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WEST END THEATRES | OFF WEST END THEATRES

Adelphi Theatre – Waitress
The Strand, WC2E. Tel: 0870 403 0303.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross. Booking until July 4, 2020.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Cast Album Karaoke nights announced l Jack McBrayer joins cast as Ogie l Full casting announced l Youngest company members announced l Denise Van Outen and Katharine McPhee to host first Cast Album Karaoke Night l Production images l An image to celebrate International Women’s Day l Lucy Horobin and Jack McBrayer to host the second Waitress Cast Album Karaoke Night l Ruthie Henshall and Marisha Wallace to host the Waitress Cast Album Karaoke Night on April 10 l Katharine McPhee’s final performance on June 15, 2019 l A cameo role for one lucky Londoner l Chizzy Akudolu and Laura Baldwin to host the next Waitress Cast Album Karaoke Night l Next Cast Album Karaoke Night partners with Gay Times l Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones join cast l Blake Harrison to play Ogie l Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones in rehearsal l She Used To Be Mine performed by Katharine McPhee l New pie partnership with Bread Ahead announced l Production images of Ashley Roberts, Lucie Jones and Blake Harrison l Next Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night on August 14 l Booking extends until January 4, 2020 l Andrew Boyer to play Old Joe from August 12, 2019 l Sara Bareilles’ original songs to feature on EP What’s Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress l Joe Sugg to play Ogie from September 9, 2019 l Tamlyn Henderson joins cast l Production images of Joe Sugg l Booking extends for a fourth time l Sandra Marvin to play Becky from October 17, 2019 l Hannah Tointon to play Dawn and Lucie Jones extends as Jenna l Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel join cast l Sandra Marvin and Kelly Agbowu to host the next Cast Album Karaoke Night l Joel Montague to play Ogie from December 2, 2019 l Final extension announced l Hannah Tointon and Joel Montague to host the next Waitress Cast Album Karaoke Night l Evelyn Hoskins joins and Marisha Wallace returns to the cast l Lucie Jones and David Hunter to host the next Waitress Cast Album Karaoke Night l Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel to host next Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night l First tour dates announced l Images of Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel l Lucie Jones and David Hunter return to cast
Hello, Dolly! – August 11, 2020 to March 6, 2021. Postponed
Read the preview l Andy Nyman and Jenna Russell join cast l Final casting announced l Production postponed

Aldwych Theatre – Tina
Aldwych, WC2B 4DF. Tel: 0870 400 0805.
Nearest Tube: Holborn/Covent Garden. Booking until January 23, 2021.
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 l Booking until July 2019 l Broadway opening scheduled for Autumn 2019 l Booking period extends to December 2019 l First single released from the upcoming cast album l Second cast announced l Full second year cast announced l Images of second year West End Company rehearsing l Aisha Jawando steps up to play the title role l New booking period and new children’s cast l The cast from March 17, 2020

Ambassadors Theatre – Kunene and the King
West Street, WC2H 9ND. Tel: 0870 060 6627.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until March 28, 2020.
Baby Reindeer – April 2 to May 2, 2020.
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The Shark is Broken – May 11 to July 18, 2020.
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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 August 29, 2020.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Production wins two UK Theatre Awards l Shobna Gulati joins cast l Plans for a major film announced l Live screening reaches No1 at UK cinema box office l Cast changes announced l Michelle Visage joins cast l Layton Williams to play Jamie l Extends until September 2019 l Production images l Shane Richie to play Hugo/Loco Chanelle l News update l Images of new cast l New booking period to January 2020 l Faye Tozer to play Miss Hedge l Roy Haylock aka Bianca Del Rio joins cast l Bill Ward to play Hugo/Loco Chanelle l Rita Simons to play Miss Hedge l Phil Nichol and Melissa Jacques join cast l Extension announced as national search for the next Jamie launched l Bianca Del Rio and Preeya Kalidas join cast l New cast for 2020 l Images of new 2020 cast l Rufus Hound and Katy Brand join cast

Apollo Victoria – Wicked
Wilton Road, SW1V ILG. Tel: 0870 400 0751.
Nearest Tube: Victoria. Booking until November 28, 2020.
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 Winners announced for the 2018 Wicked Young Writer Awards l First look at David Witts and new cast l 5000th performance l Wicked celebrates its 12th birthday l Wicked Young Writer Awards 2019 l Eighth year of Wicked and The Woodland Trust partnership l Inua Ellams and Hussain Manawer join judging panel for Wicked Young Writer Awards l New booking period to May 2020 l Alistair Brammer to play Fiyero l Finalists announced for the 2019 Wicked Young Writer Awards l A new cast from July 22, 2019 l Winners announced for the 2019 Wicked Young Writer Awards l Images of the July 2019 cast l Wicked flies into its 14th year l Wicked welcomes its 10 millionth visitor l Nicholas McLean to play Boq from January 20, 2020 l Wicked Young Writer Awards 2020 l Extends until November 28, 2020

Arts Theatre
6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JB. Tel: 020 7836 8463.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
Six – Booking until January 31, 2021.
Read the preview l Final casting announced l Run extends until January 2020 l Cast celebrate 100th performance l First Sing Along performance announced l Cast changes and new six month booking period announced l New alternate Queens announced l Photos released of the current West End cast l Sophie Isaacs joins the cast as Katherine Howard l Booking until 2021 l Lucy Moss becomes the youngest female director of a musical in Broadway history l 100,000,000 streams on Spotify and Apple Music l Broadway production images

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
Theatre and Dance Digital Content
The Encounter online – May 15 to May 22, 2020.
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Evita – June 27 to August 22, 2020.
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Masculinities: Liberation through Photography (Art Gallery) – until May 17, 2020.
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Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory (The Curve) – March 26 to July 26, 2020.
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Cambridge Theatre – Matilda, A Musical
Earlham Street, WC2. Tel: 0870 890 1102.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until December 20, 2020.
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 New casting from September 11, 2018 l New child casting for the UK & Ireland Tour l New production images l Elliot Harper to play Miss Trunchbull in UK & Ireland Tour l Miss Trunchbull’s chair in Covent Garden l Cast members to present 2019’s Official World Book Day Bedtime Story l New W/E children’s cast from March 19, 2019 l Relaxed performance announced for June 9, 2019 l New casting announced l Video released of current children and Miss Honey singing ‘When I Grow Up’ filmed during lockdown

Charing Cross Theatre
The Arches, Villiers Street, WC2N 6NG. Tel: 020 7930 6601.
Nearest Station: Charing Cross.
Thom Southerland appointed Artistic Director
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike – March 21 to May 16, 2020. Postponed
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

Criterion Theatre – The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
2 Jermyn Street, SW1Y 4XA. Tel: 020 7413 1437.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until November 1, 2020.
Read the preview l Extends until November 2018 l New extension announced

Dominion Theatre – The Prince of Egypt
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7AQ. Tel: 0870 169 0116.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Booking until October 31, 2020.
Read the preview l Official video of When You Believe l Images of the artwork, set design and principal cast members l Listen to Never in a Million Years l Children’s casting announced l Character portraits l Extends run by seven weeks l Production images l Cast recording available from Friday, April 3, 2020

Drury Lane (Theatre Royal) – Closed until September 2020 for major renovation work.
Catherine Street, WC2B 5JF. Tel: 0870 890 1109.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.
Frozen – Autumn 2020.
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Duchess Theatre – The Play That Goes Wrong
Catherine Street, WC2B 5LA. Tel: 0844 579 1973.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until May 2, 2021.
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 l Booking extended until October 2019 l New cast announced l Booking extended until May 2020 l New booking period as production celebrates five years in W/E l New cast from November 5, 2019 l Production images of the new cast

Duke of York’s Theatre – Blithe Spirit
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BG. Tel: 0870 060 6623.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until April 11, 2020.
Read the preview l Production images
The Doctor – April 18 to July 18, 2020. Postponed until 2021
Read the preview l Juliet Stevenson wins Best Actress at the Critics’ Circle Awards as full cast announced for W/E transfer l Rehearsal images l Postponed until 2021
The Pillowman – July 24 to October 17, 2020.
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane – October 31, 2020 to February 6, 2021.
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Fortune Theatre – The Woman in Black
Russell Street, WC2B 5HH. Tel: 0870 060 6626.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until March 2021.
Read the preview l New cast from March 19, 2019 l Production images l UK tour announced l Cast changes from January 28, 2020
Austentatious – Booking until July 27, 2020 (Sundays and Mondays only).

Garrick Theatre – City of Angels
Charing Cross Road, WC2H, 0HH. Tel: 0870 890 1104.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross/Leicester Square. Booking until September 5, 2020.
Read the preview l Nicola Roberts joins cast l Theo James and Jonathan Slinger join cast l Rehearsal images
The Drifters Girl – previewing from October 1, 2020.
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Gielgud Theatre – Upstart Crow
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6AR. Tel: 0870 890 1105.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until April 25, 2020.
Read the preview l Full casting announced
To Kill A Mockingbird – Previewing from May 21, 2020.
Read the preview l Rhys Ifans to play Atticus Finch

Gillian Lynne Theatre (formerly New London Theatre)
Drury Lane, WC2B 5PW. Tel: 0870 890 0141.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.
Cinderella – From October 9, 2020.
Read the preview l Carrie Hope Fletcher to play Cinderella

Harold Pinter Theatre – Uncle Vanya
6 Panton Street, SW1Y 4DN. Tel: 0870 060 6637.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until May 2, 2020.
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The Watsons – May 8 to September 26, 2020.
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Haymarket (Theatre Royal) – Only Fools and Horses The Musical
18 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HT. Tel: 0870 400 0626.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until June 27, 2020.
Read the preview l Further casting announced l Paul Whitehouse to return as Grandad
The Tiger Who Came to Tea – From July 16, 2020 (daytime slot).

Her Majesty’s Theatre – The Phantom of the Opera
Haymarket, SW1Y 4QR. Tel: 0870 890 1106.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until October 17, 2020.
Read the review l Tim Howar to play The Phantom l Cast changes from September 9, 2019

Leicester Square Theatre
5 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BP. Tel: 0844 8472 475
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.

London Palladium
Argyll Street, W1V 1AD. Tel: 0870 890 1108.
Nearest Tube: Oxford Street.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – July 1 to September 5, 2021.
Read the preview l Jason Donovan and Jac Yarrow return as Pharaoh and Joseph l Rescheduled for 2021
The London Palladium Wall of Fame

Lyceum Theatre – The Lion King
Wellington Street, WC2E 7RQ. Tel: 0870 243 9000.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden/Charing Cross/Temple. Booking until October 2020.
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 Summer pop-up experience in Covent Garden l Gala performance on October 19, 2019 l Second UK and Ireland tour l Production images – tour l 2019 Christmas schedule l Nick Afoa joins the touring production l February 2020 half-term schedule

Lyric Theatre – Thriller Live
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES. Tel: 0870 890 1107.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until April 26, 2020.
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 Gala Charity Performance in aid of The Prince’s Trust l 60th birthday celebration l Guest stars announced for Gala Charity Performance l Extends booking to September 29, 2019 l Extends booking to April 5, 2020 l The Thriller Live Summer Party at Planet Hollywood l Open auditions for W/E production and 2019/2020 World Tour l Peter Andre to guest star for two weeks in December 2019 l Images released of Peter Andre l Singalong show announced l Thriller Live has left the West End
Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story – Previewing from February 6, 2021.
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Noel Coward Theatre – Dear Evan Hansen
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BW. Tel: 0870 950 0920.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until June 27, 2020.
Read the preview l Further tickets released plus a chance to appear in the poster artwork l Full casting announced l Booking extends and weekly digital lottery announced l Extends until June 27, 2020 l Production images

Novello Theatre – Mamma Mia!
Aldwych, WC2B 4LD. Tel: 0870 950 0940.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden/Holborn. Booking until September 19, 2020.
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 Extends booking period and launches 20th Anniversary ticket lottery l Mamma Mia! announces collaboration to raise awareness of ovarian cancer l Buy tickets

Old Vic – Endgame/Rough for Theatre II
103 The Cut, Waterloo Road, SE1 8NB. Tel: 0870 060 6628.
Nearest Tube: Waterloo. Booking until March 28, 2020.
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MATTHEW WARCHUSFIFTH SEASON (cont’d)
Local Hero – From June 18, 2020.
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4000 Miles – April 6 to May 23, 2020.
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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 January 24, 2021.
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 l New booking period l Tickets now available up to and including July 28, 2019 l The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to be released on November 2, 2018 l Extends booking until September 2019 as new footage released l Cast changes (from May 22, 2019) and new booking period announced l Character portraits of fourth W/E cast

Peacock Theatre
Portugal Street, WC2A 2HT. Tel: 020 7369 1793.
Nearest Tube: Holborn.
Message In A Bottle – Booking until March 21, 2020.
Read the preview l Press Night photos
Phoenix Dance Theatre: Black Waters – March 26 to March 27, 2020.
Aljaž Skorjanec & Janette Manrara: Remembering The Oscars – March 30 to April 4, 2020.
Tango After Dark – May 26 to June 13, 2020.
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Phoenix Theatre – Come From Away
Charing Cross Road, WC2H OJP. Tel: 0870 060 6629.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until October 17, 2020.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Extends run until February 2020 l Come From Away celebrates Canada Day at Tottenham Court Road Station l Come From Away to open in China in 2020 l Extends run until May 23, 2020 l Production images l New cast from February 10, 2020

Piccadilly Theatre – Pretty Woman: The Musical
4 Denman Street, W1V 8DY. Tel: 0844 412 6666.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until January 2, 2021.
Read the preview l Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac to lead the cast l Full casting announced
Moulin Rouge! The Musical – March 2021.
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Playhouse Theatre – The Seagull
Northumberland Avenue, WC2N 5DE. Tel: 0870 060 6631.
Nearest Tube: Embankment/Charing Cross. Booking until May 30, 2020.
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A Doll’s House – June 10 to September 5, 2020.
Good – October 6 to December 19, 2020.
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Prince Edward Theatre – Mary Poppins
28 Old Compton Street, W1D 4HS. Tel: 0870 850 9191.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus/Leicester Square. Booking until September 20, 2020.
Read the preview l Public booking opens on January 28, 2019 l Petula Clark and Joseph Millson join cast l Final adult casting announced

Prince of Wales Theatre – The Book of Mormon
Coventry Street, W1D 6AS. Tel: 0870 850 0393.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until June 27, 2020.
Read the preview l Cast changes from February 1, 2016 l Buy tickets

Sadler’s Wells
Rosebery Avenue, EC1R 4TN. Tel: 0870 737 7737.
Nearest Tube: Angel/Farringdon.
Russell Maliphant and Alesandra Seutin announced as the next two Guest Artistic Directors of NYDC
All performances cancelled for up to 12 weeks
New dance performances and workshops to be released on Digital Stage
DIGITAL STAGE
Alexander Whitley – 8 Minutes – from May 8.
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre – Moon Water – from May 15.
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TOM – from May 22.
Gravity Fatigue – from May 29.
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Singin’ in the Rain – July 30 to September 5, 2021 (rescheduled).
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Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! – December 8, 2020 to January 24, 2021.
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Savoy Theatre – 9 to 5 The Musical
The Strand, WC2R 0ET. Tel: Tel: 0870 164 8787.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross/Embankment. Booking until May 23, 2020.
Read the preview l Louise Redknapp rejoins cast from March 25 to June 29, 2019 l Eleven city UK and Ireland tour announced l Images of Louise Redknapp as Violet Newstead l Extends in to 2020 l Caroline Sheen returns to the role of Violet Newstead l Initial casting announced for 11 city UK tour l Chelsea Halfpenny to play Judy Bernly l Full cast announced for touring production l David Hasselhoff to join the cast l Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley return as Violet Newstead and Franklin Hart Jnr
Sunday in the Park with George – June 11 to September 5, 2020. Postponed until 2021
Read the preview l Production postponed until 2021

Shaftesbury Theatre – & Juliet
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8DP. Tel: 0870 870 4868.
Nearest Tube: Holborn/Tottenham Court Road. Booking until October 3, 2020.
Read the preview l David Bedella joins cast l Special ‘sing-a-long’ performance on May 12

Sondheim Theatre – Les Misérables
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1V 8BA. Tel: 0870 890 1110.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until October 17, 2020.
Casting announced l Matt Lucas steps in to play Thénardier l Ian Hughes takes over the role of Thénardier until the end of February
Following building work, the Queens Theatre reopens on December 18, 2019 as the Sondheim Theatre

St Martin’s Theatre – The Mousetrap
West Street, Cambridge Circus, WC2H 9NH. Tel: 0870 162 8787.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until November 7, 2020.
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Trafalgar Studios
14 Whitehall, SW1A 2DY. Tel: 0870 060 6632.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross.
On Blueberry Hill – Booking until May 2, 2020.
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One Jewish Boy – Booking until April 4, 2020.
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Shook – April 8 to May 9, 2020.
Angels of the North – May 12 to June 6, 2020.

Vaudeville Theatre – Mischief Theatre’s Magic Goes Wrong
The Strand, WC2R 0NH. Tel: 0870 890 0511.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross. Booking until August 30, 2020.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Production images l More production images l Cast changes announced

Victoria Palace Theatre – Hamilton
8 Victoria Street, SW1E 5EA. Tel: 0870 895 5577.
Nearest Tube: Victoria. Booking until August 29, 2020.
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 the end of March 2019 l New cast members announced l New cast from November 18, 2019 l Production images

Wyndham’s Theatre – Leopoldstadt
Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DA. Tel: 0870 950 0925.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until June 13, 2020.
Read the preview l Initial casting announced l Final casting announced
Life of Pi – June 28 to October 4, 2010.
Read the preview l Full casting announced

WEST END THEATRES | OFF WEST END THEATRES

Above the Stag
72 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP
Nearest Station: Vauxhall.
Above The Stag Theatre plans move to larger venue
Open – April 8 to May 9, 2020.
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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

Almeida
Almeida Street, N1 1TA. Tel: 020 7359 4404.
Nearest Tube: Angel/Highbury and Islington.
The House of Shades – May 18 to June 27, 2020.

Arcola
24 Ashwin Street, E8 3DL. Tel: 020 7503 1646.
Nearest Station: Dalston Junction Rail
Arcola Theatre wins carbon-neutral heating system
Arcola Theatre suspends all performances to help combat COVID-19
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20th ANNIVERSARY SEASON
STUDIO 1
We Started to Sing – May 7 to June 13
The Dance of Death – June 18 to July 25.
Women Who Blow on Knots – September 3 to October 10.
A New Play by Mark Thomas – October 13 to October 31.
A Dead Body in Taos – November 5 to December 19.
STUDIO 2
Broken Water – April 22 to May 23.
Death in Venice – May 27 to June 27.
Our Name Is Not John – September 9 to October 10.
Love and Apocalypse – October 14 to November 14.
The Apology – November 18 to December 19.
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Arts Depot
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.

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.
Sedos announces 2019 Season
Sedos announces 2020 Season
An announcement from St Bride Foundation

Bridge Theatre
One Tower Bridge, London SE1 2SD. Tel: 0843 208 1846.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
London Theatre Company announce plans for second theatre in the heart of King’s Cross
Tim Levy joins Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr
The Southbury Child – April 22 to June 27, 2020.
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The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage – July 11 to October 10, 2020.
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They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? – October 31, 2020 to January 30, 2021.
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John Gabriel Borkman – February 11 to April 17, 2021.
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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
Richard II – April 21 to May 9, 2020.
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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
Level Up – May 1 to June 6, 2020.

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
Camden People’s Theatre celebrates 25th anniversary

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
Chickenshed enters the exciting world of film

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
Michael Longhurst appointed new Artistic Director
Henny Finch appointed Executive Producer
Midnight Your Time (online) – May 13, 2020 and for seven days.
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MICHAEL LONGHURST’S SECOND SEASON AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
The Contingency Plan – June 10 to August 1, 2020.
Assembly – July 12 and 13.
Force Majeure – August 7 to September 26, 2020.
Breakfast on Pluto, A New Irish Musical – October 2 to November 21, 2020.
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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
It Is Easy To Be Dead – online until July 7, 2020.
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Gate Theatre
11 Pembridge Road, W11 3HQ. Tel: 020 7229 0706.
Nearest Tube: Notting Hill Gate.
From the Archive – Suzy Storck and The Unknown Island – until June 30, 2020.
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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

Hampstead Theatre
Eton Avenue, NW3 3EX. Tel: 020 7722 9301.
Nearest Tube: Swiss Cottage.
Edward Hall to step down as Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive
Roxana Silbert appointed new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive
60th Birthday Fundraising Gala
HAMPSTEAD CLASSICS
The Two Character Play – April 24 to May 23.
The Death of a Black Man – May 28 to June 27.
‘night, Mother – July 2 to August 1.
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The live stream recordings of Tiger Country and #AIWW: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei – until May 3, 2020.
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Hampstead Theatre’s Associate Company, The Mono Box, launches ‘The Monologue Library’

Hope Theatre
207 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN. Tel: 0333 666 3366.
Nearest Tube: Highbury and Islington

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 Sonnet Project
New online projects announced
2020
The Marriage of Alice B Toklas by Gertrude Stein – May 20 to June 20.
Orlando – June 24 to July 18.
Three Sisters – September 9 to October 3.
Something in the Air – October 7 to October 31.
After Darwin – November 4 to November 28.
The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary! – December 2, 2020 to January 16, 2021.
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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
Trainee Resident Directors graduate with high profile placements
New Artistic Associates announced
SPRING 2020
Aida – May 6 to June 6.
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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

Little Angel Theatre
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, N1 2DN. Tel: 020 7226 1787.
Nearest Tube: Angel.

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
Three beehives installed on the Lyric’s roof
New board members appointed
Rachel O’Riordan appointed new Artistic Director
Lyric awarded 5 Star Creative Green Certification by Julie’s Bicycle
RACHEL O’RIORDAN’S FIRST SEASON AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Sophocles’ Antigone: The Burial At Thebes – April 18 to June 27, 2020.
The Beauty Queen of Leenane – Autumn 2020 (dates tbc).
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Menier Chocolate Factory
51 Southwark Street, SE1 1RU. Tel: 020 7907 7060.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
Habeas Corpus – May 14 to July 4, 2020.

National Theatre
South Bank, SE1 9PX. Tel: 020 7452 3000.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.
National Theatre At Home
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OLIVIER THEATRE
Jack Absolute Flies Again – From April 15, 2020.
Paradise – From June 30, 2020.
Small Island – From October 28, 2020.
LYTTELTON THEATRE
The Welkin – until May 23, 2020.
Manor – From April 7, 2020.
The Corn is Green – From June 17, 2020.
DORFMAN THEATRE (formerly the Cottesloe)
All of Us – March 18 to May 16, 2020.
Welcome to Iran – May 21 to June 13, 2020.
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Romeo and Julie – July 14 to August 29, 2020.
After Life – January 2021.
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New Diorama Theatre
15 – 16 Triton Street, Regents Place, London, NW1 3BF. Tel: 0844 2090 344.
Nearest Tube: Warren Street.
Wait Til The End – May 19 to June 6, 2020.

New Wimbledon Theatre
The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1QG. Tel: 0870 060 6646.
Nearest Tube: Wimbledon.
Heathers the Musical – September 22 to September 26, 2020.
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The Addams Family – September 29 to October 3, 2020.
Read the preview l Samantha Womack and Cameron Blakely star
Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical – October 13 to October 24, 2020.
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Sunny Afternoon – November 24 to November 28, 2020.
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Strictly Ballroom The Musical – February 22 to February 27, 2021. Rescheduled for 2022
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We Will Rock You – February 22 to February 27, 2021.
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Old Red Lion Theatre
418 St John Street, EC1V 4NJ. Tel: 0844 412 4307.
Nearest Tube: Angel.

Omnibus Theatre
1 Clapham Common Northside, London, SW4 0LH. Tel: 020 7498 4699.
Nearest Tube: Clapham Common.
APRIL to JULY 2020
Angry Yellow Woman – May 19 to May 21.
96 Festival – June 9 to June 27.
Nothing in a Butterfly – June 23 to June 28.
Wood – June 30 to July 18.
Dem Times – July 10.
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Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park
Tel: 0844 826 4242.
Jesus Christ Superstar to tour North American in Autumn 2019
Full cast and dates announced for the UK tour of To Kill a Mockingbird
SUMMER 2020Entire season postponed until 2021
Carousel – July 30 to September 18, 2021.
Mythical Beasts – August 10 to September 5, 2021 (daytime slot).
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Creative teams announced for Romeo and Juliet and Carousel
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2021 SEASON
101 Dalmatians – May 15 to June 20.
Romeo and Juliet – June 26 to July 24, 2021
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Orange Tree Theatre
1 Clarence Street, Richmond, TW9 2SA. Tel: 020 8940 3633.
Nearest Station: Richmond rail/tube.

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.
The Prism Project, a new BAME initiative
Park Life, a new fund to secure the future of the theatre
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JANUARY TO JULY 2020
PARK200
A Place For We – May 6 to June 6.
The Garden of Words – July 15 to August 15.
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Another Mother – June 10 to July 11, 2020.
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PARK90
The Still Room – April 29 to May 23.
Burkas and Bacon Butties – May 27 to June 20.
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Playground Theatre
Unit 8, Latimer Road, London, W10 6RQ. Tel: 020 8960 0110.
Nearest Tube:
Help The Playground Theatre Cafe & Bar provide free meals for vulnerable local people
MAY TO JUNE 2020
The Respectable Prostitute – May 20 to June 6.
Blue Electric – June 8 to June 14.
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Pleasance Theatre
Carpenters Mews, North Road, N7 9EF. Tel: 020 7609 1800.
Nearest Tube: Caledonian Road.

Richmond Theatre
The Green, Surrey, TW9 1QJ. Tel: 0870 060 6651.
Nearest Station: Richmond.
The Birthday Party – June 2 to June 6, 2020.
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Private Lives – November 10 to November 14, 2020.
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Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA. Tel: 020 7613 7498.
Nearest Station: Liverpool Street.

Riverside Studios
101 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9BN. Tel: 020 8237 1010.
Nearest Tube: Hammersmith.
Riverside Studios’ Charity Quiz Nights – May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24 and July 8, 2020.
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Rose Theatre Kingston
24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL. Tel: 0871 230 1552.
Nearest Station: Kingston.
The Merchant of Venice – November 3 to November 14, 2020.
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Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square, SW1 8AS. Tel: 020 7565 5000.
Nearest Tube: Sloane Square.
JERWOOD THEATRE UPSTAIRS
A Fight Against… – May 20 to June 20, 2020.
Purple Snowflakes and Titty Wanks – June 29 to July 11, 2020.
Nanjing – July 21 to August 1, 2020.
JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS
The Song Project – May 7 to May 16, 2020.
The Glow – May 29 to July 3, 2020.
Is God Is – July 20 to August 15, 2020.

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
Podcast – Such Stuff
Sean Holmes to become Associate Artistic Director
Shakespeare’s Globe Annual Review: outlining activities from Spring 2018 – Spring 2019
Dr Diana Devlin is the recipient of the 2019 Sam Wanamaker Award
SUMMER 2020
Romeo & Juliet – April 14 to July 12.
Twelfth Night – May 15 to October 3.
Metamorphoses – September 4 to October 3.
Much Ado About Nothing – June 19 to October 4.
Antony & Cleopatra – July 18 to August 29.
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New digital content announced
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Soho Theatre
21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE. Tel: 020 7478 01200.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road.
Lava – May 5 to May 16, 2020.
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An Evening Without Kate Bush – May 18 to June 6, 2020.
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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
ONLINE – Wasted, Twelfth Night and Bound
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Operation Mincemeat – to be rescheduled
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Straight White Men – September 16 to October 10, 2020.
Indecent Proposal – September 25 to October 24, 2020.
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An update from Southwark Playhouse

St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden
Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9ED. Tel: 020 7836 5221.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.
Daniel Winder steps down as Artistic Director of Iris Theatre

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 now Chiswick Playhouse
2 Bath Road, W4 1LW. Tel: 08701 696 805.
Nearest Tube: Turnham Green.

Tara Theatre
356 Garratt Lane, London, SW18 4ES. Tel: 020 8333 4457.
Nearest Tube: Earlsfield.
Arts Council England announces support for Black Live
Jatinder Verma MBE to step down as Artistic Director

The Boulevard Theatre
6 Walker’s Court, Soho, W1F 0BT. Tel:
Nearest Tube:
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INAUGURAL SEASON
The Effect – March 19 to May 30, 2020.
Hello and Goodbye – June 4 to July 25, 2020.
The Cavalcaders – September 16 to November 21, 2020.
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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
Be More Chill – until June 14, 2020
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The Space
269 Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, London E14 3RS. Tel: 020 7515 7799.
Nearest Tube: Canary Wharf.

The Turbine Theatre
Arches Lane, Circus West Village, London, SW11 8AB. Tel: 020 7851 0300
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Theatre N16
5 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ. Tel:
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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
2020
Foxes – April 22 to May 16.
In That Short Space – May 20 to June 13.
Before Evening Comes – September 9 to October 3.
Milk and Gall – October 14 to November 7.
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Tricycle Theatre renamed Kiln Theatre
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JR. Tel: 020 7328 1000.
Nearest Tube: Kilburn.
A Museum in Baghdad – April 22 to May 23, 2020.
The Glee Club – June 4 to June 27, 2020.
Read the preview l Bill Ward to lead cast

Tristan Bates Theatre (located in the Actors Centre)
1a Tower Street, WC2H 9NP. Tel: 020 7240 6283.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.

Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
3 Fulton Road, Wembley Park, London, HA9 0SP. Tel: 0844 815 4865.
Nearest Tube:
Sleepless, A Musical Romance – March 24 to May 3, 2020.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Carry on Costumes and ‘Sleepless’ producers fund fabric to make NHS scrubs
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – November 18, 2020 to January 10, 2021.
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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
Unicorn Online – Anansi the Spider Re-spun – May 30 to July 4, 2020.
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Union Theatre
Union Street, SE1 0LR. Tel: 020 7261 9876.
Nearest Tube: Southwark.

Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Junction of Hampstead Lane/North Road, N6 4BD. Tel: 020 8340 3488.
Nearest Tube: Highgate.

Waterloo East Theatre
Brad Street, London, SE1 8TG. Tel: 020 7928 0060.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.

White Bear Theatre
138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 4RB. Tel: 020 7793 9193.
Nearest Tube: Kennington.

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
Wilton’s Music Hall and David Suchet launch The Beautiful Word fundraising campaign
SPRING 2020
Wilton’s Music 4all Festival – May 11 to May 16.
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Summer 2020 – May to September.
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Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel & Me – May 26, 2020.
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Young Vic
66 The Cut, SE1 8LZ. Tel: 020 7922 2922.
Nearest Tube: Southwark/Waterloo.
MAIN HOUSE
Orfeus: A House Music Opera – April 11 to May 30, 2020.
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The Second Woman – June 19 to June 20, 2020.
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Hamlet – July 6 to August 20, 2020.
Portia Coughlan – September 16 to October 31, 2020.
MARIA STUDIO
Conundrum – May 9 to May 30, 2020.
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YV Music: ShezAr X Singing Soul Sirens – July 30, 2020
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THE CLARE
Kate Hewitt wins JMK Young Directors Award