London theatre news



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Open For Everything

17 May 2016

Part of LIFT 2016, this show is a mixture of music and dance which provides a journey through the Roma communities of Europe - look-out for the zebra carring a nun in the accompanying video ...


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The Threepenny Opera

16 May 2016

Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's play with music, with Rory Kinnear as Macheath and adapted by Simon Stephens, starts in the Olivier Theatre in just 2 day's time on 18 May 2016.


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Happy Birthday Park Theatre

16 May 2016

Monday 16 May 2016 sees the third birthday of Park Theatre at Finsbury Park - balloons, cake and cheer on offer ...


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Write Now 7 Festival

16 May 2016

This festival is continuing at The Jack Studio Theatre with winning play Better Together by David Weir running until 28 May, plus workshops ...


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Now 16 - Week 2

16 May 2016

Week 2 of the Yard Theatre's annual festival of contemporary theatre sees another double bill from 17 to 21 May ...


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Wandsworth Arts Fringe

15 May 2016

Still a week left of this annual showcase of creative activity in the borough of Wandsworth, presenting some of the most dynamic and exciting work being made by local and national artists - continues to 22 May 2016.


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The Quentin Dentin Show

14 May 2016

This rock musical hit from last year's Edinburgh Fringe is destined for a new London run at the Arts Theatre from 16 to 28 May 2016.


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LIFT 2016

14 May 2016

A biennial theatre festival, LIFT 2016 is set to explode across the capital in just over 2 week's time - from 1 June to 2 July ...


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Words, Words, Words

11 May 2016

Lowri Amies explores the grieving process, interweaving Shakespeare with personal stories to shed light on a subject which goes largely unacknowledged - running at the Leicester Square Theatre from 16 to 21 May 2016.


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Little Shop of Horrors on tour

11 May 2016

The ever-popular Little Shop of Horrors - by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman - is heading-off on a nation-wide tour from August to November 2016.


National Youth Theatre 2016 season

11 May 2016


In its diamond anniversary year, the National Youth Theatre has announced its new rep season in the West End, plus productions at the Arcola Theatre and the Finbourough Theatre ...


Lady Day postponed

10 May 2016


This summer's season of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill has been postponed as the show's star, Audra McDonald, has announced that she and her husband, actor Will Swenson, are expecting a baby.


Norma Jeane: The Musical - casting announced

10 May 2016


Joanne Clifton will star as Marilyn Monroe in the Lost Theatre's upcoming production of Norma Jeane: The Musical which plays from 30 May to 18 June 2016.


Festivals in May 2016

10 May 2016


With more than 60% of the month remaining, there's still time to squeeze in a festival or two ... here's a reminder of what's on offer in London and the rest of the UK ...


My Fair Lady

9 May 2016


A charity gala is to be held at St. Pauls Church, Covent Garden, where Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins' first met, to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the original Broadway production of My Fair Lady.


Now '16 Festival

9 May 2016


King John at the Rose Theatre, Kingston

9 May 2016


Student Performer of the Year

8 May 2016


The Sins of Jack Saul

8 May 2016


Tales from the Shed at The Old Vic

6 May 2016


Wonderground

5 May 2016


DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan

4 May 2016


Get 'Em Off!

29 April 2016


The Buskers Opera

28 April 2016


in the absence of silence

27 April 2016




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