West End comedies playing now or in the near future!
||39 STEPS , THE|
by John Buchan, adapted by Patrick Barlow. From an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon
at Criterion Theatre
Comic adaptation of Hitchcock’s 1935 classic move thriller.
(from 14 Sep 2006 - Booking to 28 Mar 2015)
||COMEDY OF ERRORS, THE|
By William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both called Antipholus), and one pair of estranged twin servants (both called Dromio), keep them in ignorance of each other and throw them into a city with a reputation for sorcery, and you have all the ingredients for theatrical chaos.
(from 30 Aug 2014 - Closing on 12 Oct 2014)
||DI AND VIV AND ROSE|
By Amelia Bullmore
at Vaudeville Theatre
Aged eighteen, three women join forces at university. Life is fun. Living is intense. Together they feel unassailable. Di and Viv and Rose is an exploration of friendship’s impact on life, and life’s impact on friendship.
(from 22 Jan 2015 - Booking to 23 May 2015)
by Gerard Alessandrini
at Vaudeville Theatre
This updated version of the show, from Broadway’s director Phillip George, showcases some of the best productions from both Broadway and the West End, including The Book of Mormon, Once, Matilda, Wicked and Miss Saigon.
(from 09 Sep 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
||IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, THE|
by Oscar Wilde
at To be confirmed
Written shortly before Wilde fell foul of society's unbending condemnation, The Importance of Being Earnest delights in debunking social pretensions.
(from 24 Jun 2015 - )
||KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE, THE|
By Francis Beaumont
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
A grocer and his wife dissatisfied by a play's progress invade the stage and commandeer the play to suit their tastes.
(from 11 Dec 2014 - Closing on 11 Jan 2015)
||MAD WORLD MY MASTERS, A|
by Thomas Middleton; edited by Sean Foley and Phil Porter
at Barbican Theatre
London’s Soho, 1956. Here, glamour rubs up against filth, and it likes it! The posh mix with musicians, whores and racketeers (virginity is no city trade), and the dashingly cash-strapped bachelor, Richard Follywit, in pursuit of quick cash and a good time has to live on his wits…
(from 27 Apr 2015? - Closing on 09 May 2015?)
By Tim Firth
at Duke of York's Theatre
Follows the misadventures of four out-of-condition, out-of-their-depth businessmen on an out-of-control team-building exercise.
(from 10 Oct 2014 - 03 Jan 2015)
||PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, THE |
By Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
at Duchess Theatre
The play introduces The ‘Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’ who are attempting to put on a 1920s’ murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does, as the accident prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.
(from 05 Sep 2014 - Booking to 01 Feb 2015)
Drama - Musicals
Created by Slightly Fat Features
at Leicester Square Theatre Main House
Entertainment includes: Tiger taming; Bullet catching; Dancing Horses; Original live music; Circus tricksters; Acrobatic Elephants; Astonishing human skills; Miniature cowboys; Sing-a-longs; A strange man who genuinely goes by the name of Treehead; Knife Throwing; Cling film escapology and piano playing Dogs.
(from 15 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)