KINGS HEAD THEATRE
at King’s Head pub
115 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN
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KINGS HEAD NEW SEASON
Adam & Eve and Steve
21 Mar — 29 Apr
Musicals Flying Entertainment and AES
And so God populated his newly created paradise with Adam and Eve, made in his own image and all seemed well… until Steve was added into the mix.
Adam & Eve… and Steve is a brand new musical comedy set in the Garden of Eden, featuring the usual suspects, with the addition of the mischief making Beelzebub and his meddlesome input. Amongst the resulting fun and mayhem, a love triangle with a twist develops and Adam, Eve and Steve fight to untangle themselves as they attempt to figure out the many definitions that love has to offer.
2 Become 1
11 Apr — 29 Apr
Musicals Swipe Right Theatre
Comedy pop-musical following four 90s girls embarking on a wild night of speed dating, meeting Mr Wrongs and Mr Rights along the way. A hilarious non-stop journey through infectious pop anthems and ballads. After her recent break-up, Jess is left crying into her Haagen-Dazs, and what better way to unbreak her heart than to meet a man a minute. Relive that 90s love with all your favourite classics from Shania Twain to All Saints and witness speed dating before the takeover of Tinder.
Living a Little
6 May — 14 May
Drama Riot House Theatre with In Your Face Theatre
The winner of the 2017 VAULT Festival Origins Award for Outstanding New Work, Living a Little by Finlay Bain and Riot House Theatre, now teams up with the creators of the smash hit Trainspotting Live, In Your Face Theatre for it's transfer to the Kings Head Theatre.
With not a zombie in sight, we are taken into a sanctuary of normality while the outside world rots…
27 May — 3 Jun
Winter, 1963. On a remote part of the East German border, a lonely guard intends to defect to the West. However, after being interrupted mid-escape by a more junior officer, he is forced to adapt his plans and cover his trail, else risk losing everything.
The Magic Flute
4 May — 3 Jun
Opera Charles Court Opera
Associate opera company Charles Court Opera bring their production of Mozart's popular comic fairytale to London audiences, after resounding success at the Iford Arts Opera Festival in 2016. Set in the heart of the South American jungle, join intrepid explorer Tamino as he embarks on a journey filled with fantastical, magical creatures, where nothing is as it appears to be. Sung in a new, refreshing version by John Savournin and David Eaton, this beautiful production, filled with enchanting puppetry, magic and witty surprises, promises to be a treat for opera lovers and new comers of all ages.
5 Guys Chillin'
6 May — 3 Jun
Drama Em-Lou Productions
Following highly acclaimed, sell-out performances in Dublin, New York, Sydney and Edinburgh, 5 Guys Chillin’ returns to London for a limited three week season.
With more and more gay men falling into addiction, and incidents of chemsex related crime, this taut, intimate and unflinching verbatim drama has never been more urgent.
Woven together using the real words of real guys found on Grindr, 5 Guys Chillin’ is a state of the nation play addressing one of the most important public health crises of the twenty-first century.
20 Sep — 28 Oct
Opera Kings Head Theatre
Paris. August, 1944. As the Second World War rages on, lovers Tosca and Cavaradossi give refuge to a political prisoner and find themselves ensnared in the machinations of the tyrannical head of the Paris Gestapo, Scarpia. As Charles De Gaulle’s liberation movement advances and US troops tighten their net around the Nazi occupiers, everything Tosca holds dear is about to be torn apart.
The King’s Head Theatre’s brand new production of Puccini’s searing thriller of power and passion relocates the action to the heart of the twentieth century’s defining conflict. With rousing melodies, an intimate setting and a brand new libretto by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Becca Marriott, this is Tosca as you’ve never seen it before!