Shows in August 2018

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  • 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.

  • Broken Wings
    Broken Wings
    Theatre Royal Haymarket

    An autobiographical account of KAHLIL GIBRAN’S first love, Broken Wings is a musical adaptation of the iconic poet’s 1912 masterpiece.

    New York City, 1923. An ageing Gibran narrates from his cold studio. Through poetry and music, he transports us back two decades and across continents, to turn-of-the-century Beirut. His eighteen-year-old self returns to The Middle East after five years in America, to complete his education and discover more of his heritage. He falls deeply in love with Selma Karamy, the daughter of family friend and hugely respected local businessman, Farris Karamy. However, Selma soon becomes betrothed to Mansour Bey Galib, nephew of the powerful Bishop Bulos Galib, who has one eye on the Karamy family fortune. Gibran and Selma fight to reconcile their love for one another, whilst navigating the rules, traditions and expectations that their society lays before them.

  • Burlesque Idol Grand Final 2018
    Burlesque Idol Grand Final 2018
    Spiegeltent

    Europe’s most prestigious Burlesque competition has reached it 9th year and YOU can help decide who will tassel-twirl their way to take the title Miss Burlesque Idol 2018!

  • 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.

  • Chicago
    Chicago
    Phoenix Theatre

    Chicago, the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, has delighted audiences around the world with its two Vaudevillian criminals Roxie and Velma. The pair are sent to Cook County Jail after they both commit murders, and the show takes you through their crimes, time in prison and subsequent trials. It’s set to a classic soundtrack featuring showstoppers such as “All That Jazz”, “I Can’t Do It Alone” and “Razzle Dazzle”.

  • Circa's Peepshow
    Circa's Peepshow
    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.

  • Club Swizzle
    Club Swizzle
    Roundhouse

    Comedy, circus and cabaret – served with a twist

    Loose, glorious and irresistibly fun, Club Swizzle is a night of sassy entertainment at the wildest bar in town.

    It’s a melee of outrageous cabaret, air-defying acrobatics and infectious musical revelry, backed by a band with a repertoire as big as its bar tab. With no rules and no regrets, there’s no place like it.

    Leave your coat and your hang-ups at the door and book now to join the Club!

  • 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
    Consent
    Harold Pinter Theatre

    Nina Raine’s blistering courtroom drama Consent transfers from the National Theatre for a run at the Harold Pinter Theatre in the West End. Tickets are available now.

    Originally produced by the NT and Out of Joint, Consent is an account of marital betrayals between two couples, all of whom are lawyers. It centres on cases of alleged rape revolving around the consent – or lack of consent – of a woman.

  • 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.

  • Dinosaur World Live
    Dinosaur World Live
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

    Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family.

    Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus, to name a few!

  • Dreamgirls
    Dreamgirls
    Savoy Theatre

    Thirty-five years after the groundbreaking original Broadway production, the UK and West End premiere of the sensational and iconic Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls opened at the Savoy Theatre in November 2016 to critical and audience acclaim.

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