Shows in August 2018

59 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…

  • 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.

  • Allelujah!
    The Bridge Theatre

    The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an NHS efficiency drive. Meanwhile, a documentary crew eager to capture its fight for survival follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir (newest member: the Pudsey Nightingale). 

     Alan Bennett’s new play is as sharp as The History Boys and as funny as The Lady in the Van.

  • As You Like It
    As You Like It - Shakespeare's Globe
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

    Rosalind, the daughter of an unjustly exiled duke, falls in love with the wronged Orlando, a courtier deprived of his birthright by his brother – but her usurping uncle, jealous of her popularity, banishes her from court. Disguised as a boy and accompanied by her cousin Celia, she seeks out her father and his friends in the Forest of Arden.

  • Bat Out of Hell The Musical
    Bat Out of Hell The Musical
    Dominion Theatre

    Jim Steinman's epic rock and roll theatrical fantasy BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL, the inspiration for one of the most iconic and successful albums in history, is a full throttle tale of teenage love, youthful rebellion and living the rock and roll dream. Featuring 17 of Meat Loaf’s greatest hits, this high octane musical adventure directed by Jay Scheib, plays a limited season at the Dominion Theatre from April 2018. Book now! 

  • Brief Encounter
    Brief Encounter
    Empire Cinema Haymarket

    Noël Coward’s Brief Encounter is remembered as one of the most haunting love stories ever. This award-winning Kneehigh production has triumphed in the West End, toured the globe and opened to dazzling reviews on Broadway. It has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike.

  • Bring It On
    Bring It On
    Southwark Playhouse

    Tony Award nominated Broadway musical Bring It On The Musical, a universal coming-of-age story that mixes competitive cheerleading, high school politics and teenage romance, is be produced by The British Theatre Academy.

    After two years in summer residence at the Ambassdors Theatre in the West End, The BTA are completely taking over Southwark Playhouse for the summer with 2 productions, and others at The Stockwell Playhouse and the world famous open air Minack Theatre.

  • Carmen La Cubana
    Carmen La Cubana
    Sadler's Wells

    Inspired by Oscar Hammerstein II’s Broadway hit Carmen Jones, Christopher Renshaw (The King and I) directs this UK premiere, with new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), mixing opera with salsa, mambo, rumba and cha-cha-cha and including musical favourites such as Habanera.

  • Circa's Peepshow
    Circa's Peepshow
    The Spiegeltent

    Over a million people have experienced the sensation that is Circa . . . "the rockstars of the circus world" (The List). Now they are delighted to present for your pleasure their latest masterpiece – Peepshow.

    Peepshow turns cabaret on its head, literally. Join Circa as they embark on a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is your imagination, Peepshow lurches from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful. Expect teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials.

  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    Criterion Theatre

    Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End!

    Book now for this dynamite comedy. It would be criminal to miss it!

  • Consent
    Harold Pinter Theatre

    Why is justice blind? Is she impartial? Or is she blinkered? Friends Ed and Matt take opposing briefs in a rape case. The key witness is a woman whose life seems a world away from theirs. At home, their own lives begin to unravel as every version of the truth is challenged. Nina Raine’s powerful, painful, funny play sifts the evidence from every side and puts justice herself in the dock.

  • Dance Nation
    Dance Nation
    Almeida Theatre

    “Maybe this is the year, this is the moment, this is the dance where your lives will start!”

    Somewhere in America, a revolution is coming.

    An army of competitive dancers is ready to take over the world, one routine at a time.

    With a pre-teen battle for power and perfection raging on and off stage, Dance Nation is a ferocious exploration of youth, ambition and self-discovery.

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