Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

What to Hear, See and Do for a Top Time in London; Sophia E Lipp Rounds Up Events in the Capital over the Next Month -- from Great Theatre and Fab Food, to Opera and Harry Styles

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

What to Hear, See and Do for a Top Time in London; Sophia E Lipp Rounds Up Events in the Capital over the Next Month -- from Great Theatre and Fab Food, to Opera and Harry Styles

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Byline: Sophia E Lipp

CHICAGO IS BACK ON STAGE Theatre's favourite murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart are back on the West End as this sassy exploration of Twenties decadence returns to the stage. Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as Billy Flynn.

Until June, Phoenix Theatre, WC2H 0JP; phoenix.londontheatres.co.uk SAM SMITH The Stay With Me singer, right, is back in the UK and playing his biggest shows to date at London's O2. With three Billboard Music awards and four Grammys under his belt, Smith takes the stage in support of his chart-topping latest album, The Thrill Of It All.

6, 7, 9 & 10 April, The O2, SE10 0DX; theo2.co.uk THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO As perhaps Mozart's most famous opera and a timeless classic, The Marriage Of Figaro is a must-see for everyone.

Catch the dramatic love affair on stage at the English National Opera.

Until 14 April, the Coliseum, WC2N 4ES; eno.org THE CREDIT SUISSE EXHIBITION: MONET & ARCHITECTURE More than 75 examples of Monet's inimitable reflections on French, Italian and British architecture feature in this exhibition from the National Gallery -- the first time the artist's studies of buildings have been shown in this way. 9 April-29 July, National Gallery, WC2N 5DN; nationalgallery.org.uk 4:48 PSYCHOSIS Based on the Sarah Kane play, Philip Venables' award-winning and controversial opera 4:48 Psychosis is being revived by the ROH at the Lyric Hammersmith. Venables found critical acclaim with his interpretation of the piece, which is sometimes interpreted as Kane's pained suicide letter.

24 April-4 May, Lyric Hammersmith, W6 0QL; roh.org.uk JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH April is Jazz Appreciation Month, which means Ronnie Scott's should be an absolute must-visit. The venue's low-lit beauty should be enough, but the cocktails and, of course, the music are first rate too.

All month, Ronnie Scott's, W1D 4HT; ronniescotts.co.uk FASHIONED FROM NATURE AT THE V&A It's time for your wardrobe to go green -- and we're not talking about the colour. …

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