All About Eve – Noel Coward Theatre, London
Gillian Anderson plays the magnificent Margo Channing opposite Lily James’ manipulative, would-be star Eve in Ivo van Hove’s new stage version of Joseph L Mankiewicz’s wonderful 1950 film about acting, ambition and ego. Monica Dolan also stars in the production, which opens in the West End on February 12. Buckle up.
The American Clock – Old Vic Theatre, London
Clarke Peters has replaced Giles Terera in Rachel Chavkin’s (Hadestown , Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 ) production of the Arthur Miller play, the second Miller to open in the West End this week. It opens on February 13.
Mother Courage and Her Children – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
Royal Exchange regular Julie Hesmondhalgh  returns to the Manchester theatre to play the iconic title role in a new adaptation of Brecht’s play by Anna Jordan. Headlong associate artist Amy Hodge directs and it opens on February 13.
Berberian Sound Studio – Donmar Warehouse, London
Designer Tom Scutt makes his directorial debut with a stage adaptation of Peter Strickland’s unsettling 2012 film about a sound engineer who takes a job at an Italian horror studio. Tom Brooke heads the cast and it opens on February 14.
Princess and the Hustler – Bristol Old Vic
Eclipse Theatre follows Black Men Walking with another Revolution Mix production. Written by Bristol-based Chinonyerem Odimba, and starring Kudzai Sitima, it opens on February 14.