Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announce 2017 Season

Pride and Prejudice at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2013. Photo: David Jensen

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have announced their 2017 Season which will see Olivier Award-winner Drew McOnie direct and choreograph On The Town, Artistic Director Timothy Sheader directs Charles Dickens’ A Tale Of Two Cities in a new adaptation by Matthew Dunster, and Caroline Byrne directed Oliver Twist Created For Everyone Aged Six And Over, adapted by Anya Reiss from the novel by Charles Dickens. Jesus Christ Superstar, winner of the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical in the Evening Standard Awards will return by popular demand for just 41 performances. On The Town (19 May – 1 July 2017), the classic musical with music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green will be the biggest dance musical ever staged at the Open Air Theatre. Featuring musical theatre standards like New York, New York, I Can Cook Too, Some Other Time, and … Read more

There’s Much Ado As Shit-faced Shakespeare Returns

Book tickets for Shit-faced Shakespeare

Celebrating their 7th Anniversary this year, Shit-Faced Shakespeare is back in London’s West End still three sheets to the wind with their new challenge – a season of Much Ado About Nothing as you’ve never seen it before. Their aim, to take one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, add one hammered actor whilst trying to reach the curtain call without a calamity, an injury or a lawsuit. Last year Shit-faced Shakespeare performed to over 30,000 people in the UK and over 35,000 in the USA. Much Ado About Nothing will be their longest run to date in the UK. Filled with mistaken identities, petty arguments and put-downs, and the course of love not running smoothly (not least of all because friends keep interfering). Sounds like a Friday night in any British boozer. But what if Hero decides she really would rather marry the chap in the second row, or if Benedick … Read more