Emmie Newitt

London Shows To Watch In February 2024

Wondering what shows to catch in February 2024? We’ve got a guide to 10 of the best shows to see in London, including some new openings, West End transfers and more!

london shows to see in february 2024

Explore everything that London has to offer during February, especially with Valentine’s Day just around the corner! Why not treat your loved one to one of the most romantic shows London has to offer. Our carefully curated list includes long-awaited West End openings like HADESTOWN and the arrival of NACHTLAND at the Young Vic - let us help you with the shows to see in February.

1. A Mirror

a mirror trafalgar theatreA Mirror promotional image

Sam Holcroft’s elusive and explosive new play, A MIRROR, opens at the Trafalgar Theatre following on from its acclaimed run at the Almeida Theatre last summer. This important piece of theatre features Jonny Lee Miller and explores censorship, authorship, and free speech.

A Mirror Tickets

2. The Addams Family Live in Concert

the addams family concert londonMichelle Visage and Ramin Karimloo.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY - A MUSICAL COMEDY will perform live in concert in the West End for the first time following two hugely successful UK and Ireland tours over the years. There’s a star-studded cast including Michelle Visage, Ramin Karimloo and Lesley Joseph. There are limited tickets left so be quick to book this one!

Addams Family Tickets

3. Hadestown

hadestown west end londonThe West End cast of Hadestown.

We’ve waited long enough but the West End premiere of HADESTOWN finally arrives in London during February! Winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, take the opportunity to head to the underworld where two mythic love stories will unfold.

Hadestown Tickets

4. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

jamie musical londonJamie Musical promotional image.

The smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE is returning to London for a limited run next month. This coming of age story focuses on sixteen-year-old Jamie who is about to make his dreams come true, no matter what comes his way.

Jamie Musical Tickets

5. Standing At The Sky’s Edge

standing at the sky's edge west end castLaura Pitt-Pulford, Lauryn Redding, Mel Lowe, Sharlene Hector, Elizabeth Ayodele, Samuel Jordan, Rachael Wooding and Joel Harper-Jackson. Photo by Steve Gullick

The Olivier Award-winning Best New Musical, STANDING AT THE SKY’S EDGE transfers to the West End’s Gillian Lynne Theatre after the sell-out run at the National Theatre and in Sheffield. Regarded as one of the most exciting new British musicals in years, STANDING AT THE SKY’S EDGE tells the story of three families living on the Park Hill council estate in Sheffield.

Standing At The Sky's Edge Tickets

6. The Barber of Seville

the barber of seville enoThe Barber of Seville artwork.

Fancy a dose of opera during February? Jonathan Miller’s classic production of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE arrives at the London Coliseum for a limited 7 performances. This is a humorous opera which centres around the dashing Count Almaviva’s attempt to win the hand of the beautiful Rosina from the clutches of her guardian Dr Bartolo. A comic masterpiece and a huge favourite for ENO audiences!

Barber of Seville Tickets

7. An Enemy of the People

an enemy of the people londonAn Enemy of the People artwork

Henrik Ibsen’s acclaimed play transfers to the West End in February, starring Matt Smith. Adapted by Thomas Ostermeier and Florian Borchmeyer, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE is a thought-provoking play about how the truth in a society is not the truth at all. This play will push the form and boundaries of theatre and we’re excited to see what it has to offer when it opens!

An Enemy Of The People Tickets

8. The Merchant of Venice

the merchant of venice 1963 londonThe Merchant of Venice 1936 promotional image.

Experience ambition, power, and political unrest exploding on the stage as THE MERCHANT OF VENICE heads into London directly from The RSC. Shakespeare’s classic is transported to 1930s Britain in a new production, starring Tracy-Ann Oberman that “makes theatre history” (The Telegraph).

Merchant of Venice Tickets

9. The Simon & Garfunkel Story

simon and garfunkel storyThe Simon and Garfunkel Story promotional image.

Heading into the West End following on from a sold-out worldwide tour, THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY is back and performing at the London Palladium. The concert-style production features huge projection photos and original footage which tells the story of two young boys from Queens who went on to become one of the world’s most successful duos of all time.

The Simon and Garfunkel Story Tickets

10. The Magic Flute

the magic flute enoThe Magic Flute promotional image.

The London Coliseum offers a mix of fairytale adventure, knockabout farce, moral allegory and marvellous music with the arrival of THE MAGIC FLUTE. Mozart’s opera premiered just ten weeks before the composer’s tragically early death and has proved to be the biggest success (and most deeply moving) of all his operas.

The Magic Flute Tickets

So from the long-awaited arrival of Hadestown to the brilliant transfer of The Merchant of Venice planned in February, this month packs an almighty punch with so many shows to see! Don’t forget to book your tickets at London Box Office for the best availability.