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Opening: Merrily transfers, Globe's Tempest & Night of 1000 Stars

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Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are the West End transfer of Merrily We Roll Along, Roger Allam in The Tempest, The Night of 1,000 Stars, and more:

Opening Tuesday

Fraulein Julie
30 April 2013

Strindberg’s tragedy told with a hybrid of technology and performance. It runs at the Barbican Theatre for five performances only until 4 May 2013.

Desperately Seeking the Exit
30 April 2013
(Previews from 24 April)

One-man show from Peter Michael Marino following the flop musical Desperately Seeking Susan. It runs at the Leicester Square Theatre until 20 May.

30 April 2013
(Previews from 24 April)

A rock-opera following the sexual awakening of a group of teenagers in a co-ed catholic boarding school. It runs at the Union Theatre to 25 May.

Opening Wednesday

Merrily We Roll Along
1 May 2013
(Previews from 23 April)

Maria Friedman directs Sondheim's romantic musical transferring from the Menier Chocolate Factory to the Harold Pinter Theatre. Starring Mark Umbers, Jenna Russell & Damian Humbley, it runs until 27 July

Opening Thursday

The Tempest
2 May 2013
(Previews from 23 April)

Roger Allam, Colin Morgan & Jessie Buckley star in Shakespeare's comedy. It runs at Shakespeare's Globe until 28 August 2013.

Opening Sunday

Night of 1000 Stars
5 May 2013

The sister event to Night of 1000 Voices returns to the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Alan Titchmarsh. Featuring a host of musical theatre stars, it runs for one night only.


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