The theatre’s family show will run until the 10th June.
Production images have now been released for the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s family show Every Leaf a Hallelujah, which has been adapted for the stage from Booker Prize winner Ben Okri’s eco-fable by Chinonyerem Odimba.
Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri’s new fairytale, Every Leaf A Hallelujah invites children aged 4+ and their families into an enchanted world of extraordinary endangered trees. Commissioned by Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this 45-minute show plays during the day on the theatre lawn. All you’ll need is a blanket to sit on and an open heart.
The full cast includes Hannah Akhalu (Jack V Giant) as Mangoshi, Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah (The Color Purple, Waitress West End) as Mummy, Florence Odumosu (2:22 A Ghost Story at Lyric and Criterion Theatres) as Boabab Tree, and Fred Smiley (The Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots UK Tour) as Daddy.
Meanwhile, the creative team for the production includes: Heather Basten (Casting Director), Ewa Dina (Associate Director), Ingrid Mackinnon (Movement Director & Season Associate – Intimacy Support), Khadija Raza (Designer), Riwa Saab (Sound Designer), Abdul Shyllon (Voice & Singing Director) and Sura Susso (Composer, Musical Director & Musician).
To book tickets visit: https://openairtheatre.com/production/every-leaf