May in London began with a bang and it continues to have plenty of entertaining activities, from concerts to shows and parades. Theatres are hosting some of the most memorable shows and performances yet. There are a few shows every avid theatre lover should make a point of seeing at least once.
Vivaldi’s epic masterpiece Don Carlo will be showing at the Royal Opera House this May. This classic has been a favourite for many over the years and this year, the opera promises to deliver nothing less than a brilliant performance courtesy of the director’s experience in theatre, opera, and film. The opera opened at the Royal Opera House on the 4th. If you have not yet seen it, do make a point of buying yourself a ticket and taking a friend along for this amazing masterpiece before 3rd August.
‘Some Like It Hip Hop’ is a hot ticket this May, as the ever colourful and energetic ZooNation once again brings to dance-theatre a remarkable fusion of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ and Billy Wilder’s film ‘Some Like It Hot’. The debut showing of this remarkable tale received plenty of publicity and recognition for its creativity and bold moves. This May, the show is back with the promise of being just as entertaining. ‘Some Like It Hip Hop’ will be showing at the Peacock Theatre in Holborn until 30th June.
‘The Hothouse’ is another play set to thrill. It is set in the backdrop of a state-run correctional facility. The head of this facility is cruel and this goes unchecked. Find out how and what happens at Trafalgar Studios in Westminster. This play is set to thrill as well as entertain. It is already running so catch it before the 25th.
For those who would prefer a lighter and heart warming show, the comedy ‘Relatively Speaking’ offers what has been described as many laugh-out-loud moments. When strangers meet and fall in love, only to later find out that they may be related is a storyline that often promises to amuse. Find out how this tale twists at Wyndhams Theatre on 14th May. It runs until 31st August.
Other plays showing this month are the operatic masterpiece ‘Wozzek’ at Covent Garden, which has already opened and runs up to 25th May. If you are keen on a taking in a play outdoors, the Open Air Theatre at Regent’s Park will be opening its season with the classic, ‘To Kill A Mocking Bird’ on 16th May and will be running it until 15th June.
Why not head over to Hammersmith Apollo to see popular East End comic Micky Flanagan in his hilarious new stand-up show. He is one from to
So, whether you take in a show indoors or outdoors, one thing is certain- you will not lack for variety or choice. So make a date and take a friend.
If your looking for a hotel in Chiswick, we are located near Hammersmith Apollo. We are located close to all major transport links. Stamford Brook underground station and Ravenscourt underground station are both within a 5 minute walk.