Here is LLLC’s guide to some of the best theatre productions opening in the capital this month…
Fiddler on the Roof, Playhouse Theatre: if you have never seen a production of this classic musical before – then make sure you catch this one! Directed by Trevor Nunn, the production transfers to the West End directly after its sold out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Still not convinced? Catch up with LLLC’s review here.
Waitress, Adelphi Theatre: officially opening on the 7th March, this highly anticipated production of the Broadway musical stars Katherine McPhee as Jenna – a role which she has played on Broadway. The stellar cast also includes Emmy-nominee Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) as Ogie, Marisha Wallace as Becky,Laura Baldwin as Dawn, Peter Hannah as Earl, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter and Shaun Prendergast as Old Joe.
Circa, Old Red Lion Theatre: Tom Ratcliffe’s play arrives at the Old Red Lion Theatre from the 5th March, exploring the the blurred identity of the gay relationship in the modern age. For more insight into the play, catch up with Love London Love Culture’s interview with Tom Ratcliffe here.
Emilia, Vaudeville Theatre: transferring to the West End following a hugely successful run at the Shakespeare’s Globe last year, Emilia is the latest play from Morgan Lloyd Malcolm and a chance to celebrate women’s voices being heard.
Billy Bishop Goes to War, Southwark Playhouse: playing at the theatre from the 13th March, this production directed by Jimmy Walters transfers from the Jermyn Street Theatre. It stars Charles Aitken and Oliver Beamish in the role of older and younger Billy Bishop. Here’s a reminder of what LLLC thought of it when it played at the Jermyn Street Theatre last year.
The Bay at Nice, Menier Chocolate Factory: directed by Richard Eyre, this new production of David Hare’s play is set to star Ophelia Lovibond and Penelope Wilton when it opens at the theatre from the 14th March.