Opening: Menier's Color Purple, Chiwetel Ejiofor in A Season in the Congo and Josephine & I
Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are The Color Purple at the Menier, Chiwetel Ejiofor in A Season in the Congo, Cush Jumbo's Josephine & I, and more:
National Theatre of Scotland's production plays at the Welsh Centre, Kings Cross, as part of the Royal Court's Open Court season. Written by David Greig and directed by Wils Wilson, it runs until 3 August 2013.
Maureen Lipman and Harry Shearer star in Oliver Cotton's play following a couple and the return of a figure from their past. Directed by David Grindley, it runs at the Park Theatre until 18 August 2013.