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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2020 season opens with original 101 Dalmatians musical

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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.

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NEWS: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Jesus Christ Superstar transfers to the Barbican Theatre in 2019

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Following its sell-out success in 2016 and 2017 at the Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park, the multi-award-winning production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Chris Superstar transfers to the Barbican Theatre for just 60 performances in 2019, running from 4 July to 24 August).

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NEWS: Open Air Theatre’s 2018 summer includes Peter Pan return, Little Shop Of Horrors & ENO

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The Open Air Theatre has announced the programme for its 2018 summer season, under the continuing artistic directorship of Timothy Sheader. The headline productions are Peter Pan, As You Like It, Dinosaur World Live, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Turn of the Screw, a co-production with English National Opera.

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What were our Top 10 news stories in November 2016?

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As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a brief moment to remind ourselves of the biggest news stories from the month just closed. What were the headlines that got readers clicking most? Any surprises? Our Top 10 News stories from November 2016 are listed below with summaries and links to read more.

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NEWS: Open Air announces 2017 summer; On the Town, Jesus & Dickens update

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today announced details of Timothy Sheader’s 10th season as Artistic Director, which includes a Drew McOnie’s major new production of Broadway classic On the Town, a new modern version of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities and, as previously announced, the return of the Evening Standard Award-winning revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar.

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NEWS: Jesus Christ Superstar confirms 2017 summer return to Regent’s Park

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Hot on the heels of winning two awards including Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards last night, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today announced that, following its overwhelming sell-out success this past summer, its acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s biblical rock-operatic musical Jesus Christ Superstar will return for just 41 performances in 2017 (11 …

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Photos & podcast: Breaking taboos at Lazarus Theatre’s #TisPity debate

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Are there any stage taboos left? John Ford‘s 17th-century romantic thriller ‘TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE, centring on an incestuous relationship between brother and sister Giovanni and Annabella, is one of the most controversial in the classical canon and was not performed in the UK for more than 200 years until the mid-twentieth century. Does it still have the power to shock? Does anything?