Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Shakespeare


We have 17 shows listed in this category.

The Tempest

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Greenwich TheatreVideo available for this show
Greenwich Theatre
27 Sep To 30 Sep 2017
This powerful, passionate and magical production features stunning contemporary African choreography from Shyne Phiri, with an original soundtrack which samples traditional Malawian music.


The Merchant of Venice

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Cockpit Theatre
Cockpit Theatre
3 Oct To 7 Oct 2017
Antonio will do anything for Bassanio. Bassanio will do anything to win Portia and her wealth. Shylock has the means and mind to take revenge on Antonio. Can love possibly defeat hate, when the hate has grown from love?


Venus and Adonis

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
10 Oct To 15 Oct 2017
Christopher Hunter reimagines Shakespeare's narrative poem as a one-man play exploring what lies behind a tale of rejected lust played out against the highest stakes.


Richard III

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - history

Cockpit Theatre
Cockpit Theatre
12 Oct To 4 Nov 2017
The timeless and universal story of the rise and fall of a dictator. At its centre, a twisted antagonist Richard enlists the audience as his co-conspirators and encourages them to witness his devious plots in becoming King.


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
16 Oct To 28 Oct 2017
Up to fifteen children on the Autism spectrum become the participants for each performance, sitting with six actors in a circle on our stage. The children's families or carers sit just behind them to watch from the auditorium.


The Shakespeares: Scenes From A Marriage

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
26 Oct To 28 Oct 2017
Was Shakespeare ever really in love? On 27 November 1582, he registered to marry Anne Whateley. But, the next day, he bought a licence to marry Anne Hathaway.


Richard III

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - history

Barons Court Theatre
Barons Court Theatre
30 Oct To 19 Nov 2017
Vallance Road, the East End, London, 1960s: The crime is rife, the gangs cruel. The stakes are high, with sleepless nights for all. Behind the rackets - behind the protection - one man's goal is sovereign election.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

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CLF Theatre
31 Oct To 18 Nov 2017
Set in a dystopian world 1000 years from now. A perfect setting for one of Shakespeare's most, thrilling, violent and chillingly evil plays.


Hamlet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Millfield Theatre
Millfield Theatre
6 Nov To 10 Nov 2017
On the ramparts of Elsinore Castle, the ghost of old King Hamlet appears through the mist to reveal a startling and extraordinary secret to his son Prince Hamlet.


As You Like It

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Richmond Theatre
Richmond Theatre
7 Nov To 11 Nov 2017
Set in the modern world of alternative facts and fiercely jealous leaders, the young Rosalind and her friend Celia find themselves pawns in a power struggle. Shakespeare's poetic and irresistibly funny comedy of mistaken identity and love.


Much Ado About Nothing

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Waterloo East Theatre
Waterloo East Theatre
14 Nov To 26 Nov 2017
It is December 1938, the Spanish Civil War is still raging. Benedick and Claudio, members of the Italian Volunteer Force aiding General Franco, return home to Messina to spend their Christmas leave with Signora Leonata and her family.


A Midsummmer Night's Dream

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

The Courtyard
The Courtyard - Main House
21 Nov To 2 Dec 2017
Four runaway lovers find themselves caught up in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies.


Winter's Tales

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Print Room
Print Room
6 Dec To 22 Dec 2017


Winters Tales will see well-known names and faces take to the main stage to read their favourite festive tales. Over the course of 14 days, a different performer will appear each evening to read a story of their choosing.


Romeo & Juliet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
2 Feb To 13 Feb 2018
Summer 2018. London. A city of extremes divided by wealth and property. A world of postcode street fights, catcalling and bants. In the middle of this a boy gatecrashes a fancy party and falls in love (for at least the second time that week).


Juliet And Romeo's Guide To Long Life And Happy Marriage

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Battersea Arts Centre
Battersea Arts Centre
14 Feb To 24 Feb 2018
Award-winning dance theatre company, Lost Dog, re-imagine Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in a version where Romeo and Juliet survive. A humourous and healtfelt show about love, loss and longevity.


Hamlet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Hackney EmpireVideo available for this show
Hackney Empire
6 Mar To 31 Mar 2018
Sent by the ghost of his father to avenge his brutal death, Hamlet's mission to expose the truth is a perilous journey of madness, murder and lost love. What will ultimately become of a young man sent to kill?


The Paper Cinema's Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Battersea Arts Centre
Battersea Arts Centre
19 Mar To 4 Apr 2018
Immerse yourself on a journey through rugged Scottish landscapes and encounter storms, betrayal and murderous plot. Shakespeare's tragedy is vividly told with illustration, masterful puppetry and a live score.



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