Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are:

OPENING TONIGHT

Huis Clos
MONDAY 9 JANUARY 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 5 JANUARY)

Director Paul Hart revives Jean-Paul Sartre's rarely seen 1944 existentialist drama Huis Clos as part of the Donmar's residency at Trafalgar Studios 2. The cast includes Michelle Fairley, Fiona Glascott and Will Keen. Until 28 January.

OPENING TUESDAY

The Art of Concealment
10 JANUARY 2011
(PREVIEWS FROM 9 JANUARY)

Giles Cole's new play, which centres on the final years of playwright Terence Rattigan, transfers from the Brighton Festival to London's Jermyn Street Theatre, where it runs to 28 January.

Pajama Men - In the Middle of No One
(PREVIEWS FROM 9 JANUARY)

The Edinburgh Fringe favourites bring their unique brand of physical comedy to the Charing Cross Theatre, for a run to 3 March.

OPENING THURSDAY


Lovesong
12 JANUARY 2011
(PREVIEWS FROM 11 JANUARY)

Abi Morgan’s TS Eliot-inspired play comes to Lyric Hammersmith as part of a national tour, courtesy of Frantic Assembly. Running until 28 January, the cast features Edward Bennett, Sam Cox, Siân Phillips and Leanne Rowe.

And No More Shall We Part

Australian writer Tom Holloway’s new play opens as part of Hampstead Theatre’s Downstairs season of new writing, running until 11 February.

OPENING FRIDAY

Man in the Middle
13 JANUARY 2011
(PREVIEWS FROM 10 JANUARY)

Ron Elisha's 'wikiplay', exploring the mysterious world of wikileaks founder Julian Assange, transfers from Australia to Theatre503 in Battersea, where it runs to 4 February.