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Open Air Theatre reveals casting for Twelfth Night

The production opens in May

Twelfth Night artwork
Twelfth Night artwork

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has announced full casting for Twelfth Night, which opens this year’s summer season.

Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identities will be directed by Owen Horsley and set against the heat of the Mediterranean sun. It runs from 3 May to 8 June 2024.

Horsley will direct Raphael Bushay (Orsino), Richard Cant (Malvolio), Sally Cheng (Querelle), Andro Cowperthwaite (Sebastian), Anna Francolini (Olivia), Nicholas Karami (Antonio/Captain), Julie Legrand (Feste), Michael Matus (Toby Belch), Evelyn Miller (Viola), Anita Reynolds (Maria), Matthew Spencer (Andrew Aguecheek), Katherine Toy (Valentine/Priest), Jon Trenchard (Fabian/Musical Director), and Harry Waller (Curio/Officer).

The production features new original songs by Sam Kenyon. The creative team also includes Basia Binkowska (set designer), Rachel Bown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown for Rc-Annie (fight and intimacy directors), Ryan Dawson Laight (costume designer), Kate Godfrey (voice and text director), James Hassett (associate sound designer), Daniel Hay-Gordon (movement director), Lotte Hines (casting director), Cory Hippolyte (associate director), Aideen Malone (lighting designer) and Max Pappenheim (sound designer).