The Summer 2017 season.
ON THE TOWN (musical)
Previews from 19th May, opens 30th and 31st May 2017. Ends 1st July 2017.
Sailors on shore leave dance around the Dames of New York City. Drew McOnie
directs and choreographs this classic Leonard Bernstein . Betty Comden / Adolph
Green tuner featuring hit song "New York, New York."
A TALE OF TWO CITIES (play)
Previews from 7th July, opens 13th July 2017. Ends 5th August 2017.
Paris and London at the time of the French Revolution, how a French noble family
cope with exile in London. Dickens in a new adaptation by Matthew Dunster.
Timothy Sheader directs.
OLIVER TWIST created for everyone aged six and over
Previews from 17th July, opens 23rd and 24th July 2017. Ends 5th August 2017.
The tale of an orphan who wanted more. Anya Reiss adapts the novel, Caroline
Byrne directs this new version which is NOT the musical.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (musical)
11th August to 23rd September 2017.
Not to be confused with the Susan Boyle musical ("Superstar? Jesus Christ!")
this is the one about the guy who gets nailed to a tree just for suggesting
everyone is kind to each other for a change.* Truly the greatest story ever
told, and one of the best modern musicals, this Lloyd Webber / Rice is the first
of theirs to play the Open Air Theatre. Timothy Sheader directs, Drew McConie
does the choreography in this revival of the hit 2016 production at this venue.
Declan Bennett, Tyrone Huntley, David Thaxton and Peter Caulfield will reprise
their roles of Jesus, Judas, Pilate and Herod.
*Gag credits: Barry Cryer and Douglas Adams.