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London Theatre Openings
Want to find the newest shows in London theatre? Impress your friends by being the first to see that new, must-see show with our list of what's opening soon in the West End and beyond.
Fresh from their sell-out hit shows Midnight Tango and Dance ’Til Dawn, Strictly Come Dancing superstars Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace have created their most moving production yet as they prepare to dance in their final ever London show following a hit UK and Ireland tour.
‘Where would I go, if I could go, who would I be, if I could be, what would I say, if I had a voice, who says this, saying it’s me?’
The world premiere of No’s Knife sees Samuel Beckett, a titan of theatrical writing, exploring the powerful resilience to stay alive. Hard on the heels of a sold-out international tour of the Beckett Trilogy, Lisa Dwan presents a fresh and penetrating interpretation of this monologue. Recognised as modern theatre’s foremost adaptor of Beckett’s work, Lisa brings her unexpected and compelling voice to these hitherto unperformed writings.
Nine men gather in a New York apartment for a birthday celebration. Harold (Mark Gatiss), a self-avowed ‘pock-marked, Jew fairy’, receives a surprise gift: a beautiful male hustler, and party host Michael (Ian Hallard) gets an unwanted surprise of his own in the shape of a figure from his past. As the booze is drunk and the dope smoked, the mood swings from hilarity to heart-break.
In Venice, the epicentre of consumption, speculation and debt, Bassanio borrows money from his friend Antonio to finance his attempt to win the hand of Portia, a wealthy heiress. Antonio, in turn, takes out a loan from the moneylender Shylock. The loan will be repaid when Antonio’s ships return to the city.
Don't miss Murder Ballad, the thrilling new musical of love, obsession and murderous desire as it heads to the Arts Theatre this October starring Kerry Ellis, Ramin Karimloo, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt and Norman Bowman. Completing the cast are Natalie McQueen as Alternate Sara and Cover Narrator and Matthew Harvey, who will cover the roles of Michael and Tom.
A story about the gulf between desire and reality, This Little Life of Mine speaks with honesty and candour to a generation spoiled for choice, and challenged by it too. While exploring contemporary themes, from dating to infertility to getting on the property ladder, the show has a timeless love story at its heart.