Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (May 13-19)
Lose Yourself – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
The new play by Katherine Chandler, the Sherman Theatre’s playwright in residence, is about one day told through three separate lenses. Tim Preston, Aaron Anthony and Gabrielle Creevy star. It opens on May 14.
Orpheus Descending – Menier Chocolate Factory, London
Tamara Harvey directs a revival of Tennessee Williams’ play based on the Orpheus myth. The co-production with the Menier Chocolate Factory and Theatr Clwyd opens in London on May 15.
Little Shop of Horrors – Storyhouse, Chester
Feed me, Seymour. Stephen Mear directs the cult musical about a very hungry plant. Michelle Bishop, plays Audrey. It opens in Chester on May 16.
White Pearl – Royal Court, London
The world premiere of Anchuli Felicia King’s play about race, social media and a video that goes viral opens on the Royal Court’s main stage on May 16.
Operation Mincemeat – New Diorama, London
Based on a true story, this collaboration between three members of comedy horror maestros Kill the Beast and the composer Felix Hagan, who call themselves Split Lip, opens at the New Diorama on May 17.
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