Review Round Up: Carousel, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

We round up what critics made of this revival of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. iNews: *** “The piece’s vibrant Americana still strains to burst free, but its fizz is deliberately flattened, so there is a nagging sense that it never gets going. But the staging is crammed with texture, even if its concept… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Carousel, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

The revival of the musical is set to begin performances at the outdoor venue from the 31st July. Rehearsal images have been released for the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, directed by Timothy Sheader. Playing at the theatre from the 31st July until the 25th September, the musical… Read More

Review Round Up: Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the concert version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s biblical musical. WhatsOnStage: ***** “So it is enormously to the credit of this production, revived and pared back by director Timothy Sheader from his previous award-winning version that has already enjoyed runs at this venue and the Barbican,… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Jesus Christ Superstar Announced

The recently announced concert performances will take place at the theatre from the 14th August. Full casting has today been announced for the upcoming concert performances of Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Timothy Sheader. The 90 minute production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is set to star Declan Bennett and Pepe Nufrio… Read More

Review Round Up: Jesus Christ Superstar, Barbican Theatre

Timothy Sheader’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical returns to London. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Evening Standard: **** “It’s so fun that even atheists will enjoy it.” The Guardian: *** “something about this Barbican transfer feels both hemmed in and overpowering, as if a big beast of an… Read More

PREVIEW: Jesus Christ Superstar, Barbican

Following two successful seasons at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Timothy Sheader’s production will play at the Barbican for a limited season. Playing at the Barbican from the 4th July, Timothy Sheader’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical returns to London. Originally created as a rock opera album, this sung through… Read More

Review Round Up: The Turn of the Screw, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Benjamin Britten’s opera is given the Open Air Theatre treatment in Timothy Sheader’s production. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… The Guardian: **** “It’s a fine production that gathers in intensity as darkness falls.” The Stage:  **** “The central figure, the Governess, is sung here by Anita Watson. The gentle radiance of… Read More

REVIEW: Peter Pan, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

This enchanting production is filled with enough magic and creativity to make the adults in the audience fully embrace the child within.  I have to begin this review with a confession: I have never really taken to the story of Peter Pan – it has always felt an overly sweet story that has never resonated… Read More

NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announces 2018 Season

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… Read More

Review Round Up: Tale of Two Cities, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

The classic story by Charles Dickens is brought to life in the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre directed by Timothy Sheader. Here’s what critics have been saying about it:  Time Out: ** “a sincere but doomed attempt to telescope a Dickens novel into a three-hour stage play, in a version that unduly complicates things by half… Read More