London 2012 event listings 9 August: what’s on during the Olympics

{ Posted on Aug 13 2013 by B-man }
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Theatre

The Great Gatsby – The Musical, King’s Head Theatre, Islington, N1, to 1 September, kingsheadtheatre.org World premiere from the Ruby In The Dust company. Intriguing new take on F Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic, starring Sean Brown and Melissa Sturridge.

Taragano Theatre presents Chrysallis, Etcetera Theatre, camden, NW1, to 11 August, etceteratheatre.com As part of the Camden Fringe, Mariana Taragano choreographs a journey from birth to the moment that a woman realises that she is – in fact – a woman.

Eyehategod, The Garage, Highbury, N5, 9 August, venues.meanfiddler.com/the-garage/home Influential, not untroubled New Orleans metal band reconfigured to play material from their Take As Needed For Pain album and selected new material.

Bwana Junction, Eugene McGuinness and Bo Saris, Proud Camden, NW1, 9 August, proudcamden.com Afrobeat-inclined Edinburgh jangle-pop, eccentric east London singer-songwriting, and a first UK chance to see She’s On Fire soul sensation Saris.

Henry Moore: Late Large Forms, Gagosian Gallery, WC1, to 18 August, gagosian.com Get in quick to catch these outsize works made for the great outdoors by the giant of British sculpture.

Supersonic Festival Taster, Corsica Studios, Elephant & Castle, SE17, corsicastudios.com The eclectic Birmingham festival is trailed with a sample session, taking in King Midas Sound System, Glatze and Iron Fist of the Sun.

Frisky & Mannish: Extra-Curricular Activities, The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, Waterloo, SE1, 9 August, pricelesslondonwonderground.co.uk This see-it-to-believe-it musical act present a show packed with pizzazz, wonderful mash-ups and extraordinary costume changes.

The Best In Stand-Up, The Comedy Store, Piccadilly Circus, SW1, 9 August, thecomedystore.co.uk A solid night of laughs guaranteed with Justin Moorhouse, Steve Williams and Dave Fulton.

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