Several major new shows will be opening in London in the coming months. Here are just a few, courtesy of London and Partners:
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
An adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe will run at Kensington Gardens this summer from May 8 – September 9. The production is adapted by Rupert Goold and will be staged by threesixty, who earned international acclaim for their first production, Peter Pan. The show will use threesixty's surround video and puppetry to bring Narnia to life.For more information, visit www.visitlondon.com.
The Sunshine Boys
Golden Globe and Emmy award-winner Danny DeVito makes his West End debut alongside Olivier and Tony award-winner Richard Griffiths in a new production of Neil Simon’s comedy The Sunshine Boys. The Sunshine Boys will run from April 27 to July 28 at The Savoy Theatre. For more information, visit www.sunshineboystheplay.com.
A Midsummer Night's Dream at Regent's Park
From June 2 to September 5, Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream will run in Regent's Park Open Air Theatre—an appropriate setting, since much of the play takes place among trees. For more information visit www.openairtheatre.org.