Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (March 11-17)
God of Chaos – Theatre Royal Plymouth
Phil Porter returns to the Theatre Royal Plymouth following 2016’s The Man With the Hammer, with a new play about online censorship. Directed by David Mercatali, it opens in the Drum on March 12.
The Twilight Zone – Ambassadors Theatre, London
There’s another chance to enter the Twilight Zone, as Anne Washburn’s adaptation of the American sci-fi anthology TV series transfers to the West End, opening on March 12.
Admissions – Trafalgar Studios, London
The magnificent Alex Kingston returns to the West End to star in Admissions, a new play by Joshua Harmon (author of Bad Jews) set in a private school. Following a run at New York’s Lincoln Center Theater, it opens in the West End on March 12 for a short run ahead of a UK tour.
Betrayal – Harold Pinter Theatre, London
Jamie Lloyd follows his dizzyingly ambitious and sumptuously cast Pinter at the Pinter season with a revival of the playwright’s 1978 three-hander about an extramarital affair. Tom Hiddleston stars opposite Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox. It opens on March 13.
Frankenstein – Battersea Arts Centre, London
BAC Beatbox Academy’s exhilarating and electrifying take on Mary Shelley’s novel returns to Battersea Arts Centre. The Stage gave it five stars last time around. It opens on March 14.
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