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Discover the best London musicals in the West End and beyond and book tickets

Evita, Regent's Park Theatre, 2019
© Marc Brenner Trent Saunders as Che and Samantha Pauly as Eva Perón in Evita
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There are a hell of a lot of musicals running in London at any given time, from decades-long classics like ‘Les Miserables and ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ to short run fringe obscurities. Here we round up every West End musical currently running or coming soon, plus fringe and off-West End shows that we’ve reviewed – all presented in fabulous alphabetical order.

A-Z list of London and West End musicals

& Juliet, 2019
© MICHAEL WHARLEY
Theatre, Musicals

COMING SOON & Juliet

icon-location-pin Shaftesbury Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue
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Superstar Swedish songwriter Max Martin has probably done more to shape the contemporary pop landscape than any human being alive. It’s an absolute no-brainer that a jukebox musical based around said catalogue would be a hen do-hoovering-up hoot… 

9 to 5 the Musical
© Pamela Raith
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9 to 5 the Musical

icon-location-pin Savoy Theatre, Strand
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Backwoods Barbie, rhinestone queen and all-round country music legend Dolly Parton has her glittering fingerprints all over this musical…

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, 2020
© David Jensen
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COMING SOON 101 Dalmations

icon-location-pin Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park
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The ‘big summer musical’ is the annual highlight of the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre calendar, one being fulfilled in 2020 with a revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘Carousel’…

Amélie the Musical, 2019
© Pamela Raith
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COMING SOON Amélie the Musical

icon-location-pin The Other Palace, Victoria
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This all-singing version of the cult French classic film about a shy women who commits small, secretive acts of kindness has been touring the UK to great acclaim for much of the year. Now it comes to London for a Christmas run…

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Big the Musical

icon-location-pin Dominion Theatre, Bloomsbury
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‘Big the Musical’ is woefully adequate: ticking every box you’d expect for a big-budget stage adaptation of an ’80s screen comedy, but doing so with a can’t-be-arsed listlessness…

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, 2020
© David Jensen
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COMING SOON Carousel

icon-location-pin Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park
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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s greatest musical is good enough to be revived almost constantly and dated enough to usually feel a bit uncomfortable. But might the Open Air Theatre’s flamboyant artistic director Timothy Sheader be the man to drag it into the twenty-first century? 

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Come from Away, West End 2019
© Matthew Murphy
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Come from Away

icon-location-pin Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Road
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Musicals don’t come much more low-key, wholesome or Canadian than ‘Come from Away’…

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Dear Evan Hansen, Broadway cast 2018
© Matthew Murphy
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COMING SOON Dear Evan Hansen

icon-location-pin Noël Coward Theatre, Covent Garden
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It feels like 2019 is the year every single hit Broadway musical of the last three years descends upon London. Following hot on the heels of ‘Waitress’, ‘9 to 5’ and ‘Come from Away’, here’s tearjerking Tony-winner ‘Dear Evan Hansen’. 

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

icon-location-pin Apollo Shaftesbury, Shaftesbury Avenue
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‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ is a burst of joy in the heart of the West End…

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‘Falsettos’ review

icon-location-pin The Other Palace, Victoria
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When it premiered in 1992, tangled alternative family relationship musical ‘Falsettos’ struck all the right notes with Broadway audiences, winning two Tony Awards…

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