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65 shows found
  • The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
    Park Theatre
    No Matinee

    A timid and brilliant young woman, Little Voice has a hidden talent - she can sing like the greatest divas of the 20th Century.

    Living a lonely life in a northern town, all she wants is to be safe in her room with her records. No chance with mother Mari on the rampage – she’s after booze, a man, a greasy breakfast, and a working phoneline. 

  • Love's Labour's Lost
    Love's Labour's Lost - Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
    No Matinee

    Self-denial is in fashion at the court of Navarre where the young king and three of his courtiers solemnly forswear all pleasures in favour of serious study. But when the Princess of France and her entourage arrive, it isn’t long before the all-male ‘academe’ have broken every one of their self-imposed rules.

  • Dance Nation
    Dance Nation
    Almeida Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    “Maybe this is the year, this is the moment, this is the dance where your lives will start!”

    Somewhere in America, a revolution is coming.

    An army of competitive dancers is ready to take over the world, one routine at a time.

  • Eugenius!
    Eugenius!
    The Other Palace
    No Matinee

    Eugenius!, the most eagerly anticipated new musical for years, is coming to London in January 2018 with a strictly limited run at The Other Palace.

    Through underground word-of-mouth, and a very public concert performance – selling out the London Palladium – Eugenius! is fast becoming a cult phenomenon.

  • Sylvia
    Sylvia
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history.

    100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement.

  • Dust
    Dust
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    No Matinee

    ‘I’ve been dead for three days.’

    A woman. A suicide. A choice. A lie. A truth. An ending. Of sorts.

    Life, Alice thinks, isn’t worth living. So she kills herself. But she’s stuck. A fly on the wall. Forced to watch the aftermath of her suicide and its ripple effect on her family and friends, Alice quickly learns that death changes people. And discovers that death isn’t the change she hoped for. 

  • The Village
    The Village
    Theatre Royal Stratford East
    No Matinee

    Village life for Jyoti is simple: the people work hard, sing and live off the earth. She would much rather devour a delicious meal than think about a suitable partner. But when the Inspector and his men arrive back in town, things quickly begin to sour. The Inspector’s reign of terror sees him commit unspeakable acts against the village with young Jyoti in his sights, pushing everyone to breaking point. Will she dare scorn his advances?

  • Heathers The Musical
    Heathers The Musical
    Theatre Royal Haymarket
    No Matinee

    Greetings, salutations. Welcome to Westerberg High, where Veronica Sawyer is just another of the nobodies dreaming of a better day. But when she’s unexpectedly taken under the wings of the three beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity finally start to come true. Until JD turns up, the mysterious teen rebel who teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it’s murder being a somebody…

  • The Woods
    Royal Court Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    “Why you always got to dig things up?”

    A cabin deep in the woods.
    A lost boy buried in the snow.
    A lone woman.
    And her wolf.

    “You think you could keep him?
    You know where that ends up.
    Don’t you.
    You no good with kids.”

    The Woods sees Robert Alan Evans return to the Royal Court with this new play directed by Lucy Morrison.

  • Holy Shit
    Holy Sh!t
    Kiln Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    I’m the one who has the responsibility of moulding this child into a non-f*cked up human being.

    Simone and Sam will do anything to get their daughter into the local Church of England school. Juliet and Nick agree to show them the ropes.

    The bonds of family, faith and friendship are stretched to breaking-point as four forty-somethings wrestle for school places.

  • Wasted
    Wasted
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday Matinee

    ‘I am not an angel, and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself.’ Charlotte Brontë

  • Unexpected Joy
    Unexpected Joy
    Southwark Playhouse
    Thursday Matinee

    Unexpected Joy is the story of three generations of female singers, long-held family tensions and a week together where change is in the air – Joy, a baby boomer pop star, is visited by her daughter, Rachel and granddaughter Tamara. Rachel is married to a prominent televangelist, so Joy is reluctant to divulge that she’s planning to marry Lou, another singer who happens to be a woman.

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