Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are A Chorus Line, the Royal Court's If You Don't Let Us Dream, We Won't Let You Sleep, The Tailor Made Man, Macbeth, and more:

Opening Tuesday

A Chorus Line
19 February 2013
(Previews from 5 February)

This Tony-Award winning musical takes audiences on a behind-the-scenes look of seventeen budding actors, competing at an audition that only has eight positions. Starring John Partridge, Scarlett Strallen, Leigh Zimmerman and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, it runs at the London Palladium until 13 July 2013.

Opening Wednesday

If You Don't Let Us Dream, We Won't Let You Sleep
20 February 2013
(Previews from 15 February)

Written by Anders Lustgarden, the play delves into the questionable ethics behind the world of banking and finance and it challenges the current political concept of austerity head on by exploring its core ethos and provides an alternative. It runs at the Royal Court until 9 March 2013.

Opening Thursday

The Tailor Made Man
21 February 2013
(Previews from 15 February)

The true story of William Haines, the silent screen star who was fired by Louis B Mayer of MGM Studios because he was gay, The Tailor Made Man stars Faye Tozer and Mike McShane and runs at the Arts Theatre until 6 April.


Coalition
21 February 2013
(Previews from 19 February)

Telling the story of a coalition government in 2015, Coalition stars Jo Caulfield, Thom Tuck and Phill Jupitus. Following a succesful Edinburgh run, it runs at the Pleasance until 10 March.

Opening Friday

Macbeth
22 February 2013
(Previews from 9 February)

Starring James McAvoy and directed by Jamie Lloyd, Shakespeare's tragedy also stars Claire Foy and runs at the Trafalgar Studios until 27 April.