Shows at London theatres


All - Shakespeare


We have 35 shows listed.


Othello

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barons Court Theatre
Barons Court Theatre
27 Mar To 31 Mar 2018
Set in modern-day London, KDC's production tells the tale of newly married Othello, who is sent to defend the Cyprus Housing Estate from a rival Turkish gang, The Ottomites, and who finds himself a pawn in a manipulative game.


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.


Much Ado About Nothing

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Rose Theatre Kingston
Rose Theatre Kingston
13 Apr To 6 May 2018
Don Pedro is victorious. Having won a turf war down in the city, the Mafia overlord and his entourage take over the luxury spa hotel Messina in order to hide-out, party and recover deep in the Sicilian hills.


Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Leicester Square Theatre
Shit-faced Shakespeare is the hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of a Shakespearian classic with a single, entirely shit-faced cast member.


Hamlet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Learning of his father's death, Prince Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his 'foul and most unnatural murder.'


As You Like It

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Rosalind, the daughter of an unjustly exiled duke, falls in love with the wronged Orlando, a courtier deprived of his birthright by his brother - but her usurping uncle, jealous of her popularity, banishes her from court.


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Greenwich Theatre
Greenwich Theatre
15 May To 26 May 2018


On a Midsummer's night, four young lovers find themselves entranced and entrapped in an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule.


The Two Noble Kinsmen

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Globe
When the imprisoned Palamon and Arcite vow eternal friendship, they don't expect that anything will come between them. But then from their cell window they see the beautiful Emilia, and their priorities take a sudden and violent turn.


The Merchant of Venice

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
26 May To 30 Jun 2018
Portia has a problem, Bassanio has a riddle to solve, and Shylock just wants respect. How far would you go to get what you want? Shakespeare's story of greed and injustice explored for a younger audience.


Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Leicester Square Theatre
Shit-faced Shakespeare is the hilarious combination of an entirely serious adaptation of a Shakespearian classic with a single, entirely shit-faced cast member.


The Winter's Tale

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
In a fit of groundless jealousy, Leontes wrecks his marriage, defies the gods, destroys his family and ruins himself. As the years roll around, a new generation flee their own country and take refuge in Sicilia.


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.


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 ...


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.




Buy tickets from ActDrop for ...


Buy tickets for Dick Whittington at the London Palladium