• Violet Mackintosh

2020's Must-see Theatre

The top 10 shows on in London this year. Click to read my 2020 theatre hit-list.


Theatre Challenge: see every single one!


Which shows are you excited about?


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In no particular order....


1) Three Sisters National Theatre

Currently on

A new adaptation of a Chekhov classic by Inua Ellams set during the Nigerian civil war.

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/three-sisters


2) The Red Shoes Various locations throughout the UK

Matthew Bourne's first ballet production.

Currently on

https://new-adventures.net/the-red-shoes#overview


3) Uncle Vanya Harold Pinter Theatre

From: 14th January

2020 is clearly a Chekhov year - Toby Jones stars in this classic

https://unclevanyaplay.com


4) Leopoldstadt Wyndham Theatre

From: 25th January

A new play by Tom Stoppard (Anything he writes is genius)

https://leopoldstadtplay.com


5) Far Away Donmar Warehouse

From: 6th February

A revival of Caryl Churchill's masterpiece 20 years on. (Awesome theatre)

http://bit.ly/FarAwayChurchill


6)Endgame The Old Vic

From: 27th January

Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming star in Samuel Beckett's weird and wonderful work

(Endgame is combined with his other work: 'Rough for Theatre II')

https://www.oldvictheatre.com/whats-on/2020/endgame


7) The Glass Menagerie The Barbican Theatre

From: 5th June

Isabelle Huppert stars in this slightly lesser known Tennessee Williams. I'm excited about anything directed by Ivo Van Hove.

https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2020/event/odeon-theatre-de-leurope-the-glass-menagerie


8) Blithe Spirit Duke of York Theatre

From: 5th March

Very intriguing to see Jennifer Saunders starring in this classic by Noel Coward.

http://bit.ly/Blithespirit


9) The Prince of Egypt Dominion Theatre

From: 5th February

The only musical on my list. This new number is set to be a hit, written by the composer of Wicked - Stephen Schwartz

https://www.theprinceofegyptmusical.com


10) To Kill a Mockingbird Gielgud Theatre

From: 21st May

A new adaption by Aaron Sorkin of Harper Lee's beloved book. This is a must-see

https://www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk/tickets/to-kill-a-mockingbird/




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