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Headshot of Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert. Photograph: Carole Belaiche

5 Theatre Shows For Celeb Spotting in the West End in 2020

London Calling

Where should you go to see your favourite screen stars on stage this year?

4000 Miles at the Old Vic
Timothee Chalamet is the tempting celebrity bait in this intriguing two-hander which deals with dual grief for a 21-year-old and his grandmother. Darling Timothée stars opposite Eileen Atkins, who you will recognise from The Crown.
 
From 6 April 2020

Sunday in the Park With George at Savoy Theatre
The recent Broadway revival of Steven Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1984 musical masterpiece is landing in the West End. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as the French post-Impressionist artist Georges Seurat and his agitated great-grandson George.

11 June - 5 September

  Jake Gyllenhaal in Sunday in the Park with George. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

To Kill A Mockingbird at Gielgud Theatre
TV legend Aaron Sorkin’s play adaptation of Harper Lee’s seminal novel To Kill A Mockingbird has delighted Broadway audiences. Now it’s coming to the West End this spring! Rhys Ifans will star as the iconic Atticus Finch. 
 
From 21 May 2020 
 
The Glass Menagerie at the Barbican
Starring the fabulous Isabelle Huppert as the deranged matriarch Amanda, this French-language production of Tennessee Williams’ classic is directed by the pioneering Ivo van Hove. Catch it quick, as it’s only on for six performances! 
 
5 June - 11 June
 
Sister Act at Apollo Hammersmith
Academy award winner Whoopi Goldberg will be shaking her tail feather as Deloris in her first ever live performance of Sister Act. Jennifer Saunders will be right by Whoopi’s side as Mother Superior.
 
29 July – 30 August

Words by Billie Manning and Natasha Sutton-Williams

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