WHERE? Playhouse Theatre RUNTIME: 170 minutes (including a 20-minute interval)
WHEN? 30/11, press night 6/12, runs to 29/2/20
‘This’ll work – I’ve seen it in a movie with Steve Martin.’ So says McAvoy to much audience laughter as Cyrano de Bergerac before impersonating friend Christian who is struggling to woo the challenging Roxane.
Read on for reasons including why this isn’t quite the crown on top of a remarkable year for director Jamie Lloyd
WHERE? Royal Court Theatre RUNTIME: 85 minutes (no interval)
WHEN? 26/10, press night 28/10, runs to 23/11/19
Owners John Daniel and Noni are not leaving their isolated shop on Bear Ridge despite the lack of custom and instead are reminiscing about the times when people were not divided and used the old language.
Read on for reasons including why monstagigz favourite Sion Daniel Young shines here
WHERE? Prince Edward Theatre RUNTIME: 170 minutes (including 20-minute interval)
WHEN? 23/10, press night 13/11, runs to 29/3/20
This production is a revival of the show which ran at this very venue for more than three years and closed in January 2008 after winning a Tony and two Oliviers including Best Actress for then-titular star Laura Michelle Kelly.
Read on for reasons including how Zizi Strallen fares as Mary Poppins
Lungs is a two-hander with barely any scenery by People, Places and Things author Duncan Macmillan about a couple considering starting a family and asking themselves questions including whether it would be an environmentally-friendly decision.
Read on for reasons including how Foy & Smith shape up on stage after years opposite each other in TV’s The Crown