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A Strange Loop

17 Jun 2023 - 09 Sep 2023
1 hr 40 min with no interval
Suitable for 16+

Why Watch A Strange Loop?

  • A Strange Loop is a top-notch choice for musical enthusiasts and will surely leave you humming its catchy tunes for days on end even after the show is over.
  • The spectacle has already made history as the first musical to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama before its Broadway debut and the first musical written by a Black individual to receive the prestigious award.
  • With its storyline centered around a Black gay writer penning a story about a Black gay writer, A Strange Loop, created by a Black gay writer, is incredibly meta and truly lives up to its name.
  • Directed by the acclaimed Stephen Brackett, known for Be More Chill, this revolutionary theatrical production has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including wins for Best Musical and Best Book. You simply can’t miss this American classic, book your A Strange Loop tickets today!

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A Strange Loop tickets are available now! A timely and uproarious examination of identity, race, and sexuality, the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop is making its way from Broadway to the West End. This unconventional musical speaks to the soul of every artist and individual who has ever felt like they don't belong, with its lively beats, clever lyrics, and unforgettable score. A Strange Loop offers a joyous and distinctly queer portrayal of one man's unforgettable odyssey of self-realization and acceptance. Be sure to keep a lookout for A Strange Loop tickets at The Barbican in London – you won't want to miss it!

The Story

Come meet Usher, a black, gay writer determined to escape his own negative self-image at the Barbican. His struggle to balance his day job with his dream of writing a groundbreaking musical based on his life is often hindered by inner demons that threaten his artistic vision and sanity. In a riotous ensemble performance, Usher's own story comes to life on stage, revealing the sinister grip of self-doubt as he navigates his perplexing and dizzying loop with heart-wrenching yet hilarious results. Curious to find out what happens? Book your A Strange Loop tickets today!

Show Timings

  • Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri: 8 PM
  • Thu & Sat: 2:30 PM & 8 PM
  • Sun: No Show
  • Audio described performances: 4 Jul at 8 PM & 3 Aug at 2.30 PM
  • Captioned Performances: 5 Jul & 9 Aug at 8 PM
  • Signed performances: 11 Jul at 8 PM & 17 Aug at 2.30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: To be confirmed
  • Direction: Stephen Brackett

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

Listen to the top songs such as Today, We Wanna Know, and Inner White Girl featured in the award-winning Broadway production of the enigmatic musical, A Strange Loop.

  • This show is recommended for ages 16+.
  • This production contains explicit language, references to racism and scenes of an adult nature
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

A Strange Loop Tickets

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Booking Period: From 17 Jun 2023 to 9 Sep 2023

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Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Barbican Theatre

The Barbican Theatre, an icon of Brutalist architecture, is one of the UK's most prized architectural gems. This impressive cultural complex houses two art galleries, two theaters, three cinemas, a concert hall, and a tropical conservatory. The Barbican Hall, which can accommodate up to 1943 guests, regularly features internationally acclaimed classical and contemporary musicians. The main theater, with a seating capacity of 1156, is spread across four levels and has hosted exceptional theater and dance companies from around the world. In addition, The Barbican's three cinemas include Cinema 1, with 280 seats, and two 153-seat screens located in the Beech Street building, which opened in the fall of 2012.

Seating Capacity: 1156

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

Tube: The nearest tube stations are Barbican, St Paul’s, Farringdon and Moorgate

Bus: The closest bus routes are 153, 4 and 56

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Cafe, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible toilets, Assistance Dogs Allowed, Accessible Parking

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Barbican Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About A Strange Loop Tickets

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What is the opening date for A Strange Loop?

A Strange Loop opens on 17 June 2023 at Barbican Theatre.

What age is A Strange Loop appropriate for?

A Strange Loop is most suitable for children of 16 and above.

Where is A Strange Loop playing in London?

A Strange Loop is playing at Barbican Theatre in London and opens on 17 June 2023.

How long does A Strange Loop run for?

The running time of A Strange Loop is 1 hour and 40 minutes with no interval.

What is A Strange Loop about?

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, A Strange Loop, is a side-splittingly funny masterpiece that delves deep into the psyche of a young artist struggling with his identity, instincts, and conflicted desires.

What are the popular songs in A Strange Loop?

A Strange Loop has a range of delightful songs to enthrall audiences. You can find the A Strange Loop playlist here.

Who are the main stars of A Strange Loop?

The main stars of A Strange Loop are yet to be confirmed.

What is the dress code while attending A Strange Loop?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending A Strange Loop?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending A Strange Loop. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at Barbican Theatre?

Barbican Theatre has multiple facilities including bar, cloakroom, and toilets available for the audiences during A Strange Loop.

Can I take pictures or videos of A Strange Loop inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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