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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 12, 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 l Kinky Boots to support mental health campaign Heads Together l Casting announced for UK tour

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 – Pressure
West Street, WC2H 9ND. Tel: 0870 060 6627.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until September 1, 2018.
Read the preview l Production images
Foxfinder – September 6, 2018 to January 5, 2019.
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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 April 6, 2019.
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

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 Winners announced for the 2018 Wicked Young Writer Awards l Buy tickets

Arts Theatre
6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JB. Tel: 020 7836 8463.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
Knights of the Rose – Booking until August 26, 2018.
Read the preview l First casting announced l Andy Moss joins cast
Desperately Seeking the Exit All-Star Reading – July 26, 2018.
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Six – August 30 to September 23, 2018.
Read the preview l Casting announced

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
JULY 2018 HIGHLIGHTS
Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret – until July 29.
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Memorial – September 27 to September 30, 2018.
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Exhibition – Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing – until 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
It Happened in Key West – Booking until August 18, 2018.
Read the preview l Wade McCollum joins cast l Full casting announced l First look at Wade McCollum and Alyssa Martyn l Production images

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
NYT 2018 SUMMER SEASON
F-Off – August 20 and 21.
Function – September 17.
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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 January 5, 2019.
Read the preview l Sheena Easton joins cast l Open auditions l Production images l Lulu joins cast l Understudy Steph Parry to star as Dorothy Brock l Bonnie Langford to play Dorothy Brock from September 3, 2018

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 – King Lear
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BG. Tel: 0870 060 6623.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until 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
Summer and Smoke – November 10, 2018 to January 19, 2019.
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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
Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room – September 17 to September 29, 2018.
Don Quixote – October 27, 2018 to February 2, 2019.
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NYT – Macbeth – November 20 to December 7, 2018.
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Gielgud Theatre – Imperium
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6AR. Tel: 0870 890 1105.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until September 8, 2018.
Read the preview l Production images
Company – September 26 to December 22, 2018.

Gillian Lynne Theatre (formerly New London Theatre) – School of Rock – The Musical
Drury Lane, WC2B 5PW. Tel: 0870 890 0141.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until October 20, 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 l Cast changes from August 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
Gangsta Granny – August 14 to August 26, 2018.
Pinter at the Pinter – September 6, 2018 to February 23, 2019.

Haymarket (Theatre Royal) – Tartuffe
18 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HT. Tel: 0870 400 0626.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until 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.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Cast images released
Heathers – The Musical – September 3 to November 24, 2018.
Read the preview l Production images

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: Romeo and Juliet – Booking until September 1, 2018.
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Ramin Karimloo in concert with Seth Rudetsky – October 5 and 6, 2018.
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London Palladium – The King and I
Argyll Street, W1V 1AD. Tel: 0870 890 1108.
Nearest Tube: Oxford Street. Booking until 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 February 10, 2019.
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 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 – July 23, October 1, October 29 and December 10, 2018.
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Noel Coward Theatre – The Lieutenant of Inishmore
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BW. Tel: 0870 950 0920.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until September 8, 2018.
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The Inheritance – September 21 to January 5, 2019.
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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 – A Monster Calls
103 The Cut, Waterloo Road, SE1 8NB. Tel: 0870 060 6628.
Nearest Tube: Waterloo. Booking until August 25, 2018.
Read the preview l Rehearsal images
Monstrous Tales – July 28, 2018 (11am).
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AUTUMN/WINTER 2018 and beyond
Sylvia – September 3 to September 22.
17c – September 26 to September 29.
Wise Children – October 8 to November 10.
A Christmas Carol – November 27 to January 19, 2019.
A Very Expensive Poison – early 2019.
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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.
Che Malambo – July 18 to July 22, 2018.
British Youth Opera – The Enchanted Island – September 1 to September 8, 2018.

Phoenix Theatre – Chicago
Charing Cross Road, WC2H OJP. Tel: 0870 060 6629.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until January 5, 2019.
Read the preview l Martin Kemp joins cast l Mazz Murray joins cast
Come From Away – From January 30, 2019.
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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 l Matt Cardle joins cast as Wally Strand
The Tiger Who Came To Tea – Booking until September 9, 2018.

Playhouse Theatre – The Jungle
Northumberland Avenue, WC2N 5DE. Tel: 0870 060 6631.
Nearest Tube: Embankment/Charing Cross. Booking until November 3, 2018.
Read the preview l Rehearsal images l Performance in recognition of World Refugee Day
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 February 9, 2019 for individuals and June 1, 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 l Michael James Scott to play the Genie l Summer pop-up experience in Covent Garden

Prince of Wales Theatre – The Book of Mormon
Coventry Street, W1D 6AS. Tel: 0870 850 0393.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until October 13, 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.
Step into Dance – Step Live 2018 – July 16, 2018.
China National Traditional Orchestra – Xuanzang’s Pilgrimage – July 20 to July 22, 2018.
Company Wayne McGregor – Autobiography – July 26 to July 28, 2018.
NYB: Bright Young Things – September 2, 2018.
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China National Peking Opera Company – October 19 and 20, 2018.
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Jasmin Vardimon’s Medusa – October 22 to October 24, 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 12, 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 – September 30, November 4, and December 2, 9 and 16, 2018.
Read the preview l Extra dates added

Shaftesbury Theatre – Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8DP. Tel: 0870 870 4868.
Nearest Tube: Holborn/Tottenham Court Road. Booking until November 2, 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 l New production images

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.
Read the feature l Buy tickets

Trafalgar Studios
14 Whitehall, SW1A 2DY. Tel: 0870 060 6632.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross.
Killer Joe – Booking until August 18, 2018.
Read the preview l Final casting
Two For The Seesaw – Booking until August 4, 2018.
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Silk Road (How to buy drugs online) – August 8 to September 1, 2018.
Dust – September 4 to October 13, 2018.
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Misty – September 8 to October 20, 2018.
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Nine Night – December 1, 2018 to February 9, 2019.
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Vaudeville Theatre – The Importance of Being Earnest
The Strand, WC2R 0NH. Tel: 0870 890 0511.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross. July 20 to October 20, 2018.
Read the preview l Further casting announced
True West – November 23, 2018 to February 16, 2019.
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Victoria Palace Theatre – Hamilton
8 Victoria Street, SW1E 5EA. Tel: 0870 895 5577.
Nearest Tube: Victoria. Booking until March 30, 2019.
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

Wyndham’s Theatre – Red
Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DA. Tel: 0870 950 0925.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until July 28, 2018.
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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
The Penetration Play (Studio) – until July 21, 2018.
Grindr: The Opera – until August 26, 2018.
Maurice – September 12 to October 21, 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

Almeida
Almeida Street, N1 1TA. Tel: 020 7359 4404.
Nearest Tube: Angel/Highbury and Islington.
Machinal – until 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
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives – until July 21, 2018.
Grimeborn Opera Festival – July 24 to August 26, 2018.
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Spun – until July 28, 2018.

Artsdepot
5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, N12 0GA. Tel: 020 8369 5454.
Nearest Tube: Finchley Central.
Still No Idea – September 22, 2018.
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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.
The Nightingale & the Rose and Other Tales – July 17 to July 21, 2018.
The Actor Awareness Festival – July 23 to July 28, 2018.
Eavesdropping Again – October 2 to October 13, 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
SUMMER 2018
An Evening, A Beginning – July 19 to July 21.
Trojan Horse – July 26 and 27.
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Bridewell Theatre
Bride Lane, Off Fleet Street, EC4 8EQ. Tel: 020 7226 3633.
Nearest Tube: Blackfriars.
Wolf Hall – July 17 to July 28, 2018.
Opera in the City Festival – August 22 to September 8, 2018.
Oh My, Nellie Bly – September 12 to September 15, 2018.
LUNCHBOX THEATRE

Bridge Theatre
One Tower Bridge, London SE1 2SD. Tel: 0843 208 1846.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
A Very Very Very Dark Matter – October 10 to December 29, 2018.
Read the preview l Further casting announced
NICHOLAS HYTNER DIRECTS
Allejujah! – until September 28, 2018.
Alys, Always – January 23 to March 30, 2019.
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Claude-Michel Schönberg in conversation with Edward Seckerson – December 2, 2018.
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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 White Rose – July 17 to August 4, 2018.
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The Government Inspector – August 21 to August 25, 2018.

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
THEATRE
An Adventure – September 6 to October 20, 2018.
All We Ever Wanted Was Everything – October 31 to November 24, 2018.
Snow Queen – December 3 to December 8, 2018.
STUDIO
Jellyfish – until July 21.
Lands – November 6 to December 1.
Drip – December 3 to December 22, 2018.

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
Chickenshed enters the exciting world of film
Mr Stink – July 18 to August 5, 2018.
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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
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – until July 28, 2018.
Read the preview l Rehearsal images
Aristocrats – August 2 to September 22, 2018.
Read the preview l Full casting announced
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
JUNEAUGUST 2018
But It Still Goes On l Cast images – until 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.
Read about the closure

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
Iolanthe – July 23 to July 28, 2018.
Eigengrau – July 31 to August 11, 2018.
The Jungle Book – August 15 to August 26, 2018.
Sirens – September 4 to September 8, 2018.

Hampstead Theatre
Eton Avenue, NW3 3EX. Tel: 020 7722 9301.
Nearest Tube: Swiss Cottage.
Genesis Inc. l Casting announced (Main Stage) – until July 28.
The Humans (Main Stage) – August 30 to October 13, 2018.
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I And You (Main Stage): – October 18 to November 24, 2018.
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DOWNSTAIRS – September 2018 to January 2019
Every Day I Make Greatness Happen – September 13 to October 20.
The Hoes – October 26 to December 1.
Paradise – December 7 to January 19.
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Hope Theatre
207 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN. Tel: 0333 666 3366.
Nearest Tube: Highbury and Islington
Ink or Swim – August 3, 2018.
Fat Jewels – until July 21, 2018.
WINTER 2018
The Dog/The Cat – September 4 to September 22.
The Lesson – September 25 to October 13.
Jericho’s Rose – October 16 to November 3.
Gilded Butterflies – November 6 to November 24.
Head-Rot Holiday – November 27 to December 22.
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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.
The Play About My Dad – until 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
Queer Season – July 25 to September 1, 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 and King’s Head Theatre – September 5 to September 22, 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
Camden Fringe 2018 – July 30 to August 26.

Little Angel Theatre
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, N1 2DN. Tel: 020 7226 1787.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
Sleeping Beauty in the Wood – until July 29, 2018.
Little Angel by the Sea – until August 5, 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
Three beehives installed on the Lyric’s roof
2018
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.
Spamilton – until September 8, 2018.

National Theatre
South Bank, SE1 9PX. Tel: 020 7452 3000.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.
OLIVIER THEATRE
Translations – until August 11, 2018.
Exit the King – July 17 to October 6, 2018.
Pericles – August 26 to August 28, 2018.
Hadestown – November 2, 2018 to January 26, 2019.
Follies – From February 14, 2019.
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Antony & Cleopatra – September 18, 2018 to January 19, 2019.
LYTTELTON THEATRE
Julie – until September 8, 2018.
The Lehman Trilogy – until October 20, 2018.
I’m Not Running – From October 2, 2018.
War Horse – November 8, 2018 to January 5, 2019.
DORFMAN THEATRE (formerly the Cottesloe)
An Octoroon – until July 18, 2018.
Home, I’m Darling – July 24 to September 5, 2018.
The Star Seekers – August 8 to September 1, 2018.
The Prisoner – September 12 to October 4, 2018.
Stories – October 10 to November 28, 2018.
The Tell-Tale Heart – December 5, 2018 to January 9, 2019.
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 Wimbledon Theatre
The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1QG. Tel: 0870 060 6646.
Nearest Tube: Wimbledon.
Dance Overture – until July 15, 2018.
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure – July 21 to July 28, 2018.
Sun Records – The Concert – July 29, 2018.
Stage Experience – Guys & Dolls – August 17 and 18, 2018.
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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Club Tropicana The Musical – April 23 to April 27, 2019.
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Old Red Lion Theatre
418 St John Street, EC1V 4NJ. Tel: 0844 412 4307.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
Edinburgh Previews – until July 21, 2018.

Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park
Tel: 0844 826 4242.
2018 SEASON
As You Like It l Rehearsal images l Production images – until 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.
Directors’ Festival 2018 – until July 21.
Losing Venice – September 7 to October 20, 2018.
Dealing with Clair – October 26 to December 1, 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
POT – October 9 to October 20, 2018.
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Park Theatre
Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JP. Tel: 020 7870 6876.
Nearest Tube: Finsbury Park.
JULY TO DECEMBER 2018
PARK200
End Of The Pier – until August 11.
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – August 16 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 – until 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:
The Pass – September 27 to September 29, 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.

Richmond Theatre
The Green, Surrey, TW9 1QJ. Tel: 0870 060 6651.
Nearest Station: Richmond.
Monstersaurus – August 21 and 22, 2018.
The Height of the Storm – September 1 to September 8, 2018.
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Salad Days – September 10 to September 15, 2018.
Still Alice – September 18 to September 22, 2018.
Rain Man – November 5 to November 10, 2018.
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The Case Of The Frightened Lady – November 12 to November 17, 2018.
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Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA. Tel: 020 7613 7498.
Nearest Station: Liverpool Street.

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.
A Winter’s Tale – August 30 to September 2, 2018.

Rosemary Branch Theatre
2 Shepperton Road, London, N1 3DT. Tel: 020 7704 6665.
Nearest Tube: Old Street.
Love, Genius and a Walk – July 29 and 30, 2018.
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Thirteen Cycles – November 13 to November 29, 2018.
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Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square, SW1 8AS. Tel: 020 7565 5000.
Nearest Tube: Sloane Square.
JERWOOD THEATRE UPSTAIRS
One For Sorrow – until August 11, 2018.
The Woods – September 5 to October 13, 2018.
Trying It On – October 24 to October 27, 2018.
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Still No Idea – October 31 to November 17, 2018.
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JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS
Pity – until 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 Winter’s Tale l Live cinema screening on October 4 – until 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.
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2018 Summer Tour – at Shakespeare’s Globe from 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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SAM WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSEWINTER 2018/19
Macbeth – November 7 to February 2.
Doctor Faustus – December 1 to February 2.
Dark Night of the Soul: a feminine response to the Faustian bargain – December 29 to February 2.
Ralegh: The Treason Trial – November 24 to November 30.
Edward II – February 7 to April 20.
Richard II – February 22 to April 21.
After Edward – March 21 to April 6.
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Soho Theatre
21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE. Tel: 020 7478 0100.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road.
NYT 2018 REP SEASON
Victoria’s Knickers – October 26 to November 10.
Consensual – October 22 to November 9.
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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 – until 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 5 to September 29, 2018.
Read the preview l Casting announced
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.
Half Me, Half You – July 17 to July 21, 2018.
Edinburgh Previews – July 23 to July 28, 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 – until August 4, 2018.
Read the preview l All girl band announced l Further casting announced l Production images
NATIONAL YOUTH MUSIC THEATRE SEASON 2018
A Little Princess – August 9 to August 11.
The Beautiful Game – August 15 to August 18.
The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow – August 22 to August 25.
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Theatre N16
The Bedford Pub, 77 Bedford Hill, London, SW12 9HD. Tel: 07969 138899.
Nearest Station: Balham.
Theatre N16 looks for new home
Reading Gaol – July 23 to August 2, 2018.
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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

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.
The Cloakroom Attendant – July 30 to August 4, 2018.
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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.
Around the World in 80 Days – August 8 to September 1, 2018.
Midnight – A New Musical – September 5 to September 29, 2018.

Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Junction of Hampstead Lane/North Road, N6 4BD. Tel: 020 8340 3488.
Nearest Tube: Highgate.
Give My Regards to Broadway – July 17 to August 5, 2018.
Camden Fringe Festival 2018 – July 31 to August 26.

Waterloo East Theatre
Brad Street, London, SE1 8TG. Tel: 020 7928 0060.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.
Pravda – July 18 to July 22, 2018.
Midsummer Night’s Dream – July 28 and 29, 2018.
Trump the Musical! – September 11 to September 23, 2018.
Boris the Musical – September 25 to September 29, 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 Unnatural Tragedy – until July 21, 2018.
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A Little Hero – August 7 to August 25, 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.
AUTUMN 2018
Paul Bunyan – September 3-5 and September 7–8.
Twelfth Night – September 12 to September 22.
SKETCHING – September 26 to October 27.
Not About Heroes – October 31 to November 11.
Young Men – November 13 to November 17.
Dietrich: Natural Duty – November 19 to November 24.
The Box of Delights – November 30 to January 5.
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Young Vic
66 The Cut, SE1 8LZ. Tel: 020 7922 2922.
Nearest Tube: Southwark/Waterloo.
MAIN HOUSE
Fun Home – until 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