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- Directed by: Matthew Warchus
- Written by: Yasmina Reza
Twenty years after Yasmina Reza's Olivier Award-winning study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance premiered in the West End, director Matthew Warchus reunites the entire original team to revisit the story of Serge, Marc and Yvan, whose solid 15-year friendship founders when Serge buys an expensive painting. Tim Key…
Cover My Tracks
- Directed by: Max Webster
- Written by: Charlie Fink (music)
Former Noah And The Whale front man Charlie Fink collaborates with director Max Webster and multi-award-winning playwright David Greig on the story of an idealistic young songwriter, who vanishes without trace during an odyssey to craft the perfect 21st century pop song.
Dr Seuss' The Lorax
- 86 min
- Directed by: Max Webster
- Written by: Ken Daurio
- Cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito
- UK release: 27 July 2012
Youngster Ted (Efron) discovers the grumpy but charming Lorax (perfectly voiced by De Vito) trying to protect his world from a greedy mayor and a ruined old hermit. Beautifully-designed 3D animation and uniquely odd Seussian characters are undermined by the script, which buries Dr Seuss’s sharp tale in a mish-mash of…
Dr Seuss's The Lorax
Songs, puppets and laughs in this Dr Seuss-based production.
From Art To Artefact
Before the evening's performance of Art, a group of leading contemporary playwrights discuss the process of reviving Yasmina Reza's acclaimed comedy.
Girl From the North Country
A play from Conor McPherson about the story of one family's fate during America's Great Depression.
Girl From The North Country
- Directed by: Conor McPherson
- Written by: Conor McPherson
Conor McPherson directs the world premiere of his drama punctuated by the classic songs of Bob Dylan and set in Duluth, Minnesota in the midst of the Great Depression, where lonely people drift through the rooms of an ailing guesthouse. Contains strong language and adult themes.
Mark Watson: I’m Not Here
Mark Watson, star of own cult Radio 4 series, returns with the follow-up show to Flaws.
The Missing Light (Over 8s)
- Written by: Mark Arends (adapt)
Two elderly friends embark on a journey to banish their loneliness in an inventive puppetry show for children created by Mark Arends for Make Mend and Do.
Stage Door Manager Ned Seago leads a 75-minute tour backstage to romp through nearly 200 years of theatrical history including anecdotes about acting legends including Laurence Olivier, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen.
Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Trio
Musicians from one of the oldest jazz clubs in the world, which embraces modern jazz and jazz fusion, perform in Mark Hix's bar while delicious cocktails are served.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
- Directed by: David Leveaux
- Written by: Tom Stoppard
Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire star in a 50th anniversary production of Tom Stoppard's offbeat comedy, which propels two hapless minor characters from Shakespeare's Hamlet into the spotlight. Directed by David Leveaux.
- Directed by: Joe Murphy
- Written by: Jack Thorne (adapt)
Joe Murphy directs Jack Thorne's new adaptation of the powerful drama by Georg Buchner about a lowly soldier, whose mental state unravels after he agrees to take part in medical experiments. John Boyega from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens makes his West End stage debut in the title role.
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Groundhog Day musical to premiere at London's Old Vic21 Apr 2015
The team behind Matilda are to bring a musical version of Groundhog Day to the Old Vic in 2016
A Groundhog Day musical, put together by the team behind 2010's Matilda, is to premiere at the Old Vic next year. Composer and lyricist Tim Minchin has reunited with choreographer Peter Darling and designer Rob Howell to produce a new musical based…