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Theatre @ Barbican Centre

Wednesday 2nd June - 2 July 2016

A dynamic show that packs a visual punch set against a widescreen video projections which take the audience from modern Australian suburbs to the wilds of the Outback.

The Shadow King
Theatre @ Royal Court Theatre

Friday 24th June 16 - Saturday 9th July 16

Teenagers Muna and Iqra get the same bus to school but they’ve never really spoken. Muna wears TopShop and sits on the top deck gossiping about Nicki Minaj’s latest spat, while Iqra sits alone downstairs in her charity shop hand-me-downs.

Cutting It
Theatre @ Broadway Barking

Tuesday 5th June 16 - Sunday 12th July 16

This adaptation explores a celebrity-driven, internet world full of selfies and hashtags, which sees a wealthy heiress looking for a husband. Back on the streets of Barking, a rich merchant is looking for a loan.

 The Merchant of Venice
Theatre @ Barbican Centre

Friday 22nd July 2016

Gig meets performance meets jam session – this flamboyant show sees artists from the worlds of music, spoken word and theatre collaborate as they take a shared journey into Afrofuturism.

nitroBEAT Pit Party: An Afrofuturistic Trip
Music @ Barbican Centre

Friday 22nd July 2016

Gig meets performance meets jam session – this flamboyant show sees artists from the worlds of music, spoken word and theatre collaborate as they take a shared journey into Afrofuturism.

nitroBEAT Pit Party: An Afrofuturistic Trip
Music @ Jazz Cafe

1st Friday of Every Month

The first Friday of EVERY month at The Jazz Cafe is home to London’s best club night out for lovers of 80s and 90s soul and r&b, SOUL NATION.  Soul Nation is the brain child of BBC Radio and MTV Base legend Trevor Nelson.

Trevor Nelson Presents Soul Nation
Theatre @ Stratford Circus

Tuesday 27th Sep 2016

“This letter says I’m a reference number. I’m an applicant. I’m circumstances. But it doesn’t say that I’m real. It doesn’t say that I exist… It doesn’t say that I’m a person.”

Nine Lives
Theatre @ Broadway Barking

Sunday 2nd October 16

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style.

Jackson Live in Concert
Theatre @ Royal Court Theatre

Wednesday 7th September - Saturday 15 October 16

“‘Cos whether you like it or not, some way, everything that went before, is fed to them who come after.”

Torn
Theatre @ Stratford Circus

Friday 14th October - Saturday 15th Octobet 16

UK-based dance company State of Emergency present a continent-spanning collaboration with artists from LA, London and Soweto. Fusing music and dance from South Africa, with contemporary street culture of the UK and US.

Where is Home
Theatre @ Royal Court Theatre

Thursday 15 September- Saturday 22nd October 16

“Seems like the worth of a colored man, once he’s made free, is less than his worth when he’s a slave”

FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS
Theatre @ Stratford Circus

Thursday 27th October - Saturday 29th October 16

In the UK, there are around two million single parents. More than 9 out of 10 single parents are mothers.

Muvvahood
Theatre @ Stratford Circus

2nd November 16 - 05th November 16

For the first time in Britain, an all-black cast present Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy.

Hamlet
Theatre @ Young Vic

Thursday 10 March 2016 - Saturday 14th Jan 2017

The world is yours. The world is Young Vic.

The Young Vics 2016 Season
  • CUTTING IT
  • LIFT
  • BLUE ORANGE
  • IN THE HEIGHTS
  • threepenny opera