Some theatres are due to reopen on 17 May at the earliest, following the proposed easing of coronavirus restrictions. Check back nearer the time for confirmation and be aware that some shows listed may still be closed after that date. Make sure to book ahead for London's top kids shows.
The Lion King dazzles all ages with the evocative rhythms of Africa set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains. The award-winning adaptation of the Disney film features music by Elton John, plus outstanding costumes and amazing special effects. Recommended for ages six and above. Children under the age of three are not permitted.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz and how one came to be called "good" and the other, "wicked". Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover the hidden story of Oz. Recommended for ages seven and above. Children under the age of three are not permitted.
Be wowed by the Royal Shakespeare Company's multi-award-winning production of Matilda The Musical. Roald Dahl's celebrated story bursts into life in this West End musical by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be delighted by the little girl with an extraordinary imagination. Recommended for ages six and above.
Be charmed by the spectacular choreography, magical effects and timeless songs in Mary Poppins The Musical. Experience the magic that Mary Poppins brings to the Banks family, when she moves in to Cherry Tree Lane as the children's nanny. This family show is practically perfect in every way! Recommended for ages seven and above. Children under the age of five are not permitted.
Step into the world of Dear Evan Hansen, as this new show tells the story of a high school student struggling to fit in. The perfect choice for older kids, the musical includes songs You Will Be Found and Waving Through A Window (which has also been recorded by Katy Perry). Recommended for ages 12 and above. Children under four are not permitted.
See the magical world of Harry Potter on the London stage with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Set 19 years after the events of the final novel, follow Harry, Ron, Hermione and their children in a wizarding adventure featuring breathtaking special effects. Recommended for ages 10 and above.