Shows in May 2018

118 shows found
  • 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.

  • The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon
    Prince of Wales Theatre

    Winner of 4 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical. Rolling Stone says, 'The Genii of South Park hit Broadway, and history is made. Mormon is on its march into legend'. It's The Book of Mormon, the Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. Time Out New York says, 'You'll laugh your head off. Mormon is musical comedy heaven'. The New York post says, 'I Love The Book Of Mormon'.

  • 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.

  • Bryan Ferry
    Bryan Ferry
    London Palladium

    Look up the word 'style' in the dictionary and you'll find the definition 'Bryan Ferry'. Upbeat and punky in the 70s, heartfelt and poppy in the 80s, his smooth and distinctive vocal sound made Roxy Music a worldwide success. Now solo, Ferry's flair for touching the romantic in everyone (now replete with jazz-tinged influences) is as powerful as ever. 

  • Building The Wall
    Building the Wall
    Park Theatre

    2019, America. Rick is incarcerated awaiting sentencing for the crime of the century. He grants just one interview – to Gloria, an African American historian. In a world where history is written by the winners, Gloria wants a full account. Unfiltered. Direct from source.

    Building the Wall examines what happens when an ordinary person becomes a cog in a regime and how the inconceivable becomes the inevitable.

  • Card Ninja
    Card Ninja
    The Belly

    After another sell out season at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Card Ninja returns to Underbelly Southbank!

    The Card Ninja possesses extraordinary skills which are more than just sleight of hand; these 'tricks' are on another level, and unlike anything you've seen before.

    Watch as Javier uses ordinary playing cards as weapons, with unfathomable precision, speed and power, in a unique, hilarious performance that you'll never forget.

    Following his journey from mild mannered card player to silent assassin, Card Ninja is a one-man comedy show with upbeat humour, impressive stunts and smooth audience interaction for anyone who's ever wanted to be a little bit Ninja...

    WARNING: This show contains ninjas, not magic.

  • Chess
    Chess
    London Coliseum

    Written by great musical lyricist Sir Tim Rice, with music by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Chess will be returning to London for its first major revival in the capital for over 30 years, at the London Coliseum.

    Chess is set around a chess tournament between two grandmasters, one American, the other a Soviet. Between them, apart from a chess board, is a woman who manages one of the men, and who falls in love with the other.

  • 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”.

  • Circolombia
    Circolombia
    The Belly

    Guts, Grace and Gusto, direct from Bogota.

    Circolombia returns to the UK after taking Edinburgh by storm with their critically acclaimed show. Witness the explosive power of thirteen performers, showcasing mind-boggling circus skills whilst taking terrifying risks live on stage. Coupled with live music and singers, Circolombia delivers world-class, gravity defying performances that you’ll never forget.

    Circolombia is no ordinary circus; celebrating diversity, voices, dance and spectacular circus LIVE.

  • Circus Abyssinia - Ethiopian Dreams
    Circus Abyssinia - Ethiopian Dreams
    The Belly

    Following their smash hit run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 and fresh from their performance on ITV’s Royal Variety Performance, Circus Abyssinia makes its London premiere at Underbelly Festival for six weeks only. An unashamedly joyful mix of astonishing stunts, astounding circus skills and enchanted adventure, Circus Abyssinia -Ethiopian Dreams follows the magical journey of two little Ethiopian brothers, Bibi & Bichu, who dream of joining the circus.

  • Cirque Berserk
    Cirque Berserk
    Harold Pinter Theatre

    Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrates the 250th anniversary of the invention of Circus by bringing this treasured form of live entertainment bang up-to-date in a jaw-dropping spectacular created especially for the theatre.

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