Open Air Theatre Regent's 2005 Season


Open Air Theatre Regent's 2005 Season

The Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 73rd season.

Produced by the New Shakespeare Company, the season runs in repertoire from 30 May 2005 to 10 Sep 2005.

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Productions include.....

Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, opens on 6 June, following previews from 30 May 2005, and closes 1 Sep 2005. It is directed by Timothy Sheader, with designs by Jessica Curtis. Viola and her twin brother Sebastian are shipwrecked during a storm. Each thinks the other is dead. Viola disguises herself as a boy, Cesario, and enters the service of Duke Orsino. The Duke sends Cesario to woo lady Olivia on his behalf. Meanwhile Malvolio is the subject of a cruel joke leading him to believe that lady Olivia loves him, but she has fallen for the disguised Viola whilst Viola is in love with her new master!

Cymbeline, by William Shakespeare, opens on 10 June, following previews from 1 Jun 2005, and closing 3 Sep 2005. It is directed by Rachel Kavanaugh , with designs by John Bauser .

HMS Pinafore, by Gilbert & Sullivan , a new version of By Herbert Appleman , opens on 21 July, following previews from 19 July 2005, and closing 10 Sep 2005. It is directed by Ian Talbot, with designs by Paul Farnsworth. Aboard Her Majesty's Ship Pinafore, Josephine, the daughter of Captain Corcoran, is in love with Ralph Rackstraw, an Able Seaman. However, she is about to be betrothed to Sir Joseph Porter, K.C.B., First Lord of the Admiralty, who is visiting the ship together with a his sister, cousin, and aunt.

The Wind In The Willows, By Kenneth Grahame , Adapted by David Conville and David Gooderson, Music by Carl Davis, from 2 to 27 Aug 2005. It is directed by Laura Baggaley, with designs by Mamoru Iriguchi . Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad returning for yet more fun and frolics in the Park. Messing about in boats, stealing motors cars and fighting weasels are just some of the things the famous foursome get up to.

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