi Katiyo, Hope Kenna, Freddie Love, Emily Ooi, Rhys Wilkinson

Political unrest, social revolution, boom and bust. In a decade of neon and noise, one moment made the world stand still and brought 1.5 billion people together – and they all have a story to tell about ‘the day rock ‘n’ roll changed the world’.


  • Theatre: Donmar Warehouse
  • Opening: February 16, 2024
  • Playwright: Lucy Kirkwood
  • Director: Michael Longhurst and Ann Yee
  • Cast: Keely Hawes, Jack Davenport

1948, Shropshire: the winter is freezing, austerity is biting and Iris Elcock, GP, Socialist and Labour party councillor, is working tirelessly to implement Nye Bevan’s National Health Service Act and its revolutionary promise of free health care for all. At home she is a mother, and wife to a fellow GP, an ex-Navy man scarred by the war. But a chance meeting with George Blythe, a local boy who has made it to Hollywood, turns her quiet, certain world upside down.


  • Theatre: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
  • Opening: February 17, 2024
  • Playwright: John Webster
  • Director: Rachel Bagshaw
  • Cast: TBA

A forbidden marriage. A hidden family. A dangerous web of secrets and lies. The recently widowed Duchess falls in love with her steward, Antonio. Her brothers, eager to keep her under their control, warn her not to remarry. But some things are worth fighting – and lying – for…


  • Theatre: Hampstead Theatre
  • First Preview: February 8, 2024
  • Opening: February 19, 2024
  • Playwright: John Logan
  • Director: Jonathan Kent
  • Cast: TBA

1964/1967. In a rented cottage in Suffolk, a brilliant young film director, deep in making his magnum opus, confronts the ageing star that the studio has imposed on him. Vincent Price is about to walk out on the film, and Michael Reeves’ career hangs by a thread. Across the world, in a strange simulacrum of a Suffolk cottage created on a Hollywood lot, a great director and his star are engaged in a very different sort of power-game, as Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren take time off from making Marnie for one final confrontation.


  • Theatre: Duke of York's Theatre
  • First Preview: February 6, 2024
  • Opening: February 20, 2024
  • Playwright: Henrik Ibsen
  • Director: Thomas Ostermeier
  • Cast: Matt Smith

Thomas Ostermeier's iconoclastic production of An Enemy Of The People makes its West End debut in English at the Duke of York's Theatre for a strictly limited run.


  • Theatre: Lyric Theatre (Shaftesbury)
  • First Preview: February 10, 2024
  • Opening: February 21, 2024
  • Book, Music, and Lyrics: Anaïs Mitchell
  • Director: Rachel Chavkin
  • Cast: Dónal Finn, Grace Hodgett Young, Zachary James, Melanie La Barrie, Gloria Onitiri, Bella Brown, Madeline Charlemagne, Allie Daniel, Lauren Azania, Tiago Dhondt Bamberger, Beth Hinton-Lever, Waylon Jacobs, Christopher Short, Lucinda Buckley, Ryesha Higgs, Miriam Nyarko, Simon Oskarsson

Hadestown follows two intertwining love stories—that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone—as it invites audiences on an epic journey to the underworld and back.


  • Theatre: Bush Theatre
  • First Preview: February 16, 2024
  • Opening: February 23, 2024
  • Playwright: Benedict Lombe
  • Director: Lynette Linton
  • Cast: Tosin Cole

Des and Dre. Destiny and Dream.
Young. Gifted. Black.
Rivals. Friends. Lovers.
She left. He stayed.
Now, tragedy brings Des and Dre crashing back into each other’s lives, carrying new secrets and old scars. Caught in the space between memory and reality, they must struggle to navigate the shifting borders that threaten to rewrite their past and reshape their future.


  • Theatre: Young Vic Theatre
  • First Preview: February 20, 2024
  • Opening: February 28, 2024
  • Playwright: Marius Von Mayenburg, translated by Maja Zade
  • Director: Patrick Marber
  • Cast: Romola Garai, Jane Horrocks, John Heffernan, Angus Wright, Jenna Augen

Modern day Germany. Nicola and Philipp argue as they clear out their late father’s house. When they find an old painting stashed in the attic, things get savage. The painting is a quaint street scene from 1920s Vienna; the work of a failed artist who abandoned his original vocation for Nazism… Nicola wants to sell it. Philipp wants to keep it. Philipp’s wife Judith wants to burn it.


  • Theatre: Gielgud Theatre
  • Opening: March 6, 2024
  • Book: Ivo van Hove
  • Music and Lyrics: Rufus Wainwright
  • Director: Ivo van Hove
  • Cast: Sheridan Smith

Based on John Cassavetes' legendary film, Opening Night follows a theatre company's preparations to stage a major new play on Broadway. But drama ignites behind the scenes when their leading lady is rocked by tragedy, and her personal turmoil forces everybody to deliver the performance of their lives.


  • Theatre: Garrick Theatre
  • First Preview: February 29, 2024
  • Opening: March 7, 2024
  • Playwright: Ryan Calais Cameron
  • Director: Ryan Calais Cameron
  • Cast: TBA

Father figures and fashion tips. Lost loves and jollof rice. African empires and illicit sex. Good days and bad days. Six young Black men meet for group therapy, and let their hearts – and imaginations – run wild. For Black Boys  is located on the threshold of joyful fantasy and brutal reality: a world of music, movement, storytelling and verse – where six men clash and connect in a desperate bid for survival.


  • Theatre: Bristol Old Vic
  • First Preview: February 29, 2024
  • Opening: March 7, 2024
  • Book and Lyrics: Emily Hall, Charlie Parhap
  • Music and Lyrics: Hatty Carman, Tom Rasmussen
  • Director: Charlie Parham
  • Cast: Adam Bergman, Eubha Akilade, Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Miracle Chance, Emily Lane, Will Jennings

What is eighteen-year-old Brian Jackson’s proudest achievement to date? His A-level results. His idol? Kate Bush. His lifelong dream? To compete on legendary TV quiz show University Challenge. It’s 1985 and, leaving Southend to start his first year at Bristol University, Brian soon discovers that falling in love and growing up take a lot more than general knowledge…


  • Theatre: Dominion Theatre
  • Opening: March 15, 2024
  • Book: Cheri and Bill Steinkellner, Douglas Carter Beane
  • Music: Alan Menken
  • Lyrics: Glenn Slater
  • Director: Bill Buckhurst
  • Cast: Beverley Knight (March 15 - June 8), Alexandra Burke (June 10 - August 31)

What’s the best place to hide a disco diva who just witnessed a mob hit? In a convent, of course! Delores Van Cartier takes cover and dons a habit, but she can’t quite live up to the rigid expectations of Mother Superior. When she brings her disco talent to the convent choir, the word “sister” takes on new meaning as the public, the press – and the mob – take notice.


  • Theatre: Regent's Park Open Air
  • Opening: March 23, 2024
  • Book: Cush Jumbo, Katy Sechiari
  • Music and Lyrics: Harry Blake
  • Director: Cush Jumbo, Katy Sechiari
  • Cast: TBA

A winter frost covers the trees of Regent’s Park, a snow storm is brewing and a tiny Mouse is looking for somewhere warm and safe to hide…a nearby cave could hold the answer but what else does it hold? Something big and brown and fluffy? Grab your backpack and join Mouse on a magical theatrical journey as she finds fun, courage and a whole bunch of new animal friends.


  • Theatre: Prince Edward Theatre
  • First Preview: March 6, 2024
  • Opening: March 27, 2024
  • Book: Lynn Nottage
  • Music and Lyrics: Various
  • Director: Christopher Wheeldon
  • Cast: Myles Frost

He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry has finally arrived on Broadway in a brand-new musical. Centered around the making of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour, and created by Tony Award(R)-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Jackson into legendary status. Turn it up, Broadway — MJ is here


  • Theatre: Noel Coward Theatre
  • Opening: April 1, 2024
  • Playwright: Willam Shakespeare, adapted by Robert Icke
  • Director: Robert Icke
  • Cast: Ian McKellen

A new adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2.


  • Theatre: Wyndham's Theatre
  • First Preview: March 19, 2024
  • Opening: April 2, 2024
  • Playwright: Eugene O'Neill
  • Director: Jeremy Herrin
  • Cast: Brian Cox, Patricia Clarkson, Alex Lawther, Daryl McCormack, Louisa Harland

The Tyrone family — the miserly actor father, the grasping mother addicted to morphine, the alcoholic older son and the tubercular younger son — come to grips with their twisted love for one another in Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play.


  • Theatre: Bush Theatre
  • First Preview: April 12, 2024
  • Opening: April 18, 2024
  • Playwright: Bijan Sheibani
  • Director: Bijan Sheibani
  • Cast: Irfan Shamji

The arrival of this baby has changed everything. Amir hovers as his mother holds her grandchild for the first time, mesmerised. The bag of handmade baby clothes she’s brought lies at her feet. After she leaves, Amir watches his wife feeding their newborn son, so close, almost intertwined. They look so complete, while Amir feels aware of a growing chasm separating him from them, and him from his own mother. As sleepless nights, relentless crying and hushed arguments take their toll, Amir grapples with the puzzle of how to be a father, a son, a husband – mashing together pieces that don’t seem to fit. All he knows is he’s determined not to repeat the past.


  • Theatre: Donmar Warehouse
  • Opening: April 26, 2024
  • Playwright: Anton Chekhov
  • Director: Benedict Andrews
  • Cast: Nina Hoss, Adeel Akhtar

The old order collides with the new as a charming but impractical aristocratic family refuses to face economic reality. This bittersweet tragi-comedy examines the end of the feudal era in Russia and the great changes that would eventually result in Revolution.


  • Theatre: Theatre Royal Plymouth
  • Opening: May 11, 2024
  • Adaptation: Lindsey Ferrentino, Drew McOnie
  • Director: Drew McOnie
  • Cast: TBA

In 1920s Hollywood the business of making dreams come true is in full swing. Silent movie icon George Valentin has long been the darling of the silver screen when he falls for aspiring actress Peppy Miller. But while her star is about to rise, his might soon flicker out: amidst all the glamour, laughter and romance, the silent movie industry is on the brink of a revolution. With the Talkies on their way, George must either find his voice in a brave new world or lose everything he holds dear to a bygone era.


  • Theatre: Savoy Theatre
  • Opening: June 5, 2024
  • Book: Tina Fey
  • Lyrics: Nell Benjamin
  • Music: Jeff Richmond
  • Director: Casey Nicholaw
  • Cast: TBA

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.


  • Theatre: Park Theatre
  • First Preview: June 19, 2024
  • Opening: June 24, 2024
  • Playwright: Vicki McKellar, Guy Masterson
  • Director: Guy Masterson
  • Cast: TBA

On Wednesday, 1 August 1962, seven people gathered at Marilyn Monroe’s home to celebrate her new $2m two-picture deal with 20th Century Fox. At 04:30 the following Sunday, 5 August, her apparent suicide was called in to the police and was reported as a drugs overdose. But the truth is far more shocking: She was found unconscious by her housekeeper the night before at 22:35, and subsequently died at 23:40, all after a late visit from a very important guest… The same seven people then regathered in her home on Saturday night – and yet her death was only reported nearly 5 hours later. What did they talk about?


  • Theatre: Wyndham's Theatre
  • First Preview: June 18, 2024
  • Opening: June 26, 2024
  • Book and Lyrics: Brian Yorkey
  • Music: Tom Kitt
  • Director: Michael Longhurst
  • Cast: TBA

Diana Goodman is a suburban mom struggling with bipolar disorder. Her daughter, Natalie, is a stressed-out overachiever about to snap. And Dan, her exhausted architect husband, is determined to keep everything “normal.” As Diana’s symptoms worsen, and effective treatment remains elusive, the Goodmans must confront their shared griefs and struggles and learn how to finally connect with each other.


  • Theatre: Donmar Warehouse
  • Opening: June 28, 2024
  • Playwright: Eboni Booth
  • Director: Matthew Xia
  • Cast: TBA

Meet Kenneth, a 38-year-old bookstore worker who spends his evenings sipping mai tais at the local tiki bar. When he’s suddenly laid off, Kenneth finally begins to face a world he's long avoided – with transformative and even comical results.


  • Theatre: Troubadour Wembley Park Theate
  • First Preview: June 8, 2024
  • Opening: June 30, 2024
  • Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Lyrics: Richard Stilgoe
  • Director: Luke Sheppard
  • Cast: TBA

Little steam engine Rusty enters a cross-country race against the flashier trains Greaseball and Electra, hoping to impress pretty sidecar Pearl, in this musical look at a fantasy train world from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe.


  • Theatre: London Palladium
  • First Preview: July 6, 2024
  • Opening: July 18, 2024
  • Book: Michael Stewart
  • Music and Lyrics: Jerry Herman
  • Director: Dominic Cooke
  • Cast: Imelda Staunton, Andy Nyman, Jenna Russell, Tyrone Huntley, Harry Hepple


  • Theatre: Eventim Apollo
  • Opening: July 19, 2024
  • Book and Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire
  • Music: Jeanine Tesori
  • Director: TBA
  • Cast: Antony Lawrence, Brandon Lee Sears, Joanne Clifton, Cherece Richards, James Gillan

A benign green ogre and his sidekick Donkey save the land from an evil lord and rescue a lovely princess from a terrible fate. Based on the blockbuster movie and the book by William Steig.


  • Theatre: Noel Coward Theatre
  • Opening: October 8, 2024
  • Playwright: Armando Ianucci, Sean Foley
  • Director: Sean Foley
  • Cast: Steve Coogan


  • Theatre: Dominion Theatre
  • Opening: October 24, 2023
  • Book: Kate Wetherhead
  • Music: Elton John
  • Lyrics: Shaina Taub
  • Director: Jerry Mitchell
  • Cast: TBA

Runway magazine. The supreme authority of the high-fashion world, and the new home of assistant Andy Sachs. It’s a position a million people would kill for, but under the sharp stilettos of Runway’s legendary editor-in-chief, Miranda Priestly, the job is no dream. Up against Miranda’s blistering leadership and stratospheric expectations, Andy is pushed to the edge, forced to choose between her career and her own happiness. Based on the hit film and featuring an all-star creative team, The Devil Wears Prada, The Musical is a glamorous and hilarious story about finding your place and discovering what matters most.

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