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

OPENING TUESDAY

A Tale of Two Cities
17 APRIL 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 5 APRIL)

Jonnathan Ansell stars in a new musical version of Dickens' classic novel at the Charing Cross Theatre, where it runs until 12 May.

OPENING WEDNESDAY

Misterman
18 APRIL 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 14 APRIL)

Cillian Murphy reprises his solo performance in Enda Walsh's Misterman, set in a quaint Irish town, which transfers to the NT Lyttelton.

OPENING THURSDAY

Soul Sister
19 APRIL 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 14 APRIL)

A new musical based on the life and times of Ike and Tina Turner comes to Hackney Empire, starring Emi Wokoma and Chris Tummings and running until 5 May.

OPENING FRIDAY


Wild Swans
20 APRIL 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 13 APRIL)

Harry Potter actress Katie Leung stars in the first ever stage version of Jung Chang's Chinese epic, which premieres at the Young Vic with a run to 13 May.