August is nearly over and it’s time to think about the new productions that are coming into London for the new theatre season! 

 

Waiting For Godot

Waiting for Godot, St James Theatre Studiothis new comedy to hit the London stage, written by Dave Hanson is directed by Mark Bell, the critically acclaimed director of The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. The story follows two understudies waiting backstage pondering life, theatre and showbiz. (30th August-24th September)

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Bumblescratch, Adelphi Theatrefor one night only, the Adelphi Theatre will present this brand new musical by Robert J Sherman and commemorates the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. This concert performance will feature in its cast: Darren Day, Jessica Martin and Michael Xavier. 4th September. (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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Vanities: The Musical, Trafalgar Studios: starring Lauren Samuels, Ashleigh Gray and Lizzy Connelly, this musical directed and choreographed by Racky Plews is about three best friends growing up in a time when looks were considered to be more important than ambition. This is the London premiere of the musical, marking the 10th anniversary of the musical and the 40th anniversary of the play on which it is based. (1st September-1st October). (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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Punkplay, Southwark PlayhouseGregory S. Moss’s coming of age story makes its way to the southwark Playhouse next month, directed by Tom Hughes. Punkplay follows the lives of Duck and Mickey who use punk as a way to escape suburbia and is a story of friendship and not fitting in. (7th September-1st October)

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27, Cockpit Theatrewhat do Joplin, Hendrix and Winehouse all have in common? They all died at the tragically young age of 27, which forms the heart of this musical. This new musical follows the story of Orpheus: would-be rock star turned icon, whose experiences of fame lead him down a journey of self-destruction. (8th September-22nd October)

No Man’s Land, Wyndham’s Theatrefollowing a UK tour, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the London stage in Harold Pinter’s masterpiece. It comes to London following a successful run on Broadway and is directed by Sean Mathias. (8th September-17th December). (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)

The Libertine, Theatre Royal HaymarketDominic Cooper returns to the stage in Terry Johnson’s production of Stephen Jeffreys’s seductive story of the Earl of Rochester. It arrives in London following a run at the Theatre Royal Bath. (22nd September- 3rd December). (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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