Terry Johnson's Hysteria, about a meeting between Salvador Dali and Sigmund Freud, opened at the Hampstead Theatre recently following its revival in Bath last year. Starring Antony Sher and Adrian Schiller, it runs until 12 October.
Mark Rylance's production of Much Ado About Nothing starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave opened at the Old Vic last night (19 September 2013), where it runs until 30 November
Rory Kinnear's writing debut The Herd opened at the Bush Theatre last night (18 September 2013). Starring Kenneth Cranham, Louise Brealey and Amanda Root, it runs until 26 October
Michael Grandage's hippy-fied West End staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream, starring Sheridan Smith and David Walliams, gets a solid range of 3-5 star reviews
Clive Exton's new comedy Barking in Essex opened at the Wyndham's Theatre last night (16 September 2013). Following a family of dysfunctional Essex criminals, it stars Lee Evans, Sheila Hancock and Keeley Hawes, and runs until 4 January 2014
Dennis Kelly's Royal Court debut The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas opened at the Royal Court last night (11 September 2013). Telling the story of a man caught up in capitalist greed, it is directed by Vicky Featherstone and runs until 19 October 2013