Knights of the Rose

Knights of the Rose

Romance of the Rose Productions has announced the world premiere of a new West End musical created by Jennifer Marsden, Knights of the Rose, an epic medieval tale featuring a timeless playlist of classic rock songs... 

Ruthless! The Musical

Ruthless! The Musical

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO GET WHAT YOU WANT? The all-female camp KILLER cult classic finally makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway. Ruthless! The Musical tells the story of the beautiful and talented 8 year old Tina Denmark who will do anything to play the lead in her school play… ANYTHING! It started Off-Broadway 25 years ago and discovered young performers including Britney Spears and Natalie Portman... 

Arj Barker - We Need To Talk

Arj Barker - We Need To Talk

At the start of the show there’s a lot of emphasis on switching off and putting away our mobile phones. We get at least two announcements and then, as he arrives on stage, Barker spends a few moments ensuring the last few folks with digital screens lighting up their faces put their devices in a pocket... 

Stephen K Amos - Bread and Circuses

Stephen K Amos - Bread and Circuses

Brexit. Trump. No more Mary Berry on the Great British Bake Off. Things are looking bleak, so wouldn’t it be better to just forget all about it? Comic maestro Stephen K Amos might not be able to provide bread to the hungry masses, but no one else is going to put on a better circus... 

All or Nothing

All or Nothing

1965. A new phenomenon erupted out of London’s East End. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod. All Or Nothing– The Mod Musical follows the rise and demise of The Small Faces, the band who encapsulated all that was mod – a unique blend of taste and testosterone, clothes-obsessed and street-wise – but most of all, a dedication to rhythm ‘n’ blues... 

SIX

SIX

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII sing their way out of the history books and into the spotlight. With songs including Ex Wives, Haus of Holbein and Don’t Lose Ur Head, this pop concert remixes five hundred years of historical heartbreak into one hour of 21st century sass... 

Mischief Movie Night

Mischief Movie Night

Mischief Theatre, the award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery return to their comedy roots with Mischief Movie Night, the improvised movie live on stage!  You suggest a genre, location and title and Mischief Theatre’s improvisers bring the show to life, complete with rewinds, fast forwards, directors cuts and a thrilling live score... 

Guess How Much I Love You

Guess How Much I Love You

Selladoor Family presents Guess How Much I Love You. Join Little and Big Nutbrown Hare, from the 'Guess How Much I Love You' and 'I Love You All Year Round' collections, as they leap off the page and onto the stage... 

The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger

The Toxic Avenger – The Musical doesn’t take itself seriously. Indeed, any attempt to take it seriously is entirely missing the point. Set in a putrid, foul-smelling waste dump (ie, New Jersey), this romp of politically incorrect madness is self-aware, self-depreciating and above all, unreservedly hysterical... 

Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

Two tramps, Didi and Gogo wait on a country road by a tree for a man named Godot. They don’t know what he looks like or when they were supposed to meet. They don’t know what they asked him for or what he will do when he gets there... 

I Loved Lucy

I Loved Lucy

I Loved Lucy is a personal portrait of an iconic comedic entertainer whose public face is all too well known. But what was Lucille Ball really like? And how did she choose to live at the end of her life? Out of the spotlight... 

Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Following a critically-acclaimed, sell-out run at London's Theatre503 in 2015, and Trafalgar Studios in 2016, and in 59E59 Theaters Brits Off Broadway Season in New York, Jon Brittain's Olivier award winning Rotterdam comes to The Arts Theatre this Spring... 

Judy!

Judy!

Ray Rackham’s extraordinary biographical musical about the life of iconic movie star and chanteuse Judy Garland comes to the Arts Theatre for a limited season. This highly anticipated production sees Judy back in town following a critically acclaimed Southwark Playhouse 2015 debut (original title, Through The Mill)... 

The Wipers Times

The Wipers Times

By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme... 

Dirty Great Love Story

Dirty Great Love Story

For 9 weeks only, Dirty Great Love Story makes its West End debut! Two hopeful hapless romantics get drunk, get it on and then get the hell away from each other. In her eyes he’s a mistake... 

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

Following sell-out seasons in 2011/12 and critical and audience acclaim, Simon Callow returns in this much-lauded production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, playing at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited season from 8 December... 

A Christmas Carol at the Arts

A Christmas Carol at the Arts

You are cordially invited to the parlour of Mr Ebeneezer Scrooge for a rousing rendition of this timeless classic served over a two-course Christmas feast. A heartwarming, foot-stomping thoroughly beautiful immersive production... 

Catch Me

Catch Me

Five friends attempt to come to terms with the recent and unexpected death of Dean. Gathered on the eve of his funeral they cry, laugh and reminisce. Though one questions remains: why did he kill himself? 

The Giant's Loo Roll

The Giant's Loo Roll

‘Oh Fe Fi Fo And Fe Fi Fum! Now what shall I do to wipe my …..’ ‘Bumpety! Bumpety! Bumpety- Bump! A Giant’s toilet roll one day fell to the floor and flew away... 

Murder Ballad

Murder Ballad

Don't miss Murder Ballad, the thrilling new musical of love, obsession and murderous desire as it heads to the Arts Theatre this October with West End and Broadway star, Kerry Ellis... 

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

The smash hit, sell out production from Hartshorn - Hook Productions returns for one night only, reuniting the stellar cast of Simon Lipkin, Julie Atherton, Gina Beck and Samuel Holmes... 

Stig of the Dump

Stig of the Dump

Aimed at children over four, this is a fast-paced interactive show full of exciting storytelling, fun songs, innovative movement and puppetry and many chances to join in. Adapted by Olivier Award winning playwright Mike Kenny and directed by Olivier Award nominated Luke Sheppard (Matilda RSC, In The Heights), London Contemporary Theatre brings their innovative Stig of the Dump to the West End following a successful UK tour... 

Savage

Savage

COPENHAGEN 1940. With the Nazi occupation of Denmark, life did not change much. Zack and Nikolai enjoy their glamorous, hedonistic life and the paradise of cabaret. Their world is shattered when Doctor Carl Peter Værnet discovers what he believed to be “the cure for homosexuality”... 

American Idiot

American Idiot

Following on from its critically acclaimed 2015 London run and a smash hit 2016 UK Tour, Green Day’s explosive Tony Award ® winning musical, American Idiot will be returning to its London home at the Arts Theatre, for a strictly limited run from 8 July – 25 September 2016... 

DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan

DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan

Taken from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, and referred to as the Chinese Macbeth, DiaoChan is an epic tale of lust, jealousy and revenge. Adapted for the stage for Red Dragonfly by award nominated British writer Ross Ericson. 

Taming of the Shrew

Taming of the Shrew

Padua. A wealthy lady of the town, Minola, seeks suitors for her two eligible sons; but while a queue of suitors lines up to woo the handsome and agreeable younger of the two, the elder’s reputation as an ill-tempered shrew could yet prove disastrous for his family’s prospects… An exhilarating retelling of Shakespeares’s dark comedy, where social absurdities are turned on their head, to glorious comic effect... 

All That Fall

All That Fall

Take an extraordinary journey in the dark. Samuel Beckett described his radio plays as “coming out of the dark”. Now, internationally acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark takes blindfolded audiences literally into darkness, for a rare live production of Beckett’s first radio play, featuring a 360° sound design... 

NotMoses

NotMoses

Award winning film-maker Gary Sinyor has written and will direct his first play, NotMoses, previewing at the Arts Theatre from 10 March 2016, with press night on 15 March 2016... 

Masters of Show Choir

Masters of Show Choir

The UK's university show choir and glee competition comes to the Arts Theatre for one night only! Warwick, Cambridge, Royal Holloway, Sussex, Swansea, Kent and Portsmouth compete; with music including Beyonce, Bastille, Marvin Gaye & Stevie Wonder. 

Beyond The Fence

Beyond The Fence

Seemingly wanting to be judged as the output of an experiment rather than a ‘proper show’, Beyond The Fence is the result of Sky Arts TV documentary Computer Says Show, which sets out to ask whether, in today's data-heavy world – where we flip between the convenience and the paranoia created by a plethora of loyalty schemes, spyware, and the likes of Google and Apple owning all our data in an attempt to 'own' us – can computers use data to evaluate the successes and failures of 1,700 previous shows to finally find the formula to a great musical? Judging by this painfully cliché-ridden show, Lloyd Webber, Sondheim and the like can sleep easy for the answer is a resolute no... 

Red Bastard

Red Bastard

Last chance to see America's dangerous, seductive comedy-monster in the roller-coaster ride of raw conversation, traps/rewards and catch-22's that earned him FIFTEEN 5-star reviews... 

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby Wax - comedian, writer, mental health campaigner - brings her one-woman show to the West End following a sell-out UK tour.  SANE NEW WORLD will help us understand why we sabotage our own sanity and provides a manual on how to survive the 21st century... 

The Blues Brothers XMAS special

The Blues Brothers XMAS special

Hartshorn - Hook Productions presents The Blues Brothers XMAS Special, the most electric rock'n'roll party of the year. Following spectacular success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer with a month of sell-out shows and 5-star reviews, this raucous live tribute show is now rolling into London... 

Women Redressed : Theatre Festival

Women Redressed : Theatre Festival

Emerging feminist theatre company, Sheer Height, present Women Redressed - a brand new theatre festival showcasing 14 pieces of writing – new and old – that put female characters at the forefront and challenge perceptions and expectations of gender. 

One Last Thing (For Now)

One Last Thing (For Now)

Some lives are touched by war. Some lives are kissed by it. Some are ended by it. Some remain untouched. Which one is yours? A rehearsed reading of a play inspired by love letters written during wartime... 

There's No Place Like

There's No Place Like

There’s No Place Like is a bittersweet and timely play about longing, belonging and immigration. ***** "This brilliantly written and eloquently performed play is one of the highlights of this year’s Brighton festival" (RemoteGoat) 

Late with Lance!

Late with Lance!

Receiving 5-stars in Edinburgh, "Late with Lance!" plays the Arts Theatre for one night only and he's invited Jackman & Minnelli to be his special guests. Now, he's inviting you to this musically twisted chat show spoof... 

There's No Place Like

There's No Place Like

‘This brilliantly written and eloquently performed play is one of the highlights of this year’s Brighton festival’ (remotegoat) Althea Theatre brings their 5* reviewed show about longing, belonging and immigration to London for a limited run.