Here’s a guide to some of the shows opening in London this month….
Rose, Ambassador’s Theatre: playing for a limited West End season, this one woman show heads to the Ambassadors Theatre from the 23rd May until the 18th June. Martin Sherman’s play follows the story of Rose who lives through some of the most extraordinary times in history from Nazi- occupied Europe to the allure of the American dream. You can catch up with our interview with Martin Sherman here.
Mustard, Arcola Theatre: from the 16th May, catch Eva O’Connor’s one woman show that explores the aftermath of a breakup and the long lasting impact it has on a person. It will be playing for a limited season until the 3rd June and you can catch up with our interview with the writer and performer Eva O’Connor here.
Mrs. Doubtfire, Shaftesbury Theatre: the West End will welcome Mrs. Doubtfire to the stage this month, as it begins performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre from the 12th May. Based on the beloved film starring Robin Williams, the cast will be led by Gabriel Vick as Daniel – the father who will do anything to stay close to his children in the wake of divorce.
Once On This Island, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre: the open air theatre will open its Summer 2023 season with a revival of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens’ musical, based on the novel ‘My Love My Love’ by Rosa Guy. It will play at the venue from the 10th May until the 10th June.
Aspects of Love, Lyric Theatre: Michael Ball returns to the West End stage in a revival of the musical, 34 years after the original production premiered in the West End. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical features the classic song ‘Love Changes Everything’ and is based on the novel by David Garnett. This revival is directed by Jonathan Kent and will play for a limited season until the 11th November.
Brokeback Mountain, @Sohoplace: the latest production to be heading to this theatre is the world premiere based on Annie Proulx’s short story. Directed by Jonathan Butterell, this play with music has been written by Ashley Robinson making his playwriting debut and includes songs by Dan Gillespie Sells.