'Lysistrata' is at The White Bear, Kennington, London (071-735 8664).
Next week sees the opening of this year's Armchair Proms at the RSC's Barbican home. This popular annual fixture allows theatre-goers to see three productions (The Winter's Tale, Tamburlaine the Great and Travesties) at a fraction of the normal price. Every day, from Mon 8 Nov to Sat 13 Nov, 500 of the best stalls seats will be on sale from 8.30am priced pounds 6. Tickets from the Box Office, Level 5, Barbican Centre, London EC2 to personal callers only (max two Proms tickets per person).
At a press conference today (Wednesday) the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith will unveil its plans to raise pounds 350,000 by next March, the sum needed to wipe out the theatre's deficit. The campaign, entitled 'Keep the Lyric Alive]', takes its cue from the successful battle to save the Young Vic which gained widespread support from the public and the theatre world alike. The Lyric hopes to raise the first pounds 50,000 this month to keep the theatre door's open. Watch this space for details of the campaign.
Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London W6 (081-741 2311).