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London Theatre Shows Coming Soon

At SeatPlan we keep our ear to the ground to bring you the latest show news as soon as we hear it. We have gathered together all the industry whisperings on shows coming to London's West End in 2021. 2020 may have been a let-down for theatre fans, but 2021 is full of promise!

Here you will find an up-to-date list of every show that is confirmed or rumoured to be coming to London in the future. Our industry experts are always on the hunt for the latest rumours and gossip to help you plan ahead for your theatre diary.

Using our expert knowledge of venue seating, we may even highlight some recommended seats for upcoming shows, so you can book with confidence that you'll get a great view of the hottest new shows.

Add shows to your Wishlist and we will tell you when they are confirmed. For those that never see the light of day, they will be removed when the rumours stop flying.
Carousel London
Carousel London

Carousel – Opening Soon

Pray to the weather Gods for a summer of sunshine and enjoy this reimagined production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

The musical features some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre, including "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "If I Loved You" and they're set to sound more beautiful than ever in this stunning open air venue.

Status: ConfirmedVenue: Regent's Park Open Air TheatreWhen: August 2021
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Opens August 2021

Back to the Future the Musical London
Back to the Future the Musical London

Back to the Future the Musical – Opening Soon

Great Scott! Back to the Future the Musical has finally made it to our timeline, bringing Marty McFly and Doc Brown to the stage in a spectacular new show that will change history.

After opening to sell-out crowds at the Manchester Opera House in February 2020, Back to the Future the Musical will arrive at London's Adelphi Theatre in August 2021 (so long as their flux capacitor is working). We don't yet know who will be in the London cast, but the Manchester cast featured Olly Dobson as Marty McFly and Tony Award-winner Roger Bart as Doc Brown.

Status: ConfirmedVenue: Adelphi TheatreWhen: August 2021
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Opens August 2021

Jerusalem London
Jerusalem London

Mark Rylance in West End revival of Jerusalem – Strong Rumour

Mark Rylance is returning to the West End stage to reprise a role that was described by critics as the "performance of the decade". This revival of Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem is sure to be one of the theatrical events of the year and tickets are likely to be snapped up very quickly.

Most recently in the rumour mill, Rylance was spotted in a florist's shop where he reportedly confirmed the rumours that he'll be back on stage in Jerusalem.

Producer Sonia Friedman has also confirmed the plans to revive the production with Rylance in 2021, but dates and venue have yet to be announced. We'll keep you updated as soon as new information is announced, so keep checking this page to hear all the latest rumours.

Status: RumouredVenue: UnconfirmedWhen: Unconfirmed

Opens October 2021

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical London
Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical London

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical – Opening Soon

Bob Marley's incredible life story as reggae pioneer, social activist and leading figure of Rastafarianism, is being told in a brand new musical, Get Up, Stand Up! which premieres at London's Lyric Theatre in 2021.

Arinzé Kene will take on the role of Marley, singing all-time favourites including 3 Little Birds, No Woman, No Cry, and Could You Be Loved. Further casting is yet to be announced.

This electrifying new musical will transport audiences to sun-soaked Jamaica and promises to preach Marley's lifelong messages of unity, love and hope when it debuts in the West End from October 2021.

Status: ConfirmedVenue: Lyric TheatreWhen: October 2021
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Opens October 2021

Moulin Rouge! The Musical London
Moulin Rouge! The Musical London

Moulin Rouge the Musical – Opening Soon

The spectacular Broadway production of Moulin Rouge the Musical, based on Baz Luhrmann's iconic 2001 film, is transferring to London's West End from Autumn 2021.

We don't have specific dates yet, but the production team recently opened applications for the technical team with a start date of September/October, so we know Moulin Rouge the Musical will be opening its doors in the West End in early Autumn 2021.

Status: ConfirmedVenue: Piccadilly TheatreWhen: Autumn 2021
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Opens November 2021

The Ocean at the End of the Lane London
The Ocean at the End of the Lane London

Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Opening Soon

Fresh from a critically-acclaimed premiere at the National Theatre in 2020, the spellbinding stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane is set to transfer to the West End in October 2021.

Casting is yet to be confirmed, but the original cast included West End favourites such as Josie Walker, Pippa Nixon and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child star Samuel Blenkin. Stay tuned for more updates.

Status: ConfirmedVenue: Duke of York's TheatreWhen: October 2021
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Opens October 2021

Cabaret London
Cabaret London

Cabaret - Confirmed

Come hear the music play! Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne and rising star Jessie Buckley are set to star in a revival of Cabaret at the Playhouse Theatre.

Kander & Ebb’s Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, which was famously adapted into a film starring Liza Minnelli, will welcome Redmayne as the enigmatic Emcee - a role he's said to have coveted for years - and Buckley as cabaret singer Sally Bowles.

The Playhouse Theatre is going to be converted to an in-the-round configuration as it's transformed into the Kit Kat Club ready for Cabaret to open in November 2021. We cant' wait to say “Willkommen” to this dazzling musical soon, so check back here for updates.

Status: ConfirmedVenue: Playhouse TheatreWhen: November 2021

Opens November 2021

Disney's Beauty and the Beast London
Disney's Beauty and the Beast London

Disney's Beauty and the Beast - Strong Rumour

Disney's tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast, is hotly rumoured to be transferring to the London Palladium in Summer 2022.

The musical, which is heading out on a brand new UK tour this year, was last in the West End over twenty years ago. The touring production promises some magical updates with the help of modern technical innovation, so we're expecting it to be a truly dazzling experience in the West End.

Details are not yet confirmed, but we're hoping Beauty and the Beast will be our guest sooner rather than later! More details will be added here as soon as we hear them, so keep checking back for all the latest information.

Status: RumouredVenue: UnconfirmedWhen: Unconfirmed

Opens June 2022

Mean Girls London
Mean Girls London

Mean Girls the Musical – Strong Rumour

The Plastics will be making their way over from Broadway and establishing their clique in a West End venue soon. Mean Girls the Musical, based on the iconic 2004 film, was a smash-hit in New York and UK fans have been crying out for it to transfer.

This stylish musical features a book by the film's screenwriter, Tina Fey and music by her husband and multiple Emmy Award winner, Jeff Richmond.

Venue and dates are yet to be confirmed, but some rumours suggest the show may be headed to the Savoy Theatre in 2022. Here at SeatPlan, we couldn't be more excited for this musical to arrive, so be sure to check back for the latest information.

Status: RumouredVenue: UnconfirmedWhen: Unconfirmed

Opens March 2022

Jagged Little Pill London
Jagged Little Pill London

Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill – Hot New Rumour

The smash-hit Broadway musical inspired by Alanis Morissette's iconic 1995 album Jagged Little Pill is rumoured to be looking for a West End home in 2022.

The rumours come after the musical became the most Tony-nominated show of the season, with a whopping 15 nominations, including Best Musical. Jagged Little Pill also took home the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album at the 2021 ceremony.

It's still early days for this West End transfer, so no specific venue or dates have been confirmed, but we'll update this page as more news becomes available.

Status: RumouredVenue: UnconfirmedWhen: Unconfirmed

Opens March 2022

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