This is the only theatre listing you’ll need to plan a night out within the next seven days. First Night’s is a one stop shop for all shows opening in the west-end and across London’s vibrant fringe scene.

Tuesday, 20
Show: Plaques and Tangles
Venue: Royal Court, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Dates: closes 21 November
Director: Lucy Morrison
Starring: Brid Brennan, Robert Lonsdale, Rosalind Eleazar, Monica Dolan, Vanessa Babirye
Genre: Play

Wednesday, 21
Show: The Comedy of Errors
Venue: National Theatre, Temporary Theatre
Dates: closes 6 November
Director: Bijan Sheibani
Starring: Joseph Adelakun, Nana Amoo-Gottfried, Greg Baxter
Genre: Play (suitable for children)

Show: Closer to Heaven
Venue: Union Theatre
Dates: closes 28 November
Director: Gene David Kirk
Genre: Musical

Thursday, 22
Show: Kathy Kirby: Icon
Venue: White Bear Theatre
Dates: closes 8 November
Director: Tim Heath
Genre: Musical

Show: Thomas Tallis (in preview)
Venue: Shakespeare’s Globe, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Dates: closes 8 November
Director: Adele Thomas
Starring: Brendan O’Hea, Katy Stephens, Simon Harrison, Guy Amos
Genre: Drama

Friday, 23
Show: Sarai
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Dates: closes 7 November
Director: Paul Anthony Morris
Starring: Karlina Grace-Paseda
Genre: One woman show

Show: Orpheus
Venue: Shakespeare’s Globe, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Dates: closes 15 November
Director: Keith Warner
Starring: Louise Adler, Mary Bevan, Graeme Broadbent
Genre: Play

All dates represent the shows official opening night unless otherwise indicated. It should therefore be noted that some shows will have been in preview prior to the date listed. If you know of a show that’s opening soon why not email the details to here.