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Plays and musicals in London on Tue 13th August 2019

9 to 5: The Musical
Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 works its way to London starring Louise Redknapp!
(Tickets cost from £24)


Actually
Anna Ziegler's provocative play, Actually, transfers to the West End's Trafalgar Studios this summer!
(Tickets cost from £24)


Aliens Love Underpants
Beloved children's show Aliens Love Underpants comes to White city this summer straight from London's West End.
(Tickets cost from £20)


Barber Shop Chronicles
Nigerian-born playwright Inua Ellams takes his Barber Shop Chronicles back to London after a hit run at the National Theatre.
(Tickets cost from £18)


Bitter Wheat
David Mamet's new play brings John Malkovich to the London stage in this topical new drama


Brainiac Live!
After touring the planet, Brainiac Live! takes up residency at the Garrick Theatre. Tickets for this odd science show are on sale now!
(Tickets cost from £18)


Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is poised to make a splash at the West End's Harold Pinter Theatre.
(Tickets cost from £18)


Classic Lunch Cruise
Watch as the amazing cityscape of London glides by and you sit back and relax
(Tickets cost from £36)


Come From Away
Come From Away tickets are now available for the Phoenix Theatre run starring Rachel Tucker.
(Tickets cost from £18)


Come From Away and Dinner at Belgo Centraal
Come From Away and Dinner at Belgo Centraal
(Tickets cost from £69.5)


Dreamgirls
Experience the soul and glamour of Dreamgirls on the West End.


Equus
Equus transfers to London's West End - don't miss out on tickets to this dark psychological tale.
(Tickets cost from £29)


Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Come see why Jamie is the talk of the town.
(Tickets cost from £24)


Fiddler on the Roof
Fiddler on the Roof transfers to The Playhouse Theatre following a completely sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
(Tickets cost from £24)


Games For Lovers
James Seabright presents Games For Lovers starring Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch at The Vaults in London.
(Tickets cost from £13)


Gruffalo
Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep dark wood… One of West End's Christmas favs is back!


Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain - Part Four!
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!
(Tickets cost from £19)


Joseph
Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat returns to the West End for a limited run!


Mamma Mia!
Here we go again! Don't miss this smash hit featuring your favourite ABBA songs!
(Tickets cost from £18)


Matilda The Musical
Roald Dahl's darkly comic musical continues to wow West End audiences.
(Tickets cost from £25)


Motown: The Musical
Motown the Musical brings the sounds and stories of 1960s America to London's West End.
(Tickets cost from £24)


On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan
On Your Feet congas its way to the West End
(Tickets cost from £23)


Only Fools And Horses
Only Fools and Horses tickets are now available to the stage debut at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket!
(Tickets cost from £24)


Phantom of the Opera
After more than 30 years the West End still loves the Music of the Night.
(Tickets cost from £26)


Six
DIVORCED, BEHEADED, LIVE!


The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, the award-winning Broadway Musical from the creators of South Park.
(Tickets cost from £24)


The Comedy About a Bank Robbery
Mischief Theatre presents another hilarious comedy of errors.


The Falcon’s Malteser
The Falcon's Malteser to take to stage at The Vaults this summer for a strictly limited season.
(Tickets cost from £24)


The Girl On The Train
Worldwide phenomenon The Girl On The Train is on track to thrill audiences once again
(Tickets cost from £18)


The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy is now playing at the West End's Piccadilly Theatre to rave reviews!
(Tickets cost from £22)


The Lion King
Disney’s award-winning musical has been stunning West End audiences for 18 years.
(Tickets cost from £39)


The Mousetrap
A West End staple for 65 years, The Mousetrap is the longest consistently running play in British theatre history.
(Tickets cost from £24)


The Night of the Iguana
Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana starring Clive Owen, Lia Williams, Anna Gunn, and Julian Glover


The Phantom of the Opera and Dinner at Farzi Cafe
The Phantom of the Opera and Dinner at Farzi Cafe
(Tickets cost from £112)


The Play That Goes Wrong
Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Bonus: laughter galore.
(Tickets cost from £24)


The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4
"I have a problem. I am an intellectual, but at the same time I am not very clever."
(Tickets cost from £18)


The View UpStairs
The European premiere of Max Vernon's hit Off-Broadway play, The View Upstairs, is set to take Soho by storm this summer!
(Tickets cost from £29)


The Woman In Black
Can you survive the tale of The Woman in Black? Now starring Stuart Fox and Matthew Spencer
(Tickets cost from £20)


The Woman in Black and Dinner at Fire & Stone
The Woman in Black and Dinner at Fire & Stone
(Tickets cost from £52)


The Worst Witch
Book your tickets to The Worst Witch as it flies into the West End's Vaudeville Theatre
(Tickets cost from £24)


Thriller Live
Thriller Live celebrates the world’s greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
(Tickets cost from £36)


TINA: The Tina Turner Musical
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe brings Tina Turner to life on the West End stage in Tina The Musical
(Tickets cost from £26)


Waitress
UK Premiere of the hit Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles.


Where is Peter Rabbit?
Where is Peter Rabbit? springs back into the West End this summer featuring the voice of Myleene Klass!
(Tickets cost from £18)


Wicked
Defy Gravity with Wicked, one of London's most beloved musicals.
(Tickets cost from £22)


Witness for the Prosecution
Agatha Christie's courtroom drama presented in a perfect setting.
(Tickets cost from £12)