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London Rep - Barbican Theatre


We have 17 shows listed.

The Encounter

Playing now

Drama

Barbican Theatre
This is the true story of National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre lost in a remote area of Brazil in 1969, leading to a startling encounter that is to change his life forever.


Sarah Kane's Crave

Upcoming show

Dance

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
10 May To 13 May 2018
Investigates dark and potent themes including rape, addiction and instability, in an enigmatic new production that combines dance and spoken word.


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.


Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret

Upcoming show

Cabaret

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barry Humphries is the masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow the chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic.


We Know Not What We May Be

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
5 Sep To 9 Sep 2018
There's never been greater urgency for change. But what shape could this take and who will be in charge? This work asks if human ingenuity can restore our relationship to each other and the planet.


Blak Whyte Gray

Upcoming show

Dance

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre
12 Sep To 15 Sep 2018
Fierce, bold and affecting, this galvanising hip-hop dance triple bill reflects themes of identity, oppression and transcendence in a performance of pure physical poetry.


Marathon

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
20 Sep To 29 Sep 2018
A man on the front line of a conflict between two countries is told by his general to relay a message to the king. The journey he takes and the people he meets along the way lead him to question his faith in the mission.


Memorial

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Out of the darkness, a vast field of bodies emerges. At the centre of this universe, a woman stands as storyteller, her voice conveying the voice of a god, of the elements, of time itself, and of a thousand lives caught in visceral moments of war.


The Malady of Death (La Maladie de la mort)

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
In a hotel room by the sea, a man waits. The woman comes at night, only ever at night, and is permitted neither to speak nor to resist. Anything he wants, she must do. The cost doesn't matter. He wants to learn how to love, what it is to feel again.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
15 Oct 2018 To 18 Jan 2019
Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.


Concert

Upcoming show

Dance

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
17 Oct To 20 Oct 2018
Two artists united by a deep appreciation of tradition yet compelled by their desire to break it apart: Colin Dunne takes on the 'undanceable' music of the enigmatic Tommie Potts (1912-1988).


Romeo and Juliet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
2 Nov 2018 To 19 Jan 2019
Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.


Imagined Touch

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
7 Nov To 11 Nov 2018
Shares the humour, grief, beauty and profound isolation of lives as deafblind artists. After a short introductory film, you'll be provided with individual headphones and goggles, then guided through to an unseen promenade installation.


The Merry Wives of Windsor

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
7 Dec 2018 To 5 Jan 2019
Down on his luck in the suburbs, Sir John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.


Wolfgang

Upcoming show

Circus

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
12 Dec To 22 Dec 2018
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.



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