What’s opening in London Theatre this month? (March 2019)
| By Jade Ali
(Updated on Mar 11, 2019)
At long last it’s March and spring is nearly upon us. Flower blooms and sunshine is on its way and so are some fantastic new shows set to open in London town. Spring is the perfect time to shake off those winter blues and try something new, and luckily there are lots of new productions just waiting to open their doors.
Escape to another dimension at the Ambassadors Theatre
The Twilight Zone (opens 4 March)
You’ll leave reality behind you as you step foot into the Ambassadors Theatre and become fully immersed in The Twilight Zone. After a sell-out hit run at the Almeida Theatre, the critically acclaimed sci-fi show is set to transfer to London’s West End. Another dimension will be entered, not just of sight and sound but of mind too, making it the weirdest and most wonderful journey into a land of imagination that you could ever hope for. Reality will be blurred as you get lost in this whirlwind of fantasy, but you’re not to worry as the tickets for this show are nothing but real – if you book them quick enough!
Purchase your Twilight Zone London play tickets here.
A journey to the North Pole has never been so warm
A Hundred Words For Snow (opens 5 March)
Despite being set in the North Pole, this play will be so heart-warming you won’t feel the cold at all. This is a one-woman play about life, with themes ranging from birth to death and a coming of age story in the midst of it all. After the passing of her dad, Rory makes a daring journey to the Arctic with his ashes in tow, following in the footsteps of the countless explorers before her. A Hundred Words For Snow is transferring to the Trafalgar Studios after two successful runs at both The Vaults and the Arcola Theatre. This story of self-discovery isn’t one to be missed and with just a limited run, be sure to get your tickets before they melt away.
Purchase your tickets to see A Hundred Words For Snow here.
An all-female company sellout from The Globe to the West End
Emilia (opens 8 March)
Emilia is the tale of the published poet, Emilia Bassano, and the rumours dictating that she was Shakespeare’s muse. This untold story written by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm will have you reassessing your Shakespeare knowledge. After its sell-out run at Shakespeare’s Globe, it's set to make its well-deserved West End transfer to the Vaudeville Theatre complete with its all-female company. The 17-strong cast are all women playing both male and female roles: a bold move made by director Nicole Charles and one that is particularly welcome in 2019. Get your tickets before this run inevitably becomes a sell-out too!
Purchase your tickets to see Emilia here.
Little Miss Sunshine (opens 21 March)
You may be familiar with the 2006 Academy Award-winning film that this new musical comedy is based off, which comes from multi-Tony Award-winning duo James Lapine and William Finn. This new production takes its title from the beauty contest that Olive, the youngest member of the Hoover family, has her heart set on winning. The story follows Olive and her supportive family as they set out on a road trip from Arizona to sunny California in a rickety, old, yellow camper van. This journey will test both the family and their van! Get your tickets now before this musical goes off on a journey of its own.
Purchase your Little Miss Sunshine tickets here.
Fiddler on the Roof (opens 21 March)
Fiddler on the Roof has won over the hearts of theatre fans since it first premiered on Broadway in 1964. After winning nine Tony Awards, it was adapted into a film that went on to win an Oscar. This recent production completely sold out at the Menier Chocolate Factory and it's expected to do the same for its transfer to the West End’s Playhouse Theatre. Fiddler fans are bound to flock to this fantastic version of the beloved classic so make sure you get your tickets whilst you can.
Purchase your Fiddler on the Roof tickets here.
Also opening in March 2019…
The Merry Widow opens at the London Coliseum on 1 March 2019.
Purchase your The Merry Widow tickets here.
Yamato: Passion opens at the Peacock Theatre on 12 March 2019.
Purchase your Yamato: Passion tickets here.
Mozart's The Magic Flute featuring its world-famous 'Queen of the Night' aria opens at the London Coliseum on 14 March 2019.
Purchase your Magic Flute London opera tickets here.
Jack the Ripper opens at the London Coliseum on 30 March 2019.
Purchase your Jack the Ripper tickets here.