Music Theatre

Thursday 16 January 2014 in London

By | Published on Tuesday 14 January 2014

Rapture, Blister, Burn

TODAY IN LONDON, TW’s tipped events feature slacker-rock icon Stephen Malkmus, actress Emillia Fox, and celebrated playwrights Gina Gionfriddo and Dan O’Brien..

MUSIC: Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks, The Forum, 16 Jan
The oft-imitated daddy of Californian slack-rock, ex Pavement/Silver Jews singer-musician Stephen Malkmus, picks up with his current live outfit, The Jicks, to conduct a run-through of their new LP ‘Wig Out At Jagbags’. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: The Body Of An American, Gate Theatre, 16 Jan – 1 Feb
This UK premiere of Dan O’Brien’s all-American play pulls into focus the disparate lives of two men – a Pullitzer-winning photojournalist and a Princeton playwright. Its two actors take on multiple roles throughout, against a backdrop of iconic war snapshots. Details and tickets here

THEATRE: Rapture, Blister, Burn, Hampstead Theatre, 16 Jan – 22 Feb (pictured)
Moonlighting from her gory day job on ‘Silent Witness’, actress Emillia Fox makes her Hampstead Theatre debut as ‘rock star scholar’ Catherine in this Pullitzer Prize finalist by Gina Gionfriddo. Playing opposite Fox, it’s West End star Emma Fielding as Catherine’s one-time university peer Gwen, now housewife, with whom she embarks on a dangerous game of oneupwomanship. Details and tickets here.

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