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This was the schedule of expected show openings when the theatres closed down in mid-March 2020. Some of these are likely to be cancelled and others delayed, but we'll leave the list here just as a indication of What Might Have Been. We will update it as the situation develops.

A selection of shows announced for London in the coming months

(NOTE: Most shows will have a week or more of previews, usually at reduced prices, before the official opening

THE SEA GULL - Playhouse Theatre.  Chekhov. March 19 - May 30

CITY OF ANGELS -  Garrick Theatre. Musical detective story. March 24

ALL OF US - Dorfman Theatre. Trouble in the workplace. March 28

BABY REINDEER - Ambassadors Theatre. Monologue about being stalked. April 2 - May 2

"Daddy" - Almeida Theatre. Young artist and older patron. April 9 - May 9

MANOR - Lyttelton Theatre. Crumbling house. April 23

THE DOCTOR - Duke of York's Theatre. Medical decision turns into political controversy.  April 20 - July 11

HAIRSPRAY - Coliseum. Musical of growing up in Baltimore. April 23

IN THE BLOOD - Donmar Theatre. Mother protecting children. April 22 - June 6

JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN - Olivier Theatre.  The Rivals re-imagined in World War Two. April 28

THE WATSONS - Harold Pinter Theatre. Comic adaptation of unfinished Jane Austen novel transfers from Menier May 8 - September 26

THE HOUSE OF SHADES - Almeida Theatre. Family saga. May 28 - June 27

THE CONTINGENCY PLAN - Donmar Theatre. Double bill about climate change. June 17 - August 2

A DOLL'S HOUSE - Playhouse. Ibsen. June 18 - September 5


LIFE OF PI - Wyndham's Theatre. Staging of novel. July 15

THE PILLOWMAN - Duke of York's Theatre. Murder mystery. August 5

FORCE MEJEURE - Donmar Theatre. Black comedy. August 13 - September 21

HELLO DOLLY! - Adelphi Theatre. Imelda Staunton in Jerry Herman classic. August 27

GOOD - Playhouse Theatre. Professor seduced by Nazis. October

These shows were announced in mid-2020 as rescheduled for 2021:

CINDERELLA - Palladium. Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest.  March 2021

FROZEN - Drury Lane Theatre. Stage version of Disney film.  April 15, 2021

SISTER ACT - EventimApollo. Whoopie Goldberg in musical of the film. July 27 - August 29, 2021

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