Here’s a guide to some of the shows opening in London in January 2020….
Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre: already in previews at the Vaudeville Theatre, this second production in Mischief Theatre’s year long season at the theatre has been created with the help of renowned magicians Penn & Teller. In this show, a gang of unconventional magicians are attempting to present a charity event – what could possibly go wrong?
Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios: returning to the Trafalgar Studios following a successful previous run, Kevin Elyot’s play examines the nature of fidelity and the limits of love. Check out our interview with actor Jonah Rzeskiewicz discussing the play here.
The Sunset Limited, Boulevard Theatre: this new production heading to London’s newest theatre is the London premiere of Cormac McCarthy’s play directed by Terry Johnson (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Hitchcock Blonde, Entertaining Mr Sloane). It is set to star Gary Beadle as Black and Jasper Britton as White.
Uncle Vanya, Harold Pinter Theatre: this new revival of Anton Chekhov’s play is set to star Richard Armitage and Toby Jones. Directed by Ian Rickson, the production will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 14th January until the 2nd May.
Faustus: That Damned Woman, Lyric Hammersmith: playwright Chris Bush turns Christopher Marlowe’s play on its head to explore what we must sacrifice in order to achieve greatness. Presented by Headlong Theatre, the play will premiere in London for a limited season from the 22nd January until the 22nd February before touring the UK.
Cirque Du Solelil’s Luzia, Royal Albert Hall: making its European debut and marking the company’s 30th anniversary of coming to london, Cirque Du Soleil’s Luzia invites audiences to visit an imaginary Mexico. Filled with trademark acrobatics and mesmerising acts, it will feature brand new acts…