Legally Blonde is the freshest, frothiest and funniest pick-me-up in theatre. With a wonderfully diverse company, Regent Park Theatre’s production is joyous from the opening chords.
Love London Love Culture rounds up what critics made of this revival of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel.
Taking a hard line on a troublesome musical is smart work and Sheader has given considerable thought to reconfiguring Carousel for twenty-first century audiences.
In a mini-season of nostalgic musicals looking back to mid-twentieth century song and dance styles, Carousel probably least deserves its cosy reputation. While the racial politics and untrammelled heroism of South Pacific is troubling, its love st…
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that the venue will be unable to go ahead with its plans to present 101 Dalmatians as part of their 2021 season.
The Stage has announced the winners of The Stage Awards, reimagined this year to celebrate theatrical organisations who continued to create great theatre, show innovation, and help ensure theatre survives in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jesus Christ Superstar the Concert at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre may say concert on the poster but there is singing, dancing, performing and storytelling nine shows a week.
Casting has been announced for the concert staging of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, which sold more than a third of all available seats in the first 48 hours. The productions runs for six weeks from 14 August until 27 September 2020. As capacity for the 1,256 seat venue has been reduced …
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre will be the first London theatre to welcome back audiences with a special concert staging of their production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, running for six weeks from 14 August until 27 September 2020.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today announced that, in light of government advice restricting non-essential contact with others in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, their new musical, 101 Dalmatians will be postponed and will now open the 2021 season.
Acting honours go to Andrew Scott & Maggie Smith at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards while Sweat wins Best Play.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced its 2020 season which opens with its first newly commissioned musical, 101 Dalmatians (16 May to 21 June 2020, press night is 27 May), 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.
Find out what critics have made of Jamie Lloyd’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical Evita with LLLC’s review round up…
Love London Love Culture offers her guide to five shows opening in London this month…
“What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?” A plethora of productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, that’s what.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Dominic Hill’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Regent Park Open Air Theatre’s revival of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town.
As part of a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (20-27 May 2019). Amidst her choices is the return of The Lehman Trilogy, impressing Jonathan Baz with its ‘sheer technical theatrical genius”, while Aleks Sierz asks whether wearing headphones during a performance of Anna at the National Theatre is all a gimmick or vital to the impact of the play.
All of the actors in Our Town create a beautiful puzzle of different personalities, dynamics and ages that really make their performance shine as a whole.
Thornton Wilder’s writing in Our Town feels as fresh and innovative as it must have done in the 1930s and taking an early season risk on a less conventional play ultimately pays off.