November theatre highlights
The seven best shows to see in November, featuring a whimsical French musical, a Neapolitan epic and perilous ascent into the Andes.
A reclusive Italian writer sparked an international media frenzy with her irresistibly absorbing Neapolitan novels, My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay and The Story of the Lost Child. Now Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan novels come to the stage in an epic two-part play.Read more ...
James McAvoy plays Cyrano de Bergerac in a freely-adapted new version of the classic French play. The show is the first in a new West End season from director Jamie Lloyd, whose previous successes include Betrayal with Tom Hiddleston, The Homecoming and The Maids.Read more ...
Venture through the wardrobe the magical world of Narnia as C.S Lewis's classic is brought to life at the Bridge Theatre. Sally Cookson's devised production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe transfers to London after a successful opening in Leeds in 2017.
After winning the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for drama, the Susan Blackburn Prize for female playwrights and a series of jubilant reviews in New York, Fairview comes to London. Jackie Sibblies Drury's 2018 play has been hailed ' hard-hitting drama that examines race in a highly conceptual, layered structure, ultimately bringing audiences into the actors'.Read more ...
Juliet gets a poptastic alternative ending in this peppy jukebox musical featuring hit songs such as 'Baby One More Time', 'I Kissed a Girl' and 'Everybody (Backstreet's Back)'. Instead of plunging a dagger into her chest, our young heroine runs away to Paris where she finds adventure and romance.Read more ...
London theatre will reach dizzying new heights as the true story of the struggle for survival in the Andes comes to the Duke of York's Theatre. Touching the Void transfers to London after five-star reviews from a National tour.Read more ...
Who is not charmed by the whimsical Amélie? The five-time Oscar nominated French film comes to the London stage in musical form, as the story of self-discovery comes to life with accordion playing and songs.Read more ...
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