Shows on 2 September 2019

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33 shows found
  • Equus
    Equus
    Trafalgar Studio One

    Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer’s gripping psychological thriller, EQUUS, explores the complex relationships between devotion, myth and sexuality. When teenager Alan Strang’s pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses in a Hampshire stable, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy’s violent act. As Dysart delves into Alan’s world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

    Four brawling lovers, caught in a dispute of increasingly magical proportions; a crew of keen mechanicals, determined to give it their all; and one roguish sprite, hell-bent on causing as much havoc as possible… What could possibly go wrong?

    Exploding with dramatic poetry, mischief and merriment, this new technicolour production of Shakespeare’s raucous comedy comes to vivid life in our ultra-live and magical wooden O.

  • Chiaroscuro
    Bush Theatre

    Aisha, Yomi, Beth and Opal couldn’t be more different, but when Aisha hosts a dinner party, the friends soon discover that they’re all looking for an answer to the same question. Does it lie in Aisha’s childhood? Or in Beth and Opal’s new romance? Who will tell them who they really are?

    What starts out as a friendly conversation between women, soon turns heated when Yomi reveals what she really thinks about Beth and Opal’s relationship.

  • Hamilton
    Hamilton
    Victoria Palace Theatre

    The sensational Broadway musical Hamilton originated off-Broadway at the Public Theater and went on to transfer to Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre where it opened on 6 August 2015. Following unanimous critical praise, the musical became of the highest grossing shows on Broadway each week, playing to capacity houses and audiences full of celebrities, politicians and members of theatre royalty.

  • Hansard
    Hansard
    Lyttelton Theatre, National

    It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport.

     

  • Swing Out! A Night of Live Swing Music and Dancing
    Swing Out! A Night of Live Swing Music and Dancing
    Spiegeltent

    Rouge your knees, shine your shoes and prepare to enter a razzling dazzling world of Swing! From the decadent 20s Jazz age, the glamourous 30s, the spirit of the 40s, to the rebels of the 50s, experience a whirlwind of live music and dancing. Follow your host SwingdanceUK to pick up some moves at the start of the evening, then step, stomp and shimmy your heart out for a spiffing good time!

    Never danced before? Join our beginners class at the start of the evening and learn all the moves you need to join in a night of raucous live music and fancy feet.

    Shimmy and shake to a cocktail of the best sounds of the 1920-50s. Take to the floor or just sit back and enjoy some hot live jazz and jump blues.

  • The Doctor
    The Doctor
    Almeida Theatre

    ​First, do no harm. 

    doctor

    (noun) one who mends or repairs; in popular current use, applied to any medical practitioner. Also a traditional healer or diviner.

    (verb) to treat so as to alter the appearance or character of; to falsify, tamper with, disguise.

    Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke and Juliet Stevenson reunite at the Almeida for their third collaboration, following Mary Stuart and Hamlet. 

  • The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - The Musical
    The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - The Musical
    Ambassadors Theatre

    Everyone’s favourite teenager Adrian Mole arrives at the Chocolate Factory this summer in this brand new musical take on the iconic Sue Townsend novel.

  • The Secret River
    The Secret River
    Olivier Theatre, National

    A moving and unflinching journey into Australia’s dark history. Adapted from Kate Grenville’s acclaimed novel, this multi-award-winning production from Sydney Theatre Company tells the story of two families divided by culture and land.

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