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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Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing New Wimbledon
New Wimbledon Theatre

The classic story of Baby and Johnny, featuring the hit songs 'Hungry Eyes', 'Hey! Baby', 'Do You Love Me?' and the heart stopping '(I've Had) The Time Of My Life'.

Doctor Faustus RSC
Doctor Faustus RSC
Barbican

Transferring to London following its successful run at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s home in Stratford-upon-Avon, Maria Aberg’s punchy production updates Marlowe for our times with ritual, cabaret and carnival. Bristling ‘with originality and vision’ (Stage), it sees Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan share the roles of the doctor and the demon. 

How The Other Half Loves
How The Other Half Loves
Duke of York's Theatre

Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy of matrimonial mishaps, receives its first major West End revival for over 20 years.

Macbeth
Macbeth Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 2016
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Scottish play sees a man consumed by ambition and spurred on by a prophecy from three sisters, murdering his way to the crown.

 

Performance times vary please check with the venue for more details.  

Punkplay
Punkplay
Southwark Playhouse

Gregory S. Moss’s punkplay is a riot of a play told at breakneck pace with a killer soundtrack, a coming-of-age story about subcultures, friendship and not-fitting-in - all on rollerskates! Staged in the US by Steppenwolf Theatre Company, punkplay, directed by Tom Hughes, will open for a 4-week season at Southwark Playhouse from Wednesday 7 September and run until Saturday 1 October.

The Alchemist RSC
The Alchemist RSC
Barbican

The Alchemist written by one of Shakespeare’s finest contemporaries, Jonson’s savage satire revels in just how vain we humans can be.

Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Valentine loves Silvia and Proteus loves Julia – but Proteus is fickle and falls for Silvia too. When Valentine plots an elopement, Proteus betrays him and Valentine is banished and joins some outlaws in the forest.

They Drink it in the Congo
They Drink it in the Congo
Almeida Theatre

Adam Brace’s second full length play following his collaboration with Michael Longhurst on Stovepipe.

Things I Know to be True
Things I Know to be True
Lyric Hammersmith

Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia present, Things I Know To Be True, a new play by Andrew Bovell. As beautifully touching as it is funny and bold, Things I Know To Be True tells the story of a family and marriage through the eyes of four grown siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents’ love and expectations. 

Ivanov - Young Chekhov Season
Ivanov - Young Chekhov Season
Olivier Theatre, National

This electric play is powered both by hilarious satire and passionate self-disgust.

Platonov - Young Chekhov Season
Platonov - Young Chekhov Season
Olivier Theatre, National

Schoolteacher Mikhail Platonov has a problem – he’s irresistible to women. Set in the blazing heat of a rural summer, this freewheeling comedy is a cry of youthful defiance against the compromises of middle age.

Funny Girl
Funny Girl
Savoy Theatre

Following a critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Funny Girl, starring multi award-winning stage and screen star Sheridan Smith, is back in London’s West End for the first time since the original Broadway hit transferred in 1966. 50 years on, the hit musical is now showing at the Savoy Theatre for a strictly limited run until 8 October 2016.

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