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Theatre shows in April
There are some great theatre shows running in London this month
to • London Coliseum The London Coliseum is reviving the legendary West End musical Chess, written by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice. to • Globe Theatre This summer the Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies -- Hamlet. • London Palladium Join Strictly Come Dancing's Aljaz and Janette at the London Palladium, as they remember the career of Fred Astaire. to • Duke of York’s Theatre 'The Moderate Soprano' tells of John Christie's attempt to build an Opera House in Sussex, to glorify the music of Wagner. to • Dominion Theatre The Domionion Theatre will be putting on 'Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical', using the music of Jim Steinman and Meatloaf. to • Donmar Warehouse Family, money and desire are 'The Way of the World', where everybody has to win just to get by in William Congreve's satirical comedy. to • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Enter the wonderful world of Hans Christian Anderson when the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse puts on 'The Little Match Girl'. to • Aldwych Theatre TINA is a new musical that tells the story of Tina Turner's life, from her humble start in Nutbush to her rise into a global superstar. to • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Enjoy a theatrical version of Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons', with a quintet of musicians and Gyre & Gimble's master puppeteers. to • Harold Pinter Theatre Harold Pinter's 'The Birthday Party' is a darkly comic masterpiece about the menace that comes to a sleepy boarding house. to • Victoria Palace Theatre Alexander Hamilton was George Washington's right hand man, and one of America's original founding fathers. to • Apollo Theatre 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' is a new musical about overcoming prejudice, with songs by The Feeling's Dan Gillespie Sells. to • Garrick Theatre Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein has been turned into a West End musical starring Hadley Fraser, Lesley Joseph and Ross Noble. to • Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman' at the Gielgud Theatre. to • Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling. to • Criterion Theatre The writers behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong' are back with 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery' at the Criterion Theatre. to • Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more! to • Adelphi Theatre 'Kinky Boots' tells the story of a Lola, who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs. to • Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure? to • Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers. • Lyric Theatre "Thriller Live" celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves. to • Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like "The Wizard of Oz" then you will love "Wicked" -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches. to • Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul.