Comedy Theatre Today In London

Three To See on 21 Feb: The Understudy, Max and Ivan – Our Story, Homecomings – Glory Whispers

By | Published on Tuesday 14 February 2017

And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…

The Understudy | Canal Cafe Theatre | 21 Feb-11 Mar
It’s a UK premiere for this show about not really being in a show from playwright, novelist and US TV writer Theresa Rebeck, who offers an interesting and pertinent examination of the state of contemporary theatre and the relationship between theatre and film. For more info and to book see this page here.

Max and Ivan – Our Story | Soho Theatre | 20 Feb-4 Mar
You probably know by now that we are Max and Ivan fans, and that we have been following their career with interest. This latest show is the one they took to Edinburgh this summer, and, as you can tell from the title, in this show, they play their own actual selves, telling a story of how the duo met. For details, see the venue website here.

Homecomings – Glory Whispers | Theatre503 | 21 Feb-4 Mar (pictured)
This is part of Theatre503’s Homecomings season, which sees the staging new plays by prisoners and ex-prisoners about getting out and going home. ‘Glory Whispers’ is described as a “tense domestic domestic thriller”, and deals with a family reunion overshadowed by the spectre of addiction. Click here for more.

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