Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are Fuerzabruta at the Roundhouse, Cirque du Soleil's Kooza, Somersaults at the Finborough Theatre, and more:

Opening Wednesday

Fuerzabruta
2 January 2013
(Previews from 27 December)

The hit show that reopened the Roundhouse in 2006 returns for a limited run. Featuring visual effects that must be seen to be believed, it runs until 26 January 2013.

Opening Thursday

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
3 January 2013

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's modern fable is brought to life with Little Angel Theatre's puppets in a show directed by Kneehigh's Mike Shepherd. It runs at the BAC until 19 January 2013..


Somersaults
3 January 2013
(Previews from 2 January)

A new play exploring the role of language and how it defines who we are from playwright Iain Finlay Macleod. It runs at the Finborough Theatre until 26 January.

Opening Saturday

Kooza
5 January 2013

Cirque du Soleil returns to the UK with Kooza, a show combining the two circus traditions of acrobatics and clowning. It runs at the Royal Albert Hall until 10 February.