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Your Weekend: Must see Theatre to support safely; The Wife Of Willesden, Aladdin,The Drifters Girl & Trouble in Mind

Your Weekend: Must see Theatre to support safely; The Wife Of Willesden, Aladdin,The Drifters Girl & Trouble in Mind

Within these difficult times during this festive season a lot of small businesses have had to close down, and theatre performances postponed due to the new #Omicron variant.

We do advise you to stay safe within these times but also please do support your local businesses and upcoming/ongoing events whilst staying safe and cautious!

There are still some theatre productions/events that you can still see or visit after Christmas and this upcoming year that you do not want to miss!

The Wife Of Willesden at Kiln Theatre

A proper local legend. Married five times. Mother. Lover. Aunt. Friend. Alvita (@clareperkinsofficial) will tell her life story to anyone in the pub – there’s no shame in her game. The question is: are you ready to hear it? Because this woman’s got the gift of the gab: she can rewrite mistakes into triumphs, turn pain into parables, and her love life’s an epic poem. They call her The Wife of Willesden… @indhurubasingham 

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Aladdin at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends and go on a magical carpet ride. This festive family adventure follows Aladdin on his quest to seek his fortune and find true love. Expect the usual Lyric twist on all of your favourite characters as well as live music, magic lamps and plenty of laughs.

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The Drifters Girl at Garrick Theatre

Discover the remarkable story of The Drifters, one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, and the truth about the woman who made them. Beverley Knight stars as Faye Treadwell, the legendary manager of The Drifters, who, alongside her husband, fought for three decades to turn Atlantic Records’ hottest vocal group into a global phenomenon.

From the highs of hit records and sell out tours to the lows of legal battles and personal tragedy, The Drifters Girl charts the trailblazing efforts of the world’s first African American, female music manager and how she refused to ever give up on the group she loved…

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Trouble in Mind at National Theatre

First staged over 60 years ago, Trouble In Mind is widely considered the masterpiece of actress and playwright Alice Childress.  

Trouble in Mind is set in 1950’s America where protests for racial equality erupt in the face of voter suppression. On Broadway, Wiletta Mayer, a talented black actress, has begun rehearsals for a new play about racism – written and directed by two white men. When Wiletta finds that her arguments to tell the trust of the story are dismissed, she decides to take action.   

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