Shows at London theatres


London Rep - Barbican Theatre


We have 15 shows listed in this category.

After the Rehearsal / Persona

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Two Bergman screenplays are reimagined for the stage in a double bill about the chaotic lives of theatre people, exposing the fine line between art and reality, illness and normality.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican Theatre
Transposing the action to a 16th-century samurai world, this staging of Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy unfolds in war-torn Japan. Moving through a series of breathtaking images, its total effect is the stuff of theatre history.


to a simple, rock 'n' roll ... song

Upcoming show

Dance

Barbican Theatre
Having left elated audiences wanting more last autumn, Michael Clark is back with an extended version of his latest show, described by the Evening Standard as ‘an adrenaline shot that sends you away buzzing’.


Coriolanus

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to power yet he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness.


Notorious

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
7 Nov To 11 Nov 2017
The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein interrogates representations of female subjectivity, looking at ways in which social media and consumerism have redefined how we relate to the female body, one's 'true self' and public shaming.


The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award 2017: ROLLER

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
23 Nov To 2 Dec 2017
Mars.tarrab have risked life and limb to bring you an energy-packed performance investigating female competition, ageing and power. Join this irresistible duo in their makeshift arena.


Julius Caesar

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
24 Nov 2017 To 20 Jan 2018
Caesar returns from war, an all-conquering hero, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. Although Brutus loves Caesar, he is persuaded to kill him for the greater good, and like all conspirators loses control of the consequences.


Antony & Cleopatra

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
30 Nov 2017 To 20 Jan 2018
Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he neglects his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.


Titus Andronicus

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
7 Dec 2017 To 19 Jan 2018
Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss. He relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt world.


Snow Mouse

Upcoming show

Kids/ family

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
13 Dec To 23 Dec 2017
Watch two friends embark on an adventure in a magical forest full of play, puppetry, music and wonder in this enchanting tale for babies and the very young to enjoy with their families.


Smile upon Us, Lord

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Efraim, an elderly stonecutter, journeys from his shtetl to Vilnius when he learns his son is awaiting trial for the attempted assassination of the governor-general there. The perilous pilgrimage of three everyday men conveys a universal human story.


Coraline

Upcoming show

Opera

Barbican Theatre
Coraline opens a mysterious door in her parents' home to discover an Other World. It is inhabited by her Other Mother and Other Father, who have buttons instead of eyes. Everything seems better in the Other World - to start with, at least.


Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
15 May To 19 May 2018
Combining a Dr Strangelove-inspired performance with a daring forum for public conversation, the show explores ageing, anxiety, hidden desires and how to look forward when the future is uncertain.


Smack That (a conversation)

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
12 Jun To 16 Jun 2018
Beverly is having a party and you are one of her guests. There are games, drinks, shared conversation, energetic dance and heartbreaking moments as she bravely gives a raw and honest account of surviving an abusive relationship.


The Town Hall Affair

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Draws on experimental techniques to delve into the revolutionary fervour of 1970s' feminist thinking, and lets us consider who we were then and who we have become.



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