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WEST END THEATRES | OFF WEST END THEATRES

Adelphi Theatre – Kinky Boots
The Strand, WC2E. Tel: 0870 403 0303.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross. Booking until January 5, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced l First partner for TodayTix UK mobile theatre ticket lotteries l Extends until May 2016 l Extends until September 2016 l Cast recording l Booking extended until January 2017 l Matt Henry extends role/David Hunter joins cast l New booking period announced l London Lifestyle Award for Theatre Show of the Year l Billy Porter and Stark Sands visit cast l Booking extended to September 30, 2017 l Diana Award partners with Kinky Boots for National Kindness Day l Cast changes announced l New casting and extension announced

Aldwych Theatre – Tina
Aldwych, WC2B 4DF. Tel: 0870 400 0805.
Nearest Tube: Holborn/Covent Garden. Booking until February 16, 2019.
Read the preview l Adrienne Warren to play Tina Turner l Further casting announced l Over 100,000 new tickets released l Production images l Booking into 2019

Ambassadors Theatre – Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame
West Street, WC2H 9ND. Tel: 0870 060 6627.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until June 1, 2018.
Pressure – June 6 to September 1, 2018.
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Apollo Theatre – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1V 7HD. Tel: 0870 890 1101.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until October 6, 2018.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Production wins two UK Theatre Awards l Shobna Gulati joins cast

Apollo Victoria – Wicked
Wilton Road, SW1V ILG. Tel: 0870 400 0751.
Nearest Tube: Victoria. Booking until May 25, 2019.
Read our review l 6th Birthday l Casting news l Major Tour Announced l New booking period l Harriet Thorpe returns as Madame Morrible l Willemijn Verkaik joins cast l Savannah Stevenson joins cast l Casting for UK Tour l 3000 performances l 17th new booking period l Martyn Ellis is new Wizard l Wicked becomes W/E’s 10th longest running show l Cast changes in October 2014 l Cast changes for tour l Kerry Ellis returns as Elphaba l Wicked welcomes six millionth theatregoer l Emma Hatton to star as Elphaba l Jennifer DiNoia joins cast l New Box Office records in W/E and on tour l Emma Hatton photo gallery l Booking into 2016 l Steven Pinder joins cast l Wicked receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award l Cast changes announced l Tom McGowan joins cast as The Wizard l Booking until November 2016 l Wicked welcomes 7 millionth theatregoer l Sixth year of the Wicked Young Writer Awards l Sabrina Mahfouz joins judging panel l 21st new booking period announced l Mark Curry to play The Wizard l Mark Curry as The Wizard l 4,000 performances l Rachel Tucker, Anita Dobson and Suzie Mathers join cast l Winners of the 2016 Wicked Young Writer Awards announced l Wicked on tour photo gallery l Anita Dobson and new cast members l Willemijn Verkaik returns as Elphaba l Wicked Young Writer Awards 2017 l Wicked celebrates ten years in W/E l Wicked named Best Theatre Production For Schools l Fundraising for the Woodland Trust l 2018 Tour l Run continues to May 2018 l Wicked welcomes eight millionth theatregoer l Wicked partners with Make It Social l New cast from July 24, 2017 l Finalists announced for the 2017 Wicked Young Writer Awards l Winners of 2017 Wicked Young Writer Awards announced l New cast members l Aaron Sidwell joins 2018 tour l 24th extension announced l Full casting for 2018 tour l New portrait images l Two extra shows added for Christmas 2017 l Winner of 2017/18 Best Theatre Production for Schools l Over £16,500 raised for the Woodland Trust l 25th new booking period announced l Year-long partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity announced l 2018/19 Christmas performance schedule l David Witts to play Fiyero l Finalists announced for 2018 Young Writer Awards l Chris Jarman to play Doctor Dillamond l Buy tickets

Arts Theatre
6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JB. Tel: 020 7836 8463.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
Ruthless! The Musical – Booking until June 23, 2018.
Knights of the Rose – June 29 to August 26, 2018.
Read the preview l First casting announced l Andy Moss joins cast
Six – August 30 to September 23, 2018.
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Barbican Theatre
Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS. Tel: 0845 120 7550.
Nearest Tube: Barbican/Moorgate/St Paul’s.
Barbican celebrates 35th Anniversary with the launch of Barbican Firsts
January to July 2018
MAY 2018 HIGHLIGHTS
Barbican Young Poets – A Change is Gonna Come – May 25 and 26.
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JUNE 2018 HIGHLIGHTS
Boy Blue Entertainment – A Night with Boy Blue – June 1 and 2.
Rhiannon Faith – Smack That (a conversation) – June 12 to June 16.
Back to Back Theatre – Lady Eats Apple – June 14 to June 16.
The Wooster Group – The Town Hall Affair – June 21 to June 24.
Taylor Mac – A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The First Act – June 28 to June 30.
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Memorial – September 27 to September 30, 2018.
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Exhibition – Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins – until May 27, 2018.
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Exhibition – Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing – June 22 to September 2, 2018.
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Cambridge Theatre – Matilda, A Musical
Earlham Street, WC2. Tel: 0870 890 1102.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until October 20, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting Update l Alex Gaumond joins cast l New Matildas announced l UK and Ireland Tour announced l New adult cast from September 12, 2017 l New children’s cast from September 12, 2017 l Production images l Adult casting for UK and Ireland tour l Child casting for UK and Ireland tour l New children’s cast and online lottery announced for W/E production l UK and Ireland Tour extends into 2019 l Two relaxed performances for 2018 l 7pm weekday evening starts announced l Buy tickets

Charing Cross Theatre
The Arches, Villiers Street, WC2N 6NG. Tel: 020 7930 6601.
Nearest Station: Charing Cross.
Thom Southerland appointed Artistic Director
Daisy Pulls It Off – June 19 to June 30, 2018.
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It Happened in Key West – July 4 to August 18, 2018.
Read the preview l Wade McCollum joins cast

Criterion Theatre – The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
2 Jermyn Street, SW1Y 4XA. Tel: 020 7413 1437.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until April 7, 2019.
Read the preview l Extends until November 2018

Dominion Theatre – Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7AQ. Tel: 0870 169 0116.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Booking until October 27, 2018.

Drury Lane (Theatre Royal) – 42nd Street
Catherine Street, WC2B 5JF. Tel: 0870 890 1109.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until November 29, 2018.
Read the preview l Sheena Easton joins cast l Open auditions l Production images l Lulu joins cast

Duchess Theatre – The Play That Goes Wrong
Catherine Street, WC2B 5LA. Tel: 0844 579 1973.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until April 7, 2019.
Read the preview l The Play That Goes Wrong extends run l Second extension announced l New cast announced l New booking period announced l New cast from June 29, 2016 l Broadway transfer announced l 1001st performance l New booking period announced l New cast announced l Booking extended to September 30, 2018 l New booking period and new cast announced

Duke of York’s Theatre – The Moderate Soprano
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BG. Tel: 0870 060 6623.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until June 30, 2018.
Read the preview l Production images
King Lear – July 11 to November 3, 2018 (100 performances only).
Read the preview l Production images of Ian McKellen as King Lear l Full cast and NT Live screening announced

Fortune Theatre – The Woman in Black
Russell Street, WC2B 5HH. Tel: 0870 060 6626.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until January 26, 2019.
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Garrick Theatre – Young Frankenstein
Charing Cross Road, WC2H, 0HH. Tel: 0870 890 1104.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross/Leicester Square. Booking until August 25, 2018.
Read the preview l Casting announced

Gielgud Theatre – The Ferryman
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6AR. Tel: 0870 890 1105.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until May 19, 2018.
Read the preview l Booking extended until January 2018 l New cast members announced l New cast from January 2018 l Production images of new cast
Imperium – June 14 to September 8, 2018.
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Company – September 26 to December 22, 2018.

Harold Pinter Theatre – Consent
6 Panton Street, SW1Y 4DN. Tel: 0870 060 6637.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until August 11, 2018.
Read the preview l Final casting announced

Haymarket (Theatre Royal) – Tartuffe
18 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HT. Tel: 0870 400 0626.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. May 25 to July 28, 2018.
Read the preview l Paul Anderson and Audrey Fleurot star l Full cast confirmed
Broken Wings – August 1 to August 4, 2018.
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Her Majesty’s Theatre – The Phantom of the Opera
Haymarket, SW1Y 4QR. Tel: 0870 890 1106.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until March 2, 2019.
Read the review l Cast changes from September 5, 2016

Leicester Square Theatre
5 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BP. Tel: 0844 8472 475
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
Sh*t-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice – Booking until June 2, 2018.
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London Palladium – The King and I
Argyll Street, W1V 1AD. Tel: 0870 890 1108.
Nearest Tube: Oxford Street. June 21 to September 29, 2018.
Read the preview l New casting and extended booking period announced l Further casting and final extension announced l Takao Osawa joins cast
London Musical Theatre Orchestra: Camelot in Concert – October 6, 2018.
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Snow White at the London Palladium – December 8, 2018 to January 13, 2019.
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Lyceum Theatre – The Lion King
Wellington Street, WC2E 7RQ. Tel: 0870 243 9000.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden/Charing Cross/Temple. Booking until December 2, 2018.
Read the feature l Photo Gallery l Brand new photography released l New concept images l Autism-Friendly Performance in June 2017 l Cast changes announced l New booking period and 2017 Christmas schedule l Buy tickets
London Musical Theatre Orchestra: A Christmas Carol – December 10 and December 17, 2018.
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Lyric Theatre – Thriller Live
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES. Tel: 0870 890 1107.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until April 7, 2019.
Read our review l 1000th Performance l 1000th Performance Gallery l Candle-lit Tribute l Candle-lit Tribute Gallery l 1,500th Performance l Halloween Makeover l One millionth West End customer l Thriller Live MJ Academy l Thriller – Live 2013 Gallery l Lyric’s longest running show l Thriller continues until September 2014 l Kieran Alleyne returns for one night only l Booking into 2015 l Cleo Higgins joins cast l Thriller continues until September 2015 l Now 20th longest running musical in W/E history l Thriller Live celebration l Cast and production changes l Thriller Live starts 7th year in W/E l Fundraising for Red Nose Day l Now 18th Longest Running West End Musical Of All Time l Thriller Live Top 18 Gallery l Major changes imminent/tour dates announced l Now the 17th longest running West End musical of all time l Booking extended until October 2017 l 2016 Halloween makeover l Thriller Live becomes the 15th Longest Running West End Musical of all time l New dancers join cast l Production images of new cast l 2018, a year of celebration l Extends into 2019 l Buy tickets
The Simon & Garfunkel Story – June 4, June 25, and July 23, 2018.
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New London Theatre – School of Rock – The Musical
Drury Lane, WC2B 5PW. Tel: 0870 890 0141.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until January 13, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Production images l Box office records broken on both sides of the Atlantic l Third extension announced l Gary Trainor takes over the role of Dewey Finn l New kids cast l School of Rock to host this year’s BBC Radio 2’s Children in Need Gala l Adult cast changes announced l Kids cast changes announced l Production images2

Noel Coward Theatre – Quiz
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BW. Tel: 0870 950 0920.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until June 16, 2018.
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MICHAEL GRANDAGE SEASON
Red – Booking until July 28, 2018 (at Wyndham’s Theatre).
The Lieutenant of Inishmore – June 23 to September 8, 2018.
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Novello Theatre – Mamma Mia!
Aldwych, WC2B 4LD. Tel: 0870 950 0940.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden/Holborn. Booking until March 2, 2019.
Read the feature l New booking period l Cast changes from June 2015 l New cast and new booking period l New cast and new booking period l Buy tickets

Old Vic – Mood Music
103 The Cut, Waterloo Road, SE1 8NB. Tel: 0870 060 6628.
Nearest Tube: Waterloo. Booking until June 16, 2018.
Read the preview l Casting update l Rehearsal images l Production images
BICENTENARY SEASON cont’d
Sea Wall – June 18 to June 30, 2018.
A Monster Calls l Rehearsal images – July 7 to August 25, 2018.
Sylvia – September 3 to September 22, 2018.
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A Christmas Carol – November 27, 2018 to January 19, 2019.
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One Voice: The Greatest Wealth – June 25, 26 and 29, 2018.
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Emma Rice’s Wise Children is new Company in Residence
Penny, a new food and drink space for The Old Vic
New digital initiative allows users to create their own Shakespeare

Palace Theatre – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1V 8AY. Tel: 0870 895 5579.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square/Tottenham Court Road. Booking until April 7, 2019.
Read the preview l Updated preview l Principal casting announced l Final casting announced l Character portraits l Extends until December 2017 l Extends until February 2018 l Discussions underway for Broadway transfer l New London cast announced l Broadway premiere confirmed l Character portraits of new cast l New cast and new tickets

Peacock Theatre
Portugal Street, WC2A 2HT. Tel: 020 7369 1793.
Nearest Tube: Holborn.
Trioperas – May 23 to July 1, 2018.
Read the preview l Final casting announced l Rehearsal images

Phoenix Theatre – Chicago
Charing Cross Road, WC2H OJP. Tel: 0870 060 6629.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking October 6, 2018.
Read the preview l Martin Kemp joins cast

Piccadilly Theatre – Strictly Ballroom The Musical
4 Denman Street, W1V 8DY. Tel: 0844 412 6666.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until October 20, 2018.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Anna Francolini and Gerard Horan join cast
The Tiger Who Came To Tea – June 28 to September 9, 2018.

Playhouse Theatre – The Best Man
Northumberland Avenue, WC2N 5DE. Tel: 0870 060 6631.
Nearest Tube: Embankment/Charing Cross. Booking until May 26, 2018.
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The Jungle – June 16 to November 3, 2018.
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Caroline, Or Change – November 20, 2018 to February 9, 2019.
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Prince Edward Theatre – Disney’s Aladdin
28 Old Compton Street, W1D 4HS. Tel: 0870 850 9191.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus/Leicester Square. Booking until September 29, 2018 for individuals and February 9, 2019 for group bookings.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Production images l Cast changes l Second Autism-Friendly Performance announced l New casting announced l Prince Edward first West End theatre to receive National Autistic Society Award

Prince of Wales Theatre – The Book of Mormon
Coventry Street, W1D 6AS. Tel: 0870 850 0393.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until August 18, 2018.
Read the preview l Cast changes from February 1, 2016 l Buy tickets

Queen’s Theatre – Les Miserables
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1V 8BA. Tel: 0870 890 1110.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until March 2, 2019.
Read our review l Casting update l Buy tickets

Sadler’s Wells
Rosebery Avenue, EC1R 4TN. Tel: 0870 737 7737.
Nearest Tube: Angel/Farringdon.
Rambert – Life is a Dream – May 22 to May 26, 2018.
Akram Khan Company – XENOS – May 29 to June 9, 2018.
Brocade (Lilian Baylis Studio) – May 31 to June 1, 2018.
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Birmingham Royal Ballet – Romeo & Juliet – June 12 and 13, 2018.
Birmingham Royal Ballet – Polarity & Proximity – June 15 and 16, 2018.
China National Peking Opera Company – October 19 and 20, 2018.
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Jasmin Vardimon’s Medusa – Autumn 2018.
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Savoy Theatre – Dreamgirls
The Strand, WC2R 0ET. Tel: Tel: 0870 164 8787.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross/Embankment. Booking until January 19, 2019.
Read the preview l Further casting for the role of Effie White l Further casting announced l First day rehearsal images l £15 Front Row Lottery via TodayTix l Original London Cast Recording l Asmeret Ghebremichael joins cast l Release date confirmed for Original London Cast Recording l New cast announced l New production images l New trailer released
Austentatious – May 20, June 17 and July 8, 2018.
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Shaftesbury Theatre – Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8DP. Tel: 0870 870 4868.
Nearest Tube: Holborn/Tottenham Court Road. Booking until January 5, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Further casting announced l Final casting announced l Obioma Ugoala joins cast l Extends until February 2018 l Extends until January 2019 l Production images l Cast changes announced

St Martin’s Theatre – The Mousetrap
West Street, Cambridge Circus, WC2H 9NH. Tel: 0870 162 8787.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until January 5, 2019.
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Trafalgar Studios
14 Whitehall, SW1A 2DY. Tel: 0870 060 6632.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross.
3Women – Booking until June 9, 2018.
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Killer Joe – Booking until August 18, 2018.
Read the preview l Final casting
Lonely Planet – June 12 to July 7, 2018.
Two For The Seesaw – July 12 to August 4, 2018.
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Vaudeville Theatre – An Ideal Husband
The Strand, WC2R 0NH. Tel: 0870 890 0511.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross. Booking until July 14, 2018.
Read the preview l Further casting announced
CLASSIC SPRING’S OSCAR WILDE SEASON cont’d
The Importance of Being Earnest – July 20 to October 20, 2018.
Read the season preview l Dates confirmed for An Ideal Husband and The Selfish Giant

Victoria Palace Theatre – Hamilton
8 Victoria Street, SW1E 5EA. Tel: 0870 895 5577.
Nearest Tube: Victoria. Booking until December 15, 2018.
Read the preview l Further casting announced l Opening delayed as final casting announced l Further tickets released for first booking period l Daily lottery plans announced l Extends until Dececember 2018

Wyndham’s Theatre – Red
Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DA. Tel: 0870 950 0925.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until July 28, 2018.
The Height of the Storm – October 2 to December 1, 2018.
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Bill Bailey – Larks in Transit – December 3, 2018 to January 5, 2019.

WEST END THEATRES | OFF WEST END THEATRES

Above the Stag
Arch 17, Miles Street, London, SW8 1RZ.
Nearest Station: Vauxhall.
Above The Stag Theatre plans move to larger venue
Grindr: The Opera – July 3 to August 26, 2018.

Albany Theatre
Douglas Way, SE8 4AG. Tel: 020 8692 4446.
Nearest Station: Deptford Bridge Rail.
Significant refurbishment works planned for summer 2016
Dame Joan Ruddock succeeds Claire Pritchard as Albany Chair
Rachel Nelken appointed as new Head of Creative Programmes
A Theatre Trip for Every Child campaign
Spring 2018 – until June 16.
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Almeida
Almeida Street, N1 1TA. Tel: 020 7359 4404.
Nearest Tube: Angel/Highbury and Islington.
The Writer – until May 26, 2018.
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Machinal – June 4 to July 21, 2018.
£¥€$ (LIES) – August 1 to August 18, 2018.
Dance Nation – August 27 to October 6, 2018.

Arcola
24 Ashwin Street, E8 3DL. Tel: 020 7503 1646.
Nearest Station: Dalston Junction Rail
Arcola Theatre wins carbon-neutral heating system
Not Talking – until June 2, 2018.
The Daughter-in-Law – May 23 to June 23, 2018.
Read the preview l Rehearsal images
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives – June 7 to July 21, 2018.
Spun – June 27 to July 28, 2018.

Artsdepot
5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, N12 0GA. Tel: 020 8369 5454.
Nearest Tube: Finchley Central.

BAC
176 Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN. Tel: 020 7223 2223.
Nearest Station: Clapham Junction Rail.

Barons Court Theatre
28a Comeragh Road, W14 9HR. Tel: 020 8932 4747.
Nearest Tube: Barons Court.
A Report to an Academy – May 21 to June 10, 2018.
Olaf – June 20 to June 30, 2018.

Blue Elephant Theatre
59a Bethwin Road, SE5 0XT. Tel: 020 7701 0100.
Nearest Tube: Oval.
Sponsor Matthew Craig on his epic fundraising bike ride for the theatre
Maggie Alphonsi and Radzi Chinyanganya become Patrons
Blue Elephant Theatre to become a National Portfolio Organisation from 2018
Artists for 2018 residencies announced

Bridewell Theatre
Bride Lane, Off Fleet Street, EC4 8EQ. Tel: 020 7226 3633.
Nearest Tube: Blackfriars.
The Winter’s Tale – May 22 to May 26, 2018.
Princess Ida – May 30 to June 2, 2018.
Trenches & Parlour Games – June 13 to June 16, 2018.
Much Ado About Nothing – June 20 to June 24, 2018.
LUNCHBOX THEATRE
Care Not, Fear Naught – June 19, 2018.

Bridge Theatre
One Tower Bridge, London SE1 2SD. Tel: 0843 208 1846.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
INAUGURAL SEASON
Nightfall – until May 26, 2018.
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My Name is Lucy Barton – June 2 to June 23, 2018.
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A Very Very Very Dark Matter – October 10 to December 29, 2018.
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NICHOLAS HYTNER DIRECTS
Allejujah! – July 11 to September 28, 2018.
Alys, Always – January 23 to March 30, 2019.
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Brockley Jack Theatre
410 Brockley Road, SE4 2DH. Tel: 0844 8700 887.
Nearest Station: Crofton Park rail.
Howard Colyer becomes first playwright in residence
The Night Alive – May 22 to June 9, 2018.
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Stepping Out – June 19 to July 7, 2018.
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Bush Theatre
7 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LJ. Tel: 020 8743 5050.
Nearest Tube: Shepherd’s Bush.
UP NEXT, a new initiative to champion the next generation of Bamer artists
Bush Theatre re-opens after a year-long, £4.3 million major redevelopment l New Bush Theatre Gallery
Jon Gilchrist to step down as Executive Director
2018 SEASON
THEATRE
Leave Taking – May 24 to June 30.
An Adventure – September 6 to October 20.
STUDIO
Jellyfish – June 26 to July 21.
Going Through – October 3 to November 3.
Lands – November 13 to December 8.

Camden People’s Theatre
58-60 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY. Tel: 020 7419 4841.
Nearest Tube: Warren Street.
New Artist Development Programme marks joining the National Portfolio
Winner of inaugural People’s Theatre Award announced
Camden Youth Theatre

Chickenshed
The Studio Theatre, Chase Side, Southgate, London, N14 4PE. Tel: 020 8292 9222.
Nearest Tube: Oakwood/Cockfosters.
Lou Stein appointed Chickenshed’s new Artistic Director

Courtyard Theatre
Bowling Green Walk, 40 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London, N1 6EU. Tel: 0870 163 0717.
Nearest Tube: Old Street.

Donmar Warehouse
41 Earlham Street, WC2H 9LX. Tel: 0870 060 6624.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.
Lord Browne appointed Chair of the Donmar Warehouse Board
Tom Scutt announced as Associate Artist
The Way of the World – until May 26, 2018.
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – June 4 to July 28, 2018.
Read the preview l Rehearsal images
Aristocrats – August 2 to September 22, 2018.
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Measure For Measure – September 28 to November 24, 2018.
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Etcetera Theatre
Oxford Arms, 265 Camden High Street, NW1 7BU. Tel: 020 7482 4857.
Nearest Tube: Camden Town.

Finborough Theatre
The Finborough, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 9ED. Tel: 01223 357851.
Nearest Tube: Earl’s Court.
Finborough Arms re-opens as traditional pub
New underground music venue at the Finborough Arms Pub
MARCHJUNE 2018
The Biograph Girl – May 22 to June 9.
Break of Noon – May 27 and June 5.
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JUNEAUGUST 2018
Finishing the Picture – June 12 to July 7.
But It Still Goes On – July 10 to August 4.
Homos, or Everyone in America – August 7 to September 1.
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Gate Theatre
11 Pembridge Road, W11 3HQ. Tel: 020 7229 0706.
Nearest Tube: Notting Hill Gate.

Greenwich Playhouse – closed
Greenwich Station Forecourt, 189 Greenwich High Road, SE10 8JA. Tel: 020 8858 9256.
Nearest Station: Greenwich DLR.
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Greenwich Theatre
Crooms Hill, SE10 8ES. Tel: 020 8858 7755.
Nearest Station: Greenwich DLR.
Dame Helen Mirren is one of three new patrons of the theatre
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Greenwich Theatre and Sell a Door Theatre Company announce partnership
Winners of the LET Award and Greenwich Partnership Award announced
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – until May 26, 2018.
The Iconoclasts – May 28 and 29, 2018.
The Elves and the Shoemaker – June 2 and 3, 2018.
A Doll’s House – June 13 and 14, 2018.
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Hampstead Theatre
Eton Avenue, NW3 3EX. Tel: 020 7722 9301.
Nearest Tube: Swiss Cottage.
SPRING/SUMMER 2018
Describe the Night (Main Stage) l Casting announced l Rehearsal images – until June 9.
Genesis Inc. l Casting announced (Main Stage) – June 22 to July 28.
The Strange Death of John Doe l Casting announced (Downstairs) – May 25 to June 30.

Hope Theatre
207 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN. Tel: 0333 666 3366.
Nearest Tube: Highbury and Islington
Adam and Eve – May 22 to June 9, 2018.
Cockamamy – June 12 to June 30, 2018.

Jermyn Street Theatre
16b Jermyn Street, SW1Y 6ST. Tel: 020 7287 2875.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus.
Tom Littler to succeed Anthony Biggs as Artistic Director
THE REACTION SEASON – until August 18, 2018.
Stitchers – May 30 to June 23.
The Play About My Dad – June 27 to July 21.
Hymn to Love – July 25 to August 18.
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King’s Head Theatre: London’s Little Opera House
115 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1QN. Tel: 020 7478 0160.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
Kate Lock wins Adrian Pagan Award 2015
James Seabright appointed new Chair of the Board
Two new staff members appointed
Atticist announced as New Associate Company
Reduced ticket prices for under-30s and the unwaged announced
Sex With Robots and Other Devices – until June 2, 2018.
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F***ing Men – until June 2, 2018.
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The Unbuilt City – June 6 to June 30, 2018.
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La Traviata – September 27 to October 27, 2018.
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Hamilton (Lewis) (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) – August 1, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23 and 26, 2018.
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Lion and Unicorn Theatre
42-44 Gaisford Street, London NW5 2ED. Tel: 0207 419 6043.
Nearest Tube: Kentish Town.
Simon James Collier is new Artistic Director
Giant Olive Theatre gives up its residency at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre
The Seagull/Hamlet – June 4 to June 17, 2018.

Little Angel Theatre
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, N1 2DN. Tel: 020 7226 1787.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
The Little Mochi Man – May 23 to May 27, 2018.
Tom Thumb – May 28 to May 30, 2018.
Stories On A String – May 31 to June 3, 2018.
The Nose – May 31 and June 1, 2018.
The Pixies’ Scarf – June 2 and 3, 2018.
Cardboard Carnival – June 6 to June 10, 2018.
Sleeping Beauty in the Wood – June 8 to July 29, 2018.
Jack at the Beanstalk Cafe – June 13 to June 17, 2018.

London Theatre Workshop
Leadenhall Market, 88 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0DN
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Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Square, King Street, London, W6 0QL. Tel: 020 8741 6850.
Nearest Tube: Hammersmith.
Sian Alexander appointed new Executive Director
Sir William Atkinson appointed Chairman of the Board
Lyric Hammersmith and Digital Theatre+ announce a new pioneering digital partnership
Lisa Burger appointed new Chair of Lyric Hammersmith Board
Refurbishment of Main House auditorium and Studio announced
Funding boost from Suez Communities Trust for Studio refurbishment
Sean Holmes announces his departure
2018
Fatherland – May 25 to June 23.
o t h e l l o m a c b e t h – October 5 to November 3.
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Menier Chocolate Factory
51 Southwark Street, SE1 1RU. Tel: 020 7907 7060.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
The Grönholm Method – until July 7, 2018.
Spamilton – July 12 to September 8, 2018.

National Theatre
South Bank, SE1 9PX. Tel: 020 7452 3000.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.
OLIVIER THEATRE
Macbeth – until June 23, 2018.
Translations – May 22 to July 7, 2018.
Exit the King – from July 17, 2018.
Pericles – August 26 to August 28, 2018.
Hadestown – November 2, 2018 to January 26, 2019.
Follies – From February 14, 2019.
LYTTELTON THEATRE
Absolute Hell – until June 16, 2018.
Julie – May 31 to August 4, 2018.
The Lehman Trilogy – From July 4, 2018.
DORFMAN THEATRE (formerly the Cottesloe)
Nine Night – until May 26, 2018.
An Octoroon – June 7 to July 18, 2018.
Connections Festival 2018 – June 26 to June 30.
Home, I’m Darling – July 24 to September 5, 2018.
The Star Seekers – August 8 to September 1, 2018.
The Max Rayne Centre
National Theatre: On Demand in Schools

New Diorama Theatre
15 – 16 Triton Street, Regents Place, London, NW1 3BF. Tel: 0844 2090 344.
Nearest Tube: Warren Street.
New Season – until June 16, 2018.
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The Drill – until May 26, 2018.
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New Wimbledon Theatre
The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1QG. Tel: 0870 060 6646.
Nearest Tube: Wimbledon.
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical – May 22 to May 26, 2018.
Boot Led Zeppelin – May 27, 2018.
Teletubbies Live – June 2 and 3, 2018.
Les Musicals – June 5, 2018.
Legally Blonde The Musical – June 18 to June 23, 2018.
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Saturday Night Fever – August 30 to September 8, 2018.
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Summer Holiday – September 18 to September 22, 2018.
Read the preview l Ray Quinn to play Don l Bobby Crush joins cast
Dirty Dancing – November 19 to November 24, 2018.
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Old Red Lion Theatre
418 St John Street, EC1V 4NJ. Tel: 0844 412 4307.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
In The Shadow of the Mountain – until June 2, 2018.
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I Am of Ireland – June 5 to June 30, 2018.

Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park
Tel: 0844 826 4242.
2018 SEASON
Peter Pan l Rehearsal images l Production images – until June 15.
The Turn of the Screw – June 22 to June 30.
As You Like It – July 6 to July 28.
Dinosaur World Live – August 14 to September 9 (daytime slot).
Little Shop of Horrors – August 3 to September 15.
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MOREoutdoor events for 2018
Jesus Christ Superstar to tour North American in Autumn 2019

Orange Tree Theatre
1 Clarence Street, Richmond, TW9 2SA. Tel: 020 8940 3633.
Nearest Station: Richmond rail/tube.
Mayfly – until May 26, 2018.
Utility – June 1 to July 7, 2018.

Ovalhouse Theatre
52-54 Kennington Oval, SE11 5SW. Tel: 020 7582 7680.
Nearest Tube: Oval.
Pierce Brosnan fronts campaign for Ovalhouse move to Brixton l Planning permission for new Brixton home granted l Major funding received for Brixton move l Buy A Brick Campaign launched by Sanjeev Bhaskar l Jenny Sealey and Paulette Randall appointed Ovalhouse patrons
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord and Rachel Briscoe step down as Co-Directors of Theatre

Park Theatre
Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JP. Tel: 020 7870 6876.
Nearest Tube: Finsbury Park.
JANUARYJUNE 2018
PARK200
Building The Wall – until June 2.
Monogamy – June 6 to July 7.
PARK90
Schism – until June 9.
Beirut – June 12 to July 7.
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JULY TO DECEMBER 2018
PARK200
End Of The Pier – July 11 to August 11.
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – August 15 to September 15.
The Other Place – September 19 to October 20.
Honour – October 25 to November 24.
Shakespeare Schools Festival – November 27 and 28.
Peter Pan – December 5 to January 5, 2019.
PARK90
Alkaline – July 10 to August 4.
Spiral – August 7 to September 1.
Distance – September 5 to September 29.
Bullet Hole – October 2 to October 27.
A Pupil – October 31 to November 24.
Dialektikon – December 6 to December 29.
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Playground Theatre
Unit 8, Latimer Road, London, W10 6RQ. Tel: 020 8960 0110.
Nearest Tube:
Shirleymander (full run) – May 23 to June 16, 2018.
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Fanatical – November 7 to December 8, 2018.
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Pleasance Theatre
Carpenters Mews, North Road, N7 9EF. Tel: 020 7609 1800.
Nearest Tube: Caledonian Road.
A Sockful of Custard – until May 26, 2018.
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Richmond Theatre
The Green, Surrey, TW9 1QJ. Tel: 0870 060 6651.
Nearest Station: Richmond.
Peppa Pig’s Adventure – May 23 and 24, 2018.
Monogamy – May 28 to June 2, 2018.
84 Charing Cross Road – June 11 to June 16, 2018.
Cirque Berserk! – July 2 to July 4, 2018.
The Height of the Storm – September 1 to September 8, 2018.
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Rain Man – November 5 to November 10, 2018.
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Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA. Tel: 020 7613 7498.
Nearest Station: Liverpool Street.
Theatre and Dance – May 25 to June 21, 2018.
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Riverside Studios – closed from September 5, 2014 for major three year redevelopment.
Crisp Road, off Queen Caroline Street, W6, 9RL. Tel: 020 8237 1111.
Nearest Tube: Hammersmith.

Rose Theatre Kingston
24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL. Tel: 0871 230 1552.
Nearest Station: Kingston.
The Railway Children – May 25 to May 27, 2018.
What The Ladybird Heard – May 29 to June 3, 2018.
Kingston Onstage 2018 – June 7 to June 9, 2018.

Rosemary Branch Theatre
2 Shepperton Road, London, N1 3DT. Tel: 020 7704 6665.
Nearest Tube: Old Street.

Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square, SW1 8AS. Tel: 020 7565 5000.
Nearest Tube: Sloane Square.
JERWOOD THEATRE UPSTAIRS
The Prudes – until June 2, 2018.
One For Sorrow – June 20 to August 11, 2018.
The Woods – September 5 to October 13, 2018.
Trying It On – October 24 to October 27, 2018.
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JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS
Pity – July 12 to August 11, 2018.

Shakespeare’s Globe
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 9DT. Tel: 020 7902 1400.
Nearest Tube: Mansion House.
Saint-Omer First Folio to be exhibited in 2016
Emma Rice appointed new Artistic Director
Emma Rice to stand down as Artistic Director
Michelle Terry to be new Artistic Director
Globe on Screen launches in China
Margaret Casely-Hayford appointed as Chair of Shakespeare’s Globe
2018 – MICHELLE TERRY’S FIRST SEASON
GLOBE THEATRE
Hamlet – until August 26.
As You Like It – until August 26.
The Two Noble Kinsmen – May 25 to June 30.
The Winter’s Tale – June 22 to October 14.
Othello – July 20 to October 13.
Emilia – August 10 to September 1.
Eyam – September 15 to October 13.
Casting announced for Hamlet and As You Like It
Casting announced for The Two Noble Kinsmen
SAM WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSE
Love’s Labour’s Lost – August 23 to September 15.
Nanjing – June 22 to June 24.
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2018 Summer Tour – at Shakespeare’s Globe from May 8 to May 19; September 6 to September 9.
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John Williams with Berta Rojas and Paco Peña (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse) – July 21 and 22, 2018.
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Festival of events for Refugee Week – June 17 to June 24, 2018.
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Soho Theatre
21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE. Tel: 020 7478 0100.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road.
Flutter – June 11 to June 16, 2018.
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Southwark Playhouse
77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD. Tel: 020 7407 0234.
Nearest Tube: Elephant and Castle.
Plans announced for 2019 and beyond
For King and Country – June 28 to July 21, 2018.
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THE BRITISH THEATRE ACADEMY’S 2018 SEASON
Goodnight Mister Tom (The Small) – July 25 to August 25.
Bring It On – The Musical (The Large) – August 2 to September 1.
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Unexpected Joy – September 6 to September 29, 2018.
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Wasted – September 6 to October 6, 2018.
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Submissions now open for the 2018 From Page To Stage Festival of New Musical Theatre

St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden
Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9ED. Tel: 020 7836 5221.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.

St Saviour’s Church (Intermission Theatre)
Walton Place, London, SW3 1SA. Tel: 020 7823 8979.
Nearest Tube: Knightsbridge.

St Stephen’s
Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, London, NW3 2PP. Tel: 0871 230 5540.
Nearest Tube: Belsize Park.

Tabard Theatre
2 Bath Road, W4 1LW. Tel: 08701 696 805.
Nearest Tube: Turnham Green.
The Jungle Book – May 31 to June 2, 2018.
Perfect Pitch – June 11 to June 23, 2018.

Tara Theatre
356 Garratt Lane, London, SW18 4ES. Tel: 020 8333 4457.
Nearest Tube: Earlsfield.
Arts Council England announces support for Black Live

The Other Palace
12 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5JA. Tel: 0844 264 2121.
Nearest Tube: Victoria.
The Other Palace, formerly St James Theatre, opens in February 2017
Heathers – The Musical – June 9 to August 4, 2018.
Read the preview l All girl band announced l Further casting announced

Theatre N16
The Bedford Pub, 77 Bedford Hill, London, SW12 9HD. Tel: 07969 138899.
Nearest Station: Balham.
Theatre N16 looks for new home

Theatre503
The Latchmere Pub, 503 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 3BW. Tel: 020 7978 7040.
Nearest Station: Clapham Junction.
503Five Playwright Scheme
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Erica Whyman appointed Chair of Theatre503’s Board
Jake Orr joins Theatre503 as producer
Isaac Came Home from the Mountain – until June 2, 2018.
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Shadow Kingdoms – June 5 to June 16, 2018.
Brazil Diversity – June 10 and 11, 2018.

Tricycle Theatre renamed Kiln Theatre
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JR. Tel: 020 7328 1000.
Nearest Tube: Kilburn.

Tristan Bates Theatre
1a Tower Street, WC2H 9NP. Tel: 020 7240 6283.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
I am Yusuf and This is My Brother – May 23 to May 26, 2018.
Medea – May 24 to May 26, 2018.
Burn – May 31 to June 2, 2018.
San Domino – June 5 to June 30, 2018.
Read the preview l Full casting announced

Twickenham Theatre – closed
68 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 3QS. Tel: 020 8787 5933.
Nearest Station: Twickenham.
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Unicorn Theatre
147 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2HZ. Tel: 0207 6450560.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
Unicorn wins 2014 Peter Brook Empty Space Award
Purni Morell to step down as Artistic Director
AUTUMN 2018 and beyond
The End of Eddy – September 13 to October 6.
Mouth Open, Story Jump Out – September 18 to October 27.
Baby Show – ongoing from September 25.
Truth or Dare, Britney or Goofy, Nacht und Nebel, Jesus Christ or Superstar – October 19 to October 21.
On The Road – October 23 to October 28.
Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales – November 13, 2018 to January 6, 2019.
Huddle – November 13, 2018 to January 6, 2019.
Ready Steady Colour’s Christmas Feast – December 15 to December 27
Icarus – January 26 to March 10, 2019.
It’s Hot, It’s Not – February 2 to March 10, 2019.
The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens – March 21 to April 28, 2019.
The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go! – March 26 to April 28, 2019.
Aesop’s Fables – June 16 to August 4, 2019.
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Union Theatre
Union Street, SE1 0LR. Tel: 020 7261 9876.
Nearest Tube: Southwark.
H.R.Haitch – until June 2, 2018.
It’s Only Life – June 13 to July 7, 2018.

Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Junction of Hampstead Lane/North Road, N6 4BD. Tel: 020 8340 3488.
Nearest Tube: Highgate.
Return to the Forbidden Planet – until June 17, 2018.
Marx in Soho – June 20 to June 22, 2018.
Kafka’s Dick – June 26 to June 30, 2018.
Blue/Orange – July 3 to July 7, 2018.

Waterloo East Theatre
Brad Street, London, SE1 8TG. Tel: 020 7928 0060.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.
Romeo & Juliet – June 25 to July 8, 2018.
Pravda – July 18 to July 22, 2018.
Liberty Rides Forth! – October 2 to October 22, 2018.
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White Bear Theatre
138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 4RB. Tel: 020 7793 9193.
Nearest Tube: Kennington.
The Gift of the Gab – until June 9, 2018.
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Wilton’s Music Hall
1 Graces Alley, London, E1 8JB. Tel: 020 7702 2789.
Nearest Tube: Aldgate East.
Digital archive in partnership with Google Arts and Culture launched
Summer 2018 – until August 2.
Sancho: An Act Of Remembrance – June 4 to June 16, 2018.
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Young Vic
66 The Cut, SE1 8LZ. Tel: 020 7922 2922.
Nearest Tube: Southwark/Waterloo.
MAIN HOUSE
Fun Home – June 18 to September 1, 2018.
Twelfth Night – October 2 to November 17, 2018.
The Convert – December 7, 2018 to January 19, 2019.
Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train – February 14 to March 30, 2019.
MARIA STUDIO
THE CLARE
Things of Dry Hours – August 15 to August 25, 2018.
Kate Hewitt wins JMK Young Directors Award