Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 2024 shows, dates and tickets

Fiddler On The Roof poster.
Fiddler On The Roof poster. Credit - Feast Creative

Here’s all you need to know about this year’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre summer season with new shows and revivals gracing the stage.

Bear Snores On (23 March – 21 April 2024) – Find tickets

Age Recommend: 4+

In the enchanting setting of Regent’s Park, as winter casts its frosty spell, a tale of warmth and friendship unfolds in Bear Snores On. A curious Mouse seeks refuge from the snowstorm and stumbles upon a cave, not just any cave, but one occupied by a great brown bear in deep slumber.

This captivating production, adapted from the beloved book by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman, is a heartwarming adventure filled with new friendships and courage. Cush Jumbo and Katy Sechiari’s storytelling, combined with Harry Blake’s music, brings to life a world of wonder for those aged 4 and above. Join Mouse on her thrilling journey in this new theatrical experience, designed to entertain the entire family this spring at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.


Twelfth Night (or What You Will) (3 May – 8 June 2024) – Find tickets

Age Recommend: 12+

Set against the backdrop of a moonlit café by the sea, Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night transports its audience to a world of lost loves, disguise, and whimsical joy. In this fresh production, the arrival of Viola, shipwrecked and alone, injects a vibrant energy into a community shrouded in melancholy.

Directed by Owen Horsley, this rendition of the classic comedy marries the warmth of the Mediterranean sun with the complexity of mistaken identities, exploring the themes of love and revelry. Experience the charm and wit of Shakespeare’s work like never before, in a celebration that promises to awaken the spirits of all who attend.


The Enormous Crocodile (18 May – 8 June 2024) – Find tickets

Age Recommend: 4+

Dive into the lush jungles where the crafty Enormous Crocodile lays his secret plans to feast on innocent children. This daring musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic tale brings to the stage a mischievous story with catchy tunes by Ahmed Abdullahi Gallab.

Through the creative prowess of Suhayla El-Bushra and Tom Brady, alongside Emily Lim’s direction, the jungle comes alive with puppetry and design by Toby Olié. The production is a thrilling call to the bravest of children, ready to thwart the crocodile’s clever tricks with the help of the jungle’s other creatures.

Prepare for a rib-tickling, musical adventure that promises to capture the hearts of families and children alike.


The Secret Garden (15 June – 20 July 2024) – Find tickets

Age Recommend: 10+

The Secret Garden unravels the transformative power of nature and the human spirit through the story of Mary Lennox, a young girl sent from India to the moors of Yorkshire.

Adapted by Holly Robinson and Anna Himali Howard, this new version of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s timeless novel invites audiences into a world where a hidden, neglected garden becomes a place of healing and magic.

Discover the enchantment of Misselthwaite Manor, where secrets whisper and friendships grow, in this compelling production that explores themes of loss, rejuvenation, and the sheer wonder of being alive.


Fiddler on the Roof (27 July – 21 September 2024) – Find tickets

Age Recommend: 12+

In Fiddler on the Roof, journey to the small village of Anatevka in 1905, where Tevye, a milkman, clings to his Jewish traditions amidst the changing tides of time and his daughters’ desires. This iconic musical, directed by Jordan Fein, resonates with the heart through its beloved songs like ‘If I Were A Rich Man’ and ‘Sunrise, Sunset’.

It’s a story of family, faith, and the search for a better life, echoing the laughter and tears of its characters. With a vibrant new staging, this production celebrates love, life, and the resilience of community, promising an unforgettable experience at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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