Following an 18-month hiatus due to covid, Barbican returns with a strong line-up
What’s playing and coming up at the Barbican Theatre
Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch is broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre on 15 October 2015.
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Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre
Production photos of The Testament of Mary at the Barbican Theatre starring Fiona Shaw
Award-winning French actress Juliette Binoche is to star as Antigone at the Barbican Theatre this March.
Production photos of English National Ballet’s Lest We Forget at the Barbican Theatre.
Barbican confirms Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet
The Barbican and the RSC today announce a new production of Shakespeare’s Richard II with David Tennant in the title role at the Barbican from Monday 9 December 2013 to Saturday 25 January 2014. Tickets go on sale to Barbican and RSC members from Thursday 7 March and to the public from Monday 18 March. The play will be directed by Gregory Doran as part of the RSC’s winter 2013 season and it will transfer to the Barbican in December after its run in Stratford in the autumn.
Production photos of Handspring Puppet Company’s acclaimed production of Woyzeck on the Highveld at the Barbican Theatre.
Exclusive production photos of South Pacific at the Barbican Theatre starring Samantha Womack and Paulo Szot.
SAMANTHA WOMACK in South Pacific
PAULO SZOT in South Pacific
LORETTA ABLES SAYRE in South Pacific
WINNER OF SEVEN TONY AWARDS THE LINCOLN CENTER THEATER PRODUCTION OF “SOUTH PACIFIC” HAS ITS EUROPEAN PREMIERE AT THE BARBICAN CENTRE, LONDON OPENING ON 23 AUGUST BEFORE EMBARKING ON A NATIONWIDE TOUR
Casting has been announced for the London transfer of the acclaimed Lincoln Center production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific, directed by Bartlett Sher. The show will open at the Barbican Theatre from 15 August 2011.
Breathtaking and lavish, this Lincoln Center Theater production which reinvented the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, won seven Tony Awards in 2008, played to sold-out houses on Broadway for two years and is currently selling out across North America.
This international hit now has its European premiere at the Barbican. Tickets for the Barbican run, which plays from Monday 15 August – Saturday 1 October, go on sale today.
Bartlett Sher’s Tony award-winning Lincoln Centre production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical gets its European premiere this summer at the Barbican, featuring a cast of 40.
Sadler’s Wells And Barbican Present Unprecedented Pina Bausch Season In 2012
Lincoln Center Theater Production of South Pacific at the Barbican on sale now
The Barbican Announces Its Classical Music Season 2011-2012
Les Miserables celebrates its 25th birthday today, 8 October 2010
A spectacular concert performance of Les Miserables was held at the O2 Arena in London last night, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the musical.
Last few tickets remain for major Les Miserables concert at the 02 this Sunday; Katie Hall to replace Camilla Kerslake as Cosette; concert to be shown live in cinemas around the world
A busy week for London theatre as comedy, Shakespeare, showgirls and Ben Barnes hit the West End, plus Hamlet, Yes Prime Minister, Les Miserables
Les Miserables at the Barbican Theatre – Reviews Round-up
It’s an eclectic bag of shows that are opening this week in the West End, as the autumn season of new shows begins apace. From Wonder Woman to Michael Gambon via Noel Coward and Sebastian Faulks, there’s something there for everyone.
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil and Schonberg’s legendary musical, at the Barbican for only 22 performances. Stars Gareth Gates.
Theatre impresario Cameron Mackintosh talked to Michael Ball today about his new musical project, Betty Blue Eyes.
Enjoy 50% off tickets to Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre in London
The cast of Les Miserables at the O2 Arena in London on Sunday 3 October 2010
Gareth Gates, star of the current European tour of Les Miserables, will feature in a special edition of Radio 2 show Friday Night is Music Night.
West End – and world – history will be made this autumn as two productions of Les Miserables will run simultaneously in London.