The complete guide to West End shows opening in 2020
With a variety of productions and world premieres opening in 2020, the West End is the place to be in 2020. Showcasing the world’s top performers across London’s theatres, don’t miss out on your chance to visit one of the newest shows in the West End set to open in 2020.
West End shows to open in 2020
Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre
Mischief Theatre’s second show as part of their 12 month residency sees the company become magicians at Magic Goes Wrong. Combining theatre and on-stage trickery with the help of collaborators Penn & Teller, the play sees the cast attempt to raise as much money as possible at a charity event. Magic Goes Wrong is at the Vaudeville Theatre from 14th December 2019, officially opening in January 2020 and playing to 15th March.
Endgame at the Old Vic
Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe will star in Endgame, performed as part of Matthew Warchus’ fifth season as artistic director at the Old Vic. Following two individuals who are locked in an argument, their bleakly funny double act cling stubbornly to their routine of casual savagery and mutual dependence. Endgame will be performed in a double bill with Beckett’s Rough for Theatre II, rounding off what is set to be an exciting night of theatre. Endgame is on from 27th January to 28th March 2020.
The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre
Journey to ancient Egypt as The Prince of Egypt receives its British premiere in 2020. A star cast including Luke Brady, Liam Tamne, Alexia Khadime and Christine Allado will lead the show, as a young man ponders over what it means to live ‘through Heaven’s eyes’. The Prince of Egypt is on from 5th February to 12th September 2020.
Local Hero at the Old Vic
In a musical adaptation of the hit comedy film, Local Hero will receive its world premiere at the Old Vic in June 2020. When an ambitious Texan oil executive arrives in Scotland on a mission to buy a small seaside village, will he able to refine the village? Before the locals get rich, they must decide what their home is worth. Local Hero is at the Old Vic from 18th June to 22nd August 2020.