Casting has been announced for Max Webster’s production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It at /theatres/regents-park-open-air-theatre this summer. Olivia Vinall and Edward Hogg will play Rosalind and Orlando, and they will be joined by Keziah Joseph and Beruce Khan as Celia and Oliver, Danny Kirranne as Touchstone and Maureen Beattie as Jaques. Following their work on Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax at The Old Vic, Webster collaborates once again with Noah and the Whale songwriter Charlie Fink, who has written original compositions for the production.
Much like the mystical Forest of Arden, with twinkling fairy lights and copious amounts of plants, Regent Park’s Open Air Theatre is a delight to behold. Upon entering the auditorium, however, the audience are greeted by a sparse stage with crisp packets, plastic cups and indistinguishable rubbish piles scattered around. Uncomfortably close to the first row of audience members is a small... Read more