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Opening: Royal Court Beckett trilogy, Globe's indoor Duchess and Donnelly's Pass

Lisa Dwan stars in three Beckett monologues at the Royal Court, while the Globe's new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse opens with The Duchess of Malfi starring Gemma Arterton

Lisa Dwan rehearsing Rockaby at the Royal Court

Opening Monday

Not I / Footfalls / Rockaby

13 January 2014

(Previews from 9 January)

Lisa Dwan brings her acclaimed interpretations of three Beckett solo works to the Royal Court, where they continue until 18 January ahead of a West End transfer.

Opening Tuesday

Valley of Song

14 January 2014

(Previews from 9 January)

Ivor Novello's unfinished final musical receives its 'professional world premiere' at the Finborough Theatre, where it runs to 25 January.

Opening Wednesday

The Duchess of Malfi

15 January 2014

(Previews from 9 January)

Gemma Arterton takes the title role in Dominic Dromgoole's production of Webster's classic tragedy, which inaugurates the Globe's new indoor Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Until 16 February.

Opening Thursday

Don Gil of the Green Breeches (Don Gil de la Calchas Verdes - 1615)

16 January 2014

(Previews from 9 January)

The Arcola Theatre revives Tirso de Molina's "exuberant comedy" as part of its Spanish Golden Age season. Directed by Mehmet Ergen it runs until 15 March in a co-production with the Theatre Royal Bath and Belgrade Theatre Coventry.

Opening Friday

The Pass

17 January 2014

(Previews from 13 January)

John Donnelly's new play at the Royal Court centres on the world of professional footballers, billed as an "agile new story about sex, fame and how much you're willing to lose in order to win". Directed by new Court associate John Tiffany, it runs until 1 March.