West End productions you won’t want to miss opening in Summer 2020
As well as outdoor events and concerts taking place across the capital, the West End and surrounding areas will be home to a variety of new productions. If you’re looking to see a Pulitzer Prize-winning play on stage, a revival of a much-loved musical or a world premiere, then you’ll want to head to these shows, all opening in London theatres in summer 2020.
Productions opening in London throughout Summer 2020
Life of Pi
Based on the extraordinary, Man Booker Prize Award-winning fictional novel, Life of Pi makes its West End premiere at the Wyndham’s Theatre. Following a young boy left to fend for himself with animals for company, be drawn into the breathtaking journey that’s undergone by a young boy and be a part of Pi’s heroic journey of endurance and hope.
It may be summer, but there’s still dark comedies to see on stage . After winning best new play at the 2004 Olivier Awards, The Pillowman makes its long-anticipated West End premiere at the Duke of York’s Theatre this summer. Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Steve Pemberton will star in Martin McDonagh’s electrifying, dark comedy, as a writer is interrogated after a series of murders in his local area.
Sammy – The Sammy Davis Jr. Musical
Based on the life and career of legendary American entertainer, see the Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera as Sammy Davis Jr. in a musical inspired by his life. As a member of The Rat Pack, Davis Jr. went on to become one of the most successful performers in history, and now’s your chance to witness his story take centre stage. Sammy – The Sammy Davis Jr. Musical is at the Lyric Hammersmith from 29th July.
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