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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Monday Night at the Apollo
Until Feb 8, 2021
When this exuberant new musical from The Feeling's Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae premiered at the Sheffield Crucible in 2017, it became an instant success with both audiences and critics. Based on the story of Jamie Campbell, a gay 16-year-old who stunned his school by heading to prom in heels and frock, Everybody's Talking About Jamie is an infectious, funny and touching exploration of sexuality, ambitions and coming of age when you're destined to stick out from the crowd.
Until February 8, 2021
The Apollo theatre is set to sparkle once again from January 2021 as this exclusive concert series gives you the opportunity to see some of the West End's biggest stars in action, and in their own words. The first show goes ahead on January 11th with Rosalie Craig, Cedric Neal, Arthur Darvil, Hadley Fraser, and Lucie Jones. Billed as an evening of performance and conversation, Monday Night at the Apollo is both a celebration of musical theatre and for a great cause - a portion of the profits will be going to Acting for Others.
Shaftesbury Avenue 31, London W1D 7ES
The first Edwardian theatre in London owing to the death of Queen Victoria a month before its February 1901 opening, the Apollo has remained a successful theatre ever since.
Originally sitting around 1,200, its inaugural production was the London premiere The Belle of Bohemia which ran for 72 performances. Over the years it has hosted scores of shows that fall under the banner of the four figures carved on its exterior, representing music, poetry, comedy, and dance.
Coming through the war years intact, it survived largely as built until a fateful night in 2013 saw the ceiling collapse during a performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time, which injured 80 audience members and saw the theatre closed for a substantial amount of time. It re-opened in April 2014 with a run of John Tiffany's Let the Right One in and has yet to collapse again.
Top tip for vertigo sufferers - the third tier is considered the steepest in London, so the faint-hearted might benefit from sitting a little closer to the ground!
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