Theatre shows in London this weekend

Committee at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse 'Committee' is a new musical based on the transcript for a Parliamentary enquiry into the collapse of Kid's Company.
The Mentor at Vaudeville Theatre

 

to Vaudeville Theatre 'The Mentor' sets a rising new literary star up against a cantankerous old writer still basking in the glory of his long-ago success.
 
Penn And Teller at Eventim Apollo

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to Eventim Apollo Comic magicians Penn & Teller are returning to the UK and playing a string of five nights at the Eventim Apollo.
The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

to Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman' at the Gielgud Theatre.
 
Lady Day at Wyndham’s Theatre

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to Wyndham’s Theatre Hamlet is on trial for the murder of Polonius, and a cast of characters will take the stand to plead his case.
Ink at Almeida Theatre

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to Almeida Theatre 'Ink' is a ruthless new play that tells the story of how Rupert Murdoch launched the country's first red top newspaper.
 
Wind In The Willows at London Palladium

 

to London Palladium Will Ratty, Mole and Badger be able to save Toad Hall from the evil Chief Weasel in 'The Wind in the Willows'?
Gloria at Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre 'Gloria' is a razar-sharp drama about office politics, and the ruthless ambition of a Manhattan magazine's staff.
 
Hamlet at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay will be starring in the Harold Pinter Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
Tape Face at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre Silent comedy star Tape Face (formally known as The Boy With Tape On His Face) is coming to the Garrick Theatre.
 
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'
Love In Idleness at Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre Trevor Nunn will be directing a short run of Terence Rattigan's 'Love in Idleness' at the Apollo 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

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

to Menier Chocolate Factory Trevor Nunn will be directing Felicity Kendall and Maureen Lipman in Peter Shaffer's comic play, 'Lettice & Lovage'.
Salome at Olivier Theatre

 

to Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on the biblical story of 'Salome', where a mysterious dance will change the world.
 
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.
The Goat at Theatre Royal Haymarket

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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.
 
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 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.
 
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.
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

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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.
 
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?
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre

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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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
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.
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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