You’ve probably worked pretty hard this week. You’ve had a lot of deadlines to consider, several new projects coming that you have to handle and a boss that just didn’t want you to have a one-minute-break. We’ve all been through that. However, once the weekend is approaching, everything is wiped away. And if you include some interesting activities in your weekend schedule, you will definitely get your batteries recharged by Monday. Here are 12 theatre shows you can attend this weekend, 4-6 August.
When speaking about Jerry Sadowitz, people think about him as a full-pack artist. He’s an American-born Scottish individual known as both stand-up comic AND card magician. If you were ever wondering how can stand-up comedy and magic come together, then attending his show this Friday, on the 4th of August, by 9.00 pm in London at Leicester Square Theatre. Don’t forget to buy your Jerry Sadowitz - Comedian, Magician, Psychopath! tickets.
According to experts, “Girl From the North Country” is a “remarkable fusion of text and music”. This play incorporates 20 different songs by the worldly popular artist Bob Dylan and the entire story is placed in Dylan’s hometown, in Duluth, Minnesota. These songs have one clear and important purpose – to reinforce the mood of yearning and desperation that America was characterized by during the Depression era. Get your Girl From the North Country tickets and be this Friday, on August 4, by 7.30 pm, in London, at The Old Vic to see the play.
If you’re in for some music, then a jukebox musical play would suit you best. Beautiful - The Carole King Musical tells the story of the career and early life of the famous Carole King. You will listen not only to songs that she wrote but also to songs written by Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Cynthia Weil and many others. Go and get your Beautiful - The Carole King Musical tickets and get fascinated by this story this Friday evening, at 7.30 pm in London, at Aldwych Theatre.
Another worth-seeing musical that performs this Friday, on the 4th of August, is Miss Saigon. The creators got their inspiration from Giacomo Puccini’s famous opera called “Madame Butterfly”. The musical presents the tragic story of a doomed romance that has an American lover and an Asian woman in the spotlight. Buy your Miss Saigon (Touring) tickets and see what happens with those two. Be by 7.30 pm in Birmingham at Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre.
“Bumpety! Bumpety! Bumpety- Bump! A Giant’s toilet roll one day fell to the floor and flew away”, says a line of this play. “The Giants Loo Roll” is the perfect musical to go to this weekend and to take your child with you at the same time. You will have some great time and some good laughs, this is for sure. Don’t forget to buy your The Giants Loo Roll tickets before you get to York, The Shed this Saturday, August 5, by 1.30 pm.
Were you a big fan of The Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson? Well, in case the answer is “yes!” we have some great news to you – there’s a two-and-a-half-hour concert you can attend to celebrate the successful career that the King of Pop had. It had already been performed in many countries across the world and this Saturday, August 5, comes in London at Lyric Theatre. Buy your Thriller Live tickets and be there by 4.00 pm.
It seems like this weekend is about musicals and great performances and “Evita” makes no exception. This musical presents the life of an Argentine political leader, on her real name Eva Peron, also known as the second wife of Juan Peron, Argentine president. If you’re curious to see how it was, make sure you buy Evita tickets for this Saturday, the 5th of August and be by 4.00 pm at Phoenix Theatre, London.
Winner of several awards in both television and acting already, Russell Howard, a young and talented stand-up comedian, is coming this Saturday, the 5th of August in Brighton to present his new tour entitled suggestively “Round the World”. You’ll get a good laugh, this is guaranteed. But first, you’ll have to get your Russell Howard - Round the World tickets. The show starts at 8.00 pm at Brighton Dome, Brighton.
“ In Conversation with Standard Issue” is the perfect occasion for those who want to relax and get their good mood improved. The witty and sharp women’s magazine that hosts great line-ups of amusing women, such as Sarah Millican, are talking about women, comedy, feminism and other similar topics. Buy your In Conversation with Standard Issue Magazine tickets and be prepared for some good laughs. The show starts this Sunday, August 6, by 7.00 pm at Leicester Square Theatre, London.
If you hadn’t had time to attend the Pink Floyd Exhibition yet, this weekend is the time you did. The mesmerizing display chronicles over the 50-year history of one of the most popular rock bands of all times. It’s been five decades since the band released the very first song – Arnold Layne. Buy The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains tickets for this Sunday, August 6, and go to Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
“The Play That Goes Wrong” is the perfect example how far people’s imagination and creativity can go when it comes to creating a comedy production. Without any doubts, this play will steal several laughs from you and will give you a good mood. You can get your The Play That Goes Wrong tickets and watch actors perform this Sunday, August 6, by 7.00 pm at Duchess Theatre, London.
Have no idea how to end this hard work week you had? Well, you should take us for granted when we will recommend you the John Bishop - Winging It (Warm Up Show). You will laugh, you will feel good and you will walk out of the room with your batteries fully recharged and ready to start a new workweek. Find John Bishop - Winging It (Warm Up Show) tickets here and be this Sunday, August 6, by 8.00 pm at MacPhail Centre, Ullapool.