Which West End shows are currently playing? Book last-minute West End tickets
West End theatres lead the charge with strict safety protocols and stringent measures to ensure casts, crews, and audiences are safe during the ongoing pandemic. If you’re looking to escape the real world for a few hours, enjoy a world-class show in a West End theatre. There are inevitably some performance cancellations. But one cancellation doesn’t mean all cancellations. There are many West End shows playing eight shows a week.
So what West End shows are currently playing? We thought you’d never ask. Read more below to find out which shows are currently in performances.
The information below was last updated on 23 February 2022.
West End shows currently playing
There are so many shows currently in the West End. Not every show performs each day — cast, crews, and front of house staff deserve a break too — but if a show isn’t on today, it almost surely will be tomorrow! And between all the shows in the West End, there’s still something to see every night. Book tickets to plays and musicals for London shows taking place this week, this month or beyond! Discover all the West End shows in performances below, and book your tickets now to ensure you’ve got the best seats in the house.
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Get ready for a larger than life theatre experience! See & Juliet, the hit pop musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre.
Sadly we don’t have a time machine to take us back to February 2020, pre-Covid. Imagine a world of sci-fi fantasy at Back to the Future instead.
The high-concept musical starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley has resumed performances at the Kit Kat Club, so your life can be a cabaret for a few hours once again.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s newest musical, starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, is at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. The hilarious musical sees the titular princess take on a whole new role.
The Rock was closed for a little while, but the company of Come From Away is back to welcoming audience as the real-life Newfoundlanders once welcomed 7,000 plane passengers.
James McAvoy plays the title role in this rap-infused adaptation. The Olivier-nominated production returns to the West End this spring.
You will be found at the Noel Coward Theatre now that Dear Evan Hansen has resumed performances.
Nobody puts baby in the corner, especially when said baby is in the West End! Dirty Dancing returns to London this spring.
Love is an open door (and an open window to keep Covid at bay!) in this Disney musical. Join Anna and Elsa in Frozen at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
The world premiere Bob Marley musical, Get Up, Stand Up!, is bringing reggae to the West End. Stand up and go see it!
The world has turned upside down. Thankfully, Hamilton remains. Experience the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical in London.
If we could conjure a spell, it would be to stop Covid transmission. See which spells Harry, Ron and Hermione perform in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Big girls don’t cry, and there’s no reason to now that Jersey Boys has resumed performances!
Hear the people sing at Les Miserables once again — don’t wait one day more!
Witness theatre magic at the Wyndham’s Theatre. Join 16-year-old Pi on an epic mission in Life of Pi.
Penn & Teller have created tricks in Magic Goes Wrong, the latest Mischief Theatre wonder play. But can the cast perform the tricks correctly?
You can dance and jive at a safe, socially-distanced theatre at Mamma Mia!
A spoonful of theatre helps the Covid worries go down. See Mary Poppins fly into the Prince Edward Theatre today.
Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty. But you still need to wear your face masks to see Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre.
How wonderful life is with theatre in the world, especially when Moulin Rouge! The Musical is in London. The spectacular spectacular Moulin Rouge! The Musical has now reopened.
Sure, things aren’t lovely jubbly at the moment. But the West End is a place to leave all your worries! Don’t miss Del Boy and Rodney in Only Fools and Horses.
After you’ve had your Covid booster, walk down the street and into the Savoy Theatre to see Pretty Woman: The Musical.
Get down with Henry VIII’s wives at Six and hear history — or herstory — like you never have before.
The show’s short closure was like a spooky Mormon hell dream, but you can say hello to the Mormons again now that The Book of Mormon has resumed performances.
This pub’s happy hour is back open for business now that performances of The Choir of Man have resumed!
Save the last dance for a trip to the Garrick Theatre to see The Drifters Girl, the new soul musical starring Beverley Knight.
Step out of the shadowlands and into the West End with a visit to The Lion King. Be prepared for a roaring good time!
Nothing will stop an Agatha Christie play. The Mousetrap continues its record-breaking run at the St. Martin’s Theatre.
Teens have to defeat dark spirits and phantoms in The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Covid won’t defeat the show either.
Forget phantom headaches and feeling unwell. Leave all your fears at Her Majesty’s Theatre and appreciate the joy of The Phantom of the Opera.
Mischief Theatre’s debut play has something going right, as The Play That Goes Wrong is still making audiences laugh.
Discover the real identity of The Woman in Black. The haunting ghost drama continues to spook audiences over 30 years since it opened.
Imagine you’re at a concert at Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. Discover what happened to Tina Turner in her public and private lives in this sensational show.
Wicked is still in the West End and audiences can see the green witch soar above the skies. You can’t defy Covid protocols at the theatre, but you can defy gravity.
This court case is back in session, and you’ve been summoned for jury duty at Witness for the Prosecution.