Covent Garden – Our guide to the best events in London
London events > Events in Covent Garden to 1st Jan 21st Jan 2017 • Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul. to 24th Sep 2nd Oct 2016 • Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
to 12th Feb 8th Jan 2017 • Ambassadors Theatre "Stomp" is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms. to 18th Oct 18th Dec 2016 • Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers. Matilda will be in London until December, for a run at the Cambridge Theatre.
to 6th Sep 22nd Oct 2016 • Novello Theatre "Mamma Mia" is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA. to 17th May 4th Jun 2016 • Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
to 5th Sep 26th Feb 2017 • Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure? Every day • Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers. to 10th Feb 29th Oct 2016 • Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history. to 21st Aug 24th Sep 2016 • Adelphi Theatre "Kinky Boots" tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it's songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.
to 9th Feb 18th Jun 2016 • Noël Coward Theatre "Mrs Henderson Presents" tells the story of the glamorous Windmill Girls, who try and raise moral during the war. Mrs Henderson Presents will be playing at the Noël Coward Theatre in London until June. to 9th Apr 25th Jun 2016 • Duke of York’s Theatre "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington will be starring in Christopher Marlowe's 400-year old play, "Doctor Faustus".
to 9th Apr 7th Jan 2017 • New London Theatre The New London Theatre will be putting on a production of the classic Hollywood musical 'Show Boat'. to 21st Apr 18th Jun 2016 • Donmar Warehouse "Elegy" imagines a world in which the brain is no longer a mystery to medical science, and people can extend their life.
to 26th Apr 15th May 2016 • Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of one of Richard Wagner's early operas -- "Tannhauser". to 4th 27th May 2016 • Royal Opera House "Frankenstein" is a brand-new ballet by Liam Scarlett for the Royal Opera House, based on Mary Shelley's Gothic novel.
to 23rd May 8th Jun 2016 • Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be performing Enescu's only opera -- the rarely-seen but well-regarded "Oedipe". to 28th May 11th Jun 2016 • Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Kenneth MacMillan's shocking ballet "The Invitation".
to 28th May 11th Jun 2016 • Royal Opera House The world premiere of Wayne McGregor's new ballet will be taking place at the Royal Opera House. to 6th 30th Jun 2016 • Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's opera about a Babylonian and Israelite war -- "Nabucco"
to 19th Jun 13th Jul 2016 • Royal Opera House Benoit Jacquot will be directing a production of Massenet’s tragic opera "Werther", at the Royal Opera House. to 23rd Jun 20th Aug 2016 • Donmar Warehouse "Faith Healer" tells the story of Frank Hardy, who's promise of redemption brings him into conflict with his wife and manager. The theatre play Faith Healer will be running until August at the Donmar Warehouse.
to 29th Jun 1st Jul 2016 • Royal Opera House "In Parenthesis" is a brand-new opera by Iain Bell, using David Jones's epic poem about the Battle of the Somme. to 2nd 17th Jul 2016 • Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", which includes the famous "Anvil Chorus".