You might already have your August all planned with an array of theatrical delights…or you might not. Well if you are the latter, don’t fear, here is a guide of just the tip of the iceberg that London fringe has to offer, with something to cater for every preference.
Opera! Not just Opera but NEW Productions of contemporary operatic works, as well as classic favourites at this annual festival at Arcola Theatre 4th-29th August. Definitely give Grimeborn a visit, as there are productions to suit every operatic taste.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream in New Orleans
Shakespeare’s classic play has been a giving a Jazz soundtrack to make it sizzle this summer at The Arts Theatre 4th-29th August. Including music by such legends as Louis Armstrong and Dr John it promises to be a show to remember!
Indelible Images is a showcase of new writing from three emerging writers and theatre-makers, which is coming to the Canal Cafe Theatre as part of Camden Fringe on 16th August 2015 at 6.30 p.m for just one night only. If you enjoy new writing you are in for a treat with this showcase.
Frankenstein’s Creature is Swanton’s latest reworking of a classic story for the stage, this theatre being Theatre 503 25th-29th August. Reversing the narrative to put the Creature in control, it unleashes this nineteenth-century creation on the twenty first century, testing the limits of our empathy and morality.
Bizet’s Carmen is being given the glorious OperaUpClose treatment and performed at Soho Theatre 5th August-19th September. This is one production of the epic Carmen that demands to be seen, performed by the Olivier award winning OperaUpClose and containing some of Opera’s most enchanting melodies are pretty darn good reasons.
You Won’t Succeed On Broadway If You Don’t Have Any Jews
This incredible homeage to the jewish composers and performers who have shaped musical theatre for the past 80 years is coming to St. James Theatre 25th August- 5th September. This is a must see for all Musical theatre fans and those who want to hear beautifully crafted melodies and orchestrations..what are you waiting for?