Director: Josie Rourke; Written by: William Shakespeare; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Ben Allen, Hayley Atwell, Matt Bardock, Nicholas Burns, Jackie Clune, Rachel Denning, Molly Harris, Jack Lowden, Adam McNamara, Raad Rawi, Sule Rimi, Anwar Russell, Helena Wilson
Measure for Measure is Shakespeare's dark comedy about whorehouses, nunneries, betrothals and beheadings -- welcome to Vienna!
The Duke of Vienna grows disgusted by his city's immorality and withdraws from public life, leaving his hardline, puritanical deputy Angelo in charge. Angelo resurrects some ancient laws to stamp out all the immoral behaviour, but when he condemns a man to death his sister... a nun... pleads for clemency and leaves Angelo guilty of the very crime that the law condemns.
Macbeth at Barbican Centre – 15 Oct 2018 to 18 Jan 2019 – A contemporary re-telling of Shakespeare's Macbeth starring Niamh Cusack and Christopher Eccleston.
Guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe – Every day – Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the world's most famous playwright.
Romeo And Juliet at Barbican Centre – 2 Nov 2018 to 19 Jan 2019 – Shakespeare's tragic play 'Romeo and Juliet' will receive a contemporary re-telling at the Barbican Theatre.
Macbeth at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse – 7 Nov 2018 to 2 Feb 2019 – The Sam Wanamaker Theatre will be putting on a candlelit production of Shakespeare's most brutal play, Macbeth.
Merry Wives Of Windsor at Barbican Centre – 7 Dec 2018 to 5 Jan 2019 – The Merry Wives of Windsor will be getting the reality TV treatment in this modern-day re-telling of Shakespeare's play.
School of Rock – 22 Oct 2016 to 20 Oct 2019 – The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End mind-blowing musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
Dreamgirls — soul music from 1960s America – 19 Nov 2016 to 12 Jan 2019 – The Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls is about a struggling soul group from 1960s America.
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