–30 Nov 2018
A frank and gutsy retelling of a classic in which three actors share the role of Juliet, each owning Shakespeare’s heroine for themselves while challenging universal ideas of beauty and sexuality.
–5 Dec 2018
An extended Italian family and friends gather for the traditional Sunday ragù. The mother and father are at war with each other, although neither knows why.
–2 Dec 2018
Practitioners CN Lester and Kate O'Donnell lead this intensive weekend workshop in response to their production of Transpose: The Future at the Barbican.
3 Dec 2018, 19:15
A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.
6 Dec 2018, 19:00
Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power
–8 Dec 2018
A spirit of hopefulness characterises the third edition of Transpose at the Barbican, as trans voices come together to look to the future.
7 Dec 2018
–5 Jan 2019
There’s more than a hint of reality TV to this modern production of Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy, directed by Fiona Laird.
–22 Dec 2018
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.
13 Dec 2018, 19:00
Performer and writer Rachel Mars considers the queer female body, focusing on artists such as Frida Kahlo and Georgie O'Keeffe, who feature in our exhibition Modern Couples.
16 Dec 2018, 14:00
Due to popular demand, we're presenting an encore screening, filmed in London’s West End, to see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear.
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