Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (April 8-14)
Pah-La – Royal Court, London
The Royal Court’s commitment to international work continues with Abhishek Majumdar’s play, developed through the Royal Court international programme. Set in Tibet it tells the story of the 2008 Lhasa riots. It opens on April 8.
Wow Everything Is Amazing – Battersea Arts Centre, London
Sounds Like Chaos’ new devised show about life in the digital world headlines Battersea Arts Centre’s Homegrown Festival: Occupy. It opens on April 8.
What Girls Are Made Of – Tramway, Glasgow
Cora Bissett’s euphoric piece of gig theatre about her experiences of the music industry as a young woman plays the Glasgow venue as part of a larger tour. It’s at the Tramway from April 9-13.
West Side Story – Royal Exchange, Manchester
Sarah Frankcom directs a fresh version of the iconic musical with new choreography from Aletta Collins and orchestration from Jason Carr. It stars Andy Coxon and Gabriela García and opens on April 11.
A German Life – Bridge Theatre, London
Based on the life of Brunhilde Pomsel, the personal secretary to Joseph Goebbels, Christopher Hampton’s new play stars the incomparable Maggie Smith. The Bridge could use a critical hit. Could this be it? It opens on April 12.
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