20+ new musicals coming to UK stages in 2024

As the curtains rise on 2024, stages across the UK are set to welcome an exciting array of new musicals.

From Broadway transfers to world premieres of brand new works, from the heart of the West End to touring throughout the country, let’s explore the new shows arriving in the next twelve months…

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Mean Girls The Musical

Currently booking to 27 October 2024 at the Savoy Theatre

Meet The Plastics - Regina, Gretchen and Karen. They rule North Shore High and will burn anyone who gets in their way. Home-schooled Cady Heron may think she knows a thing or two about survival of the fittest thanks to her zoologist parents, but high school is a whole new level of savage. When Cady devises a plan to end Regina's reign, she learns the hard way that you can't cross a queen bee without getting stung.

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Why Am I So Single?

From 27 August 2024 to 13 February 2025 at the Garrick Theatre

From the writers of SIX, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, comes Why Am I So Single? - a Big Fancy Musical where two friends' lonely little lives are transformed into an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza about love, dating, friendship, and... bees

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Devil Wears Prada Musical

From 24 October 2024 to 31 May 2025 at the Dominion Theatre

Fresh out of college, aspiring journalist Andy scores a job at the prestigious Runway magazine working for fashion's most powerful and terrifying icon — editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly.

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Burlesque the Musical

Burlesque

Currently booking to 2 November 2024 at the Manchester Opera House

Discover a club like no other - a place beneath the city lights where the sequins sparkle, seduction shimmers, and a life can change in the flick of a feather boa.

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Sheridan Smith

Opening Night

Currently booking to 18 May 2024 at the Gielgud Theatre

The incomparable Sheridan Smith returns to the stage in the world premiere of Opening Night, a new musical featuring music and lyrics by Rufus Wainwright, one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation, alongside book and direction by Tony and Olivier award-winner Ivo van Hove.

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Cruel Intentions musical

Currently booking to 19 May 2024 at the The Other Palace

Based on the 1999 film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, and Selma Blair, the Cruel Intentions musical tells the story of two diabolical step-siblings who target an innocent girl.

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MJ The Musical

Currently booking to 7 December 2024 at the Prince Edward Theatre

He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson's unique and unparalleled artistry is heading to the West End in the multiple Tony Award-winning musical MJ.

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In Clay

Currently booking to 7 April 2024 at the Upstairs At The Gatehouse

Based on a true story, new musical In Clay tells the story of Marie-Berthe Cazin set in a quaint Parisian kitchen in the late 1930s.

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Steps musical Here and Now

From 9 November 2024 to 30 November 2024 at the The Alexandra

Featuring the songs of Steps, brand new musical Here and Now makes its premiere! Set in seaside superstore Better Best Bargains, when Caz discovers the shelves are stocked with lies and betrayal, the summer of love she and her friends dreamed of suddenly feels like a tragedy.

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Becoming Nancy

Becoming Nancy

From 2 October 2024 to 2 November 2024 at the Birmingham Rep

Adapted from Terry Ronald’s best-selling novel – be one of the very first to catch the UK premiere of new musical Becoming Nancy!

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Here You Come Again

Currently touring until 7 December 2024

Featuring beloved songs like Jolene, 9 To 5, Islands In The Stream, I Will Always Love You, and Here You Come Again, this vibrant and poignant new Dolly Parton musical narrates the tale of a devoted fan.

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Frankie Goes to Bollywood

Currently touring until 18 August 2024

A British Bollywood musical following the story of a young British South Asian woman who is thrust into the dazzling bright lights of the biggest film industry in the world.

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101 Dalmatians musical

Currently touring until 5 January 2025

When fashionista Cruella de Vil plots to swipe all the Dalmatian puppies in town to create her fabulous new fur coat, there’s trouble ahead for Pongo and Perdi and their litter of adorable, tail-wagging young pups.

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Shucked

Fresh from Broadway, new comedy musical Shucked is to head across the pond to the UK in 2024.

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NOW That's What I Call A Musical

Currently touring until 12 April 2025

Get ready to relive the playlist of your life by celebrating 40 years of iconic chart-topping compilations with NOW That's What I Call A Musical on its UK tour! This fun-filled evening at the theatre is bursting with hits from Whitney Houston, Wham! Blondie, Tears For Fears, Spandau Ballet and so many more.

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FANGIRLS

Currently booking to 24 August 2024 at the Lyric Hammersmith

Created by Yve Blake, this new musical explores the world of teenage fandom, focusing on a group of passionate fans of a fictional boy band called True Connection.

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Jacob Fowler & Grace Mouat

Before After

Currently booking to 2 March 2024 at the Southwark Playhouse

Grace Mouat and Jacob Fowler star in the UK premiere of new British musical Before After from Stuart Matthew Price and Timothy Knapman,

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42 Balloons

Currently booking to 19 May 2024 at the The Lowry

New musical 42 Balloons, telling the true story of a man who flew to 16,000 feet thanks to 42 helium-filled weather balloons attached to a lawn chair, is to have its first fully staged production in 2024. Following previous concert productions in the West End, the musical by Jack Godfrey will run at The Lowry in Salford from April.

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Starter for Ten

Currently booking to 30 March 2024 at the Bristol Old Vic

Based on the coming-of-age novel of the same name by David Nicholls and its follow up 2006 film adaptation, Starter for Ten comes to Bristol in 2024.

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Wild About You

Currently booking to 26 March 2024 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

The new musical will make its world premiere in the West End with a concert at the iconic Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

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Bronco Billy

Currently booking to 7 April 2024 at the Charing Cross Theatre

Based on the 1980s American Western comedy-drama film starring Clint Eastwood, Bronco Billy The Musical makes its UK premiere starring Emily Benjamin in the cast.

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Alan Turing – A Musical Biography

Alan Turing - A Musical Biography

Currently booking to 27 January 2024 at the Riverside Studios

This musical biography offers a deep dive into the life of Alan Turing, a renowned British genius whose contributions during World War II were pivotal yet often overlooked.

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Just For One Day

Currently booking to 30 March 2024 at the The Old Vic

13 July, 1985. As the sun rose over London, Wembley Stadium was about to witness the greatest live event of all time take place. It was during a decade of vibrant neon and roaring noise when this moment brought the world to a stand-still, and with the help of two satellites, united 1.5 billion people - now, they tell their story about 'the day rock 'n' roll changed the world'.

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There's a Monster In Your Show

Currently touring until 25 May 2024

Tom Fletcher's interactive adventures for big imaginations are leaping from page to stage, as the beloved 'Who's in Your Book?' series, makes its debut as a brand-new musical show.

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