Theatre shows in London May 2017

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Common at Olivier Theatre

to Olivier Theatre Anne-Marie Duff will be starring in the National Theatre's production of the dark and funny new play, 'Common'
Barber Shop Chronicles at Dorfman Theatre, London
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Barber Shop Chronicles — at the National Theatre

to Dorfman Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on the 'Barber Shop Chronicles', listening to the chat and banter that takes place within.
 
Brian Cox at SSE Arena Wembley, London
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A night of science, with Professor Brian Cox

SSE Arena Wembley Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos.
Twelfth Night at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's comic play 'Twelfth Night' over the summer.
 
Love In Idleness at Apollo Theatre, London
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Love In Idleness — directed by Trevor Nunn

to Apollo Theatre Trevor Nunn will be directing a short run of Terence Rattigan's 'Love in Idleness' at the Apollo Theatre.
Ugly Lies The Bone at Lyttelton Theatre, London
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Ugly Lies The Bone — Ralf Little and Kris Marshall

to Lyttelton Theatre Ralf Little, Kris Marshall and Kate Fleetwood will be starring in a production of 'Ugly Lies The Bone' at the National Theatre.
 
Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Duke of York's Theatre will be putting on a musical production of 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour'.
Woyzeck at Old Vic, London
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John ‘Star Wars’ Boyega, in Buchner’s “Woyzeck”

to Old Vic John Boyega (from the recent Star Wars movie) will be starring in Buchner's "Woyzeck", at the Old Vic Theatre.
 
Lettice And Lovage at Menier Chocolate Factory, London
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Lettice & Lovage — Felicity Kendall, Maureen Lipman

to Menier Chocolate Factory Trevor Nunn will be directing Felicity Kendall and Maureen Lipman in Peter Shaffer's comic play, 'Lettice & Lovage'.
Brodsky Baryshnikov at Apollo Theatre, London
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The poems of Brodsky, performed by Baryshnikov

to Apollo Theatre Mikhail Baryshnikov's one-man show will bring Joseph Brodsky's poignant and eloquent poems to the Apollo Theatre.
 
Angels In America at Lyttelton Theatre

to Lyttelton Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of 'Angels in America' with Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough and Nathan Lane.
Consent at Dorfman Theatre, London
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Consent — National Theatre

to Dorfman Theatre The National Theatre will be performing Nina Raine's new play 'Consent', which explores whether justice really is blind.
 
Salome at Olivier Theatre, London
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The biblical story of Salome — National Theatre

to Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on the biblical story of 'Salome', where a mysterious dance will change the world.
Nell Gwynn at Globe Theatre, London
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Nell Gwynn, at the Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre 'Nell Gwynn' tells the story of a lowly orange seller, who rose up to become the king's mistress and a national treasure.
 
The Treatment at Almeida Theatre, London
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The Treatment — a satire on the movie businesss

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.
Romeo And Juliet at Globe Theatre, London
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Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet — Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre William Shakespeare's tragic play 'Romeo and Juliet' will be returning to the Globe Theatre this summer.
 
Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui at Donmar Warehouse, London
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Lenny Henry — The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui

to Donmar Warehouse Lenny Henry will be starring in Bertolt Brecht's 'The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui' at the Donmar Warehouse.
Obsession at Barbican Centre, London
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Jude Law stars in ‘Obsession’ at the Barbican

to Barbican Centre Jude Law will be starring in 'Obsession' at the Barbican Theatre, a play based on the classic movie by Luchino Visconti.
 
The Goat at Theatre Royal Haymarket, London
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The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? — Damien Lewis

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.
Wipers Times at Arts Theatre, London
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The Wipers Times — WW1 paper for the troops

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.
 
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.
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.
 
The Miser at Garrick Theatre, London
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The Miser — with Griff Rhys Jones and Lee Mack

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.
Stepping Out at Vaudeville Theatre, London
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Stepping Out — starring Amanda Holden

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

to Harold Pinter Theatre Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill will be starring in 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?' at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
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'.
 
Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
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.
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!
 
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.
Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre, London
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Beautiful — The Carole King Musical

to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.
 
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?
Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time at Gielgud Theatre, London
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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

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".
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.
 
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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
 
 
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