Theatre events in February 2017

London theatre news: Tuesday 24 January 2017

Events - Theatre organisations - Theatres

Cinema screenings, awards, storytelling, networking and a whole lot more upcoming events in London theatres and elsewhere during next month.

We list events at London theatres including one-off show performances, scratch nights, networking meetings, cinema screenings of plays and much else besides.

See our events page for full listings of upcoming events.

Below, you'll find a date-order summary of the events taking place in the coming month.

Click the event title for more details.

A Midsummer Night's Dream - online video

Still some time left to watch the recording of Emma Rice's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream from Shakespeare's Globe.

Available online at the BBC site until March 2017 - available internationally as well as in the UK.

Started: 12 September 2016

Ends: 12 March 2017

28 Plays Later 2017

Playwriting challenge where you have to write one play per day during the month of February 2017.

Organised by The Space.

Starts: 1 February 2017

Ends: 28 February 2017

Amadeus cinema screening

Lucian Msamati plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer's iconic play with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia - broadcast live from the National Theatre.

Screening on: 2 February 2017

Creating Who Do You Think You Are?

In this panel discussion, the producer and the director of the BBC show plus a mystery celebrity (to be announced) will discuss the series and what it's like to uncover your family history.

Date: 12 February 2017

Theatre In The Pound

An all things theatrical scratch night of new theatre from The Cockpit Theatre - every month, until 18 December 2017.

Date: Monday 13 February 2017

Saint Joan cinema screening

The Donmar Warehouse's version of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan - playing until 18 February 2017 - gets a cinema screening.

Date: 16 February 2017

17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards

The WhatsOnStage Awards are the only major theatre awards in which you, the audience, are the judges across all categories.

Date: 19 February 2017

Networking Event

The Bread & Roses Theatre invites all theatre-makers to a free Meet & Greet and Networking Event - free entry but spaces limited so registration essential.

Date: 20 February 2017

So this is what happened

Regular monthly event at Omnibus, Clapham, where six storytellers each have ten-minutes to tell their extraordinary story - tickets £5.

Date: 23 February 2017

Livestream of Getting Better Slowly

Getting Better Slowly, the inspiring true story of one man's two and half year journey to recovery after Guillain-Barré Syndrome paralysed him, will be streamed live.

Date: 26 February 2017

100 Hearts Charity Gala

Charity Gala aiming to raise funds to expand the life-saving Genetics and Genomics testing service at Royal Brompton Hospital, helping families affected by life-threatening genetic heart and lung conditions.

Date: 26 February 2017

In conversation with Judi Dench and Maggie Smith

Two of the world's most celebrated actors, Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith, appear together in conversation for a one-off, special evening hosted by Jim Carter at the Tricycle Theatre.

Date: 26 February 2017

The Bread & Roses Playwrights Circle

A friendly and supportive circle in which playwrights can share their work and work-in-progress, run by The Bread & Roses Theatre once a month.

The Playwrights Circle is an opportunity to share up to 10 minutes of a new play.

Date: Monday 27th February 2017

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