March is a big month for show openings, and there is a huge buzz around Tony Award-winning Broadway musical MJ. This jukebox hit, about Michael Jackson’s astonishing creative journey, features his most popular songs, a fascinating story and trademark sharp choreography. Award-winning star of Succession Brian Cox also makes a big return to the stage in towering American classic Long Day's Journey into Night, while Sheridan Smith stars in brand-new musical Opening Night.
Anyone curious about opera in London should book tickets for the English National Opera’s The Magic Flute; composer Mozart's story is magical and accessible for new audiences. Classic Jacobean revenge tragedy is another highlight this month as Sam Wanamaker Playhouse celebrates its 10th anniversary with The Duchess of Malfi .
March is also your last chance to see My Neighbour Totoro at the Barbican - don't miss this magical Studio Ghibli story on stage!