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Latest news on rescheduled dates for West End and touring Musicals

Updated 29th July 2021
listed below are latest updates we have  for openings and rescheduled dates for West End and touring musicals . 
Please check back regularly as we update this page on a daily basis.


Andrew Lloyd Webber's new version of Cinderella starring Carrie Hope Fletcher at the Gillian Lynne Theatre  has been  postponed to 18th August with a press night on 25th August due to Covid-19 restrictions.

- A new UK production of Anything Goes from Tony-winner Kathleen Marshall  starring Robert Lindsay, Felicity Kendal, Gary Wilmot  and  Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster who will be reprising her role as Reno Sweeney and replacing the previously announced Megan Mullally.It will open at the Barbican  with performances running  from 23rd July - 17 October   2021

&Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre is now currently booking from 24th September 2021 until February 2022

Back to The Future - The Musical  had an out-of-town preview at the Manchester Opera House in 2020, will now begin performances at the Adelphi Theatre on 20th August 2021.

-  New producion of Cabaret the Musical to opens at the Playhouse on 15th  November  starring Eddie Redmayne as the  ‘The Emcee’ with  Bafta Nominee and British Independent Film award winner Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’
-  Chichester Festival Theatre has moved its 2020 season to this year

Come From Away has a new cast and is now booking at the Phoenix Theatre from 22nd July to 18th December, 2021.

Dear Evan Hansen  is now reopening on 26th October 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie has reopened in London.

Frozen starring Samantha Barks as  ice Princess Elsa with Stephanie McKeon playing her sister Princess Anna now previews on 27 August 2021, with a press night on 8 September.

 -  Hairspray the musical starring Michael Ball, Les Dennis, Rita Simons and Marisha Wallace  is now scheduled to open on Tuesday 22nd June, with additional performances added until Wednesday 29th September. (The first four weeks of performances are planned to play with social distancing at reduced capacity.)

Hamilton the Musical   is planning to reopen on 19th August, with casting to be announced  

- Heathers the Musical  will open on 22nd June at the Theatre Royal Haymarket with reduced capacity socially distanced audiences until 17 July followed by a tour

-   Hello, Dolly! The new West End production  has been postponed until 2023 due to Imelda Staunton's Netflix filming commitments on the final two series of The Crown.

- Jersey Boys originally  scheduled for April at the Trafalgar Theatre will now begin performances from 28 July, ahead of an opening night of 10 August. It is initially booking until 2022

 -  Jesus Christ Superstar special concert staging is running at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre for 70 performances only from Friday 14 August for six weeks to 27th September. There will be  reduced capacity down to 390 seats

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Jason Donovan, Alexandra Burke  and Jac Yarrow at the Palladium  is now due to open on 12th July with social distancing

Les Miserables Musical  at the Sondheim has postponed its reopening.

- Les Miserables Staged Concert  is at the Sondheim Theatre in London's West End , from 20th May 2021.

Magic Mike Live Channing Tatum's show has announced plans to reopen from 21 May to 1 August 2021 at the London Hippodrome

Mamma Mia! at the Novello is booking from 25th August 2021

 -  Mary Poppins  at the Prince Edward Theatre will now return on 7th August, with Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp set to return in the leading roles. Full casting will be announced soon.

 -  Matilda The  Musical will recommence performances on 16 September 2021, and is currently booking until 13 February 2022

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! 2020/2021 National tour and Christmas season at Sadler’s Wells   has been postponed until 2022.

Moulin Rouge the Musical  previews at the Piccadilly Theatre from November 12th (Opening night December 8th ) .Priority tickets from 10am May 17th  General booking from May 24th

-   Only Fools & Horses at the Haymarket is now booking from 1st October 2021

Phantom of the Opera has postponed its reopening until 21st July 2021 at Her Majesty's starring
Killian Donnelly in the title role with tickets now on sale to 13th February 2022.

 -  Pretty Woman the Musical returns to the West End this Summer in its new home the Savoy Theatre, with performances from 8 July 2021 despite the delay to the government roadmap initially playing to socially distanced audiences, until step four in the roadmap to reopening is reached (19 July) when it will play at full capacity. 

- Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's entire summer season will now run in 2021, including the Carousel revival. The  new 101 Dalmatians musical has been postponed until 2022.

Singin in the Rain' – The Sadler's Wells run  has been moved to July 2021, with tour dates now in 2022

Sister Act  Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg, the producers of Sister Act The Musical, have sadly come to the decision that it is impossible to open the show in London this summer and have postponed performances at the Eventim Apollo until 2022. The new dates for the production in London are 19 July  – 28 August 2022.This necessary change of date now means that Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunderswill no longer be appearing.

Six the Musical is currently running the Lyric Theatre until 29th August.  It then transfers to the Vaudeville Theatre on The Strand from Wednesday 29 September, 2021.

Sunday in the Park with George starring  Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford has  now confirmed it will not run  in the West End in 2021 with dates still  to be confirmed.
The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre is planning to reopen on 15th November 2021.

The Drifters Girl new musical starring Beverley Knight has been postponed and will now run at the Garrick Theatre from 4th November 2021 to 26th March 2022.

The Lion King will return from Thur 29 Jul 2021 - April 2022 at the Lyceum

-  The Prince of Egypt  is booking  from 1st July 2021 with socially distanced audiences.

Tina the Musical  is reopening in London on 28th July 2021

Wicked! is reopening on 5th September and currently booking until 27th November 2021 .


See at a glance which are the number 1 UK touring musicals with all their latest rescheduled dates.

- Ambassador Theatre Group announce pantos in Manchester, Bristol and Milton Keynes

Bat Out of Hell is restarting its tour again opening in Machester in September 2021

- Dirty Dancing is heading out on tour again in  2021 opening in the summer

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast new UK and Ireland tour is now due to  open in Bristol on 25th August.

-  A new UK & Ireland tour of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks is due to open at the Theatre Royal Newcastle from August 2021.

- Bring it On  the Lin Manuel Miranda musical will now play at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall in December, following eight performances at the New Theatre, Peterborough with 2022 tour dates now announced.

- Chicago the Musical  has a new tour due to start in September with tickets now on sale

- Cilla The Musical starring Sheridan Smith has been cancelled

- Dreamgirls the musical tour scheduled for the beginning of 2021 has been postponed until the end of this year/2022

Everybody's Talking About Jamie tour dates have been rescheduled  starting in September 2021

Fat Friends the Musical starring Lee Mead is to go on a new tour starting in January 2022

 -  Footloose  tour  starring Jake Quickenden and Darren Day will now begin in February 2022

-  Friends! The Musical Parody  has rescheduled some tour dates to 2021.

Ghost the  Musical is to tour again at the end of 2021

Grease the Musical  starring Peter Andre has released rescheduled tour dates and now kicks off at end of July at Leicester

- Hairspray the Musical Tour - postponed until 2021.  New dates now on sale.

- Heathers the Musical - postponed until 2021.  New dates now on sale.

- Jersey Boys the Musical is due to tour the UK again starting in November 2021

Les Miserables has some rescheduled 2021 tour dates on sale

- Mamma Mia! has announced new tour dates for 2022/23

- Matthew Bourne`s new show The Midnight Bell is going on a  UK tour starting in September 

- Matthew Bourne`s Nutcracker national tour and Christmas season at Sadler’s Wells  has been postponed until 2021/2022 with new dates now on sale.

My Best Friends Wedding starring Alexandra Burke - 30th June 2021. THIS TOUR HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

9 to 5 the Musical second tour of Dolly Parton's  hit musical  now begins at the end of August  2021 with Louise Redknapp joining playing Violet Newstead  at certain venues with more casting news to follow

- Priscilla Queen of the Desert is to restart touring in June 2021

Riverdance, the New 25th Anniversary Show will return to complete its tour of the UK. The show will visit 25 venues from 27th August 2021. All the 2020 tour dates have successfully been replaced and NEW SHOWS have been added

Rock of Ages has a new tour starting in August 2021 with tickets now on sale.

- School of Rock new 2021/22 tour dates

- Singin`in the Rain has announced rescheduled tour dates

- Six the Musical has rescheduled its tour dates and is now opening in Canterbury in June

- Strictly Ballroom the new  tour of the Baz Luhrmann musical, starring Strictly Come Dancing's Kevin Clifton, has been postponed and will now open in Portsmouth at the end of September 2021.

 - Sunny Afternoon tour of the Kinks Musical has been postponed

- The Addams Family tour postponed until August 2021 with dates and casting now announced.

- The Book of Mormon tour  has rescheduled tour dates to 2021/2022.

- The Cher Show goes on a year long tour starting in August 2022

- The Commitments tour of the Roddy Doyle Musical will now run in 2022/23

The Lion King tour has been postponed until March 2022

- The Osmonds - a New Musical Tour has announced an extensive UK tour which will open in 2022

- The Rocky Horror Show to tour again in May 2021 starring Ore Oduba as Brad

 - Thriller Live! the Michael Jackson musical has rescheduled some tour dates and added new ones to 2021

- Waitress Musical has  new dates on sale for the 2021/2 tour which now begins in September

- White Christmas has a new tour opening in October 2021 with dates now on sale

- We Will Rock You  has postponed its tour until 2022with more new dates added.

- Whitney – Queen of the Night  has rescheduled its West End date to December 2021


Collabro have rescheduled their Concert Tour 

 - David Essex has rescheduled his concert tour dates to 2022 

- Jane McDonald has rescheduled her Leave a Light On 

  - Ruthie Henshall has moved her In My Life Tour

- Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have announced their Together At Christmas 2021 Concert Tour 

- Gary Barlow has rescheduled his Music Played by Humans tour to November and December 2021

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