Drama

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The Vote

  • Directed by: Josie Rourke
  • Written by: James Graham

A collaborative drama from James Graham and Josie Rourke, about the process of voting during a national election. The play is due to be broadcast live on television during the final ninety minutes of the General Election, in May 2015.

Donmar Warehouse, London WC2H

Fri 24 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London

Sat 25 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London

Mon 27 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London
…and 9 more dates until 7 May

Burnt Oak

  • Directed by: Nathan Osgood
  • Written by: Laurence Lynch

Laurence Lynch's play looking at human relationships. Directed by Nathan Osgood.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 21 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 22 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 15:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London

Thu 23 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 21 more dates until 17 May

Pum Cynnig I Gymro

Drama chronicling the story of the Late John Elwyn Jones from Dolgellau starring Dyfan Roberts in the title role.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sat 11 Apr

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Wed 1 Apr

Studio 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 330 3565

Thu 2 Apr

Studio 2

£11 (£9) / 0845 330 3565

Neuadd Ogwen, Bethesda

Tue 31 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01286 676 335

Jesus Christ Superstar

  • Directed by: Steve Whittock
  • Written by: Andrew Lloyd Weber

Bill Kenwright's production of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, including the popular songs Superstar and I Don't Know How To Love Him.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 21 Jul

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 22 Jul

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 23 Jul

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jul

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 7 Apr

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 8 Apr

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 9 Apr

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Mon 6 Jul

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Tue 7 Jul

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Wed 8 Jul

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

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A View From The Bridge

  • Written by: Arthur Miller

Eddie Carbone's Sicilian cousins come for a visit. His orphaned niece soon begins a relationship with cousin Rodolpho, which leads Eddie to a dark and obsessive place, and tragedy is not far behind. Drama set in 1950s New York, written by Arthur Miller.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 31 Mar

£15.50–£25.50; £12–£21.50; £16.50–£26.50 / 01274 432000

Wed 1 Apr

£15.50–£25.50; £12–£21.50; £16.50–£26.50 / 01274 432000

Thu 2 Apr

£15.50–£25.50; £12–£21.50; £16.50–£26.50 / 01274 432000

…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 8 Apr

£10.75–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 02476 553055

Thu 9 Apr

£10.75–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 02476 553055

Fri 10 Apr

£10.75–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 02476 553055

Sat 11 Apr

£10.75–£25.50 (£8.50–£23.50) / 02476 553055

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The Absence Of War

  • Directed by: Jeremy Herrin
  • Written by: David Hare

A political drama by David Hare.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tue 28 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

Wed 29 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

Thu 30 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

The Oxford Playhouse

Wed 8 Apr

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

Thu 9 Apr

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

Fri 10 Apr

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

Sat 11 Apr

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Tue 14 Apr

Seniors £17–£25 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 15 Apr

Seniors £17–£25 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 16 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Seniors £17–£25 / 0844 482 1556

…and 8 more dates until 25 Apr

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Deposit

A drama about four friends who rent a one bedroom flat together to be able to save for a deposit on a house, though this amounts tests of friendships, relationships and sacrifices.

Hampstead Theatre, London NW3

Tue 31 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 7722 9301

  • 19:45 Deposit Hampstead Theatre, London

Wed 1 Apr

£12 (£10) / 020 7722 9301

  • 14:45 Deposit Hampstead Theatre, London
  • 19:45 Deposit Hampstead Theatre, London

Thu 2 Apr

£12 (£10) / 020 7722 9301

  • 19:45 Deposit Hampstead Theatre, London
…and 8 more dates until 11 Apr

Number 1, The Plaza

Get in the Back of the Van present a blend of live art, theatre, filth and cabaret.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 31 Mar

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 1 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 2 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 12 Apr

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Adam Meggido
  • Written by: J.M.Barrie

A drama society set out to put on the best darn production of Peter Pan the world has seen, but – as the title suggestions – the best laid plans of mice and men will insist in going aft agley.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tue 7 Apr

£27.50 / 01223 578933

Wed 8 Apr

£27.50 / 01223 578933

Thu 9 Apr

£27.50 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 12 Apr

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 26 May

£17.50; £15 Ages 16-26; £13–£28; £9–£24 Ages 16-26; £9–£24 Ages 16-26 (£9–£24; £9–£24; £9–£24; Children £10 under 16s; Children £9–£24 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

Wed 27 May

£17.50; £15 Ages 16-26; £13–£28; £9–£24 Ages 16-26; £9–£24 Ages 16-26 (£9–£24; £9–£24; £9–£24; Children £10 under 16s; Children £9–£24 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

Thu 28 May

£17.50; £15 Ages 16-26; £13–£28; £9–£24 Ages 16-26; £9–£24 Ages 16-26 (£9–£24; £9–£24; £9–£24; Children £10 under 16s; Children £9–£24 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

New Theatre, Cardiff

Tue 28 Apr

£10–£28.50 / 029 2087 8889

Wed 29 Apr

£10–£28.50 / 029 2087 8889

Thu 30 Apr

£10–£28.50 / 029 2087 8889

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

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More Light & Pies Tomorrow: Young REP Seniors

  • Directed by: Daniel Tyler
  • Written by: Bryony Lavery

Members of the group perform stories about being buried alive and the dark and seedy goings on in the pie world.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Tue 31 Mar

£7 / 0121 236 4455

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Muscovado

Play written by emerging writer Matilda Ibini, set on a sugar plantation in Barbados in the early 1800s. Presented by BurntOut Theatre.

The Alma Tavern & Theatre, Bristol

Tue 14 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0117 946 7899

  • 20:00 Muscovado The Alma Tavern & Theatre, Bristol

Wed 15 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0117 946 7899

  • 20:00 Muscovado The Alma Tavern & Theatre, Bristol

Thu 16 Apr

£8 (£6) / 0117 946 7899

  • 20:00 Muscovado The Alma Tavern & Theatre, Bristol
…and 2 more dates until 18 Apr

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Fri 19 Jun

Auditorium

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0113 224 3801

  • 19:30 Muscovado Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Lantern Theatre, Liverpool

Thu 30 Apr

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0151 703 0000

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Muscovado Lantern Theatre, Liverpool

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Berlin Rose

  • Directed by: Tim Garton
  • Written by: Tim Garton

Berlin Rose is a drama set in the times of hyperinflation in 1920s Germany which follows the fight of a wealthy family. Written and directed by Tim Garton.

Bournemouth Little Theatre

Mon 13 Apr

£9.50 ( £7.50; £7.50; £5) / 01202 417484

Tue 14 Apr

£9.50 ( £7.50; £7.50; £5) / 01202 417484

Wed 15 Apr

£9.50 ( £7.50; £7.50; £5) / 01202 417484

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

Derry Feis Dhoire Cholmcille

The event celebrates the Irish language, verse and drama as well as the Irish Dancing Competition and vocal choirs.

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Mon 6 Apr

Phone for prices / 02871 264455

Tue 7 Apr

Phone for prices / 02871 264455

Wed 8 Apr

Phone for prices / 02871 264455

…and 2 more dates until 10 Apr

The House Of Bernarda Alba

Multi-award nominated Fourth Monkey reimagine Lorca's classic for the Fringe. Following her husband's death the domineering matriarch Bernarda Alba imposes an eight year mourning period on her five daughters. Tense, beautiful and full of passion Fourth Monkey bring their renowned visceral style to Lorca's most famous work.

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Thu 2 Apr

£7.50–£9 / 01603 630000

Fri 3 Apr

£7.50–£9 / 01603 630000

Sat 4 Apr

£7.50–£9 / 01603 630000

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Wed 8 Apr

£12 (£10; £10; £5) / 01434 652477

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The Pillowman

  • Directed by: Martin McDonagh
  • Written by: Martin McDonagh

Martin McDonagh's gruesome drama about a writer living in a police state who finds himself in hot water when similarities are noticed between his fiction and a number of bizarre child murders.

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Tue 31 Mar

£20–£24.50 / 028 9038 1081

Wed 1 Apr

£20–£24.50 / 028 9038 1081

Thu 2 Apr

£20–£24.50 / 028 9038 1081

…and 15 more dates until 19 Apr

Posh

  • Directed by: Susannah Tresilian
  • Written by: Laura Wade

The regional premiere of Laura Wade's darkly comic and razor-sharp look at politics and privilege.

Salisbury Playhouse

Tue 31 Mar

£14.50–£24.50 / 01722 320333

  • 19:30 Posh Salisbury Playhouse

Wed 1 Apr

£14.50–£24.50 / 01722 320333

  • 19:30 Posh Salisbury Playhouse

Thu 2 Apr

£14.50–£24.50 / 01722 320333

  • 14:15 Posh Salisbury Playhouse
  • 19:30 Posh Salisbury Playhouse
…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr

The School For Scandal

  • Directed by: Andrew Hilton

The famous comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan which examines class and society, first performed in London at Drury Lane Theatre in 1777. Directed by Andrew Hilton.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Thu 9 Apr

£12–£24 / 0117 902 0344

Fri 10 Apr

£12–£24 / 0117 902 0344

Sat 11 Apr

£12–£24 / 0117 902 0344

…and 24 more dates until 9 May

10 Minutes To Make A Memory

A new writing event in which writers are invited to submit a 10-minute play on the theme of Make A Memory. Five chosen writers will then be matched with five directors, and they will work together to develop the piece.

Live Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 7 Jun

Main Theatre

£5 / 0191 232 1232

The Accordion Shop: Interact Youth Theatre

  • Written by: Cush Jumbo

Cush Jumbo's specially written drama for teenagers explores street riots in the age of social media, and the impact on one business.

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 2 May

Studio

£5 / 08432 086000

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The Acting Scene: Easter Acting Course

Workshops for young thespians who want to develop their skills and make some like-minded pals. No previous drama experience needed.

Mary Erskine Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 31 Mar

Prices vary

Ages 5–8 at 9.30am; ages 8–11 at 12.30pm; full day course for ages 12–16.

Wed 1 Apr

Prices vary

Ages 5–8 at 9.30am; ages 8–11 at 12.30pm; full day course for ages 12–16.

Thu 2 Apr

Prices vary

Ages 5–8 at 9.30am; ages 8–11 at 12.30pm; full day course for ages 12–16.

…and 2 more dates until 10 Apr

Arcadia

  • Directed by: Blanche McIntyre

Tom Stoppard's comedy drama. In 1809 a talented pupil makes a discovery well ahead of her time and present day academics try to put together the pieces of the true story.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tue 31 Mar

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

  • 19:45 Arcadia Cambridge Arts Theatre

Wed 1 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

  • 19:45 Arcadia Cambridge Arts Theatre

Thu 2 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

  • 14:30 Arcadia Cambridge Arts Theatre
  • 19:45 Arcadia Cambridge Arts Theatre
…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr

Malvern Theatres

Mon 6 Apr

Festival Theatre

Phone for prices / 01684 892 277

Tue 7 Apr

Festival Theatre

Phone for prices / 01684 892 277

Wed 8 Apr

Festival Theatre

Phone for prices / 01684 892 277

…and 3 more dates until 11 Apr

The Oxford Playhouse

Mon 13 Apr

Main Stage

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30 Arcadia The Oxford Playhouse

Tue 14 Apr

Main Stage

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30 Arcadia The Oxford Playhouse

Wed 15 Apr

Main Stage

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30 Arcadia The Oxford Playhouse
…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

Blood Wedding

Federico Garcia Lorca's tragedy in which an unnamed Bride runs away with her husband's sworn enemy on the day of her wedding.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Tue 28 Apr

£10; £12 (£7; £9) / 01223 300085

Wed 29 Apr

£10; £12 (£7; £9) / 01223 300085

Thu 30 Apr

£10; £12 (£7; £9) / 01223 300085

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

The Broken Heart

  • Directed by: Caroline Steinbeis

John Ford's 17th-century revenge drama set in ancient Sparta, where loving couple Penthea and Orgilus are forced apart by her brother, general Ithocles, and Penthea is forced into a loveless marriage with a jealous and brutal nobleman, Bassanes. Directed by Caroline Steinbeis.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Tue 31 Mar

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£15–£60 / 020 7401 9919

Wed 1 Apr

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£15–£60 / 020 7401 9919

Thu 2 Apr

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£15–£60 / 020 7401 9919

…and 12 more dates until 18 Apr

Death Row Cowboy

Death Row Cowboy is a play about a young man on death row and the people who's lives are affected by his actions.

The Courtyard Theatre, London N1

Thu 2 Apr

£11–£14.30 / 0844 477 1000

Fri 3 Apr

£11–£14.30 / 0844 477 1000

Sat 4 Apr

£11–£14.30 / 0844 477 1000

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