As we race out of March, here is a list of shows to look out for in April on the West End stage… 

1.Sunset Boulevard, English National Operathis eagerly awaited production will see Glenn Close making her West End debut in this semi-staged production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical based on Billy Wilder’s hit film. (1st April-7th May) To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

2. Boy, Almeida Theatre: this is the world premiere of Leo Butler’s brand new play that explores austerity London and brings it to life. The production is directed by Sacha Wares and designed by Miriam Buether. (5th April- 28th May). Read more about it here.

3. Funny Girl, Savoy Theatrefollowing a sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, this hit production transfers to the Savoy Theatre, starring Sheridan Smith as Fanny Price and featuring songs such as ‘People’ and ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade’, this revival has proved popular with audiences and critics alike. (9th April- 8th October) To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

4. The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, Criterion Theatrefrom the creators of the hilarious and popular The Play That Goes Wrong, comes this brand new show involving six incompetent crooks, a snoozing security guard and an enormous diamond – anything can happen when your in the company of Mischief Theatre! (31st March- 2nd October) To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk. 

5. Doctor Faustus, Duke of York’s Theatrethis latest production from the Jamie Lloyd Company transforms Christopher Marlowe’s play, with additional scenes written by Colin Teevan and stars Kit Harrington in the title role. (9th April- 25th June)To book tickets visit: ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

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6. Show Boat, New London Theatrethis latest West End transfer is directed by Daniel Evans and includes memorable songs such as ‘Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man’ and ‘Ol’ Man River’. This classic musical is a story about freedom, ;loyalty and of course love. (9th April-7th January) To book tickets Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk

 

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