By Mark Shenton
22 Jan 2014
In a press statement, Park director Jez Bond commented, "I’m thrilled to announce our third season at Park Theatre, which will see us celebrate our first birthday in May. We’ve had an exceptional year with huge support from the local community and across London. It's testament to the hard work and dedication of our small team here at the theatre that our venue is fast becoming a fixture on London’s theatrical map."
In the main house Park 200, Do I Hear a Waltz? will begin performances March 5 prior to an official opening March 6, for a run through March 30. Directed by John Savournin for Charles Court, a company best known for light opera, music theatre and "boutique" pantomimes, musical direction is by David Eaton.
The season continues with Engine House’s production of William Ivory's Bomber’s Moon, directed by Matt Aston (beginning performances April 2 prior to an official opening April 4, for a run through May 11), and the world première of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, a tale of revenge set in the Wild West, adapted by Jethro Compton from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson (beginning performances May 14 prior to an official opening May 16, for a run through June 22).
In the studio Park90, the season opens with Storm in a Teacup, a physical comedy adaptation of Chekhov's Three Sisters, devised by Hot Coals Theatre Ensemble (beginning performances Feb. 18 prior to an official opening Feb. 20, for a run through March 16). It continues with Fluff Productions’ multi-generational drama World Enough and Time about three different women living in very different times and political landscapes (beginning performances March 19 prior to an official opening March 20, for a run through April 13); Spanish playwright Josep Maria Miro's Archimedes' Principle (beginning performances April 15 prior to an official opening April 17 for a run through May 11); Paula Vogel's Desdemona: A Play About A Handkerchief, a twist on Shakespeare's Othello (beginning performances May 13 prior to an official opening May 15, for a run through June 8); and Che Walker's Klook’s Last Stand, with music by Anoushka Lucas and Omar Lyefook (beginning performances June 11, prior to an official opening June 13, for a run through July 6).
To book tickets, contact the box office on 020 7870 6876 or visit www.parktheatre.co.uk.