Now Playing
Limited Run Starts July 6
Opened October 30, 2007
Opened September 29, 2011
Motown Logo Motown The Musical
Book Now, Show Must End in 2019
Motown The Musical tells the thrilling tale of the man who broke barriers and fought against the odds to define the sound of a generation – complete with the ups and downs of the personal relationships, the professional struggles, and – of course – the music that made history. Discover the story behind the beat that changed minds, touched lives and took the world by storm.

Book your tickets now to enjoy your favourite Motown songs live on stage including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “My Girl” and “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”.

illusionists Logo The Illusionists
8 Week Run Starts July 6
This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. Back in London by popular demand for a strictly limited season next Summer.

The Illusionists has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.
“MAGIC’S CIRQUE DU SOLEIL” THE TIMES - Book your tickets now

New Construction Shaftesbury Theatre Submits Plans to Further Improve The Theatre

Following the success of the Shaftesbury Theatre's multi-award winning Fly Tower extension, The Shaftesbury Theatre has submitted a planning application for the upgrading of the facilities and structure of the landmark building.

Improvements to the auditorium, audience experience, and extension of the foyers are included.

You can have a look at the plans on the Shaftesbury Theatre web site here.

Motown Logo Shaftesbury Theatre Wins New London Architecture Award
£5,000,000 Fly Tower Extension Recognized
Up against competition including The London Olympic Stadium, The Science Museum, and The Wellcom Trust, The Shaftesbury Theatre won the New London Architecture Culture and community award.
Read more about the award here.
Read more about the work undertaken.
UPDATE: Shaftesbury Theatre wins 2018 Royal Institute of British Architects National Award. Read more

Harry Gabrial One Of The Olvier Awards Inaugural “Be Inspired Champions”
Harry has been Stagedoor Keeper at the Shaftesbury Theatre for over 35 years.
The Olivier Awards have announced its 6 inaugural “Be Inspired Champions”. Nominated by members of the public and theatre industry, these six individuals have motivated and inspired others with their love and commitment to theatre.

Read more about Harry and the award here.
Watch the Olivier video on Harry.