Here’s a guide to five shows opening in London this month…
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Part 4, Apollo Theatre: Want to take your children along to something fun and educational? Horrible Histories is back in London this August and filled with a whole bunch of historical characters brought back to life by two actors.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Iris Theatre, St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden: For its latest production in its annual summer season at St Paul’s Church, Iris Theatre will present a new production based on Victor Hugo’s classic story.
Evita, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre: One of the most eagerly-anticipated productions to open this summer will open for previews from 2 August. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the cast is set to include: Samantha Pauly as Eva Peron, Ektor Rivera as Juan Peron, Trent Saunders as Che and Frances Mayli McCann as The Mistress.
Queen of the Mist, Charing Cross Theatre: Transferring to the Charing Cross Theatre following a successful run at the Jack Studio Theatre earlier this year, Pint of Wine’s Theatre Company’s acclaimed production of Michael John LaChiusa’s musical will play for a strictly limited season.
Showtune, Union Theatre: Playing for a strictly limited run from the 7-24 August, Showtune highlights music and lyrics by Jerry Herman including familiar tunes from Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage Aux Folles. Perfect for musical theatre fans.