Theatre in 2018

I’m not intending on breaking any records this year – but obviously I’ll still be keeping track…

A Spoonful of Sherman, Greenwich Theatre
After The Ball, Upstairs at the Gatehouse
All’s Well That Ends Well, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
An American in Paris
, Dominion Theatre
Antony & Cleopatra (RSC), Barbican
Bananaman, Southwark Playhouse
Be Prepared, The Vaults (VAULT Festival)
Becoming Shades, The Vaults (VAULT Festival)
Beginning, Ambassadors Theatre
Brief Encounter, Empire Cinema Haymarket (x2)
Bunny, Tristan Bates Theatre
Coconut, Ovalhouse
Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties, Southwark Playhouse (x2)
Derailed, Ovalhouse
Devil With The Blue Dress, The Bunker Theatre
Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre
Dry Powder, Hampstead Theatre (x2)
Dust, Soho Theatre
Electra, The Bunker Theatre (x2)
Girl From The North Country, Noël Coward Theatre
Great Apes, Arcola Theatre
Hamilton, Victoria Palace Theatre
Hilda & Virginia, Jermyn Street Theatre
If We Got Some More Cocaine I Could Show You How I Love You, The Vaults (VAULT Festival)
Julius Caesar, Bridge Theatre (x2)
Julius Caesar (Spada Productions), Courtyard Theatre
Ken, The Bunker Theatre
La Bohème, Trafalgar Studios
La traviata, London Coliseum
Lord of the Flies, Greenwich Theatre
Macbeth (Unfolds Theatre), Rose Playhouse
Mad as Hell, Jermyn Street Theatre
Misty, Bush Theatre
Myth the Musical, The Other Palace
Périclès, Prince de Tyr (Cheek by Jowl), Barbican Centre
Plastic, Old Red Lion Theatre
Reared, Theatre503
Romantics Anonymous, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse (x3)
Shit-faced Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice, Leicester Square Theatre
Teddy, The Vaults
The Best Man, Playhouse Theatre
The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre
The Captive Queen, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The Cherry Orchard, Bristol Old Vic
The Claim, Shoreditch Town Hall
The Country Wife, Southwark Playhouse
The Crystal Egg Live, The Vaults
The Culture – A Farce in Two Acts, Hull Truck Theatre
The Dog Beneath The Skin, Jermyn Street Theatre (x2)
The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich, Swan Theatre
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Wilton’s Music Hall (x3)
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, West Yorkshire Playhouse
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Salisbury Playhouse
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, HOME Manchester
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Exeter Northcott
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Oxford Playhouse
The Grinning Man, Trafalgar Studios (x2)
The Jungle Book, Liverpool Playhouse
The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The Moor, Old Red Lion Theatre
The Ungrateful Biped, The White Bear Theatre
Think of England, The Vaults (VAULT Festival)
This Restless State, Ovalhouse
Tomorrow Creeps, The Vaults (VAULT Festival) (x2)
Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons: A Reimagining, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Wicked (UK & Ireland tour), Bristol Hippodrome
WILL, Rose Playhouse
Wine, Tristan Bates
Woman Before A Glass, Jermyn Street Theatre

As ever, I do more than just watch plays and musicals – here’s a rundown on the rest…

Brendan Cole: All Night Long, New Wimbledon Theatre
James Acaster: work in progress, Waterloo East Theatre (VAULT Festival)
Ed Gamble: Mammoth, Leicester Square Theatre
Suffragette City, Piccadilly Circus
Reflections: van Eyck & The Pre-Raphaelites, National Gallery
Bat Out Of Hell press launch, American International Church
One Crazy Thing (film screening and Q&A), Genesis Cinema
Phoenix Collective, London Irish Centre
20th Century Boy impromptu concert, Churchill Theatre
St. JOHN wine tasting evening, Bridge Theatre
The Creature Quiz, St Peter’s Italian Church