Theatre This Week: June 3 – June 9

Billy Elliot the Musical

May 28 - Nov 3

Dreams don’t come easy in the hardscrabble mining town, riven by a bitter national strike, where eleven-year-old Billy lives with his bereaved family. But Billy’s discovery of his talent for dance awakens in him a passion that will transform his life and win the hearts of his whole community.

At the Stratford Festival until Nov 3. For tickets and more information, click here.


Henry VIII

May 29 - Oct 20

Church and state collide when England’s king defies papal authority by seeking to divorce his wife, Katherine of Aragon. The consequences will be epochal for the country – and calamitous for the king’s adviser, Cardinal Wolsey, who has been playing a dangerous game of his own.

At the Stratford Festival until Oct 20. For tickets and more information, click here.


Othello

May 31 - Oct 27

Undeterred by the differences in their backgrounds and life experiences, Othello and Desdemona defy prejudice to be united in marriage. But deadly malice lurks where the newlyweds least expect it, as the one man Othello trusts the most resolves to destroy their happiness at any cost.

At the Stratford Festival until Oct 27. For tickets and more information, click here.