Shows at London theatres
London Rep - Upcoming
We have 25 shows listed.
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.
Do I run? This is the question which is facing Pauline Gibson. She has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, she's faced with an agonising decision.
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.
The fertilisation of an idea. How do you have a baby when you're 39 and single? This is the story of Anna. A story filled with many chapters, unexpected characters and curious plot twists.
Shakespeare - tragedy
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.
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).
This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers (and a missionary) features some of Broadway's greatest show-stopping tunes, including Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat and My Time of Day.
In the warmth of summertime, songwriter Orpheus and his muse Eurydice are living it up and falling in love. But as winter approaches, reality sets in. Tempted by the promise of plenty, Eurydice is lured to the depths of industrial Hadestown.
Shakespeare - tragedy
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.
Shakespeare - tragedy
Returning as heroes from the battlefield, Macbeth and Banquo encounter three witches who prophesy that Macbeth will become King of Scotland. When Lady Macbeth learns of this, she compels her husband to murder King Duncan.
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.
At the outbreak of World War One, Albert's beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. Though not yet old enough to enlist, Albert joins the army, and embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.
To mark the 100th anniversary of (some) women in the UK gaining the right to vote, the NT marks this historic moment through a series of rehearsed readings, talks and screenings.
Winchester Great Hall. 17 November, 1603. The air is alive with the silence of a thousand expectant eyes. Ralegh enters, slowly, walking with a cane, neither proud nor defiant, concealing a limp with a studied control.
Doctor Faustus sits in his Wittenberg study, restless for knowledge and frustrated with the limitations of conventional scholarship. Coveting fame and power, he conjures the menacing demon, Mephistopheles, who offers Faustus a deal.
A young playwright rents an attic flat in Brighton, hoping it will break the writer's block that's preventing her from following up on her wildly successful debut.Whilst there, she forms a relationship with her landlady ...
Shakespeare - comedy
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.
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.
Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas. Fresh from the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas, Circus 1903 visits Southbank Centre for its European premiere.
The Feminine Response to the Faustian Myth.
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