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10 Family Theatre Shows You Must See in 2024!

Written by Chloe Penn

A day out at the theatre is the perfect family event,
But what to see? There so much content!
We’ve found the best family shows for 2024,
So book your tickets and head through the door!


Matilda The Musical

📍Cambridge Theatre, London

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The multi award-winning musical inspired by the beloved book by Roald Dahl is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Matilda delights audiences of all ages with its witty charm and unforgettable music!

Shrek The Musical

📍Eventim Apollo, London

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Join Shrek and Donkey on their intrepid journey to rescue the beautiful, but cursed, Princess Fiona from a castle protected by a fearsome fire-breathing dragon! Shrek the Musical rolls out ogre-sized fun. It effortlessly blends laugh-out-loud comedy, uplifting dance numbers and a core message of self-acceptance. Don’t miss your chance to round up the whole family for an unforgettable night out!

Mrs. Doubtfire

📍Shaftesbury Theatre, London

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Mrs. Doubtfire is now dazzling and delighting audiences at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre! This wildly entertaining musical based on the beloved film is guaranteed to have you in tears of laughter. A heart-warming tale of parenthood that will have you up enjoying the music, the laughs and the energy.


📍Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

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Set the magic free with Disney’s spectacular Frozen. The award-winning musical brings to life a world of sumptuous beauty, humour and iconic music in a jaw-dropping production to melt hearts of all ages. Frozen will defy all expectations on an unforgettable journey packed with thrilling surprises, hilarious characters and soaring music.


The Lion King

📍Lyceum Theatre, London

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Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi-award winning musical will redefine your expectations of theatre. Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.


Mean Girls

📍Savoy Theatre, London

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Get in, loser, MEAN GIRLS is going to London. Broadway’s hilarious hit musical comes to the Savoy Theatre in 2024 and you don’t want to miss this outrageous show! Expect iconic characters, razor-sharp wit, and killer songs. Grab your friends and your cool mom, this is going to be fetch.


Back to the Future: The Musical

📍Adelphi Theatre, London

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Based on the classic 1980s film, this spectacular and hilarious musical adventure tells the story of Marty McFly, who is transported back to 1955 in a time machine built by the eccentric scientist Doc Brown. Now he’s in a race against time to fix the past and send himself… back to the future.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

📍Palace Theatre, London

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19 years after Harry, Ron, and Hermione saved the wizarding world, they’re back on an extraordinary new adventure joined by a brave new generation that has only just arrived at the legendary Hogwarts. This one-of-a-kind theatrical experience is packed with “thrilling theatricality and pulse-pounding storytelling”.


The Tiger Who Came To Tea

📍Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

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Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem… expect to be surprised!



📍Apollo Victoria Theatre, London

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 One of the most successful musicals of all time has got to be on your 2024 bucket list! Wicked imagines a beguiling backstory and future possibilities of beloved characters from ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, revealing the decisions and events that shape the destinies of two friends on their journey to becoming Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.






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