The Sunday Preview: Theatre

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Greasepaint (Lyric, 081-741 2311, now previewing, opens Tues). Frances de la Tour applies the white mask for director Koichi Kimura's traditional kabuki production of an award-winning play about the vulgar actress/manager of a touring troupe.

No Man's Land (Comedy, 071-930 2578, opens tomorrow). A West End transfer for Harold Pinter's invigorating, if somewhat baffling, dramatised conversation between a reclusive alcoholic (Pinter) and a man he's just met (Paul Eddington).

The Invisible Man (Vaudeville, 071- 836 9987, now previewing, opens 16 Feb). Ken Hill's camped-up version of H G Wells's sci-fi thriller.

Trelawny of the 'Wells' (Olivier, 071- 928 2252, previews Fri, opens 18 Feb). Pinero's melodrama is back, directed this time by the RSC's John Caird, here making his debut at the National.

Entertaining Mr Sloane (Greenwich, 081-858 7755, previews Thurs, opens 15 Feb). Orton's unsavoury masterpiece revived by Jeremy Sams.

Moscow Stations (Traverse, Edinburgh, 031-228 1404, previews Thurs, Fri, opens Sat). Tom Courtenay is the vodka-sodden anti-hero of Venedikt Yerofeev's Sixties novel, staged for the first time by adaptor Stephen Mulrine and director Ian Brown.