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Celebrities on Stage: Top London Shows with Star Performers

Star casting adds a touch of sparkle to the magic of a West End show. See your favourite celebrities live on the London stage at one of these productions featuring famous actors and singers.

Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

Enjoy a magical evening full of adventure with Disney’s smash-hit musical Aladdin. Former Sugababes star Jade Ewen plays Princess Jasmine in this stunning show about a poor boy who discovers a magical lamp, which changes his life forever. Until 2 Dec Book Now

Aladdin

An American in Paris at Dominion Theatre

Be swept up by the glamour and romance of the acclaimed dance musical An American in Paris. British actress Jane Asher stars as Madame Baurel in this tale of a Parisian love triangle which is set to the timeless music of George and Ira Gershwin. Until 27 Jan Book Now

Love in Idleness at Apollo Theatre

See Terence Rattigan’s acclaimed drama Love in Idleness as it arrives in London’s West End for just 50 performances. The Halcyon’s Edward Bluemel stars as Michael, who returns home after the Second World War to find that his mother has become the mistress of a right-wing MP, played by Anthony Head. Until 1 Jul Book Now

On the Town at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Enjoy Leonard Bernstein’s classic musical On the Town in the beautiful surroundings of Regent’s Park. Former Hollyoaks star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Danny Mac leads the cast of this dazzling show which follows the antics of three sailors given a day’s shore leave in New York. 19 May-1 Jul Book Now

On The Town at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Stepping Out at Vaudeville Theatre

Join a group of friends for their weekly dance class in the award-winning Stepping Out. Amanda Holden, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Nicola Stephenson and Natalie Casey lead the star-studded cast in the comedy about a group of Londoners who learn to tap dance, and are asked to take part in a charity performance. Until 17 Jun Book Now

Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

See former Blue Peter presenter Mark Curry play the Wizard of Oz in the long-running West End musical, Wicked. Discover the untold story of the misunderstood Wicked Witch of the West, and how a friendship at university changed her magical life forever. Until 26 May 2018 Book Now

Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

Woyzeck at The Old Vic

Witness the return of Star Wars’ John Boyega to the London stage in hard-hitting drama Woyzeck. Boyega plays the title character in the story of a soldier in 1980s Berlin, who makes a shocking decision in an attempt to provide his family with a better future. Until 24 Jun Book Now

John Boyega in Woyzeck at The Old Vic. Photo: AKSE P19 Pentagram

The Wind in The Willows at London Palladium

Follow the adventures of Mr Toad, Ratty, Mole and more family favourites as classic children’s story The Wind in The Willows comes to London. This musical version of Kenneth Grahame’s woodland-set novel stars comedian Rufus Hound as the wonderfully eccentric Mr Toad, whose home is threatened by a band of weasels. 16 Jun-9 Sep Book Now

The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

BAFTA Award-winner Paddy Considine makes his West End debut in The Ferryman, the latest play from Jerusalem and Spectre writer Jez Butterworth. Set in 1980s rural Ireland, this tense drama sees the Carney family’s harvest preparations interrupted by an unexpected arrival. 20 Jun-7 Oct Book Now

The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

Annie at Piccadilly Theatre

Making her West End debut, comedian Miranda Hart takes on the role of wicked orphanage owner Miss Hannigan in one of the world’s most-loved musicals, Annie. This fun-filled family production follows the tale of orphan Annie in 1930s New York and features classic songs including It’s a Hard Knock Life, Tomorrow and Easy Street. 23 May-6 Jan Book Now

Annie at Piccadilly Theatre

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Apollo Theatre

See award-winning actor Colm Meaney return to the London stage to play Big Daddy in Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The movie star joins Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell for a family gathering at a sweltering Mississippi plantation, where simmering tensions threaten to tear everything apart. 13 Jul-7 Oct Book Now

Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Photo: Charlie Gray

42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Watch the Grammy Award-winning Sheena Easton take to the stage as Dorothy Brock for her West End debut in the new adaptation of 42nd Street. The all-singing, all-dancing musical tells the tale of young, hopeful Peggy Sawyer, who dreams of making it big on Broadway, and features a spectacular soundtrack of hits including We’re in the Money. 20 Mar-14 Oct Book now

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Follow the twists and turns of highly successful Martin played by Damian Lewis, who seemingly has it all, but risks everything when he falls in love with a goat. British actress Sophie Okonedo also joins the cast of The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, another of the late Edward Albee’s landmark plays set to grace the West End stage in 2017. 24 Mar-24 Jun Book Now

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

Powerhouse Amber Riley from the award-winning musical sensation Glee makes her West End debut as Effie White in Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre. Voicing huge tracks And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going and One Night Only, Amber's much-anticipated transition to the stage promises to have audiences on their feet. Until 21 Oct Book now

Discover more of the capital’s dazzling theatre shows, or see a top musical in London’s West End.