Theatre shows in London – October 2013

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Trafalgar Studios
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Mrs Lowry and Son - Trafalgar Studios

Based on the life of the famous painter LS Lowry, "Mrs Lowry and Son" follows him from his early days a rent collector living with his mother, who has taken to her bed and demands complete devotion. It is only at night, while his mother sleeps, that Lowry can go to the attic and paint.
Lyric Theatre
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Circus of Horrors, at the Lyric Theatre

The "Circus of Horrors" is back with a rock 'n' roller-coaster of a show that is packed with plenty of new shocks. Take a journey though plague-ridden London, ending with the Great Fire of 1666. Murders will be committed, each one more horrific than the last, all interspersed with some of the most daring, bizarre and beautiful circus acts on earth.
Hampstead Theatre
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Raving, with Tamzin Outhwaite

"Raving" tells the story of Briony and Keith, who are not finding parenthood as easy as their friends. When Ross and Rosy organise a relaxing weekend away in Wales (child-free!), an uninvited anarchic adolescent and a fanatical farmer turns their pleasant weekend into chaos.
Arts Theatre
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Pajama Men, at the Arts Theatre

Beulah would eat a spider to fit in with the cool kids. Nadine's arm is missing and she would quite like it back. Franz's biggest problem is that life is too easy, and a procrastinating king only has 700 years to get his act together...
O2 Arena
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Jesus Christ Superstar - with Tim Minchin and Melanie C

It's been 40 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber first unleashed "Jesus Christ Superstar" on the West End, and to celebrate the anniversary they will be taking it on tour. Tim Minchin has been confirmed in the role of Judas Iscariot, and Spice Girl Melanie C will play the part of Mary Magdalene.
Donmar Warehouse
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Roots - Donmar Warehouse

"Roots" tells the story of Beatie Bryant falling for the young socialist, Ronnie. She is anxiously awaiting his arrival to meet her family at their Norfolk farm, hbut will his ideas about a bolder, freer world clash with their rural way of life? "Roots" is a portrait of a young woman finding her voice in a time of social change.
Trafalgar Studios
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Hidden in the Sand - Trafalgar Studios

"Hidden in the Sand" is a beautiful love story set between London and Cyprus. Alexandra is a Cypriot refugee from the Turkish invasion, who makes a new home for herself in London. But when an English scholar, Jonathan, falls deeply in love with her, will love be able to overcome the grief of the past?
Garrick Theatre
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Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain (Part II)

"Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain (Part II)" will introduce you to Queen Boudicca and the Scottish rebel William Wallace. Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Will Charles I keep his head? And will you be able to excape the clutches of Burke and Hare?
Lyttelton Theatre
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The Light Princess, with music by Tori Amos

"The Light Princess" is both a dark fairytale and a coming-of-age story about grief, rebellion and the power of love. A prince and a princess in different kingdoms have both lost their mothers. The prince becomes so heavy-hearted that he can never smile, and declares war on the opposing realm. The princess escapes, only to encounter him on a piece of contested land.
Duchess Theatre
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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

"The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" is a funny take on the rise of Hitler in Nazi Germany, whose rise is shown in parallel with Ui's. Set in 1930s Chicago during the Great Depression, Ui and his mob of gangsters loom large, running protection rackets in the markets, the docks and across the city itself. You might be with him, or you might be against him -- but can anyone actually stop him?
Theatre Royal Haymarket
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Smash-hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors

After getting sacked from his skiffle band Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is actually his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother -- who was murdered by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. But then Francis takes a job with Stubbers (as Roscoe) who still pines to be reunited... with Rachel.
Menier Chocolate Factory
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The Lyons - Menier Chocolate Factory

The hit American comedy "The Lyons" is coming to London. As they gather around the bed of their dying father, the Lyons' compassion soon gives way to bickering and betrayal. As an exploration of a fractured family, "The Lyons" is both savagely funny and heart-breaking.
Arts Theatre
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Storm In A Flower Vase

Constance Spry ran a successful high-society florist, designing floral displays for the Queen's Coronation and royal weddings. But behind the facade of this highly-respected business woman lay a story of marital discord, affairs and heartache...
Old Vic
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Much Ado About Nothing - James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave

Mark Rylance will be directing James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in a production of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing", at the Old Vic. "Much Ado About Nothing" is a wise-cracking comedy of love, honour and second chances and reminds us of the failings of the human heart, and follows their never-ending search for the perfect love.
Noël Coward Theatre
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Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream

The plot for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" revolves around two sets of couples whose complicated love lives are complicated still further by the arrival of Oberon and Titania -- the King and Queen of the Fairies. As the real and unreal worlds collide, romance struggles to survive and unlikely unions are forged.
Wyndham’s Theatre
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Barking in Essex - Lee Evans, Sheila Hancock, Keeley Hawes

As freedom finally comes for Algie Packer after spending seven years inside, he's looking forward to spending his carefully hidden millions. But there's something that his dodgy and dysfunctional family forgot to tell him... is it time to go on the run again?
Olivier Theatre
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Christopher Marlowes Edward II

Edward II lavished his lover Gaveston with titles and riches. But their all-consuming lust quickly makes enemies of the barons and bishops, and threatens to tear England to pieces. Christopher Marlowe's magnificent play "Edward II" is an exploration of power, sexual obsession, and a king who treats the kingdom as his playground.
Trafalgar Studios
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The Pride - Trafalgar Studios

Hayley Atwell will be starring in the Olivier Award-winning show, "The Pride". Philip, Oliver and Sylvia's complex love triangle has lasted more than half a century, from 1958 to the present day -- against a background of changing attitudes towards homosexuality. But the future's promise of sexual liberation remains as elusive as ever, as constricting social morals give way to self-deception.
Duke of York’s Theatre
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A Dolls House - Duke of Yorks Theatre

Henrik Ibsen's masterful play "A Doll's House" is coming to the Duke of York's Theatre for a 12-week run. The cast will include Hattie Morahan as Nora Helmer, alongside Dominic Rowan as her husband Torvald.
Harold Pinter Theatre
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Chimerica - Harold Pinter Theatre

The critically-acclaimed "Chimerica" is set in China during the Tiananmen Square uprising. As tanks roll through the streets a young American journalist captures a piece of history. But when a cryptic message is left in a Chinese newspaper 20 years later, Joe is driven to discover who is subject was, what happened to him, and whether he could still be alive.
Lyttelton Theatre
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Liola, at the National Theatre

Performed by an Irish cast with gypsy musicians, "Liola" is a high-spirited drama that is unexpected, funny and touching. It takes us into the heart of a rural community where property and kinship provoke fierce passions. But Liola, a young man untroubled by tradition, takes the part of nature all the way.
Piccadilly Theatre
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Dirty Dancing, at the Piccadilly Theatre

"Dirty Dancing" tells the tale of Baby and Johnny -- two fiery young spirits who come together in the most exciting summer of their lives. It includes all of your favourite tunes from the movie, including 'Hungry Eyes', 'I've Had the Time of My Life' and 'She's Like the Wind'.
Vaudeville Theatre
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The Ladykillers, at the VaudevilleTheatre

The classic Ealing comedy "The Ladykillers" is coming to the stage in a brand new adaption by Graham Linehan. Posing as a group of amateur musicians, a cunning gang of thieves rent a room in fiesty old Mrs Wilberforce's house. Can she defeat the five big, burly men before they do the dastardly deed?
Globe Theatre
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Shakespeares Macbeth, at the Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre is putting on a production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth". It tells the story of Macbeth, who is promised the Scottish crown by three wicked witches. Driven on by ambition and his ruthless wife, he assassinates the king to realise the prophecy. But as he claims the throne, Macbeth is haunted by demons from his past...
Globe Theatre
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A Midsummer Nights Dream, at the Globe Theatre

The plot for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" revolves around two sets of couples whose complicated love affairs are complicated still further by the arrival of the King and Queen of the Fairies. Hermia loves Lysander and Helena loves Demetrius -- but Demetrius is supposed to be marrying Hermia... When the lovers take refuge in the woods they wander into the midst of a kingly dispute.
Savoy Theatre
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The Fab Four are back - with Let It Be

"Let It Be" is hitting the West End in a spectacular theatrical concert featuring over twenty of The Beatles' greatest hits! Witness The Beatles' meteoric rise from the Cavern Club, through Beatlemania, and on to their later masterpieces like "Hey Jude" and "Let It Be". Live performances will take you back to the swinging sixties when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends!
Garrick Theatre
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Rock Of Ages - with 28 classic rock anthems

"Rock Of Ages" features a thundering mix of 28 arena-rock classics from the glory days of power rock. It follows a small town girl as she falls for a big city rocker, alongside the biggest, corniest rock songs of the 80s. An awesomely good time is guaranteed for all in this hot new rock musical.
Aldwych Theatre
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Top Hat - Aldwych Theatre

Brush off your top hat and tails for one of the greatest dance musicals of all-time -- "Top Hat". The original movie starred Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and contained some of Irving Berlin's best tunes -- "Cheek to Cheek", "Puttin' On The Ritz" and "Let's Face the Music and Dance". "Top Hat" is a glorious celebration of 1930s song and dance with magnificent sets, over 200 costumes and a love story that will set the pulses racing!
Prince Edward Theatre
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Jersey Boys - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

"Jersey Boys" tells the tale of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons -- the rags to riches tale of four boys escaping the rough streets of New Jersey and making it big as an international pop sensation -- selling 100 million records and earning a place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
 
 
 
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