UGLY BETTY TAKES MAIN ROLE IN CHICAGO
Ugly Betty’s America Ferrera will inherit the mantle worn by Renee Zellweger, Denise Van Outen and Ashlee Simpson when she plays Chicago’s Roxie Hart.
Garrick Theatre, from 7 November
POWER OF MAKING, V&A
If you’ve not made it over to the exhibition, a collaboration between the V&A and the Craft Council, we recommend that you go. The critics’ choice, the Power of Making celebrates the role of making in our lives through 100 crafted objects.
Victoria and Albert Museum, until 2 January 2012
TACITA DEAN: FILM AT TURBINE HALL, TATE
Dean’s new commission has been specially designed for the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, and is a tribute to the medium of film. A worthwhile show from one of Britain’s best artists.
Tate Modern, until 11 March 2012
LEONARDO DA VINCI: PAINTER AT THE COURT OF MILAN
Exciting exhibition focusing on Leonardo the painter, with particular emphasis on his time as court painter to Duke Lodovico Sforza in Milan in 1480-90s. Also features a lifesize copy of the Last Supper and famed works loaned from the Louvre (La Belle Ferronière) and Pinacoteca Vaticana (Saint Jerome).
National Gallery, 9 November-5 February 2012
POSTMODERNISM: STYLE AND SUBVERSION 1970-1990
The story of Postmodernism charted through its rise and fall and sheds light on the uneasy question of what Postmodernism is through design and sculpture. Must-see pieces include references to club culture in the form of Grace Jones.
Victoria and Albert Museum, until 18 January
SYLVIA PLATH DRAWINGS
A collection of drawings from Bell Jar author Sylvia Plath, will go on show at an exhibition at the Mayor Gallery.
Mayor Gallery, 1 November-16 December
MUSEUM OF COCKTAILS AT HARVEY NICHOLS
Imbibe the art – 10 iconic cocktails from the past century. Run by Eclipse bars.
Harvey Nichols, until Sunday 16 October