London Lite Wednesday, 11 November 2009 43 LISTINGS LISTINGSTHEATREGIGS THEATRE THE 39 STEPS John Buchans thriller. Criterion Theatre Piccadilly Circus, W1 (0844 847 1778). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Tue 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Oct 23, 12.50-45, Premium Seats 50 AN INSPECTOR CALLS Stephen Daldrys production of JB Priestleys drama. Novello Theatre Aldwych, WC2 (0844 482 5170). Tube: Covent Gdn. Tue-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Thu 2.30pm, Sat 4pm, ends Nov 14, 12.50-47.50 ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Irving Berlins musical comedy. Starring Jane Horrocks and Julian Ovenden. Young Vic, Main House The Cut, SE1 (020 7922 2922). Tube/Rail: Waterloo. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2pm, ends Jan 9, 22.50 & 29.50 ARCHITECTING A contemporary musical exploring the American psyche. Barbican Centre, The Pit Silk St, EC2 (0845 120 7500). Tube: Barbican. Mon-Sat 7.15pm, ends Nov 14, 15 ARTURO BRACHETTI CHANGE A solo show featuring actor- illusionist Arturo Brachetti and his vast range of characters. Garrick Theatre Charing Cross Rd, WC2 (0844 412 4662). Tube: Leicester Sq. Mon, Wed-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, Sun 4pm, ends Jan 3, 15-45 AVENUE Q Jeff Whittys musical comedy. Gielgud Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0870 950 0915). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Thu 8pm, Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm, Sat 5pm & 8.30pm, ends Mar 20, 10-50, Premium Seats 55 & 60 BILLY ELLIOT A stage adaptation of the film. Victoria Palace Victoria St, SW1 (0870 895 5577). Tube/Rail: Victoria. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Apr 3, 17.50-62.50, limited dress circle tickets available from 10.30am on the day in person from the box office BLOOD BROTHERS Willy Russells musical. Phoenix Theatre Charing Cross Rd, WC2 (0870 060 6629). Tube: Leicester Sq. Mon-Sat 7.45pm, mats Thu 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Jul 31, 22.50-52.50 BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS Truman Capotes drama. Theatre Royal, Haymarket Haymarket, SW1 (0845 481 1870). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Jan 9, 15-49.50 CALENDAR GIRLS Tim Firths stage adaptation of the award-winning film. Noel Coward Theatre (formerly Albery Theatre) St Martins Lane, WC2 (0844 482 5140). Tube: Leicester Sq. Tue-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Jan 9, 5-48.50 (1.50 per ticket booking fee donated to Leukaemia Research) CHICAGO Musical. Cambridge Theatre Earlham St, WC2 (0870 890 1102). Tube: Covent Gdn. Mon-Thu & Sat 8pm, Fri 5pm & 8.30pm, mats Sat 3pm, ends Oct 30, 25-59 A CHRISTMAS CAROL An adaptation of the festive ghost story about a miser who learns the true meaning of Christmas. Arts Theatre Great Newport St, WC2 (0845 017 5584). Tube: Covent Gdn. Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Sun 5.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, Sun 1.30pm, ends Jan 10, 15-37.50 DIRTY DANCING Musical. Aldwych Theatre Aldwych, WC2 (0844 847 2330). Tube: Holborn. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Fri & Sat 3pm, ends Oct 23, 15-62.50 ENDGAME Samuel Becketts drama. Duchess Theatre Catherine St, WC2 (0844 412 4659). Tube: Covent Gdn. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 3pm, ends Dec 5, 20-46, concs 20 subject to availability GREASE Musical. Piccadilly Theatre Denman St, W1 (0844 412 6666). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Thu & Sat 7.30pm, Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm, mats Sat 3pm, ends Sep 4, 15-53.50 THE HABIT OF ART A comedy-drama exploring the relationship between Benjamin Britten and W H Auden. National Theatre: Lyttelton South Bank, SE1 (020 7452 3000). Tube/ Rail: Waterloo. 7.30pm, ends Jan 24, 10-42.50, phone for availability HAIRSPRAY Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittmans musical. Shaftesbury Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2 (020 7379 5399). Tube: Holborn. Tue-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat & Sun 3pm, ends Dec 21, 2010, 22.50-62.50, limited 25 front row stalls seats available in person from 10am on day of the performance INHERIT THE WIND Jerome Lawrence and Robert E Lees drama. Old Vic The Cut, SE1 (0870 060 6628). Tube/Rail: Waterloo. Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Sun 5pm, mats Sat 2.30pm, ends Dec 20, 10-48.50 JERSEY BOYS Musical. Prince Edward Theatre Old ComptonSt,W1(08444825151). Tube:LeicesterSq.Mon-Sat7.30pm, matsTue&Sat2.30pm,endsOct24, 20-60 LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Hermans Covent Gdn. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Feb 26, 2011, 17.50-65 THEY ONLY COME AT NIGHT: VISIONS Slung Low presents a theatre promenade piece, with dance, digital projection and music. Barbican Centre, Barbican Box Office Silk St, EC2 (0845 120 7500). Tube: Barbican. 6pm, 6.15pm, 6.30pm, 6.45pm, 7pm, 7.15pm, 7.30pm, 8pm, 8.15pm, 8.30pm, 8.45pm, 9pm, 9.15pm, 9.30pm, 9.45pm, 10pm, 10.15pm, 10.30pm, 11pm, 11.15pm & 11.30pm, ends Nov 15, 10 OTHELLO Shakespeares tragedy. Trafalgar Studios, Studio One Whitehall, SW1 (0870 060 6632). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Dec 12, 15-55 OUR CLASS Tadeusz Slobodzianeks historical drama. National Theatre: Cottesloe South Bank, SE1 (020 7452 3000). Tube/Rail: Waterloo. 7.30pm, ends Jan 12, 10-31 THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Musical. Her Majestys Theatre Haymarket, SW1 (0870 890 1106). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Tue & Sat 2.30pm, SISTER ACT Musical comedy. London Palladium Argyll St, W1 (0844 412 2704). Tube: Oxford Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 3pm, ends Dec 18, 2010, 17.50- 62.50, Premium Seats 85, limited number of 25 front row stalls seats available in person from 10am on day of performance SPEAKING IN TONGUES Andrew Bovells thriller. The Duke Of Yorks St Martins Lane, WC2 (0870 060 6623). Tube: Leicester Sq. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Dec 12, 10-48.50 THRILLER LIVE A celebration of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0844 412 4661). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tue-Fri, Sun 7.30pm, Sat 8pm, mats Sat 4pm, Sun 3.30pm, ends Sep 12, 22.50-53.50 UNCLE VANYA Joe Hill-Gibbins directs a work-in- progress series of performances of Anton Chekhovs drama. Young Vic, Maria Theatre The Cut, SE1 (020 7922 2922). Tube/Rail: Waterloo. Mon-Sat 7.45pm, mat Sat 2.15pm, ends Nov 14, 10 WAR HORSE Michael Morpurgos story. New London Theatre corner of Drury Lane and Parker St, WC2 (0844 412 4654). Tube: Covent Gdn. Mon, Wed-Sat 7.30pm, Tue 7pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Oct 23, 15-49.50, child/concs 15-39.50 (Mon-Thu), premium seats 80 WE WILL ROCK YOU Queen-based Musical. Dominion Theatre Tottenham Court Rd, W1 (0870 169 0116). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Sat 2.30pm, ends Oct 31, 28-60 WICKED Musical on the early relationship between the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda the Good Witch. Apollo Victoria Theatre Wilton Rd, SW1 (0844 826 8000). Tube/Rail: Victoria. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Oct 30, 15-60 THE WOMAN IN BLACK Susan Hills ghost story. Fortune Theatre Russell St, WC2 (0870 060 6626). Tube: Covent Gdn. Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Tue 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Dec 21, 2010, 16.50-42.50 GIGS Rock & Pop ANDREW BIRD The American singer-songwriter plays indie-folk. Union Chapel Compton Terrace, N1 (020 7226 1686). Tube/Rail: Highbury & Islington. 7pm, 18 THE BEST OF LIVE ACTS Performances by folk and roots singer-songwriters and spoken word artists. Dex Club Brixton Rd, SW9 (020 7326 4455). Tube/Rail: Brixton. 8pm, free BO NINGEN The London-based band play avantgarde noise-rock. Catch Kingsland Rd, E2 (020 7729 6097). Tube/Rail: Old St. 8pm, phone for prices KATY CARR AND THE AVIATORS The indie and pop-rock singer- songwriter promotes her album Coquette. The George Tavern Commercial Rd, E1 (020 7790 7335). DLR: Shadwell. 7.30pm, free, donations CARLY SINGS Indie-pop singer-songwriter. Bardens Boudoir Stoke Newington Rd, N16 (020 7249 9557). Rail: Dalston Kingsland. 8pm, 5 THE CHEEK The Suffolk five-piece play indie-pop. Pure Groove West Smithfield, EC1 (020 7778 9278). Tube/Rail: Farringdon. 7.30pm, free CHOIR OF YOUNG BELIEVERS Pure Groove West Smithfield, EC1 (020 7778 9278). Tube/Rail: Farringdon. Today 1.15pm, free JARVIS COCKER The Sheffield singer-songwriter and Pulp frontman plays indie- pop from his album, Further Complications. Village Underground Holywell Lane, EC2 (020 7422 7505). Tube/Rail: Old St. 9pm, 30 JARVIS COCKER & HIS FELLOW MUSICIANS The bespectacled Britpop veteran performs improvisational music to accompany a variety of exercise classes, with the help of a backing group, special guests and audience participation. Village Underground Holywell Lane, EC2 (020 7422 7505). Tube/Rail: Old St. 6pm, free COLIN HAY The former Men At Work singer- songwriter. Bush Hall Uxbridge Rd, W12 (020 8222 6955). Tube: Shepherds Bush. 7.30pm, 16.50 DREDG The Californian quartet promote their album The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion. The Scala Pentonville Rd, N1 (020 7833 2022). Tube/Rail: Kings Cross. 7.30pm, 12.50 ELIJAH & AVA WOLF, THE RED DELTAS, PLANET MAGNETIC, ACETATE The husband and wife two-piece play melodic rock. Monto Water Rats Grays Inn Rd, WC1 (020 7837 4412). Tube/Rail: Kings Cross. 7pm, 6 THE FLAMING LIPS The American outfit play psychedelic indie-rock. Troxy Commercial Rd, E1 (020 7748 2728). Tube: Tower Hill/Bank; DLR: Limehouse. 7.30pm, 25, phone for availability Stephen And The Sexy Partridge THE musical comedy directed by The Mighty Booshs Cal McCrystal, left, was inspired by The 12 Days Of Christmas. Its a fun tale of Christmas cheer with bagpipe-playing potatoes, revolutionary hens and dancing swans. 25 Nov-2 Jan, Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall SW1 (0870 060 6632), times vary, 15. Tube: Charing Cross BOOKING NOW musical comedy. Playhouse Theatre Northumberland Avenue, WC2 (0870 060 6631). Tube/ Rail: Charing Cross. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Jan 9, 17.50-58.50 LIFE IS A DREAM Calderon de la Barcas historical drama. Donmar Warehouse Earlham St, WC2 (0870 060 6624). Tube: Covent Gdn. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Nov 28, 15-29 THE LION KING Musical. Lyceum Theatre Wellington St, WC2 (0870 243 9000). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross/Embankment. Tue-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2pm, Sun 3pm, ends Aug 29, 23.50-60 MAMMA MIA! Musical comedy. Prince Of Wales Theatre Coventry St, W1 (0870 850 0393). Tube: Leicester Sq. Mon-Thu & Sat 7.30pm, Fri 5pm & 8.30pm, mats Sat 3pm, ends Mar 26, 2011, 19.50-58 LES MISERABLES Musical drama. Queens Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0844 482 5160). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Feb 26, 2011, 15-59 THE MOUSETRAP Agatha Christies murder mystery. St Martins Theatre West St, WC2 (020 7836 1443). Tube: Leicester Sq. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Tue 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Apr 10, 13.50-36 NATION Mark Ravenhills adaptation inspired by a novel by Terry Pratchett. National Theatre: Olivier South Bank, SE1 (020 7452 3000). Tube/ Rail: Waterloo. 7.30pm, ends Feb 21, 10-42.50 OLIVER! A musical adaptation of Charles Dickenss Oliver Twist. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Catherine St, WC2 (0844 412 2955). Tube: ends Feb 26, 2011, 20-55 PRICK UP YOUR EARS Simon Bents contemporary drama. Comedy Theatre Panton St, SW1 (0870 060 6637). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tue-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, Sun 4pm, ends Nov 15, 17.50-49.50, Premium Seats 55 PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL Stage adaptation of the Australian film. Palace Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0844 755 0016). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Oct 30, 20-65 PUBLIC PROPERTY A dark comedy by Sam Peter Jackson. Trafalgar Studios, Studio Two Whitehall, SW1 (0870 060 6632). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Mon-Sat 7.45pm, mats Thu & Sat 3pm, ends Dec 5, 25, concs 17.50 THE RAT PACK LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS A musical tribute to the crooners. Adelphi Theatre Maiden Lane, WC2 (0870 895 5598). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Mon-Fri 7.30pm, Sat 8pm, mats Thu 3.30pm, Sat 4pm, ends Nov 21, 7.50-49.50 THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE Jim Cartwrights comedy-drama. Starring Diana Vickers. Vaudeville Theatre Strand, WC2 (0844 412 4663). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Jan 30, 16-48.50 THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Stephen Kings story. Wyndhams Theatre Charing Cross Rd, WC2 (0844 482 5120). Tube: Leicester Sq. Tue-Thu & Sat 7.30pm, Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm, mats Sat 3pm, Sun 4pm, ends Nov 29, 10-49.50, Fri 5.30pm perfs 5-24.50 FLEUR DE LYS, SMALL FAKERS Sixities pop-rock group. 100 Club Oxford Street, W1 (020 7636 0933). Tube: Oxford Circus. 7.30pm, 18, adv 15 FORCES SWEETHEARTS A musical with hits made famous by Vera Lynn and Gracie Fields. Millfield Arts Centre Silver St, N18 (020 8807 6680). Rail: Silver St. Today 2pm, 12, concs 10 FRENCH FOR CARTRIDGE Experimental rock and pop from the London-based two-piece. Lock Tavern Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 (020 7482 7163). Tube: Camden Town. 8pm, free HIROSHAMOUR Psychedelic rock from the trio. Dublin Castle Parkway, NW1 (020 8806 2668). Tube: Camden Town. 8.30pm, 6, concs 4.50 THE MOTOWN SESSIONS: BRENDA HOLLOWAY, MABLE JOHN, CHRIS CLARK Motown performers. The Jazz Cafe Parkway, NW1 (0870 060 3777). Tube: Camden Town. 7pm, 25 HUNDRED REASONS The post-hardcore quintet. Relentless Garage Highbury Corner, N5 (0870 060 3777). Tube/Rail: Highbury & Islington. 7pm, 13 THE JACKS Northampton-based indie four-piece. 93 Feet East, Main Hall Brick Lane, E1 (020 7247 3293). Tube/Rail: Liverpool St. 7.30pm, 7, w/flyer 6, adv 5 RICKIE LEE JONES The established singer-songwriter performs folk-rock songs from her album Balm In Gilead. Cadogan Hall Sloane Terrace, SW1 (020 7730 4500). Tube: Sloane Sq. 7.30pm, 29.50 KELBIE, MILA FALLS, SARAH MAC Alt rock and pop from the London-based singer. The Fly New Oxford St, WC1 (0844 847 2424). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. 7.30pm, 6 BAP KENNEDY, SEAN TAYLOR The former lead singer of Belfast- based rock band Energy Orchard, performs songs from his fifth solo album Howl On. The Sheepwalk High Rd Leytonstone, E11 (020 8556 1131). Tube: Leytonstone. 8.30pm, free THE KINGS OF SPAIN London-based alt rock four-piece. 12 Bar Club Denmark Place, WC2 (020 7240 2622). Tube: Tottenham Court Rd. 7.30pm, 6 YVES KLEIN BLUE Brisbane indie-punk four-piece. South Of The Border Old St, EC1 (020 7739 4202). Tube/Rail: Old St. 8pm, 5 KULUCCI MARCH Indie folk from the Brighton- based three-piece. The Cross Kings Pub, Main Bar York Way, N1 (020 7278 8318). Tube/Rail: Kings Cross. 8pm, 5 JERICHO: LIFE IN FILM, MONDAY CLUB CIRCUS, JAPANESE FIGHTING FISH Soulful rock four-piece from London. The Rhythm Factory Whitechapel Rd, E1 (020 7375 3774). Tube: Whitechapel. 8pm, 5 LITTLE PHILISTINES, RED FISHES, PETE GREENWOOD The band play anti-folk. index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html48.html49.html50.html51.html52.html53.html54.html55.html