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Angie Le Mar's One Woman Show – In My Shoes
The Soho Theatre | 14 Oct - 5 Nov

Angie Le Mar is back. This time she is ready to get her heels stuck firmly in.
Her brand new show premieres at The Soho Theatre this October, before it goes on the international Stage, 2012 New York, LA and Atlanta to name a few

11 Oct – 5 Nov
bang, bang, bang, Royal Court Theatre by Stella Feehily

A seasoned humanitarian worker and her idealistic young colleague get ready for a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. For Mathilde it's an induction into a life less ordinary. For Sadhbh it's back to madness and chaos away from her lover and London – exactly as she likes it.

Exploring the Canon II
The Cottlesloe, National Theatre | 16 Nov

The highly successful event Exploring the Canon returns for a second outing.

Royal Court’s Theatre Local w Truth and Reconciliation
Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane | 29 Sept – 19 Nov

Theatre Local will open with debbie tucker green’s new play, truth and reconciliation. Set in five different countries it explores the very personal, human stories at the heart of conflicts in South Africa, Rwanda, Bosnia, Zimbabwe and Northern Ireland.

ZooNation Dance Company presents the world premiere of Some Like It Hip Hop
Peacock Theatre, London | 20 Oct - 19 Nov

Award-winning Sadler’s Wells Resident Company ZooNation brings Some Like It Hip Hop to the Peacock Theatre. Created by ZooNation founder Kate Prince and Felix Harrison, the show is the company’s first full-length production since the award-winning West End smash hit, Into the Hoods.

A Place at the Table
58-60 Hampstead Road London | 02 - 19 Nov

A Place at the Table is a powerful theatrical response to the on-going troubles in Burundi, Rwanda and the African Great Lakes Region. Featuring an all-female cast, predominantly from Central/East Africa, this intimate, immersive production explores the shockwaves from the 1993 assassination of Burundi’s President Melchior Ndadaye

Arch 72, Battersea Park | Until 19 Nov

Zain has had a vision. An angel has come down from heaven to show him his destiny!

Stepping Stonez presents Family Secrets
Lost Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road | 15-20 Nov

On the surface, the Matthews family seems fine. Ruth is looking to start a family with her husband of four years, Naomi is preparing to marry the man of her dreams and Zach has just graduated from university.

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre | Until April 2012

Shakespeare’s furiously paced comedy will be staged in a contemporary world into which walk three prohibited foreigners who see everything for the first time.

The Swallowing Dark
Theatre503 | 1-26 Nov

Theatre503 and the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse presents the world première of The Swallowing Dark, a new play by Lizzie Nunnery.

The Playground
Intermission Theatre presents The Playground devised by Intermission Youth Theatre, written by Darren Raymond | 3 - 26 Nov

Inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Playground, explores the effects of substance abuse, temptation and peer-­pressure.

COMMA 40: The Place at Bloomberg SPACE
50 Finsbury Square London | 19 - 27 Nov

Last in the series of COMMA commissions at Bloomberg SPACE, The Place, the UK’s premier centre for contemporary dance, announces the first ever dance installation.

Driving Miss Daisy
Wyndham's Theatre, 32 Charing Cross Road | 26 Sept – 17 Dec

Two-time Tony Award® winner James Earl Jones (Hoke Coleburn), Tony and Oscar® winner Vanessa Redgrave (Daisy Werthan) and four-time Tony Award® winner Boyd Gaines (Boolie Werthan) will star in the critically acclaimed production of Driving Miss Daisy, at the Wyndham's Theatre.

The Lyric, Lyric Square, King Street | 19 Nov – 31 Dec

Travel to a far away land with Aladdin at the Lyric as East meets West (London) this Christmas. Our Genie has granted three wishes to bring you a show full of fun, laughter and lots of surprises.

The Broadway, Broadway, Barking | 30 Nov - 31 Dec

Poor street urchin, Aladdin will be played by Michael Sewell whilst Roxanne Douro will play his on stage love the beautiful Princess Jasmine.

The Snow Queen
Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street | 23 Nov – 8 Jan

Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen, After a freak snowstorm on the southern tip of India, Kumar disappears. Gowri, his best friend, discovers that he has been captured by the formidable Snow Queen, and embarks on a journey across the length and breadth of the continent to save him.

Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street | 26 Nov – 8 Jan 2011

Join beautiful Cinderella, two hideous Ugly Sisters, one seriously mean Stepmother, one huge pumpkin, a glitzy Palace Ball and lots of very cute mice.

Chickenshed Theatre, Chase Side, Southgate | 30 Nov – 14 Jan

Chickenshed's spectacular new version of Cinderella takes all the familiar and traditional elements of this much-loved tale, and serves them up with a modern twist. An unforgettable musical extravaganza with a cast of hundreds

The Snowman
Peacock Theatre, Portugal St | 30 Nov – 8 Jan

When a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a night-time quest for adventure. On their travels they meet dancing penguins, reindeer and naturally, Father Christmas.

Katori Hall's The Mountaintop comes to Broadway
previews begin September 22. Opens on Broadway October 13th at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

Taking place on April 3, 1968, THE MOUNTAINTOP is a gripping reimagining of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Death and the Maiden the play
Harold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street | Until 31 Dec

Thandie Newton plays the role of Paulina Salas, wife of Gerardo (Tom Goodman-Hill), alongside Anthony Calf as Doctor Roberto Miranda in Ariel Dorfman’s Olivier award-winning thriller Death and the Maiden. Jeremy Herrin, Associate Director of the Royal Court, directs the play and the production is designed by Peter McKintosh.

Shrek The Musical ®
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London | Until 19 Feb, 2012

Shrek the Musical ® opened at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on May 6, 2011 starring Nigel Lindsay as Shrek, Richard Blackwood as Donkey, Nigel Harman as Lord Farquaad and Amanda Holden as Princess Fiona.

* FREE* Pegasus Opera's Singing Academy looking for teenage stars of the future
The Brix, St Matthews Church, Brixton | From 12 Feb 2011 [term time until 2014]

Pegasus Opera Company is looking for young people to be part of a new singing academy in Lambeth called POSA (Pegasus Opera Singing Academy).

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