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Skiddle's Top 3: 'Must See' stage shows recently added to Skiddle

Three of the best and most recently added stage shows, set to open in UK theatres throughout 2021 and 2022

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 12th Apr 2021

As the date on which theatres can legally reopen their doors to fans draws ever closer - Monday 17th May 2021 to be exact - we continue to see scores of fantastic new plays and musicals popping up on Skiddle.

From enormously popular and award-winning novels reworked by renowned playwrights for the stage, to musical do-over's of cult classic films and more - there's a great deal of phenomenal shows on offer throughout this year and next, begging to be experienced.

Take a look at our top 3 'Must See' stage shows, recently added to Skiddle below. 

 

Click or tap on the event titles for tickets and more...

 


 

Billionaire Boy

When: Saturday 17th July - Sunday 22nd August 2021

Where: The Garrick Theatre in London

Duration: 2 hours and 10 minutes 

A fantastic stage adaptation of comedian David Walliams' best-selling children's book - Billionaire Boy, is coming to Londons West End this summer.

Re-worked for the stage by the award-winning producers behind Gangsta Granny, another of Walliam's bestsellers, this belly-aching new production is set to takeover one of the capitals best-loved play-houses, the prolific Garrick Theatre, presenting shows throughout July and August 2021.

Follow the story of spoilt twelve-year-old Joe Spud, son of billionaire owner of Bumfresh Toilet paper, Len Spud, on his quest to acquire something money can't buy - Friendship. 

In search of a companion, Joe decides to leave his ridiculously posh school to join the local comprehensive, but things don't go to plan...  

Join the cast and Joe on this unexpected rollercoaster ride of a show!

 

Find tickets for Billionaire Boy here

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Heathers The Musical

When: Tuesday 22nd June - Saturday 11th September 2021

Where: Theatre Royal Haymarket in London

Duration: 2 hours and 20 minutes

Multi award-winning stage show, Heathers The Musical returns to London's West End in 2021 for a limited run of shows. Join the class of 1989 at Westerberg High on this musical revamping of the the bizarre '80s cult-classic film - starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater.

Just another nobody looking to be a somebody... Protagonist Veronica Sawyer longs to become one of the popular kids, but when her dreams finally come true she realises she's made a big mistake. Taken under the wing of the popular clique - the schools wealthiest and most attractive bullies, the three Heathers - Sawyer quickly becomes disillusioned by the cruelty and social hierarchy encouraged by the group. 

Abandoning the wicked trio upon meeting disturbed teen lover JD, the pair set about confronting the schools popular kids with deadly consequences. 

Experience this black comedy, a murderous tale of teen angst and societal class, live on stage throughout the summer this year. 

 

Find tickets for Heathers The Musical here

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Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

When: 10th March - 6th June 2022

Where: Gielgud Theatre in London

Duration: 2 hours and 25 minutes

From one of America's most prolific playwright's, award-winning creative Aaron Sorkin, comes a brand new play and re-imagining of Harper Lee's literary masterpiece - To Kill A Mockingbird.

A story of racial injustice and inequality, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel tells the tale of Tom Robinson, a black resident of Maycomb, Alabama, who is wrongly accused of rape. Narrated by Scout Finch, the six-year-old daughter of Robinson's wealthy white lawyer, Atticus Finch, the plot follows Atticus as he tries to clear Robinson's name.

A lesson in empathy, humanity and understanding as seen through the eyes of a child. 

Opening at London's Gielgud Theatre in March 2022, the play will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the book's publication. Join multi-Olivier and Emmy Award nominee Rafe Spall, playing Atticus Finch, alongside a fantastic cast and production team next year, and celebrate this beautiful and unforgettable, American classic. 

 

Find tickets for Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird here

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Check out our extensive directory of musicals, plays and comedy shows, happening in theatres and venues across the UK in 2021 and 2022 - here

 

 

Header image credit: Billionaire Boy / Ingresso