London is now officially open here are some of the new and upcoming productions to catch in June. Theatre is now in full bloom….
Much Ado About Nothing
April 1945, Northern Italy. Following years of war, Leonata and her daughters reopen their battle-scarred palazzo for a celebration to welcome the partisan soldiers back from recent hard-fought victories.
Young lovers Hero and Claudio and proud singletons Beatrice and Benedick have their limits tested like never before in a wild mix of games, pranks and mischievous plots.
29 MAY – 23 OCTOBER GLOBE THEATRE
FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD
An empowering new stage show which will be celebrated by anyone who is prepared to move and be moved, with characters and songs that pack a popstar punch!
Adapted from Kate Pankhurst’s award-winning book, published by Bloomsbury.
WED 15 JUN – SUN 17 JUL
Bush Theatre #Bush50 season is now on sale!
Featuring Lenny Henry‘s August in England,
The poignant and hilarious one-man show exploring the impact of the Windrush scandal is written and performed by Lenny Henry in his playwriting debut, and co-directed by Lynette Linton and Daniel Bailey.
Young Vic: Oklahoma!
The Bard Summer Scape production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Oklahoma! tells a story of a community banding together against an outsider, and the frontier life that shaped America. Seventy-five years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this visionary production is funny and sexy, provocative and probing, without changing a word of the text. Book: https://www.youngvic.org/whats-on/oklahoma
Soho Theatre: The White Card
Hampstead Theatre: Lotus Beauty BY SATINDER CHOHAN
DIRECTED BY POOJA GHAI
Women come, women go. We pamper them, preen them, make them beautiful. Make small talk. Never know what’s really under their skin
Lyric Theatre : Closer
The Olivier Award-winning play and Hollywood hit film.
‘What do you want?’
‘To be loved.’
‘It’s a big want.’
In the chaos of London; four strangers meet, fall in love and fall apart.
To mark the 25th Anniversary of the play’s premiere, Olivier Award winning director, Clare Lizzimore, stages a radical new production of Patrick Marber’s cult-classic about longing, lust, sex, and desire.
Would you risk it all for a moment of passion?
The Drifters Girl : still time to catch Beverley Knight on stage
Finally, a new Beverley Knight show in London! Do not miss your chance to catch the legendary crooner and West End leading lady extraordinaire in the brand new musical at the West End’s Garrick Theatre. Book tickets for The Drifters Girl now and let the queen of British soul take you back through 30 years of The Drifters
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