Shows in May 2018

109 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

    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.

  • Akram Khan Company - Xenos
    Akram Khan Company - Xenos
    Sadler's Wells

    Marking his final performances as a dancer in a full-length piece, Akram Khan takes to the stage alongside five world-class

    musicians. Khan revisits the myth of Prometheus in the context of the First World War, conjuring the shell-shocked dream of a colonial soldier. XENOS takes place where humanity stands in wonder and disarray, on the border between East and West, past and present, mythology and technology.

  • 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.

  • Aliens Love Underpants
    Aliens Love Underpants
    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.

  • 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.

  • Anna Morris - Bitchelors
    Anna Morris - Bitchelors
    The Belly

    The critically acclaimed character comic and creator of the award winning international sell-out It's Got To Be Perfect presents Bitchelors. Four characters compete for the Woman of the Year Awards, hosted by Georgina the Bride (YouTube: Comic Relief's Bride Aid, Georgina's Wedding Blogs) and judged by you.

  • 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! 

  • The Best Man
    The Best Man
    Playhouse Theatre

    Martin Shaw leads the cast in the timely UK premiere of Gore Vidal’s award winning political thriller about ambition, political scandal, ruthlessness… and the race for the white house.

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