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WHAT'S NEW . . .
KIDS WEEK, actually all of August, offers free tickets, discounts,
family packs and more to London theatres from West End to Fringe.CLICK HERE for details. . . . THE GIRLS and BEAUTIFUL closing . . . Signs of success elsewhere - Menier's
LOVE IN IDLENESS, Almeida's HAMLET and Royal Court's FERRYMAN all
move to the West End, and THE KITE RUNNER
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Off-West End Bush Theatre re-opens after renovations, while similarly
closed-for-remodeling Tricycle Theatre offers a season in its adjacent
cinema . . . .
LAST CHANCES . . .. LOVE IN IDLENESS July
1, ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE July 8, BARBERSHOP CHRONICLES July 8, SALOME July 15, THE GIRLS July 15,
July 22, BEAUTIFUL August 5, COMMON August 5, BAT OUT OF HELL August 22, THE KITE RUNNER August
26, HAMLET September 2, HALF A
September 2, THE FERRYMAN October 7
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