Five shows to see this week
Which London shows should you see to brighten up your week? Here are our five suggestions:
Gregory Haney: 14 questions
Gregory Haney, who starred in Hamilton on Broadway and in the West End, tells us about the hottest musical in the world right now.
Wade McCollum: 12 questions
American performer Wade McCollum tells us about launching new musical It Happened In Key West, based on an extraordinary real US event.
Flesh And Bone: “pulls you in by the scruff of your neck”
Unpolished Theatre co-founder Elliot Warren on bringing “loud mouths of the East End” to the West End in acclaimed play, Flesh And Bone.
Meow Meow: 15 questions
Cabaret star Meow Meow tells us about bringing early 20th-century Berlin to London in Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret.
Introducing… Circa’s Peepshow
Yaron Lifschitz tells us about Peepshow, the voyeuristic show from Australian circus company, Circa.
Greenwich+Docklands International Festival: festival focus
Artistic Director Bradley Hemmings tells us about the free outdoor theatrical treats in store as part of Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2017.
Lucy Kay: 13 questions
Britain’s Got Talent finalist Lucy Kay tells us about TriOperas, the opera show that pushes all the boundaries.
Festival focus: The Last Word Festival
From poetry to podcasts, The Last Word Festival, has it all, as producer Jack Prideaux tells us.
Louise Coulthard: “Gran’s dementia led to many ludicrous moments”
Louise Coulthard on Cockamamy, her play about friendship, loss and dementia.
Gina Beck: 13 questions
West End actor Gina Beck talks to us about sweets, beautiful venues and appearing in award-winning show Matilda The Musical.
Alex Webb: Cafe Society Swing is “a story that deserves to be told”
Creator Alex Webb on Cafe Society Swing, the show taking audiences into New York’s first desegregated club.
Jemma McDonnell on making Goldfish Bowl with Caleb Femi
Jemma McDonnell, artistic director of The Paper Birds, tells us about the new show inspired by poet and former Young People’s Laureate for London, Caleb Femi.
Behind the scenes: Circolombia
Go backstage with the stars of Colombian circus show, Circolombia.
Sophie Cookson: 14 questions
Sophie Cookson tells us about starring opposite Orlando Bloom in Killer Joe.
Breaking Out: Festival Focus
Joshua McTaggart on staging The Bunker’s festival of world premieres, Breaking Out
Gala Gordon: 14 questions
Gala Gordon tells us about the UK premiere of hit US play Blueberry Toast.
Marcelo Dos Santos on making theatre “where history and modernity meet.”
Writer Marcelo Dos Santos on The End Of History, the new show created for Soho’s St Giles-in-the-Fields church.
Phil Ormrod: “What is it like to just see stuff you want to break?”
Phil Ormrod explains how Family Guy inspired his new play, Isaac Came Home From The Mountain.
Maisie Richardson-Sellers: 12 questions
Actor Maisie Richardson-Sellers tells us about starring in new play 3 Women and how unexpected theatre experiences have transformed her.