Shakespeare at London theatres


Below is our list of shows (currently playing or upcoming at London theatres) which are about Shakespeare or were written by him.



We have 10 shows listed.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Shakespeare's Globe
Four love-drunk teens, escaped from the confines of an oppressive regime, caught in a dispute of increasingly magical proportions. A posse of wannabe actors, determined to put on a play against the odds.


Hamlet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Hamlet at Cockpit Theatre
Film Noir meets The Great American Songbook in this 40s inspired, streamlined re-telling of Hamlet.


As You Like it

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

As You Like it at Shakespeare's Globe
A tale of sibling rivalry, exile, cross-dressing, and misplaced love, it takes travelling to the Forest of Arden for friendships to be formed, and families and lovers to be reunited.


The Tempest

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

The Tempest at Shakespeare's Globe
Set on a remote and mysterious desert island, a banished father must relinquish control and release his daughter in order for her, and for him, to grow, love and understand this brave new world.


Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

Upcoming

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Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth at Leicester Square Theatre
Upon hearing the weird sisters' prediction, Macbeth and his wily wife take matters into their own hands and burn down everything in their wake. Well, almost. Fair is foul and foul is fair in this tale of prophecy gone slightly off the rails.


Romeo & Juliet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Romeo & Juliet at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Kimberley Sykes directs Shakespeare's timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.


Romeo and Juliet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare's Globe
Romeo and Juliet fall in love. Romeo and Juliet die. It's not a spoiler. It's written in the stars. Final. Finite. But what if it isn't?


Audience Choice

Upcoming

Shakespeare

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In this uniquely Globe experience, the audience get to decide which play is performed. Could it be A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest or As You Like It?


Twelfth Night

Upcoming

Shakespeare - comedy

Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe
Illyria is a society in limbo, held captive by loss. Until a sea-drenched stranger arrives and unexpectedly unleashes the chaotic and transformative power of love.


The Tempest

Upcoming

Shakespeare - romance

The Tempest at Jermyn Street Theatre
The stranger and his daughter live alone on a remote island. Some people say he's an artist. Others say he practises magic. But today is different. Prospero spots his oldest enemies passing close by in a fragile boat.



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