Shows at London theatres


All - Shakespeare


We have 35 shows listed.


The Tempest

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Putney Arts Theatre
Putney Arts Theatre
26 Jun To 30 Jun 2018
Aboard a foundering ship tossed by a violent storm the terrified passengers await their watery doom - but they will not die today. Instead the sorcerous tempest casts them away upon the shore of the strange and remote island of the wizard.


As You Like It

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
6 Jul To 28 Jul 2018
In the mythical Forest of Arden, a world of transformation where anything is possible and anything permissible, two young people discover what it really means to be in love.


King Lear

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Duke of York's Theatre
Duke of York's Theatre
11 Jul To 3 Nov 2018
Following its sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Munby's explosive revival of Shakespeare's epic tragedy moves to the West End with a celebrated cast led by Ian McKellen.


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

The London Theatre
The London Theatre
11 Jul To 21 Jul 2018
This all female cast production of Shakepeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is from the same team which saw the sold out All female Twelfth Night which played at the same venue earlier this year.


Othello

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Shakespeare's Globe
The republic of Venice employs General Othello to defend its overseas territories against the Turks. As the Turkish threat gathers and Venetian forces are despatched to Cyprus, the love Othello holds for his new wife becomes a torrent.


Love's Labour's Lost

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
23 Aug To 15 Sep 2018
Self-denial is in fashion at the court of Navarre where the young king and three of his courtiers solemnly forswear all pleasures in favour of serious study ...


Sh*t-Faced Showtime Presents: Oliver with a Twist!

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Leicester Square Theatre
Witness an all-singing, all-dancing version of the story; with songs from Oliver!, My Fair Lady and other West End hits, plus one genuinley inebriated cast-member.


Twelfth Night

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Young Vic
Young Vic - Main House
2 Oct To 17 Nov 2018
Shakespeare meets his match as brass bands and Beyoncé weave through this enchanting musical adaptation of Twelfth Night, with music and lyrics by the critically acclaimed songwriter Shaina Taub.


othellomacbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Hammersmith - Main House
5 Oct To 3 Nov 2018
Two of Shakespeare's most brutal and poetic plays, exploring fear, jealousy, power and revenge. Two stories in which powerful men are manipulated into destroying their societies, their households, their loved ones and themselves.


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.


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.


Romea and Julian

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

The Bread & Roses Theatre
The Bread & Roses Theatre
6 Nov To 10 Nov 2018
Set on an estate in South-East London, where the young people are left to their own devices and where carrying a knife is second nature, we follow the tragic journey of these two lovers over the course of 90 blood pumping minutes.


Shakespeare Schools Festival - Park Theatre

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Park Theatre
Park Theatre - Park 200
27 Nov To 28 Nov 2018


Shakespeare Schools Foundation presents the world's largest youth drama festival at the Park Theatre. An exhilarating evening, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.


The Convert

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Young Vic
Young Vic - Main House
7 Dec 2018 To 19 Jan 2019
It's 1896 and Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marriage, finds herself working for a devout Catholic. Chilford dreams of being an English priest and relishes the opportunity to mould his new convert.


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.




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