Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today announced details of their 2020 season which opens on 16 May 2020 with their first newly commissioned musical, 101 Dalmatians.
Based on Dodie Smith’s iconic story set in the heart of Regent’s Park, 101 Dalmatians has a book by Zinnie Harris and music and lyrics by Douglas Hodge.The production is directed by Timothy Sheader, with puppetry designed and directed by Toby Olié.
The creative team also includes: Katrina Lindsay (Set and Costume Designer), Liam Steel (Choreographer), Sarah Travis (Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator), Howard Hudson (Lighting Designer) and Tarek Merchant (Musical Director). Casting is by Jill Green, with children’s casting by Verity Naughton.
From 27 June to 25 July, Kimberley Sykes will direct a new production of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.
The 2020 season will then concludes with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, Carousel, which runs from 31 July to 19 September.
The production will reunite director Timothy Sheader with Jesus Christ Superstar choreographer Drew McOnie.
Also during the season, Nicoll Entertainment will present Dragons and Mythical Beasts (11 August – 6 September), a new 50-minute daytime show written by Derek Bond and directed by Derek Bond and Laura Cubitt.
From the team that created Dinosaur World Live, enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new interactive show for all the family.
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