November 2019: What’s on in the West End?
New shows opening in November 2019
& Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre
After a limited engagement in Manchester, don’t miss out on the West End premiere of & Juliet from 2nd November. Asking how Juliet’s life would have turned out if the final scene of Shakespeare’s love story were rewritten, join Juliet as she heads to Paris where she finds herself along the way. With a soundtrack filled with pop songs including ‘Roar’ and ‘Baby One More Time’, get ready to see if there’s always life after Romeo in this fun, upbeat musical.
Touching The Void at the Duke of York’s Theatre
Following the production’s world premiere at Bristol Old Vic, travel to the Andes at the West End premiere of Touching The Void from 9th November. When a pair of intrepid explorers set off to conquer a fearsome mountain range, their fears of being stranded are quickly realised. Hanging off the edge of a mountain, will they be able to survive and return to civilisation together?
White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre
May your days be merry and bright in the West End, as White Christmas opens in the West End from 16th November. Based on the movie starring Bing Crosby, join two ex-military servicemen as they put on an entertaining show in order to raise money for their General’s lodge in Vermont. With a star cast including Danny Mac, Dan Burton, Danielle Hope and Clare Halse, kickstart your Christmas celebrations in style with tickets to White Christmas. Read more about the production here.
A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic
Returning to the Old Vic for a third consecutive year, don’t miss Paterson Joseph as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol from 23rd November. As Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come, will the businessman change his ways? Charles Dickens’ seasonal classic is reimagined for the modern stage in a new adaptation by Jack Thorne, championing the power of both forgiveness and redemption.
Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre
Don’t miss out on seeing global star James McAvoy in a brand new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac from 27th November. Presented by the Jamie Lloyd Company, this production will see the gifted writer Cyrano pursuing his lover Roxane, even though his facial disfiguration sees him face judgment in a narcissistic society. Playing for a limited engagement to February 2020, you’ll want to book tickets for Cyrano de Bergerac now.
November 2019 West End classics
Tina the Musical
From her humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, Anna Mae Bullock defied the bounds of her age, gender and race to become global superstar Tina Turner. But, there’s more to the songstress than meets the eye. Learn more about the best-selling artist at Tina the Musical and listen to a catalogue of songs including ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘River Deep – Mountain High’.
The Book of Mormon
Following two missionaries who are sent to Uganda to spread the word of the Latter Day Saints, The Book of Mormon is a rip-roaringly funny musical you won’t want to miss! Written by South Park creators Trey Stone and Matt Parker, it’s a show that’s both hilarious and thoughtful, leaving audiences smiling all night long.