The best musicals playing during Christmas 2022 on the London stage.
The bright lights of London’s Theatreland burn even brighter over the festive season, with the West End buzzing with activity. London musicals are the centrepiece of what’s on offer, with a wide range of shows to cater for every festive taste.
Musicals to enjoy this Christmas in the West End include the return of festive fun Elf The Musical, based on the hit film, coming to the Dominion Theatre; a final chance to experience Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre, before she flies away in January; Olivier Award winning Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre; the sexy, immersive world of Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club; mega-hit Broadway blockbuster Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre; The Drifter’s Girl at the Garrick Theatre; Get Up Stand Up, the Bob Marley Musical at the Lyric Theatre.
All this plus a wealth of long-running musicals, including Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre, Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre, Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre, Six The Musical at the Vaudeville Theatre, and Tina – The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre.
Also see our specific guide to Christmas Shows playing in the West End.
Note: we have taken the “Christmas season” as running from mid November to mid January.
Starts: 8 Dec 2022
Booking to: 8 Jan 2023