Musicals Theatre ThisWeek In London

Three To See on 26 Mar: Is This Thing On?, Glass Splinters, A Spoonful Of Sherman

By | Published on Monday 19 March 2018

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

Is This Thing On? | Old Red Lion Theatre | 26-31 Mar (pictured)
“Joanna has always struggled with setting boundaries. Maybe that’s why when her best friend offers to find her a boyfriend, she just goes along with it. Or not a boyfriend, they haven’t discussed that. Wait, what have they discussed? Finding her place in a world that wants girls to be seen and not heard, will she be able to raise her voice?” A story about love and domestic violence, and how they affect women in contemporary times, head this way for more info.

Glass Splinters | Pleasance Theatre | 26 Mar
And something else that’s woman focused (nothing wrong with that): a collection of seven new writing pieces inspired by women from across the ages, written and performed by female theatre-makers. And they are ‘Oranges and Ink’ by Claire Louise Amias, ‘The Colour Violet’ by Constanza Hola, ‘Deeds Not Words’ by Elise Lamb, ‘The Thinking Piece’ by Jodie Garnish, ‘Mary Magdalene’ by Valerie Isaiah Sadoh, ‘Of Sirens And Other Monsters’ by Chloe Orrock, ‘Hilda Doolittle’ by Beatrice Vincent and ‘Catherine’ by Catherine Hiscock. Details here.

A Spoonful Of Sherman | Greenwich Theatre | 26-30 Mar
Good news for lovers of classic musicals this, as this celebration of work by the various music-writing Shermans makes its way to the Greenwich Theatre. Expect to hear songs such as ‘Let’s Go Fly A Kite!’, ‘It’s A Small World (After All)’, ‘I Wanna Be Like You’, ‘The Ugly Bug Ball’, ‘Comes A-Long A-Love’, ‘You’re Sixteen’, ‘Feed The Birds’, ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’, ‘Hushabye Mountain’ and ‘A Spoonful Of Sugar’. Yes, you’re gonna know them all. See the venue website here to book.