West End Shows performing
Mon 10 Oct 2016
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|BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
book by Douglas McGrath with words and music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
Beautiful -The Carole King Musical is the untold story of her journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom.
Book by Alex Dinelaris. Based on the Warner Bros. film of the same name with screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan. Features Whitney Houston's hit songs.
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't expect is to fall in love.
|CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - THE MUSICAL
Based on Roald Dahl's classic story. Book by David Greig and new songs from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Drury Lane, Theatre Royal
The mysterious Willy Wonka is opening his Chocolate Factory for just one day, and for Charlie Bucket it promises to be a mouth-watering chance to feast his eyes on sweets beyond his wildest imagination.
|CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, THE
based on the novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens
Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion....
by John Osborne
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment.
|FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1,2 & 3)
By Suzan-Lori Parks
Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
West Texas, 1862. Hero, a slave, is promised his freedom if he joins his master in the ranks of the Confederacy against the Union. In a nation at war with itself, he must work against those striving to abolish slavery. The family he leaves behind debates whether to escape or await his return, and they fear that, for Hero, freedom is an empty promise that may come at a great cost.
|GO BETWEEN, THE
based on the novel by L. P. Hartley, music by Richard Taylor, book by David Wood
The Go-Between recounts the story of an elderly man, Leo Colston, who accidentally unlocks the memories of his past which he had long ago left buried. Memories of the oppressively hot summer of 1900 and of his days spent in Norfolk come flooding back. Spending the holidays with the family of his school friend Marcus, the young Leo is unwittingly enlisted into an adult affair of deceit and forbidden passion. Acting as the go-between for the beautiful, upper-class Marian and tenant-farmer Ted, Leo becomes embroiled in a doomed love affair which will shape his life forever.
Book by Harvey Fierstein, Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, based on motion picture of the same name
Inspired by a true story and based on the Miramax film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price who has reluctantly inherited his father's Northampton shoe factory. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save the family business from bankruptcy, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he's meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… and discovers that when you change your mind, you can change the world.
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, has lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and music by Claude-Michel Schonberg with original text by Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton.
Concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles.
By Stephen Jeffreys
Haymarket Theatre Royal
John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester is a charismatic poet, playwright and rake with a legendary appetite for excess. Yet this most ardent of hedonists is forced to reconsider everything he thinks and feels when a chance encounter with an actress at the Playhouse sends him reeling. Set in 1670s London.
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