2016

Wendy and Peter Pan, Ella Hickson, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 2 January

The Twelve Days of Christmas, Chickenshed Theatre, 3 January

Grey Gardens, Doug Wright, Scott Frankel and Michael Korie, The Large, Southwark Playhouse, 5 January

Marcel, Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Shaw Theatre, 11 January

Husbands and Sons, D. H. Lawrence, adapted by Ben Power, Dorfman, National Theatre, 12 January

The Dazzle, Richard Greenberg, Found111, 13 January

Give Me Your Love, Ridiculusmus, Battersea Arts Centre, 14 January

The Gin Chronicles, The Misfits of London, The Old Sorting Office Arts Centre, 15 January

Giselle, St Petersburg Classic Ballet, The Hawth Crawley, 18 January

Miss Saigon, Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil, Prince Edward Theatre,20 January

Cock, Mike Bartlett, Putney Arts Theatre (Studio), 21 January

How to Survive a Swarm of Bees, Anna Crace, Lyric Hammersmith, 22 January

Guys and Dolls, Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling, Savoy Theatre, 25 January

The Master Builder, Henrik Ibsen, The Old Vic, 26 January

You Tweet My Face Space, Tom Hartwell, Theatre N16, 28 January

POETS OF THE CITY (Vitka – Blatný – Jan), Oxford House, 29 January

Chatroom (Enda Walsh) / Pronoun (Evan Placey), ALRA South Theatre, 30 January

The Reincarnation of Trim Tab Jim, James Mannion, Union Chapel, 30 January

Corinthian Orchestra: Night of Russian Masterpieces, St John’s Smith Square, 1 February

Spring Storm, Tennessee Williams, Arcola Theatre, 3 February

The Tsar Wants His Photograph Taken, Kurt Weill and Georg Kaiser, Bloomsbury Studio, 5 February

Waste, Harley Granville Barker, Lyttelton, National Theatre, 6 February

My Beautiful Black Dog, Bridget Aphrodite, Blue Room, Spirit Level, Southbank Centre, 6 February

The Nursery Presents: Tim Soszko – Flashbulb – Impromptu Shakespeare, Edric Theatre, 6 February

Read Not Dead: Pandosto: The Triumph of Time, Robert Greene, Sackler Studios, Shakespeare’s Globe, 7 February

The Mighty Handful, Royal Opera House, 8 February

Mountain Language | One for the Road | The New World Order, Harold Pinter, Milton Court Studio, 9 February

Top Girls, Caryl Churchill, Milton Court Theatre, 9 February

Reading Agatha Christie’s ‘Akenaton’, Petrie Museum, 10 February

Alcestis, Euripides, Greenwood Theatre, 11 February

Road Show, Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, Union Theatre, 12 February

Count Duckula: The Jewels of Duckula, Millfield Arts Centre, 13 February

The Crick Crack Club Presents This Thing Called Love, Rich Mix, 16 February

Insights: Boris Godunov, Clore Studio Upstairs, Royal Opera House, 17 February

L’Étoile, Emmanuel Chabrier, Royal Opera House, 18 February

Alicia’s Gift: The Concert of the Novel, Viv McLean and Jessica Duchen, Wigmore Hall, 20 February

Scary Shit, Rhiannon Faith, Rich Mix, 20 February

As You Like It, William Shakespeare, National Theatre, 22 February

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, August Wilson, National Theatre, 23 February

Secondary Cause of Death, Peter Gordon, Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon, 25 February

My Boy Jack, David Haig, Brentwood Theatre, 26 February

Bad Jews, Joshua Harmon, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 27 February

Piaf, Roger Peace, Moors Theatre, 27 February

The Tiger’s Bones, Ted Hughes, Polka Theatre, 28 February

Heavens of Invention, Mark Burgess, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, 29 February

The Encounter (Live Stream), Complicite/Simon McBurney, from Barbican Theatre, 1 March

Every One, Jo Clifford, Battersea Arts Centre, 2 March

Hangmen (NT Live), Martin McDonagh, from Wyndham’s Theatre, 3 March

Black Comedy, Peter Shaffer, OSO Arts Centre, 4 March

42nd Street, Harry Warren, Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble, Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, Richmond Theatre, 8 March

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Bertolt Brecht, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, 9 March

May Night, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Ambika P3 Gallery, 10 March

Fragile Things, GodBerry & Co, Oxford House, 11 March

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Rebecca Crookshank, Back Door @ The Secombe, 12 March

Fruit Trilogy, Marie Rambert Studio, Southbank Centre, 13 March

Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov, Almeida Theatre, 14 March

Il Trittico, Giacomo Puccini, Royal Opera House, 15 March

Stepping Out, Richard Harris, Lantern Arts Centre, 16 March

HP Lovecraft’s ‘At The Mountains of Madness’, Icarus Theatre Collective, Omnibus Clapham, 17 March

Akhnaten, Philip Glass, London Coliseum, 18 March

Billy Elliot: The Musical, Elton John and Lee Hall, Victoria Palace Theatre, 21 March

Lysistrata, Aristophanes, Millfield Arts Centre, 22 March

Fairytales for Grown-Ups: The Homing Stone, Hugh Lupton, The Forge, 23 March

Boris Godunov, Modest Mussorgsky, Royal Opera House, 24 March

The Tempest, William Shakespeare, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 26 March

Cymbeline, William Shakespeare, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 26 March

The Winter’s Tale, William Shakespeare, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 27 March

Pericles, William Shakespeare, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 27 March

Hobson’s Choice, Harold Brighouse, Richmond Theatre, 28 March

The End of Longing, Matthew Perry, Playhouse Theatre, 29 March

The Great Train Robbery, Scratchworks, Churchill Theatre Studio, 30 March

The Caretaker, Harold Pinter, Old Vic, 31 March

A Flea In Her Ear, Georges Feydeau, Tabard Theatre, 2 April

The Maids, Jean Genet, Trafalgar Studios 1, 4 April

Hand To God, Robert Askins, Vaudeville Theatre, 5 April

An Icy Man, Matthew Bellwood, Canada Water Culture Space, 6 April

An English Tragedy, Ronald Harwood, Lopping Hall, 7 April

Mrs Henderson Presents, George Fenton, Simon Chamberlain and Don Black, Noel Coward Theatre, 8 April

In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, Tennessee Williams, Charing Cross Theatre, 9 April

Closer, Circa, Udderbelly, 10 April

Sunset Boulevard, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Christopher Hampton and Don Black, London Coliseum, 11 April

Deathwatch, Jean Genet, The Print Room, 12 April

Out of This World, Cole Porter, Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence, Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 13 April

Enchanted April, Matthew Barber, Colour House Theatre, 14 April

Waiting in the Wings, Noël Coward, Compass Theatre, 15 April

How the Other Half Loves, Alan Ayckbourn, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 18 April

Show Boat, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, New London Theatre, 19 April

Funny Girl, Jule Styne, Isobel Lennart and Bob Merrill, Savoy Theatre, 20 April

Borodin Quartet: Shostakovich and Beethoven, Wigmore Hall, 22 April

Hamlet (World Hamlet), William Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Globe, 24 April

The Toxic Avenger, Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, Southwark Playhouse, 25 April

Analogue’s Stowaway, Shoreditch Town Hall, 26 April

Lucky Stiff, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, The Drayton Arms, 27 April

In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes, King’s Cross Theatre, 29 April

Footloose, Tom Snow, Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie, New Wimbledon Theatre, 2 May

I Have Been Here Before, J.B. Priestley, Jermyn Street Theatre, 3 May

Swan Bake, Samson Hawkins, Back Door @ The Secombe, 6 May

Don Quixote, James Fenton, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 7 May

The Raunch, Spiegeltent, London Wonderground, 8 May

People, Places & Things, Duncan Macmillan, Wyndham’s Theatre, 9 May

9 To 5: The Musical, Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, Winston Churchill Theatre, 11 May

Ex Cathedra: Shakespeare Odes, Milton Court Concert Hall, 12 May

Yugen: the mysterious elegance of classical Noh, Kings Place, 13 May

Stravinsky Series: Rituals, Royal Festival Hall, 15 May

Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare, Garrick Theatre, 17 May

Lovers of Viorne, Marguerite Duras, 6 Frederick’s Place, 18 May

The Diary of a Hounslow Girl, Ambreen Razia, Stratford Circus Arts Centre, 19 May

Strawberry Starburst, Bram Davidovich, Blue Elephant Theatre, 21 May

Stig of the Dump, Clive King adapted by Mike Kenny, Hounslow Arts Centre, 22 May

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Patrick Prior, Queens Theatre Hornchurch, 23 May

Stravinsky Series: Tales, Royal Festival Hall, 26 May

Into the West, Greg Banks, Bathway Theatre, 28 May

Bricks and Pieces, Charlene James, Gielgud Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 31 May

Mr Puntila and His Man Matti, Bertolt Brecht, GBS Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, 1 June

Stravinsky Series: Faith, St John’s Smith Square, 2 June

Washed Up, Dominic Parford and Christopher McMullen, Compass Theatre (Studio), 3 June

The Philanderer, George Bernard Shaw, Orange Tree Theatre, 13 June

Kenny Morgan, Mike Poulton, Arcola Theatre, 14 June

Coram Boy, Jamila Gavin, adapted by Helen Edmundson, Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 15 June

Beethoven and Schubert in Vienna: James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook, Kings Place, 17 June

Byron in Switzerland: Louis Schwizgebel, Kings Place, 18 June

Heels of Glory, Tricity Vogue and Richard Link, Chelsea Theatre, 19 June

Doctor Faustus, Christopher Marlowe, Duke of York’s Theatre, 20 June

Dante or Die: Handle With Care, Chloe Moss, 21 June

The Shadow King, Malthouse Theatre, Barbican Theatre, 22 June

BARBU, Cirque Alfonse, Spiegeltent, London Wonderground, 23 June

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Daniel Jamieson, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 24 June

Boys Will be Boys, Melissa Bubnic, Bush Hall, 27 June

Joy Division, Harry Denford, London Theatre New Cross, 28 June

Mary Stuart, Gaetano Donizetti, Brent Opera, 29 June

The Truth, Florian Zeller, Wyndham’s Theatre, 30 June

Balm in Gilead, Lanford Wilson, Platform Theatre, 1 July

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation, William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2 July

On The Twentieth Century, Cy Coleman, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Silk Street Theatre, 4 July

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre, Criterion Theatre, 5 July

The Wimbledon Time Portal by Stella Artois, Les Enfants Terribles, 76 Stoke Newington Road, 7 July

My Barking Dog, Eric Coble, Rabbit Hole Theatre, 11 July

Abandonment, Kate Atkinson, St Michaels Church Chiswick, 13 July

The Clockmaker’s Daughter, Michael Webborn and Daniel Finn, Croydon Courtyard Theatre, 14 July

Knightmare Live, Udderbelly, 17 July

Fidelio Trio at Rhinegold LIVE, Conway Hall, 19 July

The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Globe, 20 July

Death in High Heels, Richard Harris, Beaufort Players, 21 July

Doctor Faustus, Christopher Marlowe, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 22 July

Trolling, Rob Crouch, Bridge House Theatre, 23 July

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Ian Fleming adapted by The Sherman Brothers, New Wimbledon Theatre, 24 July

Babes in Arms, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 24 July

Shadowlands, William Nicholson, Richmond Theatre, 25 July

On The Run: Tell Me Anything, Shoreditch Town Hall, 26 July

Mary Stuart, Friedrich Schiller, Embassy Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 27 July

House Guest, Francis Durbridge, St Anne’s Hall, 28 July

A Lesson from Auschwitz, Brother Wolf, Churchill Studio Bromley, 29 July

Hamlet, William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 30 July

Richard III, William Shakespeare, Almeida Theatre, 1 August

The Go Between, L. P. Hartley, adapted by David Wood and Richard Taylor, Apollo Theatre, 2 August

Macbeth, William Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Globe, 4 August

Cymbeline, William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 6 August

The Alchemist, Ben Jonson, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 6 August

The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht, National Theatre, 8 August

The Queen of Spades, Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, Opera Holland Park, 9 August

Kinky Boots, Cyndi Lauper, Adelphi Theatre, 10 August

Krool Britannia, Steve Valentine, Rabbit Hole Theatre, 12 August

Extravaganza Macabre, Little Bulb Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, 13 August

The League of Youth, Henrik Ibsen, updated by Ashley Pearson, Theatre N16, 15 August

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne (input by J. K. Rowling), Palace Theatre, 17 August

Children of Eden, Stephen Schwartz, Union Theatre, 19 August

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Globe, 24 August

Allegro, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, Southwark Playhouse, 26 August

Analogue’s Sleepless, Shoreditch Town Hall, 6 September

The Plough and the Stars, Sean O’Casey, National Theatre, 7 September

Home Chat, Noël Coward, Finborough Theatre, 8 September

The Inn at Lydda, John Wolfson, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 9 September

The Dresser, Ronald Harwood, Richmond Theatre, 12 September

Groundhog Day, Tim Minchin and Danny Rubin, Old Vic, 13 September

The Deep Blue Sea, Terence Rattigan, National Theatre, 14 September

The Wawel Dragon, Phil Wilmott and Nastazja Domaradzka, The Scoop, 15 September

Crime and Punishment: A Rock Musical, Toyah Willcox and Simon Darlow, The Scoop, 15 September

King Lear, William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 17 September

No Man’s Land, Harold Pinter, Wyndham’s Theatre, 19 September

The Roundabout, J.B. Priestley, Park Theatre, 20 September

Il barbiere de Siviglia, Gioachino Rossini, Royal Opera House, 21 September

Spymonkey’s The Complete Deaths, Shoreditch Town Hall, 22 September

Norma, Vincenzo Bellini, Royal Opera House, 23 September

Stravinsky Series: Myths, Royal Festival Hall, 25 September

The Tempest, William Shakespeare, King’s Cross Theatre, 26 September

Nine Lives, Zodwa Nyoni, Stratford Circus, 26 September

Danger: Memory!, Theatro Technis, 28 September

Stravinsky Series: Tragedy, Royal Festival Hall, 29 September

Aladdin, Alan Menken, Tim Rice, Howard Ashman and Chad Beguelin, Prince Edward Theatre, 1 October

Read Not Dead: A Pleasant Conceited Historie, Called The Taming Of A Shrew, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 2 October

A Lovely Sunday For Creve Coeur, Tennessee Williams, The Print Room, 5 October

The Witch in the Woods, Lexi Wolfe, The Spread Eagle, 6 October

Ulysses Unbound & The Stacked Deck, Chantry Dance Company, The Tramshed, 7 October

Platonov, Anton Chekhov, National Theatre, 8 October

Ivanov, Anton Chekhov, National Theatre, 8 October

The Seagull, Anton Chekhov, National Theatre, 8 October

A Celebration of British Opera with Opera Holland Park, Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, 9 October

The Fairy Queen, Henry Purcell, Barbican Hall, 10 October

When We Are Married, J.B. Priestley, Rose Theatre Kingston, 11 October

The Libertine, Stephen Jeffreys, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 12 October

Swan Song, Norman Robbins, St George’s Hall, 14 October

Murder Ballad, Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, Arts Theatre, 17 October

Wonderful Town, Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov, Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 18 October

A Suffragette’s Song, Dominic McGrath, Hornsey Town Hall, 19 October

Raising Lazarus, Kat Francois, Roundhouse, 20 October

The Gin Chronicles: A Scottish Adventure, The Misfits of London, Bridewell Theatre, 21 October

Side Show, Henry Krieger and Bill Russell, Southwark Playhouse, 24 October

Myths, Fantasies and Fairy Tales, Royal Academy of Music, 25 October

Confessional, Tennessee Williams, Southwark Playhouse, 25 October

The Entertainer, John Osborne, Garrick Theatre, 26 October

Moby Dick! The Musical, Robert Longden, Longden Kaye and Hereward Kaye, Union Theatre, 26 October

King Lear, William Shakespeare, Old Vic, 27 October

Tesla, Luke Clarke, Corbett Theatre, 28 October

Guildhall Cantata Project, Silk Street Music Hall, 28 October

A Well-Remembered Voice, J. M. Barrie, Leicester Square Theatre, 29 October

All In One, UCL Drama Society, Bloomsbury Studio, 29 October

The Clarion Choir, Royal Academy of Music, 30 October

The Society of Strange, Wilton’s Music Hall, 31 October

The Two Noble Kinsmen, William Shakespeare, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2 November

The Rover, Aphra Behn, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2 November

Lazarus, David Bowie and Enda Walsh, King’s Cross Theatre, 3 November

Wild at Heart, Tennessee Williams, Pentameters Theatre, 4 November

The Ancient Mariner, Puppet Theatre Barge, 6 November

Stravinsky: Mavra & Tchaikovsky: Iolanta, Silk Street Theatre, Barbican Centre, 7 November

The Life, Cy Coleman, Arts Ed, 8 November

The Nose, Shostakovich, Royal Opera House, 9 November

Proof, TMWA Clubhouse, 10 November

School of Rock: The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber, New London Theatre, 11 November

The Royale, The Tabernacle, 12 November

The Coxcomb, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 13 November

Dead Funny, Terry Johnson, Vaudeville Theatre, 14 November

Lady, Be Good, Arts Ed, 15 November

Comus – A Masque in Honour Of Chastity, John Milton, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 16 November

Boxing Clever, Beaufort Players, 17 November

21 Chump Street, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tristan Bates Theatre, 18 November

Stevie, Coward Studio, Hampton Hill Theatre, 18 November

Foxfinder, Bromley Little Theatre, 23 November

Strindberg’s Women, August Strindberg, Jermyn Street Theatre, 24 November

The Ghost Sonata, Henrik Ibsen, Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans, 26 November

Half a Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre, 29 November

Ragtime, Charing Cross Theatre, 1 December

Fool for Love, Found111, 3 December

Mr Popper’s Penguins, artsdepot, 4 December

Fairy Tales of New York, Corbett Theatre, 5 December

Amadeus, Peter Schaffer, National Theatre, 6 December

The Tempest, William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 8 December

The Seven Acts of Mercy, Anders Lustgarten, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 8 December

Opera Encores presented by Commedia Productions, Normansfield Theatre, 11 December

Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre, 12 December

Art, Old Vic, 14 December

A Christmas Carol, Puppet Theatre Barge, 17 December

The Red Barn, National Theatre, 19 December