ANOTHER OPENING, ANOTHER SHOW

THE BARS OF SOHO, KEMP TOWN AND CANAL STREET ARE FINALLY REOPENING AND HOPEFULLY THE CLUBS WILL FOLLOW. BUT WHAT WE’VE REALLY MISSED HAS BEEN A GOOD OLDFASHIONED WEST-END SHOWSTOPPER. HERE SOME OF THE FEEL-GOOD MUSICALS AND QUEER-FRIENDLY THEATRE WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO

DOCTOR WHO - TIME FRACTURE

It’s London during the Blitz and an unknown alien device has opened a rift in time and space, as they do. It’s up to top secret organisation UNIT to save the world. But they’re not doing too well. Can you help them? Release your inner Time Lord, get ready to save the universe and head off in the TARDIS to this ground-breaking immersive experience based on the worlds of your favourite Time Lord.<br>


To 17 April 2022 • UNIT HQ, Davies Mews, London

DEATH DROP

Sashay your way on down to the heart of the West End for a “Dragatha Christie Murder Mystery”. Holed up in a glamorous soiree a bunch of literally killer drag queens lyp-synch for their lives as
they all reveal details about their past lives and work out who did the dastardly deed. Starring RuPaul’s Drag Race stars William and Latrice Royal, and Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Myra
Dubois.

To 11 July 2021 • Garrick Theatre, London

CRUISE

It’s 1980 in Soho and it’s what should have been Michael Spencer’s last night on earth.
When he’s diagnosed with HIV Michael is told he’s got just four years to live, so he decides to go out with a bang, dancing, singing, and
experiencing anything, and saying yes to everyone and everything. And then he finds
out that he isn’t going to die. What does he do
now? A fantastic exploration of queer identity in
the 80s.

To 13 June 2021 • Duchess Theatre, London

MY SON’S A QUEER BUT WHAT CAN YOU DO?

Rob Madge presents their moving solo show about growing up queer.

From 17 June to 03 July 2021
Turbine Theatre, Battersea, London

MAGIC MIKE LIVE

Conceived and directed by Channing Tatum who produced and starred in the original smash-hit movie, this is a sizzling night of male hotness as well as a great range of acrobatic and musical talent. It’s really pitched at the hen party set, but there are no reasons why the boys can’t come along as well.

The Hippodrome, London

BOTTOM

It’s all about bums, Beyonce and burnt fish fingers as Willy, locked in the bathroom after a tragic date, asks himself whether he’s a top or a bottom. Following sell-out runs in Edinburgh,Brighton and Melbourne, Bottom returns to London for a funny and honest telling of the queer experience. Soho Theatre, London

HOT GAY TIME MACHINE

Zak and Toby take you on a time-travelling, all-singing, all dancing hilarious tour through their fabulous lives as fabulous gay men. On their way they look at the most important parts of a gay
man’s life, from coming out to your mum, to being naked in the school locker room

From 09 August to 14 August 2021

LONDON GAY MEN’S CHORUS: A PERFECT DUTY

Billing themselves a Britain’s Biggest Boy Band, the London Gay Men’s Chorus will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. Expect the country’s best gay chorus to deliver camp classics, uplifting anthems and feel-good tunes, from Bridge Under Troubled, and Downtown, to Don’t Stop Me Now.

From 09 to 10 July • Cadogan Hall, London

CINDERELLA

Delayed by the pandemic, Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s feel-good musical fi nally premieres. Bound to be one of this year’s hottest shows – grab your tickets while you can. From 25 June 2021 • Gillian Lynne Theatre, London

FROZEN

There’s no right, no wrong, no rules as the hotly-awaited UK premiere of the Disney fairytale fi lm fi nally arrives in London, and includes some brand-new songs from the original writers, as well as incredible special effects and scenery.

From 27 August 2021 Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

PECS THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN

Pecs Drag Kings are an all-woman and non-binary cabaret combo, who’ve been creating LGBTQ+- themed, shows for almost 10 years now. Expect sexy and raucous songs and dances exploring the queer community in the heart of Soho.

From 30 August to 04 September • Soho Theatre, London

MAMMA MIA

The most feel-good musical in the West End is back home. Here we go again!

From 25 August to 02 April 2022 • Novello Theatre, London

HAIRSPRAY

Michael Ball revives his Olivier-winning role as Edna Turnblad, and stars along Les Dennis. Can Edna’s daughter Tracy win the local dance show and win the heart of the local heartthrob? Over-the-top and camp, it will have you dancing in the aisles.

From 21 June to 29 September • London Coliseum

EVERYONE’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

Back into the spotlight where it belongs, this fizzing feel-good musical about a young boy’s drag ambitions returns to the West End. Apollo Theatre, London