The Open Air Theatre will open its 2018 season on the 17th May 2018.
Regent Park Open Air Theatre’s Artistic Director Timothy Sheader has announced the programme for the theatre’s 2018 season beginning in May.
The season will open with a revival of Sheader and Liam Steel’s Olivier nominated production of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan which will run at the theatre from the 17th May until the 15th June. Filled with puppetry and magic, this production was originally seen at the Open Air Theatre in 2015.
This production will then be followed by a co-production with the English National Opera of The Turn of the Screw which will also be directed by Timothy Sheader will play at the theatre for a week’s run between 22nd to the 30th June.
Meanwhile, July will see Max Webster direct a new production of Shakespeare’s As You Like it , featuring music by Charlie Fink (Noah and the Whale). The production will also feature designs by Naomi Dawson and lighting by Lee Curran (Jesus Christ Superstar). It will play at the theatre from the 6th to the 28th July.
For families of all ages, it was also announced that Dinosaur World Live will play at the theatre from the 14th August. This 50 minute interactive show invites audiences to discover a pre-historic world and to explore the unchartered territories of the dinosaurs.
The season will then conclude with a production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s Little Shop of Horrors from the 3rd August. The musical will be directed by Maris Aberg (Dr Faustus) and feature designs by Tom Scutt.
Casting for all productions has yet to be announced.
For more information on all of the upcoming productions visit: https://openairtheatre.com/