Shows in October 2016

136 shows found
  • 1984
    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
    27
    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
    Dorfman Theatre, National

    This brand new musical confronts the highs and lows of the scariest word we know. Bryony Kimmings creates fearless theatre to provoke social change. Her collaboration with Complicite looks behind the poster campaigns and pink ribbons at the reality of cancer: waiting rooms and chemo suites, changed bodies, family pressures and financial worries.

  • 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.

  • Aladdin
    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.

  • 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.

  • Anastasia
    Anastasia
    Royal Opera House

    Kenneth MacMillan's full-length ballet is a compelling exploration of identity in the turbulent wake of the Russian Revolution. 

  • Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Aldwych Theatre

    Beautiful is the untold story of Carole King’s journey from schoolgirl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom. 

  • Birmingham Royal Ballet - Shakespeare Triple Bill
    Birmingham Royal Ballet - Shakespeare Triple Bill
    Sadler's Wells

    Our celebration of Shakespeare continues with a combination of tragedy, comedy and poetry, all translated into dance.

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