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 13 shows listed.

The Taming of the Shrew

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

Katharina and Bianca, the daughters of a rich man of Padua, are ready to marry. The game is simple: the youngest can be won only if the eldest finds her equal. But Katharina is strong-willed and not afraid to challenge the rules.


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

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.


The Corn is Green

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Miss Lily Moffat arrives in rural North Wales, determined to help young local miners out of poverty by teaching them to read and write.


Much Ado About Nothing

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of tearing them apart. Claudio's friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together.


Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

Upcoming

Shakespeare

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.


Romeo & Juliet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Kimberley Sykes directs Shakespeare's timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.


Hamlet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

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


Romeo and Julie

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Romeo is a teenage single dad hanging on tight. Julie is fighting to follow her dream of studying at Cambridge. Two 18-year-olds raised a few streets apart crash into first love and are knocked off their feet.


Much Ado About Nothing

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

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A gender bending production………..


Antony & Cleopatra

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

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.


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

When a handful of humans accidentally stumble into the magical realm of the fairies, the stage is set for a night of comical confusion in the moonlit woods.


Ovid's Metamorphoses

Upcoming

Shakespeare

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

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.



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Buy tickets for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre