Tag: Timothy Sheader

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Announce 2016 Season

tumblr_inline_nxlenw2VlO1rgiv1h_500Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild will open its 2016 season in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, running from 13 May – 12 June.  In a co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, who originally created the piece with their youth theatre, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre will fully develop the play to launch its professional premiere. Timothy Sheader and original Chichester director Dale Rooksdirect with puppetry design and direction by Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié, both previous Associate Puppetry Directors on War Horse.

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BARNUM @ The Theatre In The Park, Chichester

Could there be a more perfect show to christen Chichester’s Theatre In The Park? Certainly Barnum feels right as we walk through Oaklands Park toward what is, let’s be honest, a state of the art tent. Continue reading

PREVIEW: Barnum @ Chichester Festival Theatre

tumblr_inline_mmdj9n5PRt1qz4rgpWhen your main auditorium is being thoroughly refurbished and upgraded (when we were there last week it seemed like everything bar the outer walls was gone), how do you go about staging a major musical with a sizeable cast and a lot of action? If you’re Chichester Festival Theatre, you head across the road and build a state of the art temporary performing space in a park. Then you decide to put on the perfect show. Continue reading

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 1 – Theatre In The Park

tumblr_inline_mjhwutXU8w1qz4rgpI’ve always felt that I’m lucky to have been born and raised in Portsmouth (and you won’t often hear people say that), not just because of the wealth of great theatre, both professional and ‘amateur’ in this city, but also because we’re so close not only to The Mayflower in Southampton but also to the wonderful Chichester Festival Theatre! Continue reading