Half Me, Half You, Liane Grant’s new play exploring the possible long-term consequences of Donald Trump’s regime, comes to London’s Tristan Bates Theatre for a fortnight’s run after acclaim in New York. Time to get booking!
Kaisa Hammarlund will play the title role in Violet, the multi-award-winning musical with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, which receives its UK premiere at London’s Charing Cross Theatre for a 12-week season from 14 January to 6 April 2019 (press night is 21 January) in an international co-production that will see it transfer to Tokyo.
Did you miss the European premiere of musical whodunit Murder For Two in 2017 at the Watermill Theatre and The Other Palace? Good news for London theatregoers: it returns next week to The Other Palace for a five-week festive season with Ed MacArthur and Jeremy Legat reprising their piano duet, and thirteen roles between them. Check out our gallery of these musical detectives in action – and then get booking!
The Gate Theatre has announced its next production, Dear Elizabeth, a two-hander by award-winning US playwright Sarah Ruhl, directed by Ellen McDougall. The piece, running at the venue from 17 January to 9 February 2019 (press nights are 22 and 23 January 2019), will be performed by a series of guest actors including Travis Alabanza, Jade Anouka, Tim Crouch, Tamsin Greig and Alex Jennings.
We’ve got a theatrical #ThrowbackThursday for you! Clive King’s much-loved children’s literary classic Stig of the Dump returns tonight (6 December 2018) to London’s Tabard Theatre, where it was first staged a decade ago. Check out our gallery of photos from the 2008 production, which director Russell Labey lovingly recreates this Christmas. Time to get booking!
London’s VAULT Festival, one of the largest curated arts festivals in the world, has announced more than 400 shows for its 2019 programme. Now in its seventh year, VAULT Festival returns to Waterloo, running for eight weeks from 23 January to 17 March 2019 with the best in new writing for theatre and comedy, immersive experiences, cabaret, live performance and late-night parties. The …