BRIGHTER – Shows and performances in the Angel: March 2019
The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows over the coming month. Check out what’s coming up in March 2019.
KING’S HEAD THEATRE – www.kingsheadtheatre.com
Until 9 March Timpson: The Musical
Journey to Victorian London where Monty Montashoe and Keeleigh Keypulet, two young inventors bursting with ambition, strive to break free from the confines of their parents and follow their dreams all the way to the 50th annual ‘Invention Convention’!
12 March – 6 April The Crown Dual
Having been cruelly overlooked for her dream role as Queen Elizabeth in blockbuster series The Crown, budding starlet Beth brings her own take on the epic story of the Royal Family to the stage instead… with her agent Stanley coerced into playing (almost) all the other roles. This new comedy comes from the pen of parodic mastermind Daniel Clarkson, co-creator of Olivier Award nominated hit shows Potted Potter and Potted Panto.
13 March – 6 April Undetectable
Sex is easy. Intimacy is hard. The award-winning producers of 5 Guys Chillin’ and The Chemsex Monologues present the world premiere of Undetectable, a tender, funny and uplifting love story for the post-chemsex generation. With wisdom, wit and honesty, Tom Wright’s bold new play explores the delicate emotions, moral dilemmas and personal demons we all take to bed with us.
OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html
5 – 30 March Circa
Circa explores the blurred identity of the gay relationship in the modern age. Following the story of one man’s romantic life, the audience is taken through the different relationships and encounters he experiences over a period of thirty years; joining him through the joys and pitfalls of trying to find love and fulfilment as a gay man.
SADLER’S WELLS – www.sadlerswells.com
5 – 9 March BalletBoyz – Them/Us
BalletBoyz are back with an innovative double bill of brand new works, both set to original scores by world-class composers. Them, the first half of the show, is created through a unique, collaborative choreographic process by the BalletBoyz company dancers and composer Charlotte Harding. Tony and Olivier Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon concludes the evening with Us, exploring human connections and culminating in an expanded version of the tender duet which premiered in 2017 to wide critical and public acclaim.
20 – 23 March Mark Morris Dance Group – Pepperland
The celebrated American choreographer Mark Morris, swings into town with Pepperland, his unique tribute to of one of the best-selling albums of all time: The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017.
LITTLE ANGEL THEATRE – www.littleangeltheatre.com
Until 7 April (various dates) Prince Charming
It’s a lot of pressure being Prince Charming. There’s all those dragons to fight and kingdoms to save, not to mention being charming all the time. It’s enough to make anyone a little worried. Holed up in his bed, Prince Charming is making a list of his worries – from being struck by lightning or getting stuck in quicksand to the problem of his unfortunate name. Somebody needs to come to our Prince’s rescue. This new musical is funny, endearing and suitable for anyone who’s ever felt a bit anxious.
ALMEIDA – www.almeida.co.uk
Until 30 March Shipwreck
Anne Washburn returns to the Almeida with a sinister and sensational play directed by Almeida’s Artistic Director Rupert Goold.