Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Long Day's Journey Into Night is set over one summer's night and tells the story of the Tryone family in a seaside town in Connecticut. The family consists of father James, mother Mary and sons Jamie and Edmund as they deal with family problems such as their pasts and illness.
London Shows & West End Theatre Productions
Check out the latest West End shows and see what’s on in London theatre with our handy theatre listings guide! See which London shows are brand new or coming to a close, and view theatre productions by month or day of the week by browsing our theatre calendar. If it’s happening in the theatre scene, we can tell you what’s on. Can't decide? Our top 10 London shows and musicals guide has the perfect performance for an unforgettable experience.
Winner of the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award. In October 2015 Cameron Mackintosh's legendary production of Boublil and Schonberg's Les Miserables celebrated its 30th Anniversary in London and is now the world's longest running musical. This international award-winning musical sweeps its audience through an epic tale of passion and destruction, against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution.
Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom!
Lady Windermere has her suspicions that her husband of just under two years is having an affair with another woman. After he denies her allegations, she decides to invite the woman in question to her 21st birthday party. As anger takes over, Lady Windermere's Fan tells of a marriage marrs by lies and secrecy.
It has been described as the film of its generation, capturing the hearts of everyone whilst breaking records around the world. Now La La Land will be experienced like never before in London accompanied by a 60—piece orchestra with the film live on a huge screen.
Downtrodden housewife Katerina is seduced by Sergey. They are spotted by Katerina’s father-in-law Boris. Katerina poisons Boris and with Sergey’s help murders her husband Zinovy.
At Katerina and Sergey’s wedding Zinovy’s body is discovered. They are deported to a prison camp. There Sergey taunts Katerina with his new lover Sonyetka. Katerina drowns herself, taking Sonyetka with her.
A king is forced to choose between love and political expediency. His decisions allow his country to slide into civil war, and turn his wife and son against him.
Lessons in Love and Violence is the latest collaboration between composer George Benjamin and playwright Martin Crimp, two of Britain’s most celebrated artists. Much of that acclaim stems from their partnership, which produced first the chamber opera Into the Little Hill in 2008 and then in 2012 the large-scale work Written on Skin – which has since become the most performed new opera of the 21st century.