London West End What's On

What’s on – September 2018

What’s on – September 2018

Take a look at our what’s on guide for shows this September

What’s on September 2018 – New Shows Opening

Heathers The Musical

Heathers The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Following an acclaimed run at The Other Palace, this new rock musical has transferred to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Actor, singer, author and YouTube sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher continues her role as Veronica in the West End production.

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Foxfinder at The Ambassadors Theatre

“With its twists and turns and its dark secrets, this is a play that thrills” (The Telegraph), don’t miss this gripping study of myth, desire and guilt starring ‘Game of Thrones’ favourite Iwan Rheon.

Foxfinder is showing at The Ambassadors Theatre

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The Pinter at The Pinter Season

Pinter at the Pinter Season

The Jamie Lloyd Company presents The Lover / The Collection and One for The Road / The New World Order / Mountain Language/ Ashes to Ashes at the Harold Pinter Theatre as the opening productions of its complete season of one-act plays by Harold Pinter. Celebrating the legacy of the “most influential, provocative and poetic dramatist of his generation” (The Guardian).

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What’s on September 2018 – Best Selling Shows

The Lion King

The Lion King at The Lyceum Theatre

Set in the magnificent Serengeti plains, heavy with the haunting sounds of Africa, Disney’s multi award-winning musical redefines the meaning of live experience. To miss out on Disney’s The Lion King is to miss out on a West End experience of a lifetime, one that has captivated London audiences at the Lyceum Theatre since 1999.

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Wicked at The Apollo Victoria Theatre

The alternate story behind ‘The Wizard of Oz’ originally cast its spell over audiences on Broadway in 2003 and has since won over 100 international awards. Wicked continues its incredible success at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and has gained a huge fan base, with over 9 million people in London alone experiencing this enchanting tale.

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The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre

Featuring a lush score from the legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and produced by theatrical juggernaut Cameron Mackintosh, this romantic show is the epitome of the musical theatre genre. Combining spectacular scenery and jaw-dropping special effects with some of the most mesmerising music in theatrical history, The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre will captivate you with its beauty and majesty.

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Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots at The Adelphi Theatre

Kinky Boots has everything you could look for in an evening’s entertainment – effortlessly catchy tunes, spectacular dance sequences and an emotional punch to boot. Exploring themes of father/son relationships and the acceptance of those who are different through celebrating individuality, this Olivier Award winning show will raise your spirits and have you dancing in the aisles of the Adelphi Theatre.

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The Book Of Mormon

The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre

The Book of Mormon is the outrageous brainchild of South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, along with Robert Lopez of Avenue Q. As a result, the show frequently crosses the line with its sharp satire and on-the-nose humour with outrageous religious and social commentary.

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The Jungle

The Jungle at the Playhouse Theatre

“Brimful of hope, humour and humanity,” (Metro) Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s debut full-length play tells the stories of loss, fear, community and hope in The Jungle refugee camp just across the Channel in Calais. Coming to the Playhouse Theatre following its five-star Off West End run, the venue has been transformed for The Jungle to mimic the intimate in-the-round seating of Miriam Buether’s critically-acclaimed Young Vic design.

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Motown The Musical

Motown the Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre

Comprising of over 50 Motown tracks from Gordy’s back-catalogue, including “My Girl”, “Dancing In The Street”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, Motown is a celebration of an unmatched era in music. Transferring from Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony Awards, Motown the Musical comes to the Shaftesbury Theatre as a celebration of one of the most influential figures in music history.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre

Described as ‘Faulty Towers’ meets The MousetrapThe Play That Goes Wrong is guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles. From humble beginnings at the Old Red Lion in Islington, the Mischief Theatre Company who have both written and performed The Play That Goes Wrong join the ranks of the West End delivering this innovative farce with utter precision, expert comic timing and ruthless energy.

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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia at the Novello Theatre

Set on a Greek island,MAMMA MIA! at the Novello Theatre cleverly and humorously interweaves the timeless songs of ABBA with a story of love, friendship and identity, emphasising the natural narrative of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ classic songs. The resulting show is the sunniest and most exhilarating evening you can have at the theatre!

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To find a full range of shows available then see our full London Theatre listings.

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