London Opening and Closing, Week of March 21-28

News   London Opening and Closing, Week of March 21-28


Uncle Vanya: The Royal Shakespeare Co. and The Young Vic collaborate to bring this classic Anton Chekhov play to the Young Vic theatre this week. Katie Mitchell's production uses a translation by playwright David Lan. Uncle Vanya will be performed by Stephen Dillane. Yelena will be played by Anastasia Hille. Linus Roache will play Dr Astrov. Previews begin March 25. Opens April 1 at the Young Vic. For further information and tickets call 0171 928 6363.

Sleeping Around: This is the last of the Donmar Warehouse's 1998 Four Corners season. The play, described as "A satirical game of theatrical 'Chinese whispers' with a cast of two, is directed for Paines Plough by Vicky Featherstone. This show runs from March 23 -28 at the Donmar Warehouse. For further information and tickets please call 0171 369 1732.

Deep Space, at the Buch Theatre. Begins March 20.

The Girlz, at the Room. Begins March 20. Kat and the Kings, at the Vaudeville Theatre. Begins March 23.

Brief Lives, at the Duchess Theatre. Begins March 23.

Dead on the Ground, at the Pleasance London. Begins March 23.

The London Cuckolds, at the National Theatre. Begins March 24.

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens, at the Queen's Theatre. Begins March 25.


Henry VIII or All Is True at the Young Vic. Ends March 21.

I Am Yours at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. Ends March 21.

Timeless at the Donmar Warehouse. Ends March 21.

Epitaph for the Whales at the Gate Theatre. Ends March 21.

The Barbers of Surreal at the Lyric Studio. Ends March 21.

The Bloody Chamber at the London Dungeon. Ends March 21.

Romeo and Juliet at the Greenwich Theatre. Ends March 28.

Jesus Christ Superstar at the Lyceum Theatre. Ends March 28.

The Herbal Bed at the Richmond Theatre. Ends March 21.

NOW BOOKING The Unexpected Man: By Yazmina Reza, directed by Mathew Warchus at RSC The Pit. Previews begin April 9, Opens April 15. For tickets please call 1071 638 8891.

Our Lady of Sligo: By Sebastian Barry directed by Max Stafford-Clark, at the National Theatre, Cottesloe. Previews begin April 9, Opens April 16. For tickets please call 0171 452 3000.

The Real Inspector Hound: By Tom Stoppard, and Black Comedy By Peter Schaffer, directed by Greg Doran, with Desmond Barritt and Anna Chancellor, at the Comedy Theatre. Previews begin April 16, Opens April 22. For tickets please call 0171 369 1731.

Shock-headed Peter: directed by Julian Crouch and Phelim McDermott, music performed by the Tiger Lillies at the Lyric Hammersmith. Opens April 22. For tickets please call 0181 741 2311.

Show Boat: by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, directed by Hal Prince at the Prince Edward Theatre. Opens April 28. For tickets please call 0171 447 5400.

Rent: By Jonthan Larson, directed by Michael Greif, at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Previews begin April 21, Opening May 12. For tickets please call 0171 379 5399.

--By Andrea Prince

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