The Tango Collective: the piazzolla project

The Tango Collective: the piazzolla project

Classical music, tango and cabaret. 

Songs of Resistance

Songs of Resistance

Following a sold-out run at the Barbican Art Gallery and a performance featuring songs from the Weimar Cabarets for Bono and Chris Martin, the “cabaret kings” return. 

The Game of Love and Chance

The Game of Love and Chance

As if so-called ‘Freedom Day’ had not generated enough excitement on Monday 19th July, the Arcola Theatre had its planned reopening that evening and showcased its fabulous new … 

Women's Writes International Women's Day

Women's Writes International Women's Day

Prepare to see 6 short plays by female identifying playwrights with none of those boring archetypal forms. 

A Hero of Our Time

A Hero of Our Time

Mikhail Lermentov’s novel A Hero of Our Time has been newly adapted for the stage by Oliver Bennett, who also plays the lead - Pechorin, and Vladimir Shcherban. 

Evros | The Crossing River

Evros | The Crossing River

Follow Doaa who dreams of a better life amongst a backdrop of war, terror and enduring love. 

The Daughter-in-Law

The Daughter-in-Law

A rare production of D H Lawrence’s The Daughter-in-Law, a searing and unforgettable drama about heartache, inequality and the ties that bind, set in the heat of the 1912 miners… 

Kenny Morgan

Kenny Morgan

When a smell of gas emerges from flat three of a boarding house in Camden, the residents gather to find the body of a resident, Kenny Morgan, laid out by the fire. 

Tinned Goods

Tinned Goods

It’s 1984 and the effects of the six-month-old Miner’s Strike is really starting to bite. 

Women Redressed

Women Redressed

After a sell-out run in November, Women Redressed returns. 

A Steady Rain

A Steady Rain

Keith Huff’s best-known work is found in the hallowed spaces of US television, as a writer for potent office dramas such as AMC’s Mad Men and Netflix’s House of Cards. 

Howard Barker Double Bill

Howard Barker Double Bill

This double bill of Howard Barker’s work features the London premiere of The Twelfth Battle of Isonzo alongside a revival of Judith: A Parting from the Body, both directed by … 

Sarai

Sarai

Sarai, currently showing at the Arcola Theatre is a confused blend of spoken word set to music, contemporary dance and characterised monologue. 

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s iconic opera Madame Butterfly gets a gothic makeover at this year’s Grimeborn, the Arcola’s opera season. 

Clarion

Clarion

Like the best headline grabbers, Clarion, a play at the Arcola Theatre about a fictional hated British newspaper, shines the most when full of punchy, clever zingers striking left … 

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel

“When the children are asleep we’ll sit and dream” Voted the best musical of the 20th Century by Time Magazine, Carousel is the classic American musical, with a timeless score th…