The four shows to see now
There's a gold rush of great shows to top off this year: from five-star musical to star-studded thriller, these are the new plays we have seen and adored
Sibling rivalry and male dominance escalate with comedic aggression in Sam Shepard’s True West.
Johnny Flynn and Kit Harington play a pair of estranged brothers sucked into a Pinteresque power struggle and taunted by the legacy of the wild west.Read more ...
After the Windrush generation dominated headlines, a timely new play invites us into the traditions, tensions and triumphs of a Jamaican family in London.
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Nine Night is a bombastic debut from actor turned writer Natasha Gordon. It opened to a flurry of five-star reviews at the National's Dorfman Theatre and is just as funny and heartfelt in this West End transfer.
After a superlative, sellout premiere in 2017, Jack Thorne's adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns for 2018. And, thank goodness, it's just as magical. From the moment you enter the Old Vic for A Christmas Carol there's enough festivity to blast away any Scroogeiness as you're transported to a Christmas that would make Charles Dickens proud.Read more ...
There’s something special about experiencing the infectious energy of an all-singing, all-dancing musical in the intimacy of an off-West End theatre.
Trevor Nunn's vivacious new production of 1964 hit Fiddler on the Roof makes us feel part of the fictional shtetl of Anatevka and draws us into a story of adaptation and resilience.Read more ...
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