Shows at London theatres


London Rep - Barbican Theatre


We have 15 shows listed.

Mid Life

Upcoming

Drama

Three women paused at a moment in time - the menopause - talk about their fears, confront losses and invite acceptance as they unpack their real-life stories with soaring humour, honesty and rage.


Isadora Now

Upcoming

Drama

A remarkable evening of performance paying tribute to the American dancer Isadora Duncan, a timeless feminist icon who made work that enabled women to express themselves physically on their own terms.


The Angel Esmeralda

Upcoming

Drama

Guildhall School presents the world premiere of a new opera commissioned by Scottish Opera, adapted from Don DeLillo's short story with music by Lliam Paterson and libretto by Pamela Carter.


The Revenger's Tragedy (La tragedia del vendicatore)

Upcoming

Drama

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Seeking retribution for the murder of his fiancée by the Duke, Vindice is drawn into a terrible helter-skelter of punishment that throws his very identity into crisis.


Antigone

Upcoming

Drama

This epic and lyrical reimagining of the classic Greek tragedy mixes ancient legend with modern perspective, resulting in a powerful exploration of generational damage, sisterly devotion and how we find hope in the most desperate of places.


It's True, It's True, It's True

Upcoming

Drama

This gripping dramatisation of a 1612 rape trial brought by the gifted painter Artemisia Gentileschi roars down the ages centuries after it shocked Renaissance Rome.


Orlando

Upcoming

Drama

Live cinema meets performance in this galloping romp through 400 years of history starring a heroine who is born a hero, or a hero who becomes a heroine.


Death in Venice

Upcoming

Drama

Celebrated author Thomas Mann is in crisis. He is struggling with writer's block and a forbidden attraction to a young boy. Secluded in his workshop, he creates a fictional counterpoint of himself.


Dogs of Europe

Upcoming

Drama

From one of the world's bravest theatre companies comes a visceral, psychological drama set in the near future, depicting a dystopian super-state in which individual rights have given way to control.


Macbeth (Macbettu)

Upcoming

Shakespeare

Ritual, rites and rhythms rooted in Sardinian culture lend primal, elemental energy to this all-male version of Shakespeare's play - about a man whose efforts to be king make no sense.


The Glass Menagerie

Upcoming

Drama

Stage and screen star Isabelle Huppert plays Amanda in Tennessee Williams's bewitching masterpiece about loneliness, lost dreams and illusions, which is directed by Ivo van Hove.


Last Gasp

Upcoming

Feminist theatre

Equipped with a bulletproof vest, some know-how and a touch of irony, Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver use spoken word and movement as a call and response to urgent global predicaments.


Cie Non Nova: Immoral Tales Part 1 - Mother House

Upcoming

Mime

Part sci-fi punk, part warrior, Athena spares no effort in building a new Parthenon only to be thwarted by a deluge in this amazingly poetic, highly physical performance without words.


Evita

Upcoming

Musical

From a life of poverty to the First Lady of Argentina, Eva Peron was hailed as the spiritual leader of the nation. Seen as the champion of the poor, her ambition, glamour and power made her the world's first major political celebrity.


Drowntown

Upcoming

Dance

Gritty dance theatre, with autobiographical testimonials and textgiving voice to the vulnerable and unheard. With tenderness and honesty, DROWNTOWN holds up a mirror to a society at tipping point.



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