Theatre to Look Forward to in 2021
Theatres may be closed right now but with new and exciting musicals set to hit the stage post-lockdown, there is plenty to look forward to. Here we bring you the best theatre to look out for in 2021.
Enjoy post-lockdown with a night of romance, glitter and glamour with one of the UK’s most extravagant burlesque Broadway musicals. The much-loved movie starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor is hitting the big stage in a new musical mash-up that you will not want to miss. From Autumn 2021, thepiccadillytheatre.com
David Tennant (Doctor Who) returns to the West End to star in GOOD, a timely and powerful play directed by Olivier award-winner Dominic Cooke, telling the story of John Halder – an intelligent and honourable man that must adapt his life in pre-war Germany to survive. The political story will leave viewers questioning how the average person may be caught up in a movement that leaves all morals behind. From 21 April 2021, haroldpintertheatre.com
The highly anticipated re-make of the fairy-tale classic Cinderella will open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre this year with a brand-new score by theatre legend Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. Starring Carrie Hope Fletcher (Les Misérables) with a script by Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve), this new twist on the beloved bedtime story will make for the perfect post-lockdown treat. From 30 April 2021, lwtheatres.co.uk
Disney lovers rejoice! One of the most successful animated movies of all time is hitting the West End with a star-studded spectacular cast. Michael Grandage’s musical adaption of Frozen will see Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks take the lead as sisters Anna and Elsa in this family-friendly production. From 2 April 2021, frozenthemuscial.co.uk
Doctor Who: Time Fracture
A new immersive adventure is coming to London this year, as a weapon of unknown source opens a rift between space and time during the height of the Blitz in 1940. With earth at stake, it is up to the audience to travel through time to save the planet. Prepare to be plunged into the extraordinary universe of Doctor Who from the creative minds behind The Great Gatsby, one of London’s longest running immersive theatre production. From spring 2021, immersivedoctorwho.com
Back to The Future
Following the life of high school student Marty McFly who travels back to the 1950’s, the well-known blockbuster film Back To The Future is brought to the stage for the first time. Produced by the movie’s co-writers, Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis and featuring a brand-new score alongside the much-loved songs and characters, this hilarious theatre adaption is set to be a hit. From May 2021, londontheatre.co.uk
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