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3 great theatre productions to see this April

April 7, 2017

In London we are spoilt for choice when it comes to theatre. I have to admit to not being able to go as often as I would like, but right now there is plethora of fantastic plays and musical theatre that you must not miss.

Here are 3 great theatre productions to see this April

Woyzeck At The Old Vic Theatre

Woyzeck At The Old Vic Theatre

Set in 1980s Cold War Berlin at a crossroads between capitalism and communism, John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars in the seminal German play, Woyzeck, as it finally comes to The Old Vic, triumphantly reimagined by multi-award winning This Is England writer Jack Thorne.

The adaptation follows Boyega – a soldier in the British Army – as he confronts societal expectations on masculinity and PTSD while trying to build a better future for his family, shining a timely light on those people war often leaves behind.

And it looks like it’s going to be really, really good.

For tickets please visit: http://www.oldvictheatre.com/whats-on/2017/woyzeck/

Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?

THE GOAT by Albee ;
Directed by Ian Rickson ;
Designed by Rae Smith ;
at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, UK ;
2 March 2017 ;
Credit : Johan Persson

Ian Rickson’s production features screen stars Sophie Okonedo and Damian Lewis. Damian Lewis’ character Martin is a husband and successful New York architect with everything to lose.  He must confess to his wife (Okonedo) and son that he is having an affair and face the dizzying, explosive consequences. Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo  are joined by Jason Hughes as Martin’s oldest friend Ross and newcomer Archie Madekwe as their son Billy.

For more information please visit: http://www.trh.co.uk/whatson/edward-albees-the-goat/

An American In Paris – Dominion Theatre, London

An American in paris

Following hot on the heels of it’s run in New York, ‘An American In Paris’ finds a young American GI pursuing his dream to make it as a painter in the aftermath of war. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer, the ‘City of Light’ becomes the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love. An oldie but a goodie this production is the most elegant, exuberant and tuneful musical in town.

For more information please visit: https://www.anamericaninparisthemusical.co.uk

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