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would happily add A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, WHILE THE SUN SHINES, and RUTHERFORD AND SON . . . . FLEABAG coming to London
in the form of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's solo show that started it all. We
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2013 . . . . MAMMA
MIA celebrates its 20th anniversary, THRILLER its 10th . . . . LES
MIZ to close in July - but only temporarily, as theatre is refurbished.
Will reopen in December.. . . . In the meantime a star-filled concert
version will play in the Guilgud Theatre . . . . .We are
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LAST CHANCES . . ..
Closing dates announced forTHREE SISTERS June 29, LES MISERABLES (temporarily)
July 13, ROSMERSHOLM July 20, TOP GIRLS July 20, SWEAT July 20, RUTHERFORD AND SON August 3, SMALL ISLAND August
10, STARRY MESSENGER August 20, BITTER WHEAT September 14, FIDDLER September 27, LEHMAN TRILOGY October 31
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