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Theatre highlights of the week: Fatal Attraction, I Can't Sing! and Julie Atherton

A busy week in London theatre with three big West End openings

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Monday 24 March

Other Desert Cities opens

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The Old Vic presents the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner, which is the first in a season of productions to be performed in-the-round at the venue.

Tuesday 25 March

Fatal Attraction opens

See the classic thriller re-interpreted for the stage by original screen writer James Dearden, in Trevor Nunn's world stage premiere of Fatal Attraction, starring Natascha McElhone, Mark Bazeley and Sex and the City star Kristin Davis.

Wednesday 26 March

I Can't Sing! opens

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Harry Hill's X Factor musical opens at the London Palladium starring Nigel Harman as Simon Cowell, WhatsOnStage Award nominee Cynthia Erivo as Chenice and Simon Lipkin as talking dog, Barlow.

Watch our interview with Cynthia here.

Thursday 20 March

Therese Raquin opens at Finborough

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As part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Thérèse Raquin opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run, starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo.