Our monthly picks: Theatre shows to see this February 2020

Our monthly picks: Theatre shows to see this February 2020


It’s February Love is in the air It’s my favourite month, it’s Pancake Day and we’ve got some flipping good theatre for you. Hello, it’s Bryony Rose and this is February’s monthly picks. The classic DreamWorks animated film, The Prince Of Egypt springs to life at the Dominion Theatre as an exciting new musical this month. The show transports you to the shifting sands of Ancient Egypt, where two young men grow up together as brothers in a kingdom of privilege. But when a secret path is unearthed, they are divided – one must rule as Pharaoh, and the other must rise up and free his true people. Both face a destiny that will change their worlds – and history – forever. A brand new Puccini double bill takes to Trafalgar Studios in Opera Undone. with Tosca and La Bohème. From the producers behind 2017’s Olivier Award nominated La Bohème both shows are 60 minutes and are sung in English. Experience two classic tales of love, deception and heartbreak in an evening suitable for opera newcomers and die hard fans alike. David Mitchell will be making his West End debut this month in a stage adaptation of BBC sitcom, Upstart Crow at the Gieldud Theatre. The sitcom follows the life of William Shakespeare and is full of Shakespearian puns, easter eggs and anachronisms. David will star alongside some familiar faces who will also be will transposing their TV performances over to the stage. Message In a Bottle is arriving at the Peacock Theatre this month. Combining the incredible songs of legendary musician Sting and the choreography of three time Olivier nominee, Kate Prince The show follows the incredible adventures of three parted siblings forced to step out on their own adventures. The weird and wonderful musical, Be More Chill will be arriving at The Other Palace this February. It features a Tony Award-winning score and tells the love story between a girl who just wants to be noticed a boy who just wants to fit in, and the supercomputer inside his head who just wants to… take over the world. A tale about teenage awkwardness, AI and free will – what a winning combination. It’s the big. HUGE. Pretty Woman The Musical is coming to the West End just in time for Valentines day. The musical centres around Vivian Ward, played by Aimie Atkinson when she encounters a big shot business man, Edward Lewis played by Danny Mac One of hte highest grossing romcom stories of all time this musical brings together the story you know and love and a soundtrack that’ll take you right back to the 1980s. The Olivier Award winning production of Madame Butterfly returns to the London Coliseum this month. In Puccini‘s story of unrequited love, a young Japanese girl, falls in love and marries American naval officer. combining cinematic images with traditional Japanese theatre. This is not to be missed. At the London Coliseum the English National Opera is staging Verdi’s Luisa Miller. An opera charting the tragic course ofd lovers Luisa and Rodolfo seperated by the class divide, who’s dreams of being together look like they’re going to be crushed.

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