Theatre shows in London April 2017

Theatre shows in London in April

Our guide to theatre shows in London during April 2017.

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Theatre show in London: The Treatment at Almeida Theatre

to Almeida Theatre 'The Treatment' is a satire on the film business, and how it can turn one woman's true story into a profit-making movie.
Theatre show in London: Romeo And Juliet at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre William Shakespeare's tragic play 'Romeo and Juliet' will be returning to the Globe Theatre this summer.
 
Theatre show in London: Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui at Donmar Warehouse

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to Donmar Warehouse Lenny Henry will be starring in Bertolt Brecht's 'The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui' at the Donmar Warehouse.
Theatre show in London: Obsession at Barbican Centre

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to Barbican Centre Jude Law will be starring in 'Obsession' at the Barbican Theatre, a play based on the classic movie by Luchino Visconti.
 
Theatre show in London: Remembering Fred at London Palladium

London Palladium Join Strictly Come Dancing's Aljaz and Janette at the London Palladium, as they Remember the career of Fred Astaire.
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.
 
Theatre show in London: Wipers Times at Arts Theatre

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to Arts Theatre Ian Hislop's 'The Wipers Times' tells the true story of a trench newspaper written by the soldiers during the Battle of the Somme.
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: The Miser at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre Griff Rhys Jones, Lee Mack and Matthew Horne will be starring in a new production of 'The Miser' at the Garrick Theatre.
 
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: Othello at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will be putting on a performance of one of Shakespeare's greatest plays: 'Othello'.
 
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.
Theatre show in London: Hamlet at Almeida Theatre

to Almeida Theatre Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay will be starring in the Almeida Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
 
Theatre show in London: Travesties at Apollo Theatre

 

to Apollo Theatre The Apollo Theatre will be putting on a production of Tom Stoppard's comedy 'Travesties', starring Tom Hollander.
Musical in London: The Girls at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Gary Barlow and Tim Firth have got together and created 'The Girls', based on the much-loved movie 'Calender Girls'.
Theatre show in London: Glass Menagerie at Duke of York’s Theatre

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to Duke of York’s Theatre The Duke of York's Theatre will be putting on a production of Tennessee Williams' heart-breaking classic, 'The Glass Menagerie'.
Musical in London: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre.
 
Musical in London: Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre

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to Noël Coward Theatre Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
Musical in London: School Of Rock at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
 
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: Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

 

to Prince Edward Theatre Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London: Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

 

to Criterion Theatre The writers behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong' are back with 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery' at the Criterion Theatre.
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, who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs.
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?
Theatre show in London: Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time at Gielgud Theatre

 

to Gielgud Theatre As Christopher stands beside a dead dog his innocence comes under suspicion, so he decides to solve the crime himself.
 
Musical in London: Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre

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to Prince of Wales Theatre The West End musical "The Book of Mormon" is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show "South Park".
Musical in London: Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

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to Novello Theatre "Mamma Mia" is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.
 
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: Stomp at Ambassadors Theatre

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to Ambassadors Theatre "Stomp" is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.
 
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: Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
 
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.
 
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