Emmie Newitt

Musicals To See in London in 2024

Are you wondering what musicals await us in London in 2024? Our carefully curated guide shares the best shows that are heading to the city in the New Year.

musicals to see in london in 2024

2024 is set to be the biggest year yet for British theatre with so many musicals lined up to grace the streets of the West End. The new year promises a symphony of captivating performances, innovative storytelling, and show-stopping tunes. From the Tony Award-winning new musical MJ THE MUSICAL to NEXT TO NORMAL and BRONCO BILLY delivering just a slice of the action we can expect in the next 12 months - there’s plenty for you to go and enjoy. Get ready to be swept away by the magic of the stage as we explore the must-see musicals of 2024.

1. The King And I

the king and i west endThe 2024 cast of Sister Act The Musical

18 years after it was last seen on the London stage, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s masterpiece THE KING AND I heads to the Dominion Theatre for a limited time starring Helen George and Darren Lee.

Kind And I Tickets

2. Sister Act

sister act 2024 castThe 2024 cast of Sister Act The Musical

A huge hit on Broadway and currently on a huge UK tour, SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL is a divine comedy that is heading to the Dominion Theatre in 2024. There is a phenomenal cast expected including Beverley Knight and Ruth Jones.

Sister Act Tickets

3. Opening Night - A New Musical

opening night sheridan smithSheridan Smith in Opening Night.

Starring British actress Sheriden Smith, OPENING NIGHT - A NEW MUSICAL is based on the 1977 US psychological drama movie of the same time. It follows a Broadway actress who witnesses the death of one of her fans and then becomes haunted by the woman.

Opening Night Tickets

4. Hello, Dolly!

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Put on your Sunday best because the multi-Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Imelda Staunton is leading the exceptional revival of HELLO, DOLLY. The production is performing at the London Palladium for a summer run.

Hello, Dolly! Tickets

5. MJ The Musical

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The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical arrives here in London in March! MJ THE MUSICAL’s plot is centred around the making of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour. It offers the audience a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that MJ had which enabled him to reach legendary status.

MJ The Musical Tickets

6. Mean Girls

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Another Broadway hit that will head into London in 2024 is MEAN GIRLS. Inspired by the popular 2004 film, this new musical is sure to attract a new generation of fans once they’ve seen it. In the safe hands of Tina Fey, who wrote the musical and the film - we cannot wait to see what we make of this one when it opens in the summer.

Mean Girls Musical Tickets

7. Just For One Day

live aid musicalLIVE AID at Wembley Stadium London 13 July 1985 - Pictorial Press Ltd / Alamy Stock Photo.

A brand new musical inspired by one of the greatest music events in history, JUST FOR ONE DAY will bring the story of Live Aid to life in a production like no other at The Old Vic for a limited time. Expect some unforgettable songs from the likes of Bob Dylan, Queen, The Police and Elton John to be integrated into what will be a hugely successful musical in 2024.

Just For One Day Tickets

8. Priscilla The Party!

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An Oscar winning film as well as a Tony and Olivier award winning musical, this is the next step in Priscilla: Queen of the Desert’s journey with a brand new all-singing, all-dancing immersive party and theatre experience which is heading into London. This will be one to gather all of your friends together!

Priscilla The Party! Tickets

9. Wild About You

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Do you love a new musical? WILD ABOUT YOU is a new musical in concert which is performing for a limited number of performances at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Wild About You will be produced by two-time Tony Award winner Brian Spector and feature a stellar cast including Will and Grace star Eric McCormack.

Wild About You Tickets

10.Spirited Away

spirited away european premiere in londonSpirited Away.

After the success of My Neighbour Totoro at the Barbican Theatre, another Studio Ghibli favourite has been transformed into an exciting stage adaptation aid it's heading into the London Coliseum in 2024. SPIRITED AWAY will make its European debut, directed by Olivier and Tony award-winning director John Caird. If you love fantasy stories, SPIRITED AWAY is just the ticket for you!

Spirited Away Tickets

But it doesn’t stop there, there are still some other great shows heading into London in 2024 including;

So whether you’ll find yourself planning to see a new musical like JUST FOR ONE DAY or the HELLO, DOLLY! revival that will star one of the best actresses ever - we just can’t wait for all of the musicals gracing the London stage in 2024. Don’t forget to book your tickets with London Box Office and keep up to date with our exclusive offers.