Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announce 2018 Season

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2018 Season

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have announced details of their 2018 season, which includes As You Like It, Peter Pan, Dinosaur World Live, Little Shop Of Horrors and The Turn Of The Screw. The season opens on 17 May 2018 with Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie (17 May – 15 June), a revival of their 2015 Olivier Award-nominated production, in the final year of the First World War Centenary Commemorations. For the wounded soldiers of WW1, imagination is their only escape. Yet as they’re transported to the fantastical lagoons and pirate ships of Never Land, allegories of the war they’ve left behind are ever present. George Llewelyn Davies, later killed in action in 1915, was one of the children who inspired J. M. Barrie to create the iconic character of Peter Pan. Remembering him, and a generation of Lost Boys, the production enchanted young and old alike during its original, critically … Read more

Peter Pan Comes To Blackpool This Christmas

Book now for Peter Pan in Blackpool This Christmas

Peter Pan, the sensational swashbuckling adventure comes to The Winter Gardens Blackpool this Christmas. Join the boy who never grew up, Wendy, John and Michael as they take on the villainous Captain Hook and his band of merry pirates in the battle for Neverland in a spectacular show for all the family. With a feisty fairy and a band of lost boys on their side will it be enough to stop the evil Hook? You’ll have to come along to find out. Peter Pan is produced by the award-winning Selladoor Family, leading producer of mid and large-scale family productions including The Quite Remarkable Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat, James and the Giant Peach, Guess How Much I Love You and The Broons. David Hutchinson, Artistic Director of Selladoor Family said: ‘We’re thrilled to be working alongside The Opera House, to bring this classic tale to life on stage. … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Peter Pan At The National Theatre, London

Peter Pan at the National Theatre

All children, except one, grow up….. We hope that you enjoy these great First Look production photos of Peter Pan by Steve Tanner. Everyone knows the story of Peter Pan and it’s back in a wonderous new production brought to the stage by a collaboration between the National Theatre and The Bristol Old Vic Theatre. Peter Pan is now playing at the National Theatre for a strictly limited run. Director Sally Cookson’s marvellously inventive production was a sell-out at the Bristol Old Vic. This production also marks the first time that J M Barrie’s original vision of double casting Mrs Darling and Captain Hook with Anna Francolini taking on both roles in this production. The cast also includes Saikat Ahamed, Suzanne Ahmet, Marc Antolin, Lois Chimimba, Laura Cubitt, Phoebe Fildes, Felix Hayes, Paul Hilton, John Leader, Amaka Okafor, John Pfumojena, Jessica Temple, Dan Wheeler and Madeleine Worrall. Children please note … Read more

Regent’s Park 2015 Season Announced

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

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced its 2015 season which will include Peter Pan, The Seagull, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers and The Lord Of The Flies. The season commences with J. M. Barrie’s original stage play of Peter Pan from 15 May to 14 June. Rediscovering J. M. Barrie’s original play of Peter Pan, Artistic Director Timothy Sheader creates a Never Land where danger stalks dreams and adventure breeds mischief with co-director Liam Steel following their work on Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Chehov’s The Seagull plays from 19 June – 11 July. Directed by Matthew Dunster in a new adaptation by Torben Betts, The Seagull is seen as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century. As guests assemble at a country house for the staging of an avant-garde open air play, artistic temperaments ignite a more entertaining drama behind the scenes, with romantic jealousies, self-doubt … Read more

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