Shows that WILL go ahead with social distancing!
| By Jade Ali
Following the announcement from the government that current restrictions will remain, for the time being, some shows will not be able to open at full capacity as they had planned. Despite this disheartening news, you can still head to the West End and see an incredible array of shows that will open with social distancing and other restrictions in place.
Theatre shows you CAN see this summer!
Hairspray (opens 21 June)
You Can’t Stop The Beat! Hairspray will return to the London Coliseum on 21 June with social distancing and other measures in place. This joyous and beloved musical is going to be just the upbeat, feel-good show that we need! Don’t miss out on your chance to see Michael Ball reprise his role as Edna in the West End this summer. Book your tickets for Hairspray now and guarantee an unforgettable night of live theatre!
The Play That Goes Wrong (opens 18 June)
The West End’s longest-running comedy from the multi-award-winning company Mischief Theatre reopens at London’s Duchess Theatre on 18 June. Return to the West End for a gripping live performance that guarantees you will laugh yourself silly! Tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong proofs that money CAN buy happiness, so be sure to book yours whilst availability lasts!
Constellations (opens 18 June)
A London revival of Nick Payne’s Constellations is opening this summer at the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre. Michael Longhurst returns to direct the West End and Broadway hit, but this time will be four different stars casts including Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah, Peter Capaldi and Zoë Wanamaker, Omari Douglas and Russell Tovey, and Anna Maxwell Martin and Chris O’Dowd. Tickets for Constellations are booking fast, but there’s still time to secure yours!
The Prince of Egypt (opens 1 July)
Who knows what miracles you can achieve… The West End’s new musical is reopening at London’s Dominion Theatre this summer! Featuring music and lyrics from theatre giant Stephen Schwartz, including the songs he wrote for the DreamWorkds Animation film such as Academy Award-winning ‘When You Believe’. Watch as the story of Moses and Ramses comes to life, reimagined for the stage, and get lost in the miracle of live theatre. Secure your tickets for The Prince of Egypt Musical now and be one of the first to see it return.
Nimax Theatres will continue to bring us theatre this summer! Six The Musical tickets are booking up quickly, so be sure to secure yours now if you want to witness the queens-turn-pop-princesses in their epic song battle. It’s a histo-remix and they’re picking up their microphones to tell you their her-story! Don’t miss out on the Queen’s reign at the West End’s Lyric Theatre and get booking your Six tickets before it’s too late.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Cos the party's only just beginning… London’s Jamie Musical still has everybody talking and singing and dancing. The musical for today is about belonging, self-discovery, friendship and family. It’s a coming-of-age story for those in the darkness. Step into the spotlight and see Jamie New overcome the bullies, prejudice and outdated rules. Tickets for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie are still available, so be sure to snap up your seats today!
Les Misérables: The Staged Concert
You can hear the people sing at the Sondheim Theatre this summer as Les Misérables: The Staged Concert continues shows with social distancing. Don’t miss out on this strictly limited season and book your Les Misérables Concert tickets now. The Staged Concert has an incredible company of over 50, including West End stars such as Lucie Jones, Bradley Jaden, Jon Robyns and Dean Chisnall.
Also opening/remaining open with social distancing are…
J’Ouvert will continue performances at Harold Pinter Theatre.
The Money will continue performances at London County Hall.
Doctor Who Time Fracture will continue performances.
Romeo & Juliet opens 17 June at Open Air Theatre.
The Comeback opens 7 July at Noel Coward Theatre.
Anna X opens 10 July at Harold Pinter Theatre.
What The Ladybird Heard opens on 15 July at Palace Theatre.
Wonderment Magic & Illusion opens 16 July at Palace Theatre.
Billionaire Boy opens on 17 July at Garrick Theatre.