Updated: Thursday 21 May 4.00pm

Mayflower Theatre Update

As you know Mayflower Theatre is currently closed due to the spread of coronavirus. At this moment in time we are rescheduling shows and events and unfortunately some productions are being cancelled.

Tickets are still on sale online for shows later in the year and into 2021.

In consultation with producers some tours are being moved to later dates.

Advice for ticket holders

We are working to reschedule as many of the affected performances as we can. Inevitably this will not be possible for all events - and some shows will not be rescheduled.

Performances where a decision has been made are listed below. We will be updating this list regularly - so please check back if an event for which you hold tickets is not yet included.

This advice applies to all bookings made direct with Mayflower Theatre. If you booked through a third party agency (Ticketmaster, See Tickets etc.) please contact them directly.

Please be kind to our staff when contacting us. The Mayflower Theatre team are working from home and we are doing our best to help our bookers. Stay safe.

Rescheduled Events

Fascinating Aida rescheduled from 29 March 2020 to 17 November 2020

Riverdance rescheduled from 14 - 18 April 2020 to 14 - 18 September 2021

The Simon and Garfunkel Story rescheduled from 03 May 2020 to 30 June 2021

Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets rescheduled from 4 May 2020 to 18 October 2020

The Sensational 60's Experience rescheduled from 5 May 2020 to 21 November 2021

The Best of John Williams rescheduled from 10 May 2020 to 23 May 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie rescheduled from Tue 12 - Sat 16 May 2020 to Tue 2 February - Sat 6 February 2021

Jimmy Carr (May performance) rescheduled from 17 May 2020 to 04 July 2021

A Question of Sport LIVE rescheduled from 24 May 2020 to 07 February 2021

The Book of Mormon rescheduled from 27 May - 13 June 2020 to 14 April - 1 May 2021

Lost in Music - One Night at the Disco rescheduled from 21 June 2020 to 12 December 2020

Think Floyd rescheduled from 28 June 2020 to 02 July 2021

Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt rescheduled from 29 June 2020 to 02 November 2020

Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story rescheduled from 7 July 2020 to 19 December 2020

The Mousetrap rescheduled from 16 June - 20 June 2020 to 13 October - 17 October 2020

SIX rescheduled from 1 - 5 July 2020 to 11 - 15 August 2021

A Beautiful Noise rescheduled from 8 July 2020 to 1 July 2021

Jimmy Carr (July performance) rescheduled from 14 July 2020 to 18 July 2021

Big Girls Don't Cry rescheduled from 15 July 2020 to 29 June 2021

Bowie Experience rescheduled from 16 July 2020 to 28 June 2021

David Essex rescheduled from 25 October 2020 to 19 September 2021

Sister Act rescheduled from 2 - 6 February 2021 to 7 - 11 September 2021

Strictly Ballroom rescheduled from 7-12 June 2021 to 31 January - 5 February 2022


Cancelled Events 

Welsh National Opera Spring Season 18 to 21 March 2020

The Red Shoes 24 to 28 March 2020

On Your Feet! 31 March to 4 April 2020

The Joe and Dianne Show 5 April 2020

Curtains 7 to 11 April 2020

Into the Woods Jr 17 to 18 April 2020

The King and I  21 April to 2 May 2020

Rambert 7 May to 9 May 2020

Fools @ Fawlty Towers Dining Event  6 May 2020

Once The Musical 18 to 23 May 2020

Von Trapp Family Murder Mystery 30 June 2020

Murder at the Moulin Rouge 9 July 2020

Voices of the West End 10 to 11 July 2020

Fools @ Fawlty Towers Dining Event  17 July 2020

Only Fools and 3 Courses 18 July 2020

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical 21 to 25 July 2020

Quiz 13 to 17 October 2020

Shows not listed above remain under discussion. This list will be updated regularly.


Frequently Asked Questions


Can I still buy tickets for shows later in the year?

Yes! Tickets are on sale online for all available shows. We can't wait to open our doors once again to welcome you back into the building. With great new shows such as Waitress and Footloose now on sale for 2021 to look forward to, you can still treat yourself or your loved ones to live theatre.

I want to help support Mayflower Theatre – how do I go about that?

This is a challenging time for the arts industry and as an independent charity we receive no regular public funding, relying on support of our audiences to deliver our life-enhancing work both on stage and through our Mayflower Engage community and education activities. Your donation will help to support us, protect the theatre for people now and in the future and you can do this online.

The show I have booked has been rescheduled – what should I do?

If the show you booked tickets for has been rescheduled your booking still stands and your tickets and seats are valid for the new date. You do not need to do anything further.

The show I have booked has been cancelled – what should I do?

All ticket bookers will receive a Gift Voucher for the full value of your booking via email in due course. This voucher can be put towards any future bookings at Mayflower Theatre. 
If you wish to donate part or all of your gift voucher to Mayflower Theatre you can do so here
If you need a refund please follow the instructions in the email you receive.
Emails are being sent a week or so ahead of the performance dates. Please be patient, we have a lot to work through. If we do not have your email address we will be in contact with you in due course.

The show I am booked to see isn’t listed above – what should I do?

We are updating this information on a regular basis, please do check back again soon to see if the information you require has been updated. All ticket bookers will be contacted with information directly related to the shows they have booked and our social media will be regularly updated.

What happens if I have booked extras? 

If you have booked a prepaid meal in Ovation Restaurant, Afternoon Tea, Cheese and Wine platter, VIP package or a programme this will be refunded to gift vouchers separately and we will be in contact via email in due course. 

I have a different enquiry – how do I contact you?

Please email us at: customerrelations@mayflower.org.uk

Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Everyone at Mayflower Theatre is incredibly sad to hear the news that Nuffield Southampton Theatres has gone into administration and our thoughts go out to our friends and colleagues there.

Mayflower Theatre is very fortunate to be in a strong and stable financial position and therefore will do everything in our power to support those people who are affected by this development. We are committed to playing our full part in the theatrical life of our City and acknowledge our crucial role in the cultural ecology of Southampton and the wider region.


We will be undertaking a refurbishment of our Grade II listed auditorium in summer 2018. Please consider a donation to our auditorium appeal. Your help is essential in securing our future.



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