Theatre

What's on at SE1's many theatres; West End and fringe; professional and amateur.

Theatre by venue

Theatre by date

Wednesday 31 May 2017 to Friday 2 June 2017
Caravan Shorts at Flat Iron Square
Theatre in a caravan
Friday 12 May 2017 to Sunday 4 June 2017
Ballroom at Waterloo East Theatre
With Jessica Martin
Saturday 6 May 2017 to Saturday 24 June 2017
Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht at Young Vic
BAFTA winner Joe Wright directs
Saturday 6 May 2017 to Saturday 24 June 2017
Woyzeck at The Old Vic
Starring John Boyega
Wednesday 31 May 2017 to Saturday 24 June 2017
The Island at Southwark Playhouse
South African political drama
Tuesday 13 June 2017 to Saturday 24 June 2017
Tristan & Yseult at Shakespeare's Globe
Directed by Emma Rice
Tuesday 20 June 2017 to Saturday 1 July 2017
Perpetual A Sonic Opera at The Bunker
New opera set in the tomb of Lazarus exploring the horrors of the human survival instinct
Friday 2 June 2017 to Saturday 8 July 2017
Working at Southwark Playhouse
European premiere
Saturday 22 April 2017 to Sunday 9 July 2017
Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare's Globe
Directed by Daniel Kramer
Tuesday 2 May 2017 to Saturday 15 July 2017
Salome at National Theatre
Salome in a new version by Yael Farber
Wednesday 5 July 2017 to Saturday 15 July 2017
Taha at Young Vic
Story of Palestinian poet
Sunday 28 May 2017 to Saturday 22 July 2017
The Superhero at Southwark Playhouse
World premiere of a brand new one-man musical
Wednesday 19 July 2017 to Saturday 29 July 2017
Nina A story about me and Nina Simone at Young Vic
Performed with a live band
Thursday 18 May 2017 to Saturday 5 August 2017
Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe
Directed by Emma Rice
Wednesday 26 July 2017 to Thursday 31 August 2017
Yerma by Simon Stone after Federico Garca Lorca at Young Vic
Starring Billy Piper
Monday 10 August 1017 to Sunday 3 September 2017
Kiki's Delivery Service at Southwark Playhouse
Based on the book by Eiko Kadono.
Wednesday 9 August 2017 to Sunday 3 September 2017
The Oddyssey at The Scoop at More London
Free open-air theatre
Friday 8 September 2017 to Sunday 1 October 2017
Boudica at Shakespeare's Globe
The world premiere of Tristan Bernays' new play
Monday 10 July 2017 to Saturday 7 October 2017
Girl From the North Country at The Old Vic
Duluth, Minnesota in the midst of the Great Depression
Thursday 10 August 2017 to Saturday 14 October 2017
King Lear at Shakespeare's Globe
Directed by Nancy Meckler
Friday 14 July 2017 to Sunday 15 October 2017
Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare's Globe
Directed by Globe Associate Director Matthew Dunster
Tuesday 26 September 2017 to Saturday 21 October 2017
Jane Eyre at National Theatre
National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic co-production
Thursday 14 September 2017 to Saturday 28 October 2017
Wings by Arthur Kopit at Young Vic
Starring Julia Stevenson
Sunday 15 October 2017 to Sunday 5 November 2017
The Lorax at The Old Vic
Dr Seuss tale adapted for the stage by David Greig with music and lyrics by Charlie Fink
Monday 13 November 2017 to Saturday 25 November 2017
The Suppliant Women at Young Vic
Community chorus
Wednesday 22 November 2017 to Saturday 2 December 2017
Yellowman at Young Vic
Set in South Carolina in the 1970s
Thursday 30 November 2017 to Saturday 23 December 2017
How To Win Against History at Young Vic
Edinburgh Festival hit musical

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