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The stage adaptation of Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman's children's book will play Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has revealed full casting for its upcoming world premiere stage musical Bear Snores On, adapted from Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman's book.

The musical features a book by Cush Jumbo and Katy Sechiari, both of whom are co-directing. Music and lyrics are by Harry Blake, who is serving as music director. Performances will run March 23-April 21, with opening night set for March 27.

The cast will include Ashh Blackwood as Hare, Lauren Conroy as Mouse, Ashley D Gayle as Bear and Gardener, Albert Graver as Raven and Wren, and Annabel Marlow as Badger.

The story follows a mouse who takes shelter from a snow storm in a cave only to find a host of new animal friends.

Hear Lauren Conroy sing "Make Myself a Home" from Bear Snores On below:

The production will feature scenic and costume design by Rebecca Brower, lighting design by Joshie Harriette, puppet design and direction by Maia Kirkman-Richards, movement direction by Ebony Molina, and sound design by Luke Swaffield. Casting is by Lotte Hines.

The outdoor venue's season will continue with Twelfth Night beginning May 3, a new musical version of Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile beginning May 17, a new stage play adaptation of The Secret Garden beginning June 15, and Fiddler on the Roof beginning July 27.

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