#TrendingOnStagedoor May 13th – May 19th

Here’s our Monday digest of the 5 new shows Stagedoor users are most excited to see this week (13 May – 19 May)

1. American Idiot

Runs from 14 May until 18 May at the New Wimbledon Theatre

Green Day’s immensely popular Tony and Grammy Award-winning rock musical lands at the New Wimbledon Theatre for one week only as part of its 10th anniversary tour.

2. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Runs from 15 May until 8 June at the Southwark Playhouse

Southwark Playhouse hosts the world premiere of this new musical based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald and directed by Jethro Compton.

3. King Hedley II

Runs from 17 May until 15 June at Theatre Royal Stratford East

Nadia Fall directs August Wilson’s provocative play at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Featuring Lenny Henry the play explores redemption and how African American life changed under Reagan’s America.

4. The Starry Messenger

Runs from 16 May until 10 August at Wyndham’s Theatre

Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut in Academy Award-winning writer Kenneth Lonergan’s comic drama about love and it’s place in the universe.

5. salt.

Runs from 14 May until 1 June at the Royal Court

Having stormed Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 Selina Thompson’s searing retracing of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle comes to the Royal Court, promising to be a powerful education in grief, home and afropressism.