For decades London's West End has hummed with the tunes of musical theatre. Audiences from around the world flock to the capital to see the hottest shows on stage, from award winning masterpieces like The Phantom of the Opera, to spectacular musicals for the whole family, such as Disney's The Lion King.
Offering compelling stories and songs that are guaranteed to get stuck in your head, West End musicals remain some of the most sought-after of all London theatre tickets. Check below to see which shows our customers are loving right now, and filter by date and time for the best availability during your visit. If you’d like curated recommendations from the SeatPlan team visit Best musicals in London.
Discover the untold story of the witches of Oz, with spellbinding songs, a powerful story and incredible visual spectacles. Best for age 7+.
Frozen the Musical
Experience Disney's modern classic on stage in this spectacular musical, featuring hit song “Let It Go”. Best for age 6+.
Pretty Woman: The Musical
The stage adaptation of the classic 1990 film continues to enchant West End audiences, accompanied by Bryan Adams' powerful music.
Hear the people sing in the world's longest-running musical, which has been in the West End since 1985.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
Discover the life and career of a global superstar in this electrifying show, featuring hits "Proud Mary" and "River Deep Mountain High".
The Lion King
Disney’s spectacular musical features stunning puppetry and an unforgettable score by Elton John. Best for age 6+.
The Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sensational musical has been enchanting audiences since 1986 with its haunting tale of love and obsession.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Enter a world of excess and faded glamour at this extravagant jukebox musical, based on Baz Luhrmann’s film.
Back to the Future the Musical
Great Scott! The legendary time-traveling comedy is back in this brand new musical adaptation that will delight the entire family.
The Book of Mormon
From the creators of South Park this outrageous, multi-award winning musical tells the hilarious story of two naïve Mormon missionaries.
Dance the night away to ABBA’s greatest hits at the hilarious West End musical that inspired the film.
Experience the classic film live on stage, featuring 35 hit songs including “Hungry Eyes” and “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life”.
Shakespeare’s star-crossed lover writes her own destiny in this hit jukebox musical, featuring songs from Britney, Bon Jovi, and more.
Only Fools and Horses the Musical
Join Del Boy and Rodney for a spot of South London charm in the West End, created by Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan.
Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Celebrate Bob Marley’s extraordinary legacy in this jukebox musical, featuring “No Woman No Cry”, “Three Little Birds” and more.
Come From Away
The remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers in Newfoundland at the time of 9/11 continues to inspire West End audiences.
Oh, what a night! This toe-tapping jukebox musical fills London with the sounds of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.
Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol
Dickens’ festive story with a Dolly Parton twist! The Queen of Country’s new musical visits the London this Christmas. Best for age 8+.
Disney's classic tale of a magical nanny and the mischievous Banks children is practically perfect family entertainment. Best for age 7+.
Matilda the Musical
Tim Minchin's mischievous musical adaptation is a hilarious, heart-warming modern classic for the whole family. Best for age 6+.
A daring revival of the hit musical welcomes audiences to 1930s Berlin, via the immersive Kit Kat Club.
She’s in the West End, dearies! The classic Robin Williams film is now a hilarious, heart-warming musical comedy.
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Jim Steinman’s spectacular, hell-raising musical roars back into London, featuring a soundtrack of Meat Loaf’s powerhouse rock anthems.
After wowing Broadway and Young Vic audiences, Daniel Fish’s bold reimagining of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical opens in the West End.
Six the Musical
Henry VIII’s embattles ex-wives reign over the West End with their fist-pumping histo-remix.
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Travel through the wardrobe to Narnia in this magical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ fantasy novel. Best for age 7+
Step into a vivid, magical retelling of Sleeping Beauty when this stunning new musical returns for Christmas. Best for age 8+.
George Takei's Allegiance
Actor and activist George Takei makes his London stage debut in a musical inspired by his own childhood.
Aspects of Love
Michael Ball stars in a 21st century reimagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical about love that traverses countries and generations.
Ain't Too Proud
The legendary Motown quintet feature in a new jukebox musical, with greatest hits “My Girl” and “Just My Imagination”.
Elf! the Musical
Discover the spirit of Christmas with Santa’s most enthusiastic elf in this playful musical, based on the film. Under 5s not permitted.
Bonnie & Clyde
The electrifying cult musical about America’s infamous outlaw couple returns to the West End for a second season.
The Rocky Horror Show
The cult musical returns to the Peacock Theatre, promising an unforgettable night out. Dress up in your fishnets and do the Time Warp!
Heathers The Musical
Join the students at Westerburg High as they fight their way to the top of the social hierarchy in this adaptation of the cult classic film.
The Great British Bake Off Musical
Ovens at the ready! This hilarious, feel-good musical inspired by the television show is a sweet treat in the West End.
The Choir of Man
Experience the ultimate pub lock-in in London, thanks to nine normal guys with incredible voices - and a real bar on stage!
Guys and Dolls
The Bridge Theatre transforms into the streets of New York and clubs of Havana in a new, immersive production of the classic musical comedy.
The iconic showbiz musical is back, with show stopping music and choreography guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
The SpongeBob Musical
Bikini Bottom gets a musical makeover in this hilarious and fun stage show, featuring SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Eugene and company.
Beverley Knight stars as Emmeline Pankhurst in this dynamic new musical, which swaps history books for dance, hop hop and soul.
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Enjoy a hilarious one-night-only musical premiere at every show, co-created by you, the audience!
From Here To Eternity
Tim Rice’s tale of love and sacrifice in World War II returns to London in a newly revised production at Charing Cross Theatre.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hugely popular musical Hamilton follows the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of America.
Disney’s hit musical about young newspaper vendors in NYC makes its long-awaited debut in a new immersive production.
The zany true story of the corpse that fooled Hitler is turned into a high-spirited musical that riffs on WWII films and classic showtunes.
The Wizard Of Oz
Click your heels and wish for a summer at the London Palladium! This technicolour musical classic is perfect for the whole family.
Crazy For You
Charlie Stemp stars as banker with a dream Bobby in Susan Stroman’s 30th anniversary production of the irrepressible Gershwin musical.
Frequently asked questions
Other long-running musicals in London include The Phantom of the Opera, which opened in 1986, and The Lion King and Mamma Mia!, which have both run for 23 years in London, since 1999.