It might not even be the end of 2016 yet, but there is still no harm in booking tickets for some of the biggest and best shows coming to London next year…
The White Devil, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse : 26th January to the 16th April 2017 – as part of the Shakespeare’s Globe Wonder Noir season, John Webster’s play takes to the stage. It is loosely based on real-life events from Renaissance Italy, and is a tale of hypocrisy and corruption.
Rigoletto, London Coliseum : 2nd to the 28th February 2017 – one of Verdi’s most popular operas returns to the stage in Jonathan Miller’s production, starring Nicholas Pallesen and Madeleine Shaw.
An American in Paris, Dominion Theatre: 4th March (currently booking until) 30th September 2017 – based on the Oscar winning film starring Gene Kelly, this Broadway production was nominated for 12 Tony awards including Best Musical and is directed and choreographed by British artist Christopher Wheeldon.
The Miser, Garrick Theatre: 1st March to the 3rd June 2017 – Griff Rhys Jones will star in this new production of Moliere’s classic comedy, directed by Sean Foley. It is the story of one man’s attempt to protect his wealth at any cost from everyone – including his own children.
Hamilton, Victoria Palace Theatre: booking from October 2017 – reopening the former home of Billy Elliot the Musical, this hugely popular Broadway show is to come to London next year. Further details are yet to be confirmed, but people who are interested in going to see the show can sign up for priority access to tickets through the official UK website.
Promises Promises, Southwark Playhouse: 13th January to the 18th February 2017 – based on Billy Wilder’s hit film The Apartment, this musical with music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David will arrive in London for the first time in nearly 50 years.
The Girls, Phoenix Theatre: Opening January 2017 – with songs by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, this brand new musical is based on the hit film The Calendar Girls about the real life group of women who dare to bare to fund raise for a local hospital.
More shows will definitely be announced closer to the end of the year, but until then think about these ones!