Three major West End shows have announced new dates and details for their re-opening dates.
Hairspray has had its run at the London Coliseum moved twice already but third time's the charm as it has now unveiled plans for a summer opening.
The musical will now open at the Coliseum from Tuesday 22nd June for four weeks of social distanced performanced before a planned full capacity opening from Tuesday 20th July. The run will finish on Wednesday 29th September.
Starring Michael Ball, Paul Merton, Lizzie Bea, Marisha Wallace and Rita Simons, this feelgood show is just what the doctor ordered after the last 12 months and proof that you can't stop the beat.
Tickets from July 20th on sale from https://www.hairspraythemusical.co.uk/
For the dates before, they are only available on priority sale to people who had their dates from April cancelled.
Jersey Boys returns to the West End opening the new multi-mullion pound reinstated Trafalgar Studios. The show now opens on Wednesday 28th July and is now booking intil January 2nd 2022.
The story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons has won Tony, Grammy and Olivier Awards and ran for 9 years in the West End. Now after a four year break, it's back with a vengeance.
Oh what a night you'll have at that show! Tickets available from http://www.jerseyboyslondon.com/
Last but not least, the new production of Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre has announced a new date of Friday 23rd July for performances to begin.
It will run at the theatre until Sunday 17th October with plans to then take it on a UK tour.
New casting has also been announced for the show. Joining the previously announced Megan Mullally and Robert Lindsay will be Felicity Kendal, Gary Wilmot, Samuel Edwards, Nicole-Lily Baisden, Carly Mercedes Dyer and Haydn Oakley.
Tickets are on sale from anythinggoesmusical.co.uk
I know what you're thinking - we've been here before. But this time, it all seems very doable. While we still need to be cautious, there's reason to be hopeful - and July looks like it is going to be fantastic!