Local Open Air Theatre, Summer 2023

There are few things more delightful than seeing a play in the open air.

Local Open Air Theatre, Summer 2023

OK, it always comes with the slight risk of potential Summer downpours but, on the right night, it’s a magical experience.

With that in mind there are a few local shows this Summer that should be on your list…

🎭 A Midsummer Night’s Dream
📍Gunnersbury Park
📅21st July
Quantum Theatre presents a brand new production of Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular play of love and intrigue, magic and celebration set on that most dangerous of nights when fairies are abroad and nothing is as it seems…

🎭Twelfth Night
📍Red Lion Ealing
📅13th July
Open Bar are back with 'Twelfth Night' a play brimming with comedy, romance and adventure! Four actors will play numerous characters in Open Bar’s production of Twelfth Night. Expect disguise, tomfoolery and original songs. Whether this will be your first, or thirty-first night of Shakespeare, you will not be disappointed.

🎭The Wind in the Willows
📍Gunnersbury Park
📅 19th July
Spring is in the air and Mole has found a wonderful new world. There's boating with Ratty, a feast with Badger and high jinx on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad.  What more could such firm friends wish for? But after Toad's latest escapade, can they join together and beat the wretched weasels?

🎭 Bad Dad
📅 3rd August
Written by one of the UK’s most popular children’s authors, David Walliams, Bad Dad tells the story of Frank, a young boy who attempts to break his innocent father out of prison and return the money his father is accused of stealing.

📅13th August
DOT Productions is proud to present this new adaptation based on Jane Austen’s final novel ‘Persuasion’. We follow the story of Anne Elliot who was persuaded by friends and family to end her engagement to Frederick Wentworth. Seven years later, over many humorous encounters, they meet again…. will they once again be persuaded to stay apart, or will love conquer all?

🎭Romeo & Juliet
📍Rose & Crown / Duke of Kent
📅11th August / 15th September

We are delighted to welcome back Open Bar this summer with their fantastic production of  "Romeo & Juliet” – The Bard’s famous tale of two houses, both alike in dignity, drawing swords and battling it out on the streets of Verona, while young love develops in an unexpected place

📸 beautiful Gunnersbury Park by Daniel Loftus