Open Air Theatre at Grosvenor Park

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Open Air Theatre at Grosvenor Park
Mark McNulty

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre 2024 at Grosvenor Park, Chester 19 July — 1 September 2024 Tickets from £6.75 — Book now

This summer, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre will provide the stunning setting for three spectacular open-air performances: a pulse-pounding production of The Gangs of New York, Oscar Wild’s razor-sharp The Importance of Being Earnest and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a super walkabout theatre experience for families.

Boasting a 500-seat in-the-round theatre, the lush backdrop for all of these open-air performances really is unique. Established in 2010, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre is one of the UK’s best-loved open-air theatres and regularly plays to sold-out audiences across the summer. The theatre is produced by Storyhouse, Chester’s award-winning cultural centre.

The Gangs of New York (19 July – 31 August) is set to launch this electrifying summer theatre season at Grosvenor Park. Prepare to be transported to the beating heart of 19th-century New York for this gripping tale of love, power and betrayal.

In contrast, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (27 July – 22 August) – specially created for under 10s – is sure to delight families of all ages. Enjoy a super walkabout show, meet a whole host of colourful characters and wind back into the lush open-air theatre for an enchanting finale.

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is the third production in Grosvenor Park’s fabulous theatre programme. Witty and charming, the hilarious and much-loved satire is brought to life in the open-air. Round up your family and friends and celebrate the enduring legacy of Wilde’s comedic brilliance this summer.

Light summer nights, the pleasing sound of popping corks, pre-show picnics and content audiences, theatre underneath the stars is one of our favourite things. With seven weeks of exceptional performances, good company and fresh air – Chester has got the full house this summer.

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre 2024 at Grosvenor Park, Chester 19 July — 1 September 2024 Tickets from £6.75 Book now

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