Read our round-up of open-air theatre events for the summer ahead. You'll find London's best outdoor productions at venues as world-famous as Shakespeare's Globe, in parks as pretty as Regent's Park or at festivals as vibrant as More London Free Festival. Not sure what you'll need for an open-air theatre trip? Then don't miss our guide to all the practical open-air theatre info you could need.
This month's open-air theatre shows
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Famously, the only Shakespeare play Emma Rice had directed prior to taking change of the Globe was an anarchic RSC 'Cymbeline' back in 2006. So it's interesting that the play has reappeared in her first season at the Globe, albeit under a different director – Matthew Dunster – and more interestingly, a different name…Read more
Other Open-Air Theatre Shows
Er. Well look, if a musical version of Dostoyevsky's 1866 masterpiece about a student who wrestles with his guilt after killing a moneylender – with songs by Toyah Wilcox no less – were announced for the West End we'd probably break out into cold sweats pretty sharpish…Read more