Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is the only permanent professional outdoor theatre in Britain. Each summer season features a strong programme that includes a Shakespeare production, a big musical and a modern classic.
13 May 2016 – 12 June 2016
Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild, a story of love, loss, loyalty and of living for the moment, is given a full staging in a co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre.
For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn’t just a holiday. It’s a new start, and the chance for Will to ride an elephant called Oona. But then the tsunami hit. Charging deep into the jungle Oona escapes the beach, but with her rider still clinging on, Will must now learn to survive the rainforest – and he is not alone.
17 June 2016 – 9 July 2016
To commemorate the legacy of Shakespeare, 400 years since the playwright’s death, Associate Director for the Donmar Warehouse, Robert Hastie will direct Henry V.
Jesus Christ Superstar
15 July 2016 – 27 August 2016
Celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seminal musical first hit the stage, Timothy Sheader will direct this epic story with a legendary score including ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
2 September 2016 – 17 September 2016
Simon Reade’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, directed by Deborah Bruce returns to Regents Park Open Air Theatre following its 2013 sell-out run.