Life of Pi

Life of Pi tickets
Lolita Chakrabarti’s Olivier Award-winning adaption of beloved novel Life of Pi continues to stun and inspire audiences at Wyndham’s Theatre. Winner of the Man Booker Prize, Life of Pi tells the story of a cargo ship that sinks in the Pacific Ocean. There are only five survivors, some human, some animal, that must fight the full force of nature to survive. This spectacular new production combines beautiful puppetry, light projections and human performances - don't miss it in London; it runs until January 2023.
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Booking until 15 January 2023
Run time is 2 hours 5 minutes (including interval)

Oklahoma!

Oklahoma! tickets
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s defining American musical is boldly reimagined for the 21st century in Daniel Fish’s Tony Award-winning production. The classic story of frontier life and the relationship between tight-knit communities and outsiders shook up the musical theatre playbook, and now gets a sexy, provocative and probing revival that you don’t want to miss. Fresh from sold-out, critically-acclaimed seasons on Broadway and at the Young Vic, Oklahoma! transfers to the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre for a strictly limited season in 2023.
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Booking from 16 February 2023 until 2 September 2023

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History

Wyndham’s Theatre was originally designed by W.G.R. Sprague and was managed by actor Charles Wyndham, officially opening in 1899 with a performance of T. W. Robertson’s David Garrick. The venue continued to host dramas, including Mrs Dane’s Defence (1900) and Little Mary (1903).

Throughout the First World War, the theatre remained highly active, showing productions such as Raffles (1914), Dear Brutus (1917) and The Choice (1919). Following this, a successful production of Mademoiselle (1936) played, directed by Noel Coward. In 1939 the theatre was forced to close for the second outbreak of war.

In 1953, the theatre premiered Graham Greene’s The Living Room, followed by Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend (1954), which later transferred to Broadway. Subsequent productions included Godspell (1972-1974), Art (1996) and Up for Grabs (2002), starring Madonna.

Early productions in the 21st century included Moira Buffini’s Dinner (2003-2004), Democracy (2004), By the Bog of Cats (2004-2005), The Witches (2005), starring Ruby Wax, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues (2005), As You Like It (2005), starring Sienna Miller and Heroes (2005-2006).

2006-2009 saw a quick turnover of shows, including Honour, starring Diana Rigg, Sunday in the Park with George, with Jenna Russell, A Voyage Round My Father, starring Derek Jacobi, The History Boys, The Letter, Shadowlands, a revival of The History Boys and The Shawshank Redemption.

J B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls came to the theatre in 2009, followed by the transfer of Avenue Q (2010), Clybourne Park (2011), Much Ado About Nothing (2011), starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate, Driving Miss Daisy (2011), starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave and two Rat Pack shows.

2012 saw the notorious flop The King’s Speech, followed by Jill Halfpenny in Abigail’s Party (2012), Dreamboats and Petticoats (2012-2013), Quartermaine’s Terms (2013), starring Rowan Atkinson, Relatively Speaking (2013), with Felicity Kendal and Kara Tointon, Barking in Essex (2013-2014) with Lee Evans and Sheila Hancock and The Weir (2014), as well as Uncle Vanya (2014).

The past two years have seen a variety of shows including Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan in Skylight (2014), King Charles III (2014-2015), with Tim Piggott-Smith, A View from the Bridge (2015), starring Mark Strong, American Buffalo (2015), The Mentalists (2015), The Father (2015) and Hangmen (2015-2016), starring David Morrissey.

Denise Gough earned an Olivier Award in Duncan Macmillan’s play People, Places and Things (2016), which was conceded by The Truth (2016), No Man’s Land (2016) and a stage adaptation of The Kite Runner (2017).

David Tennant took to the stage in 2017 to star in Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho, followed by Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, starring Audra McDonald. 2017 rounds off with Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham in Simon Stephens' Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle.

2018 began with a Bristol Old Vic transfer of Long Day's Journey Into Night, starring Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville. Further productions in the year included a revival of Red, starring Alfred Molina, from the Michael Grandage Company and The Height of the Storm, with Jonathan Pryce and Dame Eileen Atkins. The year rounds off with a stint from comedian Bill Bailey in his latest show Larks in Transit.

Queen of comedy Catherine Tate brought her show to Wyndham's for a short run at the beginning of 2019. Theatre Royal Bath transfer of Arthur Miller's The Price (starring David Suchet) played from February. May marked the West End debut of Hollywood and Broadway actor Matthew Broderick, who starred in Kenneth Lonergan's The Starry Messenger. Elizabeth McGovern also starred.

For thirty performances only, Phoebe Waller-Bridge starred in her hit show Fleabag for the final time. This was followed by a week-long run of The Life I Lead starring Miles Jupp.

In the autumn, brand new comedy The Man in the White Suit played at the theatre. Adapted by Sean Foley from the 1951 film of the same name, the show starred Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon.

Over the festive period, Curtains, a musical whodunnit from composers Kander & Ebb, played a limited season. The show starred comedian Jason Manford and Carley Stenson.

Tom Stoppard's latest play, Leopoldstadt opened at the beginning of 2020, featuring a huge multi-generational cast. In March 2020, the theatre closed due to the spread of COVID-19 and a planned production of Life of Pi was postponed until 2021.

The Wyndham's Theatre reopened in 2021 with the return of Stoppard's Leopoldstadt, followed by Life of Pi in the summer

In February 2023, director Daniel Fish's acclaimed, Tony Award-winning production of Oklahoma! will transfer from the Young Vic to Wyndham's Theatre.

Past Shows

Leopoldstadt
Leopoldstadt
(closed 30 Oct 2021)
Curtains
Curtains
(closed 11 Jan 2020)
The Man in the White Suit
The Man in the White Suit
(closed 7 Dec 2019)

 
The Life I Lead
The Life I Lead
(closed 21 Sep 2019)
Fleabag
Fleabag
(closed 14 Sep 2019)
The Starry Messenger
The Starry Messenger
(closed 10 Aug 2019)

 
The Price
The Price
(closed 27 Apr 2019)
The Catherine Tate Show Live
The Catherine Tate Show Live
(closed 26 Jan 2019)
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
(closed 31 Dec 2018)

 
The Height of the Storm
The Height of the Storm
(closed 1 Dec 2018)
Red
Red
(closed 28 Jul 2018)
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Long Day's Journey Into Night
(closed 8 Apr 2018)