There are a lot of classic favourites coming your way. You will surely enjoy watching the plays and musicals this May 2013.
To Kill a Mockingbird
Based on a renowned novel by Harper Lee and adapted as a play by Christopher Sergel, To Kill a Mockingbird is a Pulitzer Prize winning piece that follows the story of a 6 year old named Scout and her father Atticus Finch. The story deals with courage, truth and racial inequality in the Deep South. Catch this show on May 16 to June 15 at Open Air Theatre, London.
Tanz der Vampire
A Roman Polanski masterpiece, Tanz der Vampire or Dance of the Vampires is a film turned into a musical that was also originally directed by Polanski. It is a comedy horror classic about vampires, vampire hunters and damsels in distress. Catch this show on May at Theater de Westens, Berlin.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
A story that captured the hearts of people for almost 50 years, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes to life through the wonderful adaptation of Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Catch this show on May 18 to November 30 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London.
Witness as ordinary household items turn into unique musical instruments. Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, Stomp features energetic choreography and rhythmic percussion. Stomp guarantees an amazing theatre experience. Catch this show from May to December at the New Ambassadors Theatre, London.
The 39 steps
In a hundred minutes, watch four actors portray more than a hundred roles. The 39 Steps is a 1915 novel by John Buchan and a 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock. Adapted into the stage by Patrick Barlow, The 39 Steps is a serious spy story with a bit of humor. Catch this show on May 28 at the Criterion Theatre, London.