London Theatre: May highlights
Classic stories re-imagined, a Star Wars star on stage, bold new fringe shows and an outdoor musical are lighting up London theatres this May
The story of Salomé has been told many times over thousands of years. Now director Yaël Farber brings a provocative new version to the National Theatre
Theatre goes out this world at the Young Vic: Life of Galileo, Brecht's study of scientific morality, is re-imagined by BAFTA-winning film and TV director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice, Anna Karenina).Read more ...
Jack Thorne, the writer with the magic touch who brought Harry Potter to the stage, re-imagines the first modern drama in a fresh new version of Georg Büchner's Woyzeck starring Star Wars actor John Boyega.Read more ...
The ever-inventive set designer Chloe Lamford has created a new temporary performance space in collaboration with the Royal Court Theatre. The space itself inspires a new season of plays by a bevy of new writing talents.Read more ...
New York, New York might be 'one helluva town', but London's not too shabby. This summer, classic musical On The Town gets an al fresco revival at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.Read more ...
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