Lead casting for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2015 production of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers has been confirmed, with Alex Gaumond as Adam and Laura Pitt-Pulford as Milly. Director Rachel Kavanaugh reunites the creative team behind 2013’s award-winning production of The Sound of Music. Seven Brides For Seven Brothers will run from 16 July to 29 August (press night is 23 July).
Laura Pitt-Pulford played Maria in The Sound of Music at the Curve, Leicester and also appeared at the Curve in Piaf and Hello, Dolly!, as well as The Light Princess at the National Theatre.
Alex Gaumond recently played opposite Robert Lindsay in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy), and played Miss Trunchbull in Matilda the Musical (Cambridge Theatre). Previous credits include Top Hat, We Will Rock You and Legally Blonde. The actor is currently playing Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd at the ENO.
Rachel Kavanaugh directed The Sound of Music (Best Musical Revival, WhatsOnStage Awards) for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and her production of Oklahoma! is currently on UK tour. Kavanaugh was artistic director at Birmingham Rep, directing productions including His Dark Materials, Racing Demon, The Madness of George III and A Doll’s House, and for Chichester Festival has directed An Ideal Husband, The Way of the World and Love Story.
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers will have set and costume design by Peter McKintosh, choreography by Alistair David, musical supervision and dance arrangements by Gareth Valentine, musical direction by Stephen Ridley, lighting design by Tim Mitchell, orchestrations by Larry Blank and sound design by Nick Lidster for Autograph.
The Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is delighted to be unveiling a brand new impactful and atmospheric redesign of the Summer Café, Main Bar and Interval Café by B3 Designers in time for the 2015 season.