London Theatre Closings

Make sure you don't miss that must-see production with our guide to shows closing soon in London.

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Four Thieves' Vinegar
Four Thieves’ Vinegar
Barons Court Theatre
No Matinee

A dark comedy about the Black Death.

War Whores
War Whores
Courtyard Theatre
No Matinee

War Whores tells the story of two rival soldiers, trapped in a demilitarized zone whilst an imprisoned kid is being held by one of them. After years of indoctrination to hate and fear from each other they have no other way but talking and listening.

Dark Vanilla Jungle
Dark Vanilla Jungle
Theatre N16
No Matinee

Philip Ridley’s magnificent, award-winning Dark Vanilla Jungle heads to Theatre N16 in March 2017, produced by Brighton Fringe Award nominated Second Sons. In this dark, 21st century fairytale, a lone actress tells the audience her story.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Young Vic 2017
Young Vic
Wednesday Matinee

The dark heart of Titania and Oberon’s domain is explored as Joe Hill-Gibbins returns to the Young Vic’s Main House stage with a bold new production. In a world of grotesque transformations and sexual provocation, repressed conflicts between young lovers and their parents are released. There’s no magic in this place – manipulation leads to complications and desire becomes dangerous.

a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun)
Royal Court Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Debbie Tucker Green returns to the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs with her new play a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun) which she will also direct. Three couples. What might be. What once was. What could have been.

Fame the Musical
FAME the Musical (Bridewell)
Bridewell Theatre
No Matinee

Experience FAME: THE MUSICAL, a the full-throttle journey exploring the struggle, fears, and triumphs of young artists navigating the worlds of dance, music and theatre.

The Bad Seed
The Bad Seed
Brockley Jack Studio
No Matinee

Christine Penmark has it all. A loving husband. A beautiful home. The perfect daughter. But when tragedy strikes on Rhoda’s school trip, and a classmate is discovered drowned, Christine is forced to confront the growing number of “accidents” that happen when her daughter is around. Obedient, charming and intelligent beyond her years, Rhoda is a parent’s dream child.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Greenwich Theatre
No Matinee

A girl must make a choice… to take the child and run, or leave him behind in the fury of civil war. Brecht’s thrilling and revolutionary play follows a young girl who makes the biggest decision of her life. Set against the back drop of war and mutiny, Grusha seeks refuge and asylum. Her crime: saving the son of the fleeing establishment. Her reward, The Caucasian Chalk Circle.

The Wild Party
The Wild Party
The Other Palace
Thursday Matinee

Based on the 1928 Joseph Moncure March narrative poem of the same name and set against a backdrop of Manhattan decadence and 1920’s excess, The Wild Party tells the story of Queenie (played by Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle) and Burrs, a Vaudeville showgirl and a Vaudeville clown whose relationship is marked by vicious behaviour and recklessness.

Run Bunker Theatre
Run
The Bunker
Thursday Matinee

RUN follows Jewish, LGBT writer Stephen Laughton’s critically acclaimed play, SCREENS, which ran at Theatre503 over the summer of 2016, exploring the consequences of partition on national identity in a post-Brexit London orbital town.

Big Guns
Big Guns
The Yard
No Matinee

Big Guns is an unsettling new play from Nina Segal, directed by Dan Hutton that holds a mirror up to our relationship with contemporary violence: the feeling of it being dragged towards us. Unstoppably. Big Guns is the prickling at the back of your neck, the faint taste of blood on your teeth, the could-be sounds of a strange figure in the semi-darkness.

Hamlet Andrew Scott
Hamlet - Almeida Theatre 2017
Almeida Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

A new revival of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Hamlet, adapted and directed by Robert Icke, starring Andrew Scott as the Danish Prince.

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