Open Air Theatre announces its season for 2014

The Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced its summer 2014 season, which includes All My Sons, Hobson's Choice, Twelfth Night re-imagined for everyone aged six and over, Porgy and Bess, and the previously announced return of To Kill A Mockingbird.

(Tickets for To Kill A Mockingbird are already available, whilst tickets for All My Sons, Hobson’s Choice, Twelfth Night re-imagined and Porgy and Bess will go on sale in early December.)

All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Artistic director Timothy Sheader, from 15 May to 7 June 2014. Timothy Sheader previously directed Arthur Miller’s The Crucible during the 2010 season.

Harold Brighouse's Hobson's Choice, directed by Nadia Fall, from 12 June to 12 July 2014. This love story combines comedy with romance as it follows the lives and loves of boot-maker Henry Horatio Hobson and his three daughters.

William Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night, produced specifically for audiences aged six and over will run in daytime performances, from 21 June to 12 July 2014. Using Shakespeare’s original text, Twelfth Night re-imagined will be directed by Max Webster and follows Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s previous productions of Pericles, Macbeth, The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale especially created for younger audiences.

Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, directed by Timothy Sheader, from 17 July to 23 Aug 2014. It has a book adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and a musical score adapted by Diedre L. Murray. Porgy and Bess is about love and betrayal and tells the story of Porgy, a beggar, and his devotion to taming wild Bess to save her from a life of ruin.

As previously announced, the 2013 production of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird will then return to the venue to bring the 2014 season to a close. Running 28 Aug to 13 Sep 2014, To Kill a Mockingbird will once more be directed by Timothy Sheader in an adaptation for the stage by Christopher Sergel.

Casting for all productions will be announced in due course!

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