Othello (Essential Classics 2019)

Closing Phil Willmott’s ‘Enemies of the People’ 2019 Essential Classics season is Shakespeare’s classic Othello, following in the footsteps of Arthur Miller’s An Enemy of the People, and new musical, CAN-CAN!. This production marks the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, with events set in the British Raj. With something like Shakespeare there can be a […]

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Seussical the Musical

Take a trip into the fantastical world of Dr. Seuss this Christmas, as Immersion Theatre bring a brand new production of Seussical the Musical to Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited run. Playing the Large, it’s one of two alternative festive offerings at the theatre this year, as The Night Before Christmas opens in the […]

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Section 2

Teamed with No One Is Coming To Save You is Paper Creatures Theatre’s new play Section 2. Written by up & coming playwright Peter Imms, it is based on his own experiences of a friend being sectioned – there is a growing number of plays (and indeed musicals) that deal with aspects of mental health, […]

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Seussical: new production announced

South London will be getting a whole lot more fantastical this Christmas, as Immersion Theatre announce a new production of Seussical at Southwark Playhouse (The Large). It is, of course, based on the works of Dr. Seuss; co-conceived by former Python Eric Idle, the show was written by Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen […]

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Opening just in time for the latest royal wedding is Maz Evans & Luke Bateman’s new musical H.R.Haitch. It was initially written and performed in concert form as part of a showcase in 2015, stemming from Iris Theatre’s Workin Progress scheme, but has now been reimagined and turned into a full-length theatrical production. The Union Theatre […]

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Imagine This

The latest production at the Union Theatre’s new site is a revival of Berenbeim, Levy & Goldsmith’s Imagine This. Last seen in London in 2008 (following an out of town tryout), it has since been released on DVD and also performed in Germany. Set in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942, it follows a company of actors […]

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