Shakespeare at London theatres


Below is our list of shows (currently playing or upcoming at London theatres) which are about Shakespeare or were written by him.



We have 8 shows listed.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Iris Theatre
It's the height of summer, and the ancient city of Athens has never felt colder. The young nobleman Demetrius is set to marry his bride Hermia, and their parents are overjoyed. The only problem is, she's in love with someone else.


Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

Upcoming

Shakespeare

Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth at Leicester Square Theatre
Upon hearing the weird sisters' prediction, Macbeth and his wily wife take matters into their own hands and burn down everything in their wake. Well, almost. Fair is foul and foul is fair in this tale of prophecy gone slightly off the rails.


Hamlet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Hamlet at Young Vic
Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife, The Good Fight) makes her Young Vic debut as a new kind of Hamlet for this generation.


Much Ado About Nothing

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

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A gender bending production………..


Antony & Cleopatra

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Antony & Cleopatra at Shakespeare's Globe
Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire.


Ovid's Metamorphoses

Upcoming

Shakespeare

Ovid's Metamorphoses at Shakespeare's Globe
Get ready to discover just how provocative and relevant these wonderous tales of old still are today. Shakespeare was endlessly inspired by Ovid's epic masterpiece exploring the infinite possibilities of human transformation.


The Merchant of Venice

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

The Merchant of Venice at Rose Theatre Kingston
It is London in 1936. Fascism is sweeping across Europe, and Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists is threatening to march through the Jewish East End.


Romeo & Juliet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Romeo & Juliet at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Kimberley Sykes directs Shakespeare's timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.



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