top of page

The Best New Theatre To Catch This Week (May 23rd - 31st)

Theatre is well and truly back. A week after the first venues opened their doors again, more are following suit this week with some great shows to enjoy.


This weeks preview has an extra 2 days tacked on to the end to cover the remaining days of May. So here are all the shows to catch in the next 9 days:#


WHAT?

Seth Rudetsky continues his long running series bringing some of the biggest stars from Broadway direct to your home. This week it's the turn of Tootsie and Wicked star Lilli Cooper who is joined by her father Chuck.

WHEN?

The show takes place live on Sunday 23rd May at 3pm ET which is 8pm in the UK and is repeated that evening at 8pm ET which is 1am in the UK .

WHERE?

Streaming online, watch it at thesethconcertseries.com


WHAT?

Tony Award nominated sisters Ann Hampton and Liz Callaway present Side By Side - inspired by their recent joyous reunion after a 14 month pandemic separation.

WHEN?

It premieres on Zoom on Sunday 23rd May at 7pm ET (Midnight in the UK) and is then available to stream on demand from Monday 24th until Sunday 30th May

WHERE?


WHAT?

After a delay, MTFest returns showcasing some brand new titles. The festival concludes this week with the remaining four shows: Housefire, Millennials, Proud and Tony! (A Tony Blair Rock Opera)

WHEN?

Housefire and Millennials play from Monday 24th until Wednesday 26th May while you can catch Proud and Tony from Thursday 27th until Saturday 29th May.

WHERE?

Located at the Turbine Theatre in Battersea, Tickets are from https://www.theturbinetheatre.com/


WHAT?

This new series at London's Apollo theatre kicks off with performances from Aimie Atkinson, Cassidy Janson, Lucie Jones, Cedric Neal and Julian Ovenden.

WHEN?

The concert takes place on Monday 24th May at 7.30pm

WHERE?

Get tickets to see it in person at the Apollo theatre from https://www.nimaxtheatres.com/shows/monday-night-at-the-apollo/

You can also stream it live from thespie.com


WHAT?

Alice Fearn's online series moves to the West End for a show featuring performances from Nicole Raquel Dennis, Lauren Samuels, Emma Kingston, Molly Lynch, Sam Tutty, Trevor Dion Nicholas and Blake Patrick Anderson.

WHEN?

It plays on Monday 24th May at 7.30pm

WHERE?

At the Vaudeville Theatre, tickets are from https://www.nimaxtheatres.com/shows/intermissions-live/


WHAT?

Following a sold-out UK national tour, dance superstars Aljaž Škorjanec, Pasha Kovalev, Graziano di Prima, Robin Windsor, along with Strictly finalist Karim Zeroual, will be joined by Nadiya Bychkova for a celebration of dance.

WHEN?

It plays from Tuesday 25th May until Wednesday 9th June

WHERE?

Playing at the London Palladium, tickets are from lwtheatres.co.uk


WHAT?

Returning to Bristol for one week for a global broadcast, Touching The Void tells the story of a breathtaking struggle for survival.

WHEN?

It plays from Wednesday 26th until Saturday 29th May

WHERE?

Tickets to see it in person at the Bristol Old Vic are now sold out but you can still get tickets to stream is from https://bristololdvic.org.uk/whats-on/touching-the-void


WHAT?

Running for 8 weeks, The Money invites theatregoers to consider how they'd spend a pot of money.

WHEN?

Catch it from Wednesday 26th May until Sunday 18th July

WHERE?

Playing at County Hall, Tickets from https://themoney.live/


WHAT?

The Broadway Cast Reunion Series gives audiences a chance to do what they may never have done before: visit “backstage” with the cast and even ask questions via the chat feature. Tonights features the cast of Come From Away.

WHEN?

Stream it live at Thursday 27th May at 1am UK time. It will then be available to stream on demand until Sunday 30th May.

WHERE?


WHAT?

A dark, funny verbatim about the musical moves to the West End for a limited run following its recent livestream. Written and performed by Francesca Forristal and Jordan Paul Clarke, look out for a feature on how it has been adapted for the stage this week.

WHEN?

It plays from Thursday 27th until Sunday 30th May

WHERE?

At the Vaudeville Theatre, tickets from https://www.nimaxtheatres.com/shows/public-domain/


WHAT?

This hilarious new musical about friendship, theatre and community will be performed by a cast including Janie Dee, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Raj Ghatak, Debbie Chazen, Sharan Phull, Jordan Lee Davies and Wendy Ferguson.

WHEN?

Playing from Thursday 27th until Saturday 29th May

WHERE?


WHAT?

The Spring season of West End Musical Drive In. comes to a close with a lineup of Chelsea Halfpenny, Nikki Bentley and Luke Baker.

WHEN?

The concert takes place on Saturday 29th May at 2.30pm

WHERE?

Located in Enfield, tickets are available from https://www.westendmusicaldrivein.co.uk/




WHAT?

Mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved... 18-year-old Samantha Brown sits in a hand-me-down car with the keys clutched in her hand. Caught between a yearning for the unknown and feeling bound by expectation, she telescopes back to a time before her world had fallen apart.

WHEN?

Streaming from Saturday 29th May until Saturday 5th June

WHERE?


WHAT?

A brand new livestream from The Showstoppers, making up a musical on the spot based on the virtual audiences suggestions. Always predictable but always unmissable.

WHEN?

It streams on Saturday 29th May at 7.30pm

WHERE?

Get your tickets from https://showstopperthemusical.com/

WHAT?

Seth Rudetsky continues his long running series bringing some of the biggest stars from Broadway direct to your home. This week it's the turn of Be More Chill star George Salazar

WHEN?

The show takes place live on Sunday 30th May at 3pm ET which is 8pm in the UK and is repeated that evening at 8pm ET which is 1am in the UK .

WHERE?

Streaming online, watch it at thesethconcertseries.com

Next week, look out for my big preview of all the best theatre you can catch online, in person (and even in the cinema) in June. The next weekly post will be here on Sunday 6th June. To have a show included in either of them, send me a message at twitter.com/ATDazzles or email me at site.allthatdazzles@gmail.com

Comments


bottom of page