The Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park has announced its new season for 2015.
Highlights include new productions of Peter Pan, The Seagull and Seven Bridges for Seven Brothers, and the return of Lord of the Flies.
J.M. Barrie’s stage play of Peter Pan will kick off the new season, running from 15 May to 14 June 2015, directed by the Open Air’s artistic director Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel.
A new production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull will run from 19 June to 11 July 2015 directed by Matthew Dunster in a new version by Torben Betts.
The theatre’s big summer musical will be Hollywood show Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, playing from 16 July to 29 August 2015. The production reunites the team behind the award-winning 2013 production of The Sound of Music including director Rachel Kavanaugh and choreographer Alistair David.
Timothy Sheader’s 2011 production of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies returns to the Open Air Theatre from 3 to 12 September 2015, prior to a major UK tour.
At other venues, the Open Air Theatre’s critical and commercial hit production of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird will play the Barbican Theatre from 24 June until 25 July 2015, starring Robert Sean Leonard as Atticus Finch.
The season opens for members on 4 November, with public booking from 9 December 2014.