9 new shows to watch from this month for only a limited run

As February bridges into its second half, the London scene gets packed with productions of all kind you must be sure to enjoy before it’s too late! Today, we’re presenting you with our selection of recently opened and upcoming montages you shouldn’t forget to put in your bucket list but in the one you follow through!

Bat Out of Hell

From 17 Feb to 1 April

Peacock Theatre

Jim Steinman’s unforgettable repertoire is reborn in this post-apocalyptic adventure of epic proportions. Dedicated to both the memory of the composer and also his long-time singing collaborator, Meatloaf, this world tour production features an international cast apart from staggering set designs and special effects.

Read more about the show here.

Tickets are available on the following link.

Lehman Trilogy

From now until 20 May.

Gillian Lynne Theatre.

Money can’t buy it all? Or can it? At least, make sure it can get you a ticket, because the acclaimed musical going through three generations of success, struggle and greed is back in an raved production by the National Theatre, featuring a renowned cast formed by Michael Balogun, Hadley Fraser and Nigel Lindsay.

Read more about the show here.

Tickets are available on the following link.

Much Ado About Nothing

From now until 10 Feb.

Duke of York’s Theatre.

Shakespeare’s classic comedy gets shaken and stirred in this new cocktail of laughs put together by the National Youth Theatre. Reinvented as a reality TV shows where lies, pranks and love affairs will be the core of the action (as they always are) today and tomorrow are your only chance to experience it in the heart of the West End!

Tickets are available on the following link.

Titus Andronicus

From now until 15 April.

If comedy is not your cup of tea but still wish to enjoy the Bard’s words onstage, why not head off to the Globe for a gentle bath of blood? The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse has started this year’s season with a new version of Shakespeare’s first and most gruesome tragedy – keeping room, however, for a good bunch of jokes.

Read our review on the show here.

Tickets are available on the following link.

The Flying Bath

Little Angel Studios

From 11 Feb to 23 April

Aimed at ages 2 – 5 years

Because nothing screams theatre more than bringing the little ones to the staege. Julia Donaldson and David Roberts’ playful and adventurous story splashes into life in this adaptation featuring catchy songs, quirky bath toys and everyday heroes.

Tickets are available on the following link.

Women, Beware the Devil!

Almeida Theatre

From 11 Feb to 25 March April

A war is brewing. Rumours are flying. A household is in crisis …and the Devil’s having some fun. Mystery and period drama come together in this new play directed by Rupert Goode and penned The Sunday Times Playwriting Award-winner Lulu Raczka (Antigone, Nothing), where trickery and deception will be the stars of the show.

Tickets are available on the following link.

David Copperfield

From 7 to 26 February

Riverside Studios

Charle’s Dickens timeless classic relives in a comic adaptation transforming the venue into a Victorian Music Hall. Prepped for the stage by Simon Reade (Journey’s End – Lionsgate Films, Pride & Prejudice – Regent’s Park), this reimagined montage features 3 actors playing 30 parts through dazzling music and dance.

Tickets are available on the following link.

The Instrumentals

From 10 February to 16 April

Little Angel Theatre

Aimed at ages 4 – 8 years

Characters, story & inspiration from the African-Caribbean diaspora merge in this new show for those little ones who are bit more grown up. Combined with innovative puppetry and comedy, this fun musical journey features an uplifting original score with soulful sounds and seventies grooves.

Tickets are available on the following link.

Cirque Berserk!

From 9 Feb to 12 March.

Riverside Studios.

Contemporary cirque-style artistry gets mixed with adrenaline-fueled action in this showcase of international actors making their UK debuts. Featuring some of the world’s record-breaking stuntmen (including the motorcycle performance Globe of Death), the show also encompasses a company of 30 jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers and daredevils in display. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary,

Tickets are available on the following link.

By Guillermo Nazara

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