Open Air Theatre

Location: Inner Circle, Regent’s Park

Currently Showing: Our Town

Access: Baker Street

Stage Door: wait in outdoor bar area

Website: www.openairtheatre.com

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook & Instagram

History

The Open Air Theatre is an outdoor performance venue which is completely open to the elements and hosts productions over the summer season in the Queen Mary’s Gardens part of the Inner Circle in Regent’s Park. The venue was opened in 1932 by Sydney Carroll and Robert Atkins.

The venue is surrounded by picturesque parkland and has played host to many notable productions in recent years, including, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Sound of Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, On The Town, Little Shop of Horrors, and countless Shakespeare plays.

Upcoming Shows

  • Our Town – 16th May – 8th June
  • Hansel and Gretel – 14th June – 22th June
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – 28th June – 27th July
  • Evita – 2nd August – 21st September

Visiting Information

The Open Air Theatre is a beautiful, outdoor venue with a covered bar and catering facilities, and over 1000 seats which form a tiered semi-circle. It is situated in the sprawling Regent’s Park. Aside from its picnic spots, boating lake, and flower beds, Regent’s Park is also home to London Zoo and Primrose Hill which offers a panoramic view of London.

Reviews from the Open Air Theatre

Jesus Christ Superstar – ★★★★★ “…spectacular, with fantastic music and a talented cast.” Read more >>>

Little Shop of Horrors  – ★★★★ “…a colourful, camp riot of a show – bizarre, tongue-in-cheek, and a black comedic enigma” Read more >>>