Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced their 2020 season, which opens with a new musical.
101 Dalmatians, a new musical, is based on Dodie Smith’s iconic story set in the heart of Regent’s Park with 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. Also confirmed are 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.
Kimberley Sykes then directs Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare’s timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is celebrated for their innovative approach to musicals, and the 2020 season concludes with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. Featuring a score that includes ‘If I Loved You’ and ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, director Timothy Sheader reunites with Jesus Christ Superstar choreographer Drew McOnie.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Memberships are now on sale, and Members’ priority booking for the 2020 season opens at 11 am, Friday 13 September.
Public booking opens at 11 am, Friday 11 October.