Theatre events in February 2017


London theatre news: Tuesday 24 January 2017


Events - Theatre organisations - Theatres

Cinema screenings, awards, storytelling, networking and a whole lot more upcoming events in London theatres and elsewhere during next month.


We list events at London theatres including one-off show performances, scratch nights, networking meetings, cinema screenings of plays and much else besides.


See our events page for full listings of upcoming events.


Below, you'll find a date-order summary of the events taking place in the coming month.


Click the event title for more details.


A Midsummer Night's Dream - online video


Still some time left to watch the recording of Emma Rice's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream from Shakespeare's Globe.


Available online at the BBC site until March 2017 - available internationally as well as in the UK.


Started: 12 September 2016

Ends: 12 March 2017


28 Plays Later 2017


Playwriting challenge where you have to write one play per day during the month of February 2017.


Organised by The Space.


Starts: 1 February 2017

Ends: 28 February 2017


Amadeus cinema screening


Lucian Msamati plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer's iconic play with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia - broadcast live from the National Theatre.


Screening on: 2 February 2017


Creating Who Do You Think You Are?


In this panel discussion, the producer and the director of the BBC show plus a mystery celebrity (to be announced) will discuss the series and what it's like to uncover your family history.


Date: 12 February 2017


Theatre In The Pound


An all things theatrical scratch night of new theatre from The Cockpit Theatre - every month, until 18 December 2017.


Date: Monday 13 February 2017


Saint Joan cinema screening


The Donmar Warehouse's version of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan - playing until 18 February 2017 - gets a cinema screening.


Date: 16 February 2017


17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards


The WhatsOnStage Awards are the only major theatre awards in which you, the audience, are the judges across all categories.


Date: 19 February 2017


Networking Event


The Bread & Roses Theatre invites all theatre-makers to a free Meet & Greet and Networking Event - free entry but spaces limited so registration essential.


Date: 20 February 2017


So this is what happened


Regular monthly event at Omnibus, Clapham, where six storytellers each have ten-minutes to tell their extraordinary story - tickets £5.


Date: 23 February 2017


Livestream of Getting Better Slowly


Getting Better Slowly, the inspiring true story of one man's two and half year journey to recovery after Guillain-Barré Syndrome paralysed him, will be streamed live.


Date: 26 February 2017


100 Hearts Charity Gala


Charity Gala aiming to raise funds to expand the life-saving Genetics and Genomics testing service at Royal Brompton Hospital, helping families affected by life-threatening genetic heart and lung conditions.


Date: 26 February 2017


In conversation with Judi Dench and Maggie Smith


Two of the world's most celebrated actors, Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith, appear together in conversation for a one-off, special evening hosted by Jim Carter at the Tricycle Theatre.


Date: 26 February 2017


The Bread & Roses Playwrights Circle


A friendly and supportive circle in which playwrights can share their work and work-in-progress, run by The Bread & Roses Theatre once a month.


The Playwrights Circle is an opportunity to share up to 10 minutes of a new play.


Date: Monday 27th February 2017


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