Midlands productions

Steve Orme

Coventry’s Belgrade celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Simon and Garfunkel Story on Monday.

Audiences will try to discover whodunit when Bill Kenwright’s production of Ruth Rendell’s A Judgement in Stone, featuring Andrew Lancel, Sophie Ward, Mark Wynter, Deborah Grant, Shirley Ann Field, Antony Costa and Ben Nealon, visits Stoke’s Regent Theatre from Monday until Saturday.

Shaun Williamson, Sue Holderness, Andrew Hall, Susie Amy, James Holmes and Arthur Bostrom appear in a new production of Ray Cooney’s Out of Order in the Theatre Royal, Nottingham from Monday until Saturday.

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off” in Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong at Malvern Theatres from Monday until Saturday.

The Classic Thriller Season at Nottingham Playhouse continues with J B Priestley’s Dangerous Corner from Tuesday until Saturday.

The New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme production of Laura Eason’s adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days tours to the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham from Tuesday until Saturday.

Heartbreak Productions goes on the road with Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at Brueton Park, Solihull, West Midlands on Tuesday and The 1620's House and Garden, Manor Road, Donington le Heath, Coalville, Leicestershire on Sunday, and David Kerby-Kendall’s adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden at Walsall Arboretum, Lichfield Street, Walsall on Saturday.

Rebecca Vaughan becomes Emma Woodhouse, Lizzy Bennet, Mrs Norris, Miss Bates and nine other women in critical moments from Jane Austen’s major novels in a one-woman play, Austen’s Women, at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday.

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes returns to Birmingham Hippodrome from Wednesday until Saturday while in the Patrick Centre Metta Theatre presents Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book, told with music, spoken word, hip-hop and street dance, from Wednesday until Saturday.

Stage2 Youth Theatre stages Requiem for Ground Zero by Steven Berkoff at the Crescent Studio Theatre, Birmingham from Wednesday until Saturday.

Wedding bells are in the air when Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay aim to get hitched in Scamp Theatre’s The Scarecrows’ Wedding at Malvern Theatres, Worcestershire from Wednesday until Saturday.

Thoughts and feelings of more than 100 Nottingham people have inspired Home, a Nottingham Playhouse and Next Door Dance collaboration, in the Neville Studio at the Playhouse from Thursday until Saturday.

Northamptonshire’s The Core at Corby Cube introduces new works at its first Launchpad Festival from Thursday until Saturday.

Jenny Wren Productions presents Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, adapted by Elise Heaven and Jenny Wicks, in the open air at Westonbirt School, Tetbury, Gloucestershire on Thursday, St Augustine’s Farm, Arlingham on Friday, Cotswold Airport, Cirencester on Saturday and Museum in the Park, Stroud on Sunday.

Contemporary music theatre company Leoe and Hyde takes its “most ambitious project” The Marriage of Kim K, an adaptation of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro loosely based on Kim Kardashian’s infamous marriage to Kris Humphries, to the Blue Orange Theatre as part of Birmingham Fest on Friday and Saturday.

A cast of 15 young people aged from 14 to 21 who form Royal and Derngate’s young company take to the Royal stage, Northampton with Laura Lomas’s new play The Blue Road on Friday and Saturday.

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Miss Saigon continues at Leicester’s Curve until Saturday.

At the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Titus Andronicus continues until Saturday 2 September, Antony and Cleopatra until Thursday 7 September and Julius Caesar until Saturday 9 September; in the Swan Theatre, Oscar Wilde’s lyrical one-act play Salomé, marking 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, continues until Wednesday 6 September and Phil Porter’s new play Vice Versa (or the Decline and Fall of General Braggadocio at the hands of his canny servant Dexter and Terence the monkey) continues until Saturday 9 September.