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London Rep - Barbican Theatre


We have 9 shows listed.

Julius Caesar

Playing now

Shakespeare - tragedy

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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

Playing now

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
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

Playing now

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
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.


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.


Périclès, Prince de Tyr

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - romance

Barbican Theatre
To save his life, Pericles must navigate stormy seas, pirates, brothels, incest, shipwrecks, human traffickers and tournaments. But as the fireworks dim, and chaos resolves, loss and love reveal themselves.


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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