Here’s our Monday digest of the 5 new shows Stagedoor users are most excited to see this week (18 March – 24 March)
Runs from 21 March until 11 May at the Arcola Theatre
Based on the Academy Award-winning film and created by the Tony Award-winning team of James Lapine and William Finn, the story of Olive Hooper’s dream to win the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest and her family’s quest to get her there is brought to the stage in this off-beat musical comedy directed by Ergen Mehmet.
Runs from 21 March until 15 June at the Playhouse Theatre
Starring Andy Nyman and boasting a score that includes the iconic Tradition and If I Were A Rich Man Trevor Nunn’s lauded, traditional revival is set to land at the Playhouse Theatre, the auditorium of which has been specially transformed into an immersive space for this intimate telling.
Runs from 21 March until 23 March at Battersea Arts Centre
As told by the Great Magician Dylema this story of migration and assimilation blends spoken word, music and poetry and is featured as part of the Homegrown Festival: Occupy at Battersea Arts Centre.
Runs from 19 March until 20 April at the Hampstead Theatre
Originally seen in the downstairs space Ella Road’s debut play now finds itself occupying the main stage and with an Olivier nomination to it’s name. Jade Anouka is set to reprise her role in this provocative thriller set in a dystopian future where lives are governed by a rating system.
Featured in Lyn’s Weekly Picks!
Runs from 21 March until 23 March at the Soho Theatre
Lewis Doherty brings his one-man debut show to the Soho Theatre following sell-out performances at the Edinburgh Fringe. Over the course of an hour he will bring to life thirty characters as well as car chases and brawls in this comedic detective story.