Music Theatre

Thursday 3 April 2014 in London

By | Published on Friday 28 March 2014


TODAY IN LONDON, ThisWeek’s tipped events feature the Young Players of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Seattle rock band La Luz, and leading-light playwright Simon Stephens…

MUSIC: La Luz, Brixton Windmill, 3 Apr
The four girls of US-based lo-fi pop troopers La Luz illuminate their debut LP, ‘It’s Alive’ will have its UK coming-out-party via Hardly Art on 31 Mar. Fall for its Mazzy Star-bright, 1960s-style  charms right now c/o this video tape, for one of its tracks ‘Brainwash’. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Birdland, Royal Court Theatre, 3 Apr – 31 May (pictured)
Leading playwright Simon Stephens, the man credited with adapting the National Theatre’s ‘The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time’, creates this piercing new play, a riff on money, fame, artistry and human nature. At its core is a ‘rockstar’ approaching the last date of a world tour, who is forced to think about coming off the road and going back to reality. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: The Malcontent, Shakespeare’s Globe, 3-19 Apr
The talented teens of the Globe Young Players set their sights on John Marton’s Shakespearean-era tragi-farce, an exercise in Machiavellian villainy and savage satire set in Renaissance Italy. Details and tickets here.

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