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Rescheduled theatre – a rolling list of shows you can now see in 2020, 2021 or 2022

We wanted to provide a comprehensive list of shows that have been rescheduled to new dates

Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal in Sunday in the Park with George
© Matthew Murphy

There are lots of stories about cancellations and theatres being locked down, and we wholeheartedly hope that they re-open before next year, in a safe and manageable manner. Meanwhile, here are shows that have been rescheduled to future dates.

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Last updated 31 May



New dates confirmed

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Tron Theatre's pantomime has announced new dates.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat – The West End production has moved by exactly a year – find out more here.

Derren Brown's Showman – The master of mind control has rescheduled his entire tour to 2021, which will run from February to July.

RENT – The Hope Mill Theatre's production has been moved from its original dates to 30 October to 13 December 2020.

Chichester Festival Theatre – The company has cancelled its 2020 season but South Pacific has found 2021 dates.

Monsoon Wedding – The brand new musical which is bsaed on the film of the same name will now run from 16 July until 29 August 2021 at the Roundhouse, with Leeds Playhouse dates to be confirmed.

Hairspray – The hit musical starring Michael Ball, Marisha Wallace and more is now scheduled to open on 1 September 2020.

Strictly Ballroom – The upcoming tour of the Baz Luhrmann musical, starring Kevin Clifton, has been pushed back a year. All the original venues will still be visited – find out more here.

Sister Act – The star-studded revival, both on tour and in London, has moved its dates to 2021. So we'll still be getting Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders at the Eventim Apollo next summer from 20 July until 29 August.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre – The venue's entire summer season will now run in 2021, including the Carousel revival and new 101 Dalmations musical.

Kilworth House Theatre – The 2020 revival of Carousel will now take place in May 2021.

Mamma Mia! – The soul-warming show has found new dates for Hull, Nottingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Canterbury, Plymouth, Bournemouth, Eastbourne, Sunderland and Aberdeen in 2022, with more updates coming.

Liza Pullman – The hit performer will wow audiences at the Riverside Studios from 19 to 25 April next year, after rescheduling London dates.

The Book of Mormonthe touring production of the award-winning musical has rescheduled its dates for Aberdeen, Leeds, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Southampton to later in 2021.

We Will Rock You – The touring production has paused its run until 2021 – but new dates have been announced.

The Lion King – The 20th-anniversary tour of the show has new dates extending into 2022 at Bradford Alhambra and Wales' Millenium Centre.

Whitney – Queen of the Night – the show Whitney has rescheduled its West End date to 7 February 2021 at the Adelphi Theatre.

Six the Musical – The show has reshuffled a number of tour stops to 2021 to make up for cancelled dates.

One Man, Two Guvnors – The Bolton Octagon's revival of Richard Bean's hit comedy will be pushed back to summer 2021, now playing from 17 June to 17 July.

Friends! The Musical Parody – The musical about the hit sitcom has rescheduled some tour dates to 2021.

By The Waters of Liverpool – The tour of Helen Forrester's play has been moved – it will now run from 2 March to 9 May 2021.

Oldham Coliseum – The venue has moved its production of The Jungle Book to easter 2021. It runs from 31 March to 17 April.




New dates to be confirmed

Hello, Dolly! – The new West End production will occur, but dates are to be announced.

Hamlet – The Young Vic production starring Cush Jumbo has been postponed and new dates are being sought.

Bring it On – The tour of the cheerleading musical was meant to start in June 2020, it will now commence in the autumn of 2021.

Footloose – The tour of the hit musical was meant to open in April 2020, it will now begin in January 2021.

9 to 5 the Musical – The second tour of the hit musical was meant to open in May 2020, it will now begin in the spring of 2021.

Chichester Festival Theatre – The company has cancelled its 2020 season but The Unfriend is expected to go ahead in 2021.

What's New Pussycat? – The musical, based on the Henry Fielding novel with the tunes of Tom Jones, has moved its run at Leeds Playhouse to 2021.

Piaf – The hit show, co-produced by Nottingham Playhouse and Leeds Playhouse and led by Jenna Russell – has been moved to next year.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie – Tour dates have been moved with more to be confirmed for early 2021.

Sunday in the Park with George – Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford have confirmed they'll be in the West End in 2021 rather than June – dates are to be confirmed.

Polka Theatre – The theatre is now set to re-open to the public in spring 2021, with winter productions rescheduled.

New Vic Theatre – the venue, based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, has rescheduled its production of The Company of Wolves until 2021.

Identical – The new musical by Stiles and Drew, based on The Parent Trap, will now run in 2021. Dates are tbc.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre – The venue has rescheduled its entire 2020 season to 2021.

The Doctor – The Robert Icke five-star show, starring Juliet Stevenson, will now open in spring 2021.

Bridge Theatre – Judi Dench's I Remember It Well and the world premiere of The Southbury Child are both intended to be rescheduled.

4000 Miles – The Old Vic has said that it will "be in touch as soon as we can with more details about the new performance dates" once it knows when venues will re-open.

Doctor Semmelweiss – The Bristol Old Vic show starring Mark Rylance will return when the conditions are favourable, Rylance and the venue's artistic director Tom Morris have said.

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