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Romeo And Juliet

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

The all-male cast of the Lord Chamberlain's Men Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's romantic tragedy.

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, Lewes

Sun 22 Jun

£15 (Children £10) / 01825 840573

  • 17:00

Cardiff Castle

Fri 4 Jul

£16; £9 adv (Children £11) / 029 2087 8100

  • 19:30

Sat 5 Jul

£16; £9 adv (Children £11) / 029 2087 8100

  • 19:30

Galeri Caernarfon

Thu 24 Jul

£14.50 (Children £7.50) / 01286 685222

  • 19:30

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A Celebration Of New Writing: His Letters

  • Written by: John Martin Stevens

John Martin Stevens performs his solo drama telling the story of a Second World War romance and its legacy.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Tue 1 Jul

Studio Theatre

£10.50 (£9) / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Singin' In The Rain

A critically acclaimed production of the famous musical has been a smash hit with critics and audiences alike. It tells the story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen found its voice and left silent movies, and some of its stars, behind.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Tue 6 May

£32.50–£41.50; £39.50–£38.50; £36.50–£45.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Wed 7 May

£32.50–£41.50; £39.50–£38.50; £36.50–£45.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Thu 8 May

£32.50–£41.50; £39.50–£38.50; £36.50–£45.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 17 May

Twelfth Night - Re-Imagined For Everyone Aged Six And Over

  • Directed by: Max Webster
  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Following productions of The Winter's Tale, Pericles and Macbeth, which were specifically tailored for younger audiences, this staging of The Bard's madcap comedy of mistaken identity uses the original text to illuminate shipwrecked Viola's cross-dressing in the court of Count Orsino and her happy reunion with twin…

The Open Air Theatre, London NW1

Sat 21 Jun

£15 / 0844 826 4242

  • 09:45

Sun 22 Jun

£15 / 0844 826 4242

  • 10:00
  • 13:30

Mon 23 Jun

£15 / 0844 826 4242

  • 13:30
…and 16 more dates until 12 Jul

Bedroom Farce

  • Directed by: Beryl Snadden
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

The Swan Theatre Company presents Alan Ayckbourn's comedy. Directed by Beryl Snadden.

Swan Theatre, Yeovil

Mon 14 Jul

Phone for prices / 01935 462781

  • 19:45

Tue 15 Jul

Phone for prices / 01935 462781

  • 19:45

Wed 16 Jul

Phone for prices / 01935 462781

  • 19:45
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Frankie & Johnny In The Clair De Lune

A tender and funny fledging romance between wise-cracking chef Johnny and the cautious, vulnerable Frankie unfolds over one memorable night in a New York apartment. Dervla Kirwan plays Frankie.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Thu 6 Nov

£18–£33; £8.50 age 16-25 / 01243 781312

  • 19:45 – 22:15

Fri 7 Nov

£18–£33; £8.50 age 16-25 / 01243 781312

  • 19:45 – 22:15

Sun 9 Nov

£18–£33; £8.50 age 16-25 / 01243 781312

  • 14:45 – 17:15
  • 19:45 – 22:15
…and 23 more dates until 5 Dec

Kissing Sid James

  • Written by: Robert Farquhar

Reform Theatre presents Robert Farquhar's romantic comedy in which a mismatched pair of would-be lovers head to the seaside for a weekend break.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Wed 7 May

£14 (Children £13 under 16s) / 01539 725 133

  • 20:00

CAST, Doncaster

Thu 24 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01302 303959

  • 19:45

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Wed 30 Apr

£11.75 (£9.75) / 01332 255800

  • 19:30

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The Rivals

  • Directed by: Sir Peter Hall

It's 1775 and the fashionable world descends on Bath, to take the waters, show off their finery, enjoy the gossip and pursue romance. Amongst them are some of the most extraordinary comic characters to grace the stage: the verbally misguided Mrs Malaprop, her absurdly romantic niece, Lydia Languish, the blinkered Sir…

Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon

Wed 25 Jun

£10

  • 19:30

Romeo And Juliet

  • Written by: Shakespeare

Black Box Theatre Company presents the Bard's tragedy about two young lovers and their quest to be together in spite of their feuding families.

The Continental, Preston

Wed 30 Apr

£10 (£8) / 01772 499425

  • 13:30
  • 19:30

Martin Harris Centre For Music And Drama, The University Of Manchester

Thu 24 Apr

John Thaw Studio Theatre

£10 ( £8; £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0161 275 8951

  • 10:00
  • 14:00

Fri 25 Apr

John Thaw Studio Theatre

£10 ( £8; £5; Children £5 under 18s) / 0161 275 8951

  • 10:00

She Stoops To Conquer

Mayhem and confusion ensue in this classic comedy by Oliver Goldsmith.

Buxton Opera House

Fri 30 May

£15 / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Tue 29 Apr

£14.50–£20.50; £13–£19 disabled; £10 under 25s ( £9; £13–£19; £13–£19; Children £9 under 16s) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 30 Apr

£14.50–£20.50; £13–£19 disabled; £10 under 25s ( £9; £13–£19; £13–£19; Children £9 under 16s) / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 1 May

£14.50–£20.50; £13–£19 disabled; £10 under 25s ( £9; £13–£19; £13–£19; Children £9 under 16s) / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 3 May

The Haymarket, Basingstoke

Wed 7 May

£20; £17; £22 ( £18; £11; £15; £20; Children £11 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 19:30

Thu 8 May

£20; £17; £22 ( £18; £11; £15; £20; Children £11 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Fri 9 May

£20; £17; £22 ( £18; £11; £15; £20; Children £11 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 19:30

Sat 10 May

£20; £17; £22 ( £18; £11; £15; £20; Children £11 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

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Singin' In The Rain

  • Directed by: Jonathan Church
  • Written by: Nacio Herb Brown (music)

Jonathan Church directs the musical based on the MGM film about the end of silent movies and the start of a new Golden Age. The cast features Maxwell Caulfield as studio boss RF Simpson and pop singer Faye Tozer as starlet Lina Lamont.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 22 Jul

£15–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30

Wed 23 Jul

£15–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 24 Jul

£15–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30
…and 14 more dates until 9 Aug

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Tue 16 Sep

£15–£40; £20–£45 / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

£15–£40; £20–£45 / 023 8071 1811

  • 19:30

Thu 18 Sep

£15–£40; £20–£45 / 023 8071 1811

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 15 more dates until 5 Oct

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Tue 17 Jun

The Lyric

£14–£45 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30

Wed 18 Jun

The Lyric

£14–£45 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30

Thu 19 Jun

The Lyric

£14–£45 / 01752 267222

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 28 Jun

The Tempest

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Quantum Theatre presents Shakespeare's tale of love and sorcery, in which the exiled Prospero, Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful position through skilled use of magic and illusion.

The Lodge Gardens, North Berwick

Sun 17 Aug

£9.75 (£7) / 0131 665 2240

Outdoor show so bring something to sit on and dress accordingly for the weather.

  • 19:00

Princes Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea

Fri 13 Jun

£13.50 (£12.50)

  • 20:00

Cis And Barbiche

  • Written by: Jenny Davis (Adaptation)

Jenny Davis's romantic Second World War drama based on the discovery of the real-life letters and diaries of French airman Francis Usai and local girl Barbara Rigby. Presented by Agelink UK with music from the era.

York Theatre Royal

Thu 3 Jul

Studio

£12 ( £10; £10; Children £10 under 18s) / 01904 623568

  • 19:45

Fri 4 Jul

Studio

£12 ( £10; £10; Children £10 under 18s) / 01904 623568

  • 19:45

Sat 5 Jul

Studio

£12 ( £10; £10; Children £10 under 18s) / 01904 623568

  • 14:00
  • 19:45

Peter McMaster: Wuthering Heights

  • Written by: Chris Hall (adapt)

A performance piece which takes as its starting point Emily Bronte's romantic novel and the disturbing character of Heathcliffe. Created in collaboration with Murray Wason, Chris Hall, Nick Anderson and Thom Scullion, the production explores aspects of contemporary maleness.

Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton

Thu 4 Sep

£14 (Children £7; £13) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Sense And Sensibility

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents an outdoor stage adaptation of Jane Austen's classic romance about two sisters and their quest for love. Adapted by Laura Turner.

National Trust: Ightham Mote, Sevenoaks

Sat 2 Aug

£15 adv booking essential (Children £9 adv booking essential) / 01732 811145/810378

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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The Winters Tale

Tread The Boards Theatre Company presents a modern-day adaptation of the William Shakespeare romance, in which jealous King Leontes and his pregnant wife Hermione are portrayed as unfortunate lovers in 1960s London.

The Leatherhead Theatre

Mon 28 Apr

£16 (£13; Children £10) / 01372 365141

  • 19:15

From Grimethorpe

With love, pride, passion and pit helmets, 50 shades of coal.

Lamproom Theatre, Barnsley

Thu 10 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £11 (£10) / 01226 200075

Fri 11 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £11 (£10) / 01226 200075

Sat 12 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £11 (£10) / 01226 200075

…and 7 more dates until 19 Jul

Lego Dreams

A romantic comedy about a reclusive night chef and a woman unaccustomed to life in the big city.

Three And Ten, Brighton

Thu 29 May

£9 (£7.50; £7) / 07786 984900

  • 20:30

Sat 31 May

£9 (£7.50; £7) / 07786 984900

  • 20:30

Sun 1 Jun

£9 (£7.50; £7) / 07786 984900

  • 20:30

Lotty's War

A romantic thriller set on the occupied Channel Islands during the Second World War, based on a collection of unpublished diaries discovered in Guernsey.

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 22 Sep

£14.50–£20; £14.50; £14.50–£22; £14.50–£17.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 23 Sep

£14.50–£20; £14.50; £14.50–£22; £14.50–£17.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 24 Sep

£14.50–£20; £14.50; £14.50–£22; £14.50–£17.50 / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Love Begins at 50

A modern, comical farce by Raymond Hopkins, performed by Avenue Theatre Productions.

The Avenue Theatre, Sittingbourne

Wed 7 May

£7 (£6.50) / 01795 471140

  • 19:45

Thu 8 May

£7 (£6.50) / 01795 471140

  • 19:45

Fri 9 May

£7 (£6.50) / 01795 471140

  • 19:45

Sat 10 May

£7 (£6.50) / 01795 471140

  • 19:45

Love Sick

Two alien ambassadors travel to Earth to find out if love is the magical substance they need in order to heal their dying home planet.

Three And Ten, Brighton

Tue 20 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 20:00

Wed 21 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 20:00

Thu 22 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 20:00

Love Story By Erich Segal

  • Written by: Stephen Clark

Love Story is inspired by Erich Segal's best-selling novel and subsequent 1970's smash-hit film. It is widely regarded as one of the most romantic and moving films of all time

The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Thu 19 Jun

£9–£24 / 01204 520661

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Fri 20 Jun

£9–£24 / 01204 520661

  • 14:00
  • 19:30 – 22:00

Sat 21 Jun

£9–£24 / 01204 520661

  • 19:30 – 22:00
…and 18 more dates until 12 Jul

Mamma Mia!

  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Written by: lyrics)

Catherine Johnson's rumbustious comedy musical based around events at a family wedding on the sun-kissed Greek paradise of Kalokairi, where Donna prepares to give away her daughter Sophie, unaware that three men from her past are also on the island. Set to an energetic songbook of ABBA hits including Dancing Queen, Thank…

Novello Theatre, London WC2B

Thu 24 Apr

£45.50–£79.50 / 0844 482 5170

Fri 25 Apr

£45.50–£79.50 / 0844 482 5170

Sat 26 Apr

£45.50–£79.50 / 0844 482 5170

…and 310 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

The Widow

  • Written by: Merlin Ward

Merlin Ward's gripping tale of thwarted ambition, unswerving maternal love, and a doomed romance. Starring Anita Graham.

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Tue 22 Jul

£13.50–£18; £13.50; £13.50–£19.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 23 Jul

£13.50–£18; £13.50; £13.50–£19.50 / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 24 Jul

£13.50–£18; £13.50; £13.50–£19.50 / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 26 Jul