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Barbican Centre
Silk Street
West End, EC2Y 8DS

About

See also The Pit. Opened 1982. The Barbican is home to the internationally acclaimed bite programme, featuring a diverse range of the most exciting new theatre, dance and music from around the world. Bite has established firm relationships with leading international artists and its impressive list of Artistic Associates includes; Deborah Warner, Michael Clark Company, Cheek by Jowl, Fabulous Beast and Afroreggae UK Partnership. Whilst continuing to support the work of established companies, bite seeks to enable young and emerging artists to present work at the Barbican. Recent bite seasons have included music from the favelas of Rio, Shakespeare from Japan, an Icelandic Peer Gynt, puppetry from Canada, traditional dance from Cambodia and cabaret from South London. Bite work extends beyond the 1166-seat Barbican Theatre and the 200-seat Pit into non-traditional spaces, often blurring the boundaries between performer and audience and enabling an even greater number of people to enjoy its programme.

Current Productions

Macbeth

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Colin Dunne - Concert

Dance/Ballet

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Romeo and Juliet

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Afro Celt Sound System

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Christmas Classics

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The Glory of Christmas

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Jingle Bell Christmas

Concert/Event

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Carols By Candlelight

Concert/Event

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The Best of John Williams

Concert/Event

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The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Concert/Event

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Beethoven's Ninth

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Mozart by Candlelight

Concert/Event

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Piano Legends

Concert/Event

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The Music of Bond

Concert/Event

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Zimmer vs. Williams

Concert/Event

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Magic of Vienna

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New Year's Day Prom

Concert/Event

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Gecko - The Wedding

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Peeping Tom - Father (Vader)

Dance/Ballet

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The Cherry Orchard

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The Good Person of Szechwan

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Medea

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Ballet Black - Double Bill

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Grief is the Thing with Feathers

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Avalanche: A Love Story

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Chilly Gonzales

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Four Quartets

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The Knight of the Burning Pestle

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The Damned (Les Damnes)

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Past Productions