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2011 season is announced: Lord of the Flies, The Beggar’s Opera, Pericles and Crazy for You 23

By Open Air Theatre

Artistic Director Timothy Sheader and the team at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre are delighted to announce the programme for 2011. Opening the season on 19 May, and created by the team that produced The Crucible, Timothy Sheader directs William Golding’s gripping drama, Lord Of The Flies, adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams.

Lucy Bailey injects her unique visual dynamism into John Gay’s original text of The Beggar’s Opera from 23 June and, continuing the successful series of Shakespeare plays for younger audiences, Pericles will be re-imagined for everyone aged six and over from 2 July.

The final production of the season, playing 28 July to 10 September, is George and Ira Gershwins’ hit musical comedy, Crazy for You. Packed full of classic songs including “I Got Rhythm”, “Someone To Watch Over Me”, and “Embraceable You”, the creative team behind the multi-award winning production of Hello, Dolly! reunite including director Timothy Sheader and choreographer Stephen Mear.

Priority Booking for Members opens 23 November 2010; Public Bookings open on 11 January 2011.

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