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Opening: Kander & Ebb's Scottsboro Boys, Tracy-Ann Oberman in Godchild and Mrs Lowry and Son

Opening this week, in the West End and further afield, includes Kander & Ebb's ''The Scottsboro Boys'' at the Young Vic, ''Godchild'' at Hampstead, ''Mrs Lowry and Son'' at the Trafalgar Studios, and more

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Opening Tuesday

The Scottsboro Boys

29 October 2013

(Previews from 18 October)

Kander and Ebb's final musical, about the Scottsboro Boys trial, comes to the Young Vic starring Julian Glover, Kyle Scatliffe and Colman Domingo and runs until 21 December 2013.

Opening Thursday


31 October 2013

(Previews from 29 October)

Luke Owen's debut play at the Finborough Theatre explores the taboos of working in child protection, and runs until 23 November 2013.


31 October 2013

Tracy-Ann Oberman stars in Deborah Bruce's dark comedy exploring the inescapable realities between being 19 and feeling 19. Directed by Michael Attenborough, it runs at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs until 30 November.

The Potsdam Quartet

31 October 2013

(Previews from 29 October)

Anthony Biggs directs David Pinner's play about a British string quartet waiting to perform for the "Big Four" in Potsdam, Germany. It runs at Jermyn Street Theatre until 23 November 2013.

Opening Friday

Mrs Lowry and Son

1 November 2013

(Previews from 30 October)

June Watson and Michael Begley star in Martyn Heresford's play about artist L.S. Lowry, which runs at Trafalgar Studios until 23 November 2013.