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  • The Starry Messenger
    The Starry Messenger
    Wyndham's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    In the vastness of the universe are we all just lonely souls under the same night sky?

    Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut in The Starry Messenger by Kenneth Lonergan, Academy Award-winning writer of Manchester-By-The-Sea.

  • Sweat
    Sweat
    Gielgud Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat transfers to the West End's Gielgud Theatre for a limited run of 50 performances following its sell-out UK premiere at the Donmar Warehouse. 

  • Strange Fruit
    Strange Fruit
    Bush Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Alvin and Errol can’t picture much of a future for themselves. They’re young, Black and living in England in the 1980s, with an entire country and political system set against them. Instead they focus firmly on their past – the sunny Caribbean and heroic father they left behind when their mother brought them to England twenty years ago.

  • The Son
    The Son
    Duke of York's Theatre
    No Matinee

    Direct from a sold-out season at Kiln Theatre the five star, hit play, The Son, transfers to the Duke of York’s theatre for ten weeks only from 24 August.
     
    Written by the internationally acclaimed Florian Zeller, lauded by The Guardian as ‘the most exciting playwright of our time’, The Son is directed by the award-winning Michael Longhurst and forms the final part of the critically acclaimed trilogy with The Father and The Mother.
     
    I’m telling you. I don’t understand what’s happening to me.
     
    Nicolas is going through a difficult phase after his parents’ divorce. He’s listless, skipping school, lying and thinks that moving in with his father and his new family may help. A fresh start. When he doesn’t settle there either, he decides that going back to his mother’s may be the answer. When change feels like the only way to survive, what will he do when the options begin to run out?

  • Solaris
    Solaris
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    No Matinee

    On a space station orbiting Solaris, three scientists have made contact with a new planet.

    Sent from earth to investigate reports of abnormal activity on-board, Kris Kelvin arrives to find one crew member dead and two who are seeing things that cannot be explained.

    When her dead lover appears to her, it seems she too has fallen victim to the mystery of this strange planet. Should she return to reality, or is this her chance to turn back time?

    Have the crew been studying Solaris – or has it been studying them?

    This psychological thriller asks who we are when we’re forced to confront our deepest fears.

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