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River Stage

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  • National Theatre, South Bank
River Stage, National Theatre
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Time Out says

The NT’s bringing the fun this summer with weekends of free outdoor performance

The National Theatre’s River Stage returns to the South Bank for a month of outdoor live music, dance, performance, workshops and family fun. Weekend evenings will see a varied programme of entertainment take place in front of the theatre, with special take-over weekends from The Glory, James Cousins Company, Shubbak Festival and Hackney Empire’s Young Producers. 

The takeover weekends will be… 

July 5 - 8: The Glory, hosted by Jonny Woo and John Sizzle. They’ll be calling on all their top drag queens, kings alongside cabaret artists and DJs to help them pull-off a sparkling weekend of queer music. 

July 12 - 14: Greenwich+Docklands International Festival will bring a cracking line-up of street theatre and circus performers. 

July 19 - 21: Rambert. This London-based contemporary dance company’s teachers and artists are gracing the weekend with performances and tutorials.  

July 26 - 28: National Theatre. The closing weekend looks set to be a family–friendly mish-mash of live music, theatre, dance and workshops with some tours of the iconic building being thrown in too. 

See the National Theatre website for updates.

Written by
Oliver Keens


National Theatre
South Bank
Rail/Tube: Waterloo

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