Wiltons’ Music Hall is set for a spectacular Spring season 2019 with music and theatre from a wide range of UK based companies and artists.
Season highlights include a one-woman show ‘The Shape of the Pain‘ by Rachel Bagshaw and Chris Thorpe; ‘Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho‘; and ‘Camille O’Sullivan – Cave‘.
‘The Shape of the Pain‘ investigates the theme of physical suffering with no apparent cause; it has an orignal score by award-winning artist Melanie Wilson.
Britain’s Iron Lady is brought to the stage in ‘Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho‘. This outrageous cabaret performance, with the theme of diva Maggie getting lost in Soho, will be performed on the eve of the crucial Section 28 vote and will see Maggie accidentally become a cabaret superstar.
The London premiere of ‘Camille O’Sullivan – Cave‘ will follow in April with the mesmerizing chanteuse performing the songs of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, and exploring their music (both the dark and the light) in her unique theatrical style.
Produced by Wales Millennium Centre as part of the Festival of Voice 2018, Camille was voted by the Telegraph one of Later…with Jools Holland’s top 25 performances of all time.
The comic version of Regan De Wynter Williams’ award-winning ‘The Pirates of Penzance‘ follows a popular Australian tour where it played at the Sydney Theatre Company. The all-male cast tell the beautiful and much-loved Gilbert and Sullivan tale of a child adopted by a band of tender-hearted orphaned pirates.
Celebrating their 30th birthday Olivier Award-winning masters of alternative cabaret, The Tiger Lillies, premiere a new concert ‘One Penny Opera‘ Their own mash-up version of John Gay and Brecht’s Beggar’s Opera and Weill’s Threepenny Opera, they promise to bring a sardonic and dark world to the stage.
On the theme of music ‘Christine Bovill’s Paris‘ transports audiences from London’s East End to a Parisian twilight with her new show.
‘Schmuck for a Night‘ will see comic legend Omid Djalli celebrate 50 years of the much-loved sitcom Dad’s Army Radio Show by James Seabright with staging of three classic radio episodes.
‘Rumi: The Universe in Ecstatic Motion‘ brings love to the music hall with an explosion of the poets’ verse. Poet in the City will return with ‘Audre Lorde: Sister Outsider‘ in April, exploring intersectional feminism with more live performances of poetry.”
‘The Good, The Bad and The Fifty‘, returns with the 12th Annual London 50-Hour Improvathon. The return of hypnotist Luke Jermay with his show ‘Intuition‘ will see a brand new interactive performance of prediction, intuition and telepathy. ‘One Track Minds‘ will see two nights of storytelling and sound as a panel of guests discuss the one song that changed their life.’
Children’s events include ‘Jay Foreman’s Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children‘, with magic from Morgan & West: Time Travelling Magicians for Kids and Childish Grown Ups!
Full list of dates for Wiltons’ Music Hall
Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night (15-19 Jan 2019)
Jay Foreman’s Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children (29 Jan 2019)
Dad’s Army Radio Show (22 -26 Jan 2019)
Christine Bovill’s Paris (29 Jan to 2 Feb)
Morgan & West: Time Travelling Magicians (4 February 2019)
Luke Jermay: Intuition (5 Jan 2019)
OneTrackMinds (6-7 Feb 2019)
Rumi: The Universe in Ecstatic Motion (11 Feb 2019)
The Good, The Bad and The Fifty: The 12th Annual London 50-hour Improvathon (15-17 Feb 2019)
The Pirates of Penzance by W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan (20 Feb to 16 Mar 2019)
The Shape of the Pain (19-23 Mar 2019)
Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho (26-30 Mar 2019)
Margaret Thatcher Queen of Club Nights (29 Mar 2019)
The Tiger Lillies’ One Penny Opera (2-6 Apr 2019)
Camille O’Sullivan – Cave (9 – 13 Apr 2019)
Morgan & West’s Magic Show for Kids and Childish Grown Ups! (10-12 Apr 2019)
Audre Lorde: Sister Outsider (15 Apr 2019)