Shows in January 2017

47 shows found
  • Abigail
    The Bunker

    The world premiere of Abigail by Papatango award-winning playwright Fiona Doyle will close The Bunker's highly-acclaimed inaugural season.

  • Afterplay
    Afterplay
    Bridewell Theatre

    Essential Stage presents Afterplay by the multi award winning writer Brian Friel. Sonya and Andrey, two of Chekhov’s characters, meet by chance in a Moscow café around 1920. What transpires over one night is an intimate and at times hilarious sharing of histories, dreams and failures. Afterplay first premiered at The Gate Theatre in Dublin. Staring Clare Bloomer and Andrew Murton, directed by Susan Raasay.

  • All The Angels
    All the Angels - Handel and the First Messiah
    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

    Traces the story of the world’s most popular choral work, Handel’s Messiah, from its first rehearsal in a Chester pub to the world stage.

  • An Inspector Calls
    An Inspector Calls
    Playhouse Theatre

    Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller returns to the West End for a strictly limited season.

    Hailed as the theatrical event of its generation, winning more awards than any other production in history, this magnificent NATIONAL THEATRE presentation has thrilled more than 4 million people worldwide. Now Daldry (Oscar-nominated Director of The Reader, The Hours and Billy Elliot) returns to re-direct his masterpiece at London’s Playhouse Theatre.

  • Anything Goes
    Anything Goes
    Upstairs at the Gatehouse

    A revival of the 1962 off-Broadway version of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, an all singing, all dancing musical theatre classic set aboard the ocean liner SS American on an east-bound trans-Atlantic voyage in 1934.

  • Art
    Art
    Old Vic Theatre

    One of the most acclaimed plays of recent times, Art premiered in London twenty years ago and went on to become a phenomenon, winning the Moliere, Evening Standard, Olivier and Tony Awards. Director Matthew Warchus reunites the entire original team to revisit Yasmina Reza’s dazzling study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance.

  • Brexit the Musical
    Brexit the Musical
    Waterloo East Theatre

    Brexit the Musical follows the misfortunes of Cameron, Boris, Farage, May and others as they flounder through the new world that they and their friends have created. "Brexit means Brexit", but what the hell does that mean? Only this drama will get you near to an answer.

  • BU21
    BU21
    Trafalgar Studio Two

    Transferring after a sell-out run at Theatre503, Stuart Slade's BU21 follows six Londoners in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heart breaking and hilarious, BU21 is verbatim theatre from the very near future.

  • Buried Child
    Buried Child
    Trafalgar Studio One

    For the first time, the multi award winning international star Ed Harris will appear on the West End stage in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Buried Child.

  • Cautionary Tale for Daughters
    Cautionary Tales for Daughters
    Jermyn Street

    Drawing on her own unconventional upbringing, composer, Tanya Holt, takes the audience on a foray through comedy, live music and original animation to the dark heart of growing-up and the dark arts of parenting. Tales of the hapless, feckless and foolish stand as stark warnings. Meet Cherry - the Amazing YoYo Girl, an obsessive dieter caught between gluttony and vanity; Chanel - The Labelled Girl, whose criminal obsession with designer clothes leads to her grisly demise; and fickle Princess Sylvia who only realises she could have had anything and anyone when it’s too late.

  • Death Takes A Holiday
    Death Takes A Holiday
    Charing Cross Theatre

    Thom Sutherland directs the UK premiere of Death Takes a Holiday, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan, the European premiere of the follow-up to Titanic by its Tony Award-winning composers.

  • Dirty Great Love Story
    Dirty Great Love Story
    Arts Theatre

    Dirty Great Love Story is a Fringe First Award-winning achingly funny romantic catastrophe of good intentions and bad timing that asks, can a one-night stand last a lifetime?

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