Escapist (London Reviews) (135)

London theatre shows that help you escape to another world!

We often look to theatre to help us escape the world around us into a brand new world!
Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best escapist theatre shows playing in London right now!

96
Must See!
4 Reviews
Ends Mar 05
London: South Kensington

The European Premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s new steam-punk-inspired show.

96
Must See!
18 Reviews
Ends Feb 04
London: Covent Garden

A new series of candlelit string quartet concerts showcasing songs from musicals.

95
Must See!
8 Reviews
Ends Nov 2023
London: Stratford

Swedish supergroup ABBA's virtual concert in a custom-built stadium in London's East End.

93
Must See!
259 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

The 7-time Olivier Award-winning revival of Kander & Ebb's landmark musical.

92
Must See!
153 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: Wembley

A London revival of the Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the Newsboys Strike of 1899. 

92
Must See!
7 Reviews
Ends Mar 18
London: West End

The critically acclaimed psychological illusionist returns to the West End with his new show.

91
Must See!
240 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

The West End's longest-running musical has brand new staging at the renamed Sondheim Theatre.

90
Excellent
239 Reviews
Open run
London: West End
Olivier Award nominated musical which follows the life of 12-time Grammy Award winner Tina Turner.
90
Excellent
120 Reviews
Ends Jul 2023
London: West End

A boozy jukebox musical which follows nine men in a pub harmonising to chart-topping songs.

89
Excellent
286 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Disney's 1994 animated film is brought to life in an award-winning theatrical experience.

89
Excellent
219 Reviews
Open run
London: West End
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' modern musical retelling of the lives of Henry VIII's six wives.
88
Excellent
333 Reviews
Ends Oct 2023
London: West End

Samantha Barks stars as Elsa in Disney's magical stage adaptation of the hit 2013 film.

87
Excellent
201 Reviews
Ends Jul 2023
London: West End

The eighth story in the Harry Potter series told in an epic 2-part play. Winner of 9 Olivier Awards.

87
Excellent
182 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical has been entertaining West End audiences for over 30 years. 

87
Excellent
551 Reviews
Open run
London: Victoria

Stephen Schwartz's long-running hit musical about the untold story of the Witches of Oz. 

87
Excellent
448 Reviews
Ends Oct 2023
London: West End

A musical adaptation of the 1985 smash hit film - winner of the Best New Musical Olivier Award.

87
Excellent
601 Reviews
Ends Mar 25
London: West End

A musical that imagines that Juliet's life doesn't have to end with Romeo's.

86
Excellent
339 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Award-winning musical comedy from the creators of 'South Park' and 'Frozen' co-creator Robert Lopez. 

86
Excellent
107 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: Waterloo

A revival production of Agatha Christie's intense courtroom drama.

86
Excellent
252 Reviews
Ends Sep 2023
London: Victoria

The hit musical returns as the Heathers transform high school life for young teen Veronica.

85
Excellent
167 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: West End

Olivier Award-winning comedy where everything goes wrong for the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society!

85
Excellent
204 Reviews
Ends Oct 2023
London: West End

Olivier Award winning musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons returns to the West End.

84
Great
220 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Olivier Award-nominated jukebox musical featuring the hits of Swedish pop group, ABBA.

84
Great
226 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Baz Luhrmann's hit stage adaptation of the 2001 Oscar-winning film transfers to London's West End.