Lynette Linton has announced her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre. The 2019-2020 season includes UK debut plays from six playwrights alongside a new production of celebrated poet and playwright Jackie Kay’s first play Chiaroscuro directed by Linton.
Hit musical Six has announced a new six-month West End booking period, running to 5 July 2020, plus there is news of four new Queens joining the line-up for the London production.
Following a successful inaugural season in 2018, Barking-based fringe festival Clout! returns next month for a bigger 2019 season including 18 shows over 11 days at two venues. Book your tickets now!
What’s with the pigeon? Camden Fringe’s famous avian mascot this year pays tribute to British actor Olivia Colman for her Oscar-winning turn in the film The Favourite. The full programme for the 2019 festival features over 300 shows running across 30 different London venues between 29 July and 25 August 2019. How many can you squeeze in? Time to get booking!
Elementary? The cast who will solve the cast of Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing has been revealed! We can’t wait to see this brilliant restaging that will bring London’s most famous detective home to Baker Street next month. Time to get booking, sleuths!
Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre Indhu Rubasingham has announced the London première of Mike Bartlett’s latest play Snowflake which will run at the Kiln Theatre from 10 December 2019 to 18 January 2020 (opening on 16 December), directed by Clare Lizzimore.
Sonia Friedman Productions has announces the world premiere of Leopoldstadt, a new play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Patrick Marber.
“What if I could go back and make a different decision?” It’s a sentiment we much all have felt, and it’s at the centre of new piece The Chaos Theory, in which three women are given just that opportunity. Book your tickets now.
Nearly 40 years after it premiered at the then-new Old Red Lion Theatre before transferring to the West End, Phil Young’s devised three-hander about one couple’s experience with blindness, Crystal Clear, returns next month as part of the fringe venue’s 40th-anniversary season. Time to get booking!
The critically-acclaimed hit Girl from the North Country, written and directed by Conor McPherson with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is to play London’s Gielgud Theatre in for a limited season from 10 December 2019 to 1 February 2020 (press night is 16 December).
Following the success of his first season at The Bunker, artistic director Chris Sonnex’s new season cements his vision for the theatre, representing and sharing the stories of its community.
Tickets go on sale today for a strictly limited season of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park with George starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford and directed by Sarna Lapine, at the Savoy Theatre.
The Shitfaced-Shakespeare® crew are finally ready to tackle the greatest dramatic work ever committed to the page in the English language: Hamlet. The latest in their internationally successful series of drunken bard plays is also the third offering in the company’s 30-week 2019 residency at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. Time to get booking!
Associate Artist, Jack Albert Cook, makes his Lion and Unicorn Theatre debut in July, when his tale of mental health within the gay community, Fast Love, runs at the Kentish Town venue. Book your tickets now
Sushi Girls, Tony Leliw’s new comedy about a pair of Japanese students living in London, will bring its tale of cultural confusion to Theatro Technis in July. Book your tickets now!
New international performance collaboration Wet Paint brings its first production, Fall Prettier, to The Space later this month, promising a wacky, brutal and glitter-dusted take on appropriation of women’s narratives. Time to book your tickets!
Chichester Festival Theatre’s Olivier Award-nominated production of Singin’ in the Rain will play a strictly limited five-week season at London’s Sadler’s Wells in the summer of 2020, running from 24 July to 30 August 2020 with a press night on 30 July 2020.
Ian McKellen will bring his show Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkein, Shakespeare, Others And You to London’s Harold Pinter Theatre from 20 September 20 2019 to 5 January 2020, directed by Sean Mathias.
The National Theatre has announces 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers. Olivier Theatre My Brilliant Friend 12 November 2019 to 18 January 2020 (Press day is 26 November). Plays in rep, with further performances to be announced Following a sell-out run at Rose Theatre Kingston, the two-part adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend by April De Angelis is reworked …
Following her success of In Lipstick at The Pleasance earlier this year, playwright Annie Jenkins brings A Tinder Trilogy, a trio of female monologues, to Theatre 503 later this month. Book your tickets now!