This list highlights some of the shows aiming to reopen in the West End in the coming months – dependant on government advice.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre: this much loved musical will be heading back to its home at the Apollo Theatre from the 20th May with social distancing measures in place. The cast is set to include Noah Thomas, Melissa Jacques, Sejal Keshwala, Hiba Elchikhe and Gillian Ford as well as Shane Ritchie who will appear in the production until the 18th July.
The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre: it was recently announced that the long running production will be returning to the stage from the 29th July. Tickets will be going on sale at noon on Wednesday 31st March through the official website, with those interested in buying tickets being able to sign up for access to a pre-sale from 10am, Monday 29th March.
The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre: Mischief theatre’s immensely popular comedy will be returning for more chaos and mayhem at the Duchess Theatre from the 18th June. If you are in need of laughter after the last year, then this is the show for you!
Tina Turner the Musical at the Aldwych Theatre: the musical based on the life and career of the singer is heading back to the West end from the 24th June.
Pretty Woman the Musical at the Savoy Theatre: based on the popular film, the musical which features music by Bryan Adams is moving from the Piccadilly Theatre to the Savoy Theatre – beginning performances from the 8th July. The production stars Aimie Atkinson as Vivian Ward and Danny Mac as Edward Lewis. They are joined by are Rachael Wooding as Kit De Luca, Bob Harms as Happy Man/Mr Thompson, Neil McDermott as Philip Stuckey and Mark Holden as James Morse.
Cruise at the Duchess Theatre: ahead of The Play That Goes Wrong’s return, Jack Holden’s one man play will be heading to the West End for a limited time only from the 18th May until the 13th June.
Back to the Future the Musical at the Adelphi Theatre: it has been confirmed that this new musical based on the hit film has pushed back its opening date in the West End until the 20th August.
Jersey Boys at the Trafalgar Theatre: the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will be making its return to London to the Trafalgar Theatre, beginning performances from the 28th July. Casting for the production has yet to be confirmed.
Frozen the musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane: having now been pushed back to August this year, tickets for the West End production based on the hit Disney film are expected to go back on sale on the 15th April.
Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre: this popular musical based on true events surrounding the aftermath of 9/11 and the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of that terrible day, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.