Theatre

What's on at SE1's many theatres; West End and fringe; professional and amateur.

Theatre by venue

Theatre by date

Thursday 24 November 2016 to Sunday 22 January 2017
The Little Matchgirl (and Other Happier Tales) at Shakespeare's Globe
Music, puppetry and candlelight
Thursday 5 January 2017 to Saturday 28 January 2017
The Tempest at Southwark Playhouse
Shakespeare
Tuesday 10 January 2017 to Saturday 4 February 2017
Muted Abigail and Come on Over at The Bunker
New musical
Tuesday 6 December 2016 to Sunday 12 February 2017
All the Angels Handel and the First Messiah at Shakespeare's Globe
Critically acclaimed play with music
Saturday 10 December 2016 to Saturday 18 February 2017
Art at The Old Vic
Yasmina Reza's dazzling study of friendship, prejudice and tolerance
Friday 13 January 2017 to Saturday 18 February 2017
Promises, Promises at Southwark Playhouse
Music by Burt Bacharach
Wednesday 1 February 2017 to Saturday 25 February 2017
School Play at Southwark Playhouse
Set in a south London school
Friday 25 November 2016 to Saturday 4 March 2017
She Loves Me at Menier Chocolate Factory
Musical
Saturday 11 February 2017 to Saturday 4 March 2017
See Me Now at Young Vic
Created and performed by sex workers
Wednesday 1 March 2017 to Saturday 25 March 2017
The Diary of a Teenage Girl at Southwark Playhouse
Based on the graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner
Friday 17 February 2017 to Saturday 1 April 2017
A Midsummer Night's Dream at Young Vic
Joe Hill-Gibbins returns with a nightmarish take on Shakespeare's Dream
Wednesday 22 March 2017 to Saturday 1 April 2017
The Bear/The Proposal at Young Vic
Two one act Chekhov plays
Thursday 26 January 2017 to Sunday 16 April 2017
The White Devil at Shakespeare's Globe
John Webster's The White Devil, directed by Annie Ryan.
Thursday 23 February 2017 to Sunday 16 April 2017
Othello at Shakespeare's Globe
Directed by Ellen McDougall
Wednesday 29 March 2017 to Saturday 22 April 2017
Natives at Southwark Playhouse
Boundless Theatre
Saturday 25 March 2017 to Saturday 29 April 2017
The Life at Southwark Playhouse
UK premiere
Saturday 6 May 2017 to Saturday 24 June 2017
Woyzeck at The Old Vic
Starring John Boyega
Friday 2 June 2017 to Saturday 8 July 2017
Working at Southwark Playhouse
European premiere
Wednesday 22 November 2017 to Saturday 2 December 2017
Yellowman at Young Vic
Set in South Carolina in the 1970s

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