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Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman

Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman
National Theatre, South Bank | 1 April to 17 June 2009

Nigeria, 1943. The King is dead, and tonight his Horseman must escort him to the Ancestors...

Wicked

Wicked
Apollo Victoria Theatre | until 3 April 2010

The award-winning musical opened at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre in September 2006 and celebrated its 1000th performance on Saturday 14 February 2009.

Little Angel Theatre Presents Handa's Hen by Eileen Browne

Little Angel Theatre Presents Handa's Hen by Eileen Browne
Little Angel Theatre | Wednesdays – Sundays  25 April to 5 July

Little Angel Theatre announce their new production of Handa's Hen by Eileen Browne. This engaging, interactive play is for 2-5 year olds.

The Observer by Matt Charman

The Observer by Matt Charman
Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre | May - 7 July 2009

An international group of observers arrives in a West African country to oversee and rubber stamp its first democratic election.

Sister Act

Sister Act The Musical
London Palladium | 2 June with previews from 6 May 2009

Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment are delighted to announce that they will produce the Premiere of Sister Act...

Ìyà-Ilé (The First Wife) presented by Tiata Fahodzi and Soho Theatre by Oladipo Agboluaje and directed by Femi Elufowoju, jr

Ìyà-Ilé (The First Wife) presented by Tiata Fahodzi and Soho Theatre by Oladipo Agboluaje and directed by Femi Elufowoju, jr
Soho Theatre | 14 May - 20 June 2009

Lust. Power. Deceit. The Adeyemi family is back in business

Foreplay by Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom

Foreplay by Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom
Theatre Royal Stratford East | 22 May to 13 June 2009

This is a modern South African adaptation of Reigen, about a series of ten love scenes of interconnected characters in different sexual situations.

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights
Various Venues | March to 20 June 2009
Touring nationally from 13 March ­ 20 June

The scorched desert landscape of Rajasthan is the setting for this musical interpretation of Emily Brontë's classic tale of passion...

Commercial Road by Mina Maisuria

Commercial Road by Mina Maisuria
Hackney Empire, London | 03 - 20 June 2009

Commercial Road hilariously explores the struggles and fears of a group of dispossessed Asian petrol station workers in East London. Directed by Charlotte Gwinner.

Once On This Island

Once On This Island
Birmingham Repertory Theatre | 5 - 20 June 2009

Once On This Island  starring actress and singer Sharon D Clarke is the highly acclaimed Broadway musical based on Rosa Guy’s My Love, My Love.

The Mountaintop

The Mountaintop
Theatre503, The Latchmere London 9 June to 4 July 2009

The night before his assassination Martin Luther King retires to room 306 in the now famous Lorraine Motel in Memphis after giving an acclaimed speech to a massive church congregation.

The Maids

Genet’s The Maids
Greenwich Playhouse | 9 June to 5 July 2009

Following a week-long run at the Etcetera Theatre, Nomads of Bazar are transferring Jean Genet’s classic, The Maids, to the Greenwich Playhouse.

Been So Long

Been So Long
Young Vic from 11 June to 15 July 2009

Romance, rage, revenge and rare groove. Been So Long is a neon-soaked new musical comedy written and directed by Che Walker, with music by Arthur Darvill.

Rise of a woman (The Journey)

Rise of a Woman (The Journey)
The Broadway Theatre, Catford | 14th June 2009

Sonia Freeman is a hard working, honest living mother of two, however she has her confidence shattered on a regular basis by her long-term partner...

sus

Sus
The Young Vic | 15 to 20 June 2009.

The 'sus' laws made it legal for police to stop and search anyone - purely on suspicion. It's election night 1979.

Poetry All Stars

Poetry All Stars
King's Place | 15 June 2009

Take five poets and one musician, give them a stage and see what they do with it. Rip it up and replace it with wall-to-wall words and an unflagging backbeat, is what we're anticipating.
Baxter Theatre's Karoo Moose

Baxter Theatre's Karoo Moose
Tricycle Theatre | 16 June - 11 July 2009

The multi award-winning Karoo Moose is written and directed by Lara Foot Newton with set  and lighting designs by Patrick Curtis choreography by Mdu Kweyama and music by Bongile Mantsai.

Adisa

Adisa
Artsdepot, London | 18 June 2009

Performance poet Adisa, a favourite on the UK scene, presents a poetry and music show looking back at one of the most profound years of the 20th century.

FORTY

Forty
The Broadway Theatre, Catford | 17 to 21 June, 2009.

Forty is the reunion that Carol has been planning for a while. It has been her dream for many years to see some of her closest friends...

A Night to Remember… (Bringing Sexy Back) a one woman show by Sandra Bee

A Night to Remember… (Bringing Sexy Back) a one woman show by Sandra Bee
Rich Mix | 19 to 20 June 200

A dynamic musical drama about love, loyalty and insecurity. Playing multiple roles, Sandra tells the story of two childhood friends which is put to the test as one realises the other is living the life she should have had.

Freedom Project 2 - Scratch Nights

Freedom Project 2 -  Scratch Nights
Only Connect theatre | 23 - 27 June 2009

12 men just out of prison...
...working with director Maggie Norris and writers Paula B Stanic, Ben Musgrave and David Watson...

roger

Book Slam with Patrick Neate, Roger Robinson and Soweto Kinch
Tabernacle, Powis Square, London | 25 June 2009

Book Slam moves on to pastures new this month at The Tabernacle in Notting Hill.  To celebrate this and the launch of Patrick Neate’s fantastic new book Jerusalem...

I'm a Londoner

I'm a Londoner
Tristan Bates Theatre | 25 June 2009

I'm a Londoner is an improvised play devised by Julianne Mullen and Sam Bevitt.

The Maid

The Maid
Rich Mix | 25 - 26 June 2009

Odd Man Out Productions presents The Maid by Sheila White, directed by Vernon Douglas...

The Merry Wives of Wedza by Sarah Norman

The Merry Wives of Wedza by Sarah Norman
Oval House Theatre | 30 June 2009

Oval House Theatre presents their latest programme of FiRST BiTES, a highly successful series which shares works in development with audiences, giving them the chance to be a part of the creative process.

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