Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival 2022 23rd June, 2022

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23rd June – 30th July

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Box Office: 0333 666 3366

Welcome to the Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival: Everyman 22. We’re delighted to offer a theatrical event to suit everyone’s taste; from a Shakespeare comedy to a much-loved British sitcom.

Tickets now on sale!

Croeso i Wyl Theatr Agored Eeryman Caerdydd 22.

Rydym wrth ein bodd cynnig digwyddiad theatrig sy’ngweddu at dant phawb. Amrywiaetheang o oreuon Shakespeare i glasur o gomedi sefyllfa di drosglwyddo’n arbennig ar gyfer y llwyfan.

  • Blackadder Goes Forth

Thursday 23rd June – Saturday 2nd July

Evening Performances 8pm, Saturday Matinees 3pm

It’s 1917 and Edmund Blackadder is now a Captain in the British Army at the Western Front, commanding gallant-but-dumb Lieutenant George St Barleigh and the even dumber Private S. Baldrick. Waiting in fear of the dreaded order to go ‘over the top’ from the patently insane General Melchett and his twitchy staff officer, Captain Darling. Blackadder devises serial attempts to escape the trenches, always with the offer of one of Baldrick’s cunning plans…

  • Under Milk Wood

Sunday 26th June, 8pm

The Dylan Thomas classic performed as a play for voices.

  • Stand Up In The Park

Sunday 3rd July, 8pm

A night of live comedy, in partnership with Amnesty International.

  • Twelfth Night

Thursday 7th July – Saturday 16th July

Evening Performances 8pm, Saturday Matinees 3pm

As a ship is wrecked on the rocks, twins are separated and washed up on the island of Ilyria, forced to fend for themselves in a new land. Viola, the first twin, falls in love with Duke Orsino, who is in love with Olivia, who falls in love with Viola, and is secretly adored by Malvolio. Chaos ensues…

  • Choirs In The Park

Sunday 10th July, 8pm

An evening of memorable songs from two of South Wales’ most popular choirs, Affinity Female Voice Choir & South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus.

  • Pride: Film Screening

Monday 11th July, 8pm

Inspired by the true story of the National Union of Mineworkers’ Strike and the London-based gay and lesbian activists who supported them.

  • Little Shop of Horrors

Thursday 21st July – Saturday 30th July

Evening Performances 8pm, Saturday Matinees 3pm

“Feed me, Seymour!”
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his co-worker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune, though through time, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s intent towards global domination!

  • Disney’s High School Musical On Stage

Saturday 23rd July – Saturday 30th July

Day time performances 12.00pm, 2.30pm

Saturdays -10.30am & 12.30pm

Running Time Approx 1 Hour.

Get’cha head in the game and take a trip to the hallowed halls of East High in this specially adapted version of the smash hit Disney musical. Join Troy, Gabriella and the rest of the students as they deal with first love, friends and family whilst balancing their classes and extra-curricular activities.

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Festival – all events

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Under Milk Wood –

Twelfth Night –

Stand Up In the Park –

Choirs –

Pride –

Little Shop of Horrors –

Disney’s High School Musical –

Comedy of Errors –

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   23rd June, 2022 - 30th July, 2022

   12:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Sophia Gardens
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