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24 theatre openings this month that should be on your radar

We take a look at some of the openings around the UK in May

West End

Kristin Scott Thomas, Bradley Cooper and Antony Sher

1. The Audience


When?: 5 May 2015
Where?: The Apollo
How much? WOS tickets from £26.50
Who's in it?: Kristin Scott Thomas

2. The RSC's Death of a Salesman


When?: 13 May 2015
Where?: Noel Coward Theatre
How much?: WOS tickets from £16.00
Who's in it?: Antony Sher and Harriet Walter

3. Kevin Spacey ends Old Vic reign with High Society


When?: 14 May 2015
Where?: Old Vic
How much?: WOS tickets from £35.00
Who's in it?: Kate Fleetwood, Ellie Bamber, Jeff Rawle

4. The Elephant Man transfers from Broadway


When?: 19 May 2015
Where?: Theatre Royal Haymarket
How much?: Tickets from £25.00
Who's in it?: Bradley Cooper

5. As You Like It


When?: 20 May 2015
Where?: Shakespeare's Globe
How much?: Tickets from £5.00
Who's in it?: Gwyneth Keyworth, Sophia Nomvete, Michelle Terry

6. Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan


When?: 21 May 2015
Where?: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
How much?: WOS tickets from £48.00
Who's in it?: Hiran Abeysekera (Peter Pan), David Birrell (Captain Hook), Rachel Donovan (Tinker Bell)

7. The Beaux' Stratagem


When?: 26 May 2015
Where?: National Theatre - Olivier
How much?: Tickets from £15
Who's in it?: Susannah Fielding, Jamie Beamish, Amy Morgan

8. Temple


When?: 27 May 2015
Where?: Donmar Warehouse
How much?: Tickets from £10
Who's in it?: Simon Russell Beale, Malcolm Sinclair

Off West End

Harry Melling, Evelyn Hoskins, Dianna Agron

9. Tony's Last Tape


When?: 5 May 2015
Where?: Bridge House Theatre SE20
How much?: Tickets from £15.00
Who's in it?: Philip Bretherton (Tony Benn)

10. James Graham's The Angry Brigade


When?: 6 May 2015
Where?: Bush Theatre
How much?: Tickets from £12.50
Who's in it?: Harry Melling, Pearl Chanda, Mark Arends, Lizzy Watts

11. Carrie: The Musical returns


When?: 6 May 2015
Where?: Southwark Playhouse (Large)
How much?: WOS tickets from £25.00 (includes free programme)
Who's in it?: Kim Criswell, Evelyn Hoskins

12. Communicating Doors


When?: 13 May 2015
Where?: Menier Chocolate Factory
How much?: tickets from £25.00
Who's in it?: Rachel Tucker, Lucy Briggs-Owen

13. McQueen


When?: 19 May 2015
Where?: St James Theatre
How much?: Tickets from £25.00
Who's in it?: Stephen Wight, Dianna Agron, Tracey-Ann Oberman

14. No Feedback


When?: 21 May 2015
Where?: 119 Farringdon Road
How much?: Tickets from £10.00
Who's in it?: Theatre Delicatessen production about human rights research with immersive theatre

15. Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage


When?: 20 May 2015
Where?: Arcola Theatre
How much?: Tickets from £12.00
Who's in it?: Out of Joint and National Theatre Wales present story of press intrusion

Around the UK

16. The Hudsucker Proxy


When?: 13 May 2015
Where?: Nuffield Theatre, Southampton
How much?: Tickets from £10.00
Who's in it?: Nick Cavaliere, Tamzin Griffin, Sinead Matthews

17. The Rehearsal


When?: 14 May 2015
Where?: Minerva Theatre, Chichester
How much?: Tickets from £20.00
Who's in it?: Edward Bennett, Niamh Cusack, Jamie Glover, Katherine Kingsley

18. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice


When?: 19 May 2015
Where?: Birmingham Rep
How much?: Tickets from £18.50
Who's in it?: Nancy Sullivan, Chris Gascoyne, Vicky Entwistle

19. Pride & Prejudice


When?: 19 May 2015
Where?: Crucible, Sheffield
How much?: Tickets from £18.50
Who's in it?: Ronke Adekoluejo, Isabella Laughland, Matthew Aubrey

20. The Ghost Train


When?: 19 May 2015
Where?: Royal Exchange, Manchester
How much?: Tickets from £7.50
Who's in it?: Told By An Idiot return with a story of ghostly driver, sudden deaths and a travelling parrot

21. Constellations


When?: 20 May 2015
Where?: Liverpool Playhouse (and on tour)
How much?: Tickets from £8.50
Who's in it?: Louise Brealey, Joe Armstrong

22. The Merchant of Venice


When?: 21 May 2015
Where?: Royal Shakespeare Theatre
How much?:WOS tickets from £54.00
Who's in it?: Patsy Ferran, James Corrigan

23. The Funfair


When?: 21 May 2015
Where?: Home, Manchester
How much?: Tickets from £5.00
Who's in it?: World premiere of Simon Stephens' new version of Kasimir and Karoline

24. The Mother


When?: 27 May 2015
Where?: Ustinov Studio, Bath
How much?: Tickets from £14.50
Who's in it?: Gina McKee, Richard Clothier, William Postlethwaite, Cara Horgan

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