February 2020: What’s on in the West End?
Get ready to love the West End in February 2020, as these brand new productions are set to the stage alight, including the London premieres of Pretty Woman: The Musical and Be More Chill. Or, if you’re looking for a show with a twist, why not see the future of opera come alive at Opera Undone? There’s something for everyone to see in February 2020, so don’t miss out on a great month of theatre!
West End shows in February 2020
Opera Undone at Trafalgar Studios
Puccini’s Tosca and La boheme have been staged at iconic opera houses around the world, but they’ve never come together like this! Fusing the dramatic operas into one show, the future of opera comes to London at Opera Undone as passionate, fiery arias are performed in a musical evening suitable for newcomers and die-hard opera fans. Opera Undone is at Trafalgar Studio Two from 6th February 2020.
Musik at Leicester Square Theatre
After wowing audiences at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and London, Frances Barber returns to Leicester Square Theatre with Musik from 5th February 2020. Featuring six original songs by the Pet Shop Boys, it’s an eccentric cabaret-musical, with Barber playing Billie Trix, a rock star who is used to living a life of excess.
Upstart Crow at the Gielgud Theatre
All the world’s a stage for David Mitchell, as he makes his West End debut playing William Shakespeare in the stage adaptation of Upstart Crow. Based on the BBC television series initially commissioned to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s passing, Mitchell will play a dejected Shakespeare whose looking for inspiration for a brand new play to impress the masses. Will he be able to create a timeless classic and retain his status as a world-leading playwright? Upstart Crow is at the Gielgud Theatre from 7th February 2020.
Be More Chill at The Other Palace
No stranger to being the West End home of Broadway productions, The Other Palace continues its trend with Be More Chill, a quirky, coming-of-age comedy where being an individual really is the best way to be yourself! As a middle-schooler finds fitting in difficult and looking for any means to be popular, he’s introduced to ‘The Squip’, a supercomputer that could radically change his life. Although he’ll have plenty of friends, will he be staying true to himself? One of Broadway’s newest cult phenomenons and an internet sensation, get ready to see this celebratory musical in 2020! Be More Chill is at The Other Palace from 12th February 2020.
Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre
Nineties romcom Pretty Woman: The Musical comes to the West End stage in style in February 2020. Join Vivian Ward and Edward Lewis in this exciting musical that stays true to the film, complete with the iconic scenes, costumes and all your favourite moments from the movie. If you’re wanting the West End fairytale, then you’ve come to the right place at Pretty Woman: The Musical, so get ready to walk down the street in style. Pretty Woman: The Musical is at the Piccadilly Theatre from 13th February 2020.