Open Air Theatre - cast for its 4 shows this season


Open Air Theatre - cast for its 4 shows this season

Casting has been confirmed for The Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park's, four productions this season, includes Janie Dee, Clive Rowe, Claire Benedict, Lisa O’Hare, Annette McLaughlin, Topol, Millicent Martin... further cast and details below...

Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
In repertoire - Previews 2 June, Opens 9 June, Closes 2 Aug 2008.
Directed by Timothy Sheader, designed by Robert Innes Hopkins, lighting by Fotini Dimou.
Cast: Laura Donnelly(Juliet), Nicholas Shaw (Romeo), Claire Benedict (Nurse), Jennifer Bryden (Lady Montague), Richard Cotton (Prince), Andy Cryer (Abram), Matthew Hart (Sampson), Ben Joiner (Tybalt), Annette McLaughlin (Lady Capulet), Richard O'Callaghan (Friar Laurence), Oscar Pearce (Mercutio), Dale Superville (Peter), Marcello Walton (Apothecary), David Whitworth (Montague), Leon Williams (Benvolio), Tim Woodward (Capulet), Ben Ingles (Ensemble), Neet Mohan (Ensemble), Harry Myers (Ensemble), Annalisa Rossi (Ensemble)

Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare
In repertoire - Previews 4 June, Opens 13 June, Closes 30 July 2008.
Directed by Edward Dick, designed by Robert Innes Hopkins, lighting by Fotini Dimou.
Cast: Janie Dee (Olivia), Clive Rowe (Feste), Claire Benedict (Maria), Richard O’Callaghan (Molvolio), Oscar Pearce (Orsono), Nicholas Shaw (Lysander), Tim Woodward (Sir Toby Belch), Richard Cotton (Antonio), Andy Cryer (Fabian), Natalie Dew (Viola), Clive Hayward (Andrew Aguecheek ), Ben Ingles (Curio), Neet Mohan (Sebastian), Leon Williams (Valentine), Jennifer Bryden (Ensemble), Harry Myers (Officer), Annalisa Rossi (Ensemble), Marcello Walton (Sea Captain/Officer), David Whitworth (Priest).

A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare
In repertoire - Previews 8 July, Opens 12 July, Closes 2 Aug 2008.
Directed by Dominic Leclerc, designed by Robert Innes Hopkins.
Cast: Laura Donnelly (Hermia), Matthew Hart (Puck), Ben Joiner (Oberon), Annette McLaughlin (Helena/Titania), Dale Superville (Bottom).
Re-worked for a young audience. Transforms this Open Air Theatre favourite by creating a fast-paced 75-minute physical production using Shakespeare’s original language and text, suitable for everyone aged 6 and over.

GIGI
by Lerner and Loewe
Previews 6 Aug, Opens 14 Aug, Closes 13 Sep 2008.
Directed by Timothy Sheader, designed by Yannis Thavoris, musical director Philip Bateman, sound by Mike Walker.
Cast: Lisa O’Hare (Gigi), Topol (Honore), Millicent Martin (Mamita ), Paul Bentley (Dufresne), Thomas Borchert (Gaston), David Lucas (Duclos), Amy Ellen Richardson (Liane), Rachel Archer ,Jennie Dale , Nina French , Francis Haugen , Shaun Henson, Jo Morris , Zoe Rainey , Myra Sands , Laura Scott, Kate Tydman, Kerry Washington
Features the songs 'Thank Heaven for Little Girls', 'The Night They Invented Champagne', and 'I Remember It Well'.

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