Midlands productions

Steve Orme

Aakash Odedra Company, which is building an international ensemble incorporating young, Turkish contemporary dancers, presents #JeSuis, part of Journeys Festival International, at Curve, Leicester from Monday until Wednesday.

A new “feisty yet loveable and exhilarating yet emotional musical”, In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, which tells the story of a community in New York on the brink of change, visits the Guildhall Theatre, Derby from Wednesday until Saturday.

Tom Taylor and Sitting Room Productions “weave Wodehousian witticisms, farce and highly quotable one-liners into a pair of intriguing 1930s whodunits” in The Game's a Foot, Try the Fish and The Man with the Twisted Hip in the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton on Thursday.

Heartbreak Productions is in the Midlands with three of its touring shows, Billionaire Boy by David Walliams at Kingsbury Water Park, Bodymoor Heath Lane, Kingsbury, Sutton Coldfield on Friday, Murder on the Terrace at Walsall Arboretum, Lichfield Street, Walsall on Sunday and Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden at Severn Bank House, Severn Stoke, Worcester, also on Sunday.

David Graham Productions brings back the hapless character Eric who takes on the best ballroom dancers and performs 1960s hits in Strictly Eric which continues at the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme until Saturday.

Expressions Academy of Performing Arts invites you to escape down the rabbit hole Into Wonderland in its annual showcase at Mansfield Palace Theatre on Saturday and Sunday.

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.

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Miss Saigon continues at Birmingham Hippodrome until Saturday 23 September.