Shows in October 2016

168 shows found
  • 1984
    Playhouse Theatre

    April 1984. 13.00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

  • 27 New Rock Musical
    The Cockpit Theatre

    New musical 27 is described as a "modern fable of our time, a dark interpretation of one of humanity’s oldest stories."

  • A Man of Good Hope
    A Man of Good Hope
    Young Vic

    Asad is a young Somalian refugee in Ethiopia with a brilliant head for business. As a budding entrepreneur, he is in search of new opportunities abroad. And so he embarks on an epic journey to South Africa, hoping to find a promised land. But as he arrives horrific xenophobic violence ruptures society, sending the country – and Asad’s plans - into chaos.

  • A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer
    A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer
    Dorfman - National Theatre

    An all-singing, all-dancing examination of life with a cancer diagnosis. This brand new musical confronts the highs and lows of the scariest word we know.

  • Adam Fischer
    Adam Fischer
    Hackney Empire

    Internationally acclaimed Hungarian conductor Adam Fischer conducts the Danish Chamber Orchestra for a very special Memorial Concert for the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Their programme includes Beethoven’s majestic Egmont Overture (the Revolution’s rally cry), and Mozart’s Symphonies No. 38 & No. 41. Presented by Hackney Empire and the Armel Opera Festival.

  • Adding Machine
    Adding Machine
    Finborough Theatre

    The UK premiere of Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt’s multi-award winning musical adaptation of Elmer Rice’s groundbreaking 1923 play. Adding Machine: A Musical won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical and Outstanding New Score.

  • After Three Sisters
    After Three Sisters
    Brockley Jack Studio

    Living Record presents the premiere of Neil Smith’s revolutionary tale of history repeating itself. After Three Sisters, is a vivid piece of new writing, inspired by Chekhov’s famous work, which questions why we continue to turn our backs on reality and become swept away by dreams.

  • Aladdin - Disney's New Musical
    Aladdin - Disney's New Musical
    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.

  • Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs
    Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs
    London Palladium

    On top of his myriad accomplishments and accolades, Alan Cumming has been hailed by Time Magazine as one of the most fun people in show business! 

  • All My Sons
    All My Sons
    Rose Theatre Kingston

    A compelling story of love, guilt and the corrupting power of greed, All My Sons was Arthur Miller's first great Broadway success sealing his reputation as one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th Century. This is the first time we present work by this extraordinary writer as part of our American season.

  • Amadeus
    Olivier Theatre, National

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a rowdy young prodigy who arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God.

  • An Evening with Michael Douglas
    An Evening with Michael Douglas
    Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    An actor with over forty years of experience in theatre, film and television, Michael Douglas will share his passion for acting, producing and writing up close and personal in an on-stage interview with British TV personality, Jonathan Ross, at London’s prestigious Drury Lane Theatre on Sunday 30th October.

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