Shows in April 2018

94 shows found
  • 42nd Street
    42nd Street
    Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    Broadway’s Biggest Show, on the West End’s Biggest Stage. 

    42nd Street is the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she's always dreamed of…

  • Psychosis
    4:48 Psychosis
    Lyric Hammersmith

    The return of 4.48 Psychosis, the Royal Opera’s production of Sarah Kane’s last play, winner of the Achievement in Opera award in the 2016 UK Theatre Awards

    Philip Venables’ opera 4.48 Psychosis received its premiere in an acclaimed Royal Opera production directed by Ted Huffman at the Lyric Hammersmith in May 2016. It went on to win the award for Achievement in Opera at the 2016 UK Theatre Awards and received an Olivier Award nomination in the 2017 list.

  • Absolute Hell
    Absolute Hell
    Lyttelton Theatre, National

    An intoxicating plunge into post-war Soho.

    Bomb-blasted London. A Soho den in the hangover from World War II, where members drink into the darkness, night after night. Lying, fighting and seducing, these lost souls and bruised lovers struggle from the rubble of war towards an unknown future.

  • Absolute Hell
    Absolute Hell
    Lyttelton Theatre, National

    30 years after the rediscovery of Absolute Hell Joe Hill-Gibbins returns to the NT to direct Rodney Ackland's plunge into post-war Soho, full of despair, longing and a need to escape. Set design is by Lizzie Clachan with costumes designed by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting by Jon Clark and sound by Paul Arditti. Opening in April 2018, cast to be announced.

  • Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)
    Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)
    Duchess Theatre

    Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music. Absolute sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2016 & 2017 and Soho Theatre 2017. The accompanying book, ‘This is Going to Hurt’ is a Sunday Times bestseller – and copies will be available to purchase and for signature after the performance.

  • Disney's Aladdin
    Disney's Aladdin
    Prince Edward Theatre

    Brought to theatrical life by a legendary creative team, Disney’s new Broadway musical Aladdin will sweep you into a world filled with beauty, comedy and breath-taking spectacle when it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre, London in June 2016.

  • Alexander O'Neal
    Alexander O'Neal
    London Palladium

    Securing his name in the R&B history books, Alexander O’Neal is one of the genre's most iconic names. With chart smash Criticize lighting up dance floors across the world thirty years after its release, his sound has transcended generations.

    American born, Alexander O’Neal has created a cult appreciation across the globe. His back catalogue transporting his singles in to the UK and Billboard top tens as well as a triple platinum selling album and ever expanding discography.

     

  • Aliens Love Underpants (Until June)
    Aliens Love Underpants (Until June)
    The Belly

    Based on the book by Claire Freedman & Ben Cort, adapted & directed by Adam Bampton-Smith

    Aliens love underpants

    Of every shape and size

    But there are no underpants in space

    So here's a big surprise!

    This zany and hilarious tale based on the best-selling children’s book is wonderfully brought to life on stage for the very first time. With stunning effects, madcap action, original music (and lots of aliens of course!) this fantastically fresh and funny production will delight the whole family.

  • All or Nothing The Mod Musical
    All or Nothing The Mod Musical
    Ambassadors Theatre

    1965. A new phenomenon erupted out of London’s East End. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod.

    All Or Nothing – The Mod Musical follows the rise and demise of Small Faces, the band who encapsulated all that was Mod – a unique blend of taste and testosterone, clothes-obsessed and street-wise – but most of all, a dedication to rhythm ‘n’ blues.

  • Amadeus
    Amadeus
    Olivier Theatre, National

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a rowdy young prodigy who arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God.

  • An Ideal Husband
    An Ideal Husband
    Vaudeville Theatre

    The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.

    An ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured. Until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery.

  • Antonio Pappano Concert
    Antonio Pappano Concert
    Royal Opera House

    Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts the internationally renowned Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in a concert of orchestral works on the main stage. One of the great ensembles of our day, the Orchestra has never achieved a higher standard than during its long relationship with Pappano, and this is another chance to hear the two together, alongside special guest, the star baritone Christian Gerhaher.

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