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36 PLAYS CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF A major revival of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell. APOLLO THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (020 7851 2711) THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY One enormous diamond, eight incompetent crooks and a snoozing security guard. What could possibly go right? CRITERION THEATRE Piccadilly Circus, (020 7492 0810) THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG A Polytechnic amateur drama group are putting on a 1920s murder mystery and everything that can go wrong... does! DUCHESS THEATRE Catherine Street, WC2 (0330 333 4810) THE WOMAN IN BLACK An innocent outsider, a suspicious rural community, a gothic house and a misty marsh are the ingredients of this Victorian ghost story. FORTUNE THEATRE Russell Street, WC2 (0844 871 7626) THE FERRYMAN In Jez Butterworth’s new major drama, multi award-winning actor, director and writer Paddy Considine is joined by Laura Donnelly and Genevieve O’Reilly. Directed by Sam Mendes. GIELGUD THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0844 482 5130) HAMLET Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Olivier Award winning director Robert Icke’s new production, with Andrew Scott in the title role, transfers to the West End. HAROLD PINTER THEATRE Panton Street, SW1 (0844 871 7627) QUEEN ANNE Royal Shakespeare Company production of Helen Edmundson’s new play, set in 1702, with William III on the throne and England is on the verge of war. HAYMARKET THEATRE Haymarket, SW1 (020 7930 8800) Royal National Theatre Plays in repertory OLIVIER THEATRE. COMMON DC Moore’s dark and funny new play is an epic tale of unsavoury action and England’s lost land. Headlong’s Artistic Director, Jeremy Herrin directs Anne-Marie Duff as Mary and Cush Jumbo as Laura. Rufus Hound as Mr Toad in The Wind in the Willows at London Palladium. Photo: Marc Brenner. FOLLIES Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in a dazzling new production of Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical staged for the first time at the National. LYTTELTON THEATRE ANGELS IN AMERICA Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony awardwinning director Marianne Elliott. DORFMAN THEATRE MOSQUITOES Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams play sisters in a world premiere from Chimerica writer Lucy Kirkwood, directed by Rufus Norris. THE MAJORITY A new show about democracy – the Scottish Independence Referendum, Brexit, Trump... and whatever today brings. NATIONAL THEATRE South Bank, SE1 (020 7452 3000) GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Conor McPherson beautifully weaves the iconic songbook of Bob Dylan into this new show full of hope, heartbreak and soul. OLD VIC THEATRE The Cut, Waterloo, SE1 (0844 871 7628) HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD PARTS I & II A new stage play based on the Harry Potter franchise written by Jack Thorne, based on an original story by J.K Rowling. PALACE THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0330 333 4813) THE KITE RUNNER Powerful stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s internationally best-selling novel returns to the West End. Until 26 August. PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Northumberland Ave, WC2 (0844 871 7631) A TALE OF TWO CITIES Matthew Dunster’s new play, adapted from Charles Dickens. How much do those in power think Europe’s poor can take – when will the people take to the streets? JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR The return of the Timothy Sheader's acclaimed revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical featuring songs I Don't Know How to Love Him, Gethsemane and Superstar. REGENT'S PARK OPEN AIR THEATRE Regent's Park, NW1 (0844 826 4242) THE MOUSETRAP Agatha Christie’s whodunnit is the longest running play of its kind in the history of the British theatre. ST MARTIN’S THEATRE West Street, WC2 (0844 499 1515) APOLOGIA Jamie Lloyd's production of Alexi Kaye Campbell's play, starring Stockard Channing. A witty, topical and passionate play about generations, secrets, and warring perspectives. TRAFALGAR STUDIOS Whitehall, SW1 (020 7492 1548) THE MENTOR Daniel Kehlmann's comedy, translated by Christopher Hampton and starring F Murray Abraham. A story about art and artists and the legacy of fame. VAUDEVILLE THEATRE Strand, WC2 (020 7400 1257) MUSICALS KINKY BOOTS Inspired by a true story and based on the Miramax film, the show tells the story of Charlie Price who has reluctantly inherited his father's Northampton shoe factory. ADELPHI THEATRE Strand, WC2 (020 3725 7060) STOMP This multi-award winning show continues to astound audiences across the world with its universal language of rhythm, theatre, comedy and dance. AMBASSADORS THEATRE West Street, WC2 (020 7395 5405) t h i s i s l o n d o n m a g a z i n e • t h i s i s l o n d o n o n l i n e

WICKED Hit Broadway story of how a clever, misunderstood girl with emerald green skin and a girl who is beautiful and popular turn into the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch in the Land of Oz. APOLLO VICTORIA THEATRE Wilton Road, SW1 (0844 826 8000) 37 MATILDA Critically acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production of Roald Dahl’s book, directed by Matthew Warchus. CAMBRIDGE THEATRE Earlham Street, WC2 (0844 800 1110) AN AMERICAN IN PARIS The award-winning, thrillingly staged and astonishingly danced Broadway Gershwin musical featuring some of the greatest music and lyrics ever written. DOMINION THEATRE Tottenham Court Rd, W1 (020 7927 0900) The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain launches its first ever East End season this summer, with 97 of Britain’s best young actors from all over the UK performing in five productions at three venues across East London. www.nyt.org.uk OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR The uplifting and moving story of six Catholic choir girls from Oban, let loose in Edinburgh for one day only. A glorious anthem to friendship, youth and growing up disgracefully. DUKE OF YORK’S THEATRE St Martin’s Lane, WC2 (020 7492 1552) THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Long running epic romance by Andrew Lloyd Webber, set behind the scenes of a Paris opera house where a deformed phantom stalks his prey. HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE Haymarket, SW1 (0844 412 2707) BAT OUT OF HELL West End Premiere of the Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf stage musical, a full throttle tale of teenage love, youthful rebellion and living the rock n’ roll dream. Featuring I’d Do Anything For Love, Dead Ringer for Love and Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad. LONDON COLISEUM St Martin’s Lane, WC2 (020 7845 9300) THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Major new musical based on Kenneth Grahame’s book, starring Rufus Hound. A riotous musical comedy that follows the impulsive Mr Toad whose insatisable need for speed lands him in serious trouble. LONDON PALLADIUM Argyll Street, W1 (0844 412 4655) THE LION KING Disney‘s phenomenally successful animated film is transformed into a spectacular stage musical, a superb evening of visual delight. LYCEUM THEATRE Wellington Street, WC2 (0844 871 3000) THRILLER – LIVE High octane show celebrating the career of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Over two hours of the non-stop hit songs that marked his legendary live performances. LYRIC THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2 (0330 333 4812) SCHOOL OF ROCK Andrew Lloyd Webber's new stage musical with lyrics by Glenn Slater and book by Julian Fellowes, adapted from the film. NEW LONDON THEATRE Drury Lane, WC2 (020 7492 0810) HALF A SIXPENCE The first West End revival of the classic 1960s musical transferred after an acclaimed season at Chichester. Until 2 September. NOEL COWARD THEATRE St Martin's Lane, WC2 (0844 482 5141) MAMMA MIA! Hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, set around the story of a mother and daughter on the eve of the daughter’s wedding. NOVELLO THEATRE Aldwych, WC2 (0844 482 5170) ANNIE Revival of the famous musical starring Miranda Hart. A Depression-era rags-toriches story featuring the songs It's The Hard- Knock Life, Easy Street and Tomorrow. PICCADILLY THEATRE Denman Street, W1 (0844 871 7630) ALADDIN The classic hit film has been brought to thrilling life on stage by Disney, featuring all the songs from the Academy Award winning score. PRINCE EDWARD THEATRE Old Compton Street, W1 (0844 482 5151) LES MISERABLES A spectacularly staged version of Victor Hugo’s epic novel about an escaped convict’s search for redemption in Revolutionary France. QUEEN’S THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2 (0844 482 5160) DREAMGIRLS West End premiere, starring Amber Riley. Set in the USA during the late 1960s and early 1970s, it follows a young female singing trio as they become music superstars. SAVOY THEATRE Strand, WC2 (020 7492 0810) MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Featuring all the much loved classics from Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, and the Jackson 5, the show tells the story behind the hits. SHAFTESBURY THEATRE Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2 (020 7492 0810) 42nd STREET The song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway returns to the West End. The timeless tale of small town Peggy Sawyer’s rise from chorus line to Broadway star. THEATRE ROYAL Drury Lane, WC2 (020 7492 0810) LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald makes her West End debut as legendary jazz icon, Billie Holiday. WYNDHAM’S THEATRE Charing Cross Rd, WC2 (0844 482 512) t h i s i s l o n d o n m a g a z i n e • t h i s i s l o n d o n o n l i n e

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