Theatre shows in London May 2017

Theatre shows in London in May

Our guide to theatre shows in London during May 2017.

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Theatre show in London: Brian Cox at Wembley Arena

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Wembley Arena Theatre in London at the Wembley Arena. Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos.
Theatre show in London: Woyzeck at Old Vic

to Old Vic John Boyega (from the recent Star Wars movie) will be starring in Buchner's "Woyzeck", at the Old Vic Theatre. You can catch the popular theatre show Woyzeck at the Old Vic in May 2017.
 
Theatre show in London: The Goat at Theatre Royal Haymarket

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to Theatre Royal Haymarket TV star Damien Lewis will be starring in 'The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?', about the pitfalls of having an impossible affair.
Musical in London: 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured.
 
Musical in London: An American In Paris at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre "An American in Paris" uses the music of George and Ira Gershwin to tell the story of an American GI in post-war Paris.
Theatre show in London: Stepping Out at Vaudeville Theatre

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to Vaudeville Theatre 'Stepping Out' has an amazing cast that includes Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Tamzin Outhwaite.
 
Theatre show in London: Whos Afraid Of Virginia Woolf at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill will be starring in 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?' at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Whos Afraid Of Virginia Woolf will be playing in London in May, during its run at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Musical in London: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Show at the Savoy Theatre London. Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
Musical in London: Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
 
Musical in London: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre "Kinky Boots" tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it's songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.
 
Theatre show in London: Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

 

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?
Musical in London: Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

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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.
Musical in London: Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

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to Lyric Theatre "Thriller Live" celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves.
Musical in London: Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

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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.
 
Theatre show in London: Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre

to St. Martin’s Theatre Agatha Christie's murder mystery crime thriller "The Mousetrap" has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.
Musical in London: Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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to Her Majesty’s Theatre "The Phantom of the Opera" has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest scores.
 
Theatre show in London: Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

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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.
Musical in London: Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

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to Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
 

We don’t have any more theatre shows, but how about these other things to do in May?

Kate Tempest — at the Brixton AcademyMay 2017Kate Tempest is one of the most talked about artists around at the moment, and you can see her at the Brixton Academy.

Iron Maiden — The Book of Souls World TourMay 2017Rock legends Iron Maiden are coming back to The O2 in May for the London leg of their ‘Book of Souls World Tour’.

Count Arthur Strong — The Sound of MucusMay 2017Join Count Arthur Strong for ‘The Sound of Mucus’ — a tribute to everyone’s favourite movie, ‘The Sound of Music’.

Omid Djalili — Schmuck For a NightMay 2017Omid Djalili’s new ‘Schmuck For a Night’ tour is coming to London in May, where he’ll be doing one night at the Apollo.

Steve Hackett — Genesis Revisited & Classic HackettMay 2017Steve Hackett from Genesis is back on tour with ‘Genesis Revisited, & Classic Hackett’, and playing at the London Palladium.

“Tarantella”, by George BalanchineMay 2017The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine’s “Tarantella”.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing busMay 2017If you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

Sing-a-long with Swayze and Dirty DancingMay 2017The Prince Charles Cinema will be screening a sing and dance along version of the ulitimate chick flick — “Dirty Dancing”.

John Adams, Shostakovich, Copland and Paul EldinMay 2017The London Chamber Orchestra will be playing music by John Adams, Shostakovich, Copland and Paul Eldin at Cadogan Hall.

 
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