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Witness the brilliant stage adaptation of the legendary 1977 film, Opening Night by John Cassavetes. Watch Sheridan Smith rule the stage in this psychological thriller.

Why Watch Opening Night

Watch the world premiere of Opening Night musical, a psychological thriller on teenage obsession. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove, the musical is a psychological drama that'll take you on a thrilling ride. The musical is the newest production by acclaimed singer and songwriter Rufus Wainwright, whose album 'Unfollow the Rules' has been nominated for the Grammy and Juno awards. Leading the production is renowned actress Sheridan Smith, winner of Olivier and WhatsOnStage awards, and an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire).

The Story

The thrilling psychological drama revolves around a famous but disturbed actress, Myrtle Gordon who wants to make a comeback on stage. After an unfortunate meeting with an obsessed fan, she is plagued by the incident, resulting in people questioning her sanity. How does she deal with the trauma? Does she make her comeback? Find out with tickets to the Opening Night musical.

Great for

Fans of Psychological Drama | Lovers of Sheridan Smith

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Ratings & Reviews

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Fiona Holmes

Fiona

5/5

Apr, 2024

This is a challenging play but well worth the effort and Sheridan Smith's performance is superb. I am really glad I went!
Peter Scott

Peter

3/5

Apr, 2024

Yasser Fakih

Yasser

5/5

Apr, 2024

Maria Isabel Alegria Brás Lima

Maria

5/5

Mar, 2024

Roger Finlason

Roger

3/5

Mar, 2024

Show Details

Genre: Musical

Audience: Suitable for 14+

Opening Date: 06 March 2024

Closing Date: 27 July 2024

Theatre Name: Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre Seating Plan >

Theatre Facilities: Theatre Bar, Toilets, Cloakroom, Assistive Listening, Adapted Toilets, Guide Dogs are allowed.

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast and Creatives

Leading Role

Sheridan Smith as Myrtle Gordon

Writer

Ivo van Hove

Direction

Ivo van Hove

Music, Lyrics and Orchestrations

Rufus Wainwright

Additional Tips

  • Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • Children under the age of 3 will not be permitted.

  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a ticketholder who is at least 18 years old.

  • Latecomers may not be admitted.

You will receive an email with your Opening Night voucher. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.

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