Modern classic (London Reviews) (13)

A list of London theatre shows that are modern marvels!

From Sarah Kane to Lucy Prebble, Mike Bartlett to Alan Bennett, the UK has produced some of theatre's most prevalent and beloved playwrights of the 20th & 21st century.
Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best London theatre shows that are modern classics! Read London theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best modern classic theatre shows!

94
Must See!
114 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Fra Fee & Amy Lennox star in this 7-time Olivier Award winning revival of Kander & Ebb's landmark musical.

93
Must See!
220 Reviews
Open run
London: Victoria

Revolutionary musical about American founding father, Alexander Hamilton. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards.

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

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

90
Excellent
89 Reviews
Ends Sep 03
London: Barbican

A revival of Cole Porter and P.G. Wodehouse's award-winning musical comedy set on a passenger ship.

89
Excellent
103 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

88
Excellent
183 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

88
Excellent
318 Reviews
Open run
London: Victoria

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

88
Excellent
115 Reviews
Open run
London: West End
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' modern musical retelling of the lives of Henry VIII's six wives.
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Excellent
117 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

80
Great
70 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Agatha Christie's mystery drama has been entertaining audiences for a record-breaking 70 years. 

Unreviewed
Starts Nov 2022
London: Kingston

Oscar Wilde's satire meets contemporary culture in this reimagined production.

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Unreviewed
Starts Dec 2022
London: Kingston

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas story by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm ('Emilia').

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Unreviewed
Starts Feb 2023
London: London Bridge

The Bridge Theatre's immersive production of Frank Loesser's classic comedy musical.

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