Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are the Donmar's Trelawny of the Wells, A Time to Reap at the Royal Court, the transfer of the NT's This House, and more:

Opening Monday

The Barber of Seville
25 February 2013

A revival of Rossini's classic opera set in 18th-century Seville, Jonathan Miller's Tiepolo-inspired staging runs at the London Coliseum until 17 March.


The Great Gatsby
25 February 2013
(Previews from 20 February)

Back by popular demand, this adaptation at Wilton's Music Hall of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel is filled with jazz music from the twenties. It runs until 23 March 2013.

Opening Tuesday

Trelawny of the Wells
26 February 2013
(Previews from 15 February)

Arthur Wing Pinero's play is a "celebration of the enchantment, the vivaciousness, the melodrama, the music and the irrepressible joy of the Victorian stage". Directed by Joe Wright it runs at the Donmar Warehouse until 13 April 2013.


God's Property
26 February 2013

With a script that grew out of Soho Theatre's Soho Six Writers Group in 2011, God's Property follows the stories of several young people in London in 1982, during times of spiraling unemployment and inner city riots. It runs at the Soho Theatre until 2 March.

Opening Wednesday

A Time to Reap
27 February 2013
(Previews from 22 February)

A Time to Reap looks at one woman’s story against the mountain landscape of an evolving nation and one of Poland’s hottest political topics – abortion and the Catholic Church. It runs at the Royal Court Theatre until 23 March 2013.

Opening Thursday

This House
28 February 2013
(Previews from 23 February)

Transferring from the Cottesloe Theatre to the NT Olivier, James Graham's This House follows a parliament facing a UK in economic crisis. With cast including Phil Daniels and Charles Edwards, it runs until 16 May 2013.


Watt
28 February 2013
(Previews from 26 February)

Barry McGovern stars in Gate Theatre Dublin's production of Samuel Beckett's Watt. Telling the story of a character who walks from a train station to the home of a mysterious man whom he will serve, it runs at the Barbican until 16 March 2013.