What to see this month...TheatreBack
Luke saw 'The Mirror & The Light' last week and here are his recommendations for theatre to go and see this month.
Life of Pi (opens 15 November)
Sailing into the West End's Wyndham's Theatre this month is the highly anticipated new stage adaptation of the worldwide bestselling, Booker Prize-winning novel by Yann Martel, Life of Pi adapted for the stage by Lolita Chakrabati.
The Comedy of Errors (opens 16 November)
The Royal Shakespeare Company are returning to London’s Barbican with the well-known fairy-tale farce, The Comedy of Errors which brims with everyday miracles, mistaken identity and double vision.
The Wife of Willesden (Until 24 Dec 2021)
Zadie Smith has written her debut play as a gift to her home borough. Titled ‘The Wife of Willesden’, the work will reimagine Geoffrey Chaucer’s ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale’. The theatre is transformed into a North London pub and theatre goers sit at pub tables complete with beer mats.
Best of Enemies at Waterloo (2 Dec 2021- 22 Jan 2022)
This is the fourth of James Graham's London plays – previous title include that’s ‘Quiz’, ‘Labour of Love’ and ‘Ink’ – this latest is a double hander starring David Harewood and Charles Edwards as duelling US intellectuals.
Jerusalem, Shaftesbury Avenue (16 Apr - 6 Aug 2022)
One to get in the diary early Mark Rylance to reprise one of the greatest performance of the twenty-first century as the original production of ‘Jerusalem’ returns for 2022.