101 Dalmatians (2021 musical)

101 Dalmatians is an upcoming musical with a book by Zinnie Harris music and lyrics by Douglas Hodge based on the 1956 children's novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith.

101 Dalmatians
MusicDouglas Hodge
LyricsDouglas Hodge
BookZinnie Harris
BasisThe Hundred and One Dalmatians
by Dodie Smith
Premiere15 June 2021: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre


The musical will make its world premiere at the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park (which is where the story is set) in 2021. The show was originally scheduled to run from 16 May to 21 June 2020, with an official opening night on 27 May with Kate Fleetwood announced to play Cruella de Vil[1]. However, the production was postponed a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will run from 26 May to 20 June 2021 with previews beginning 15 May.[2] Casting is to be announced.

The production will be directed by Timothy Sheader, choreographed by Liam Steel, set and costumes designed by Katrina Linsdsay with puppetry designed and direction by Toby Oli├ę.[3] .


  1. ^ Hemley, Matthew (2020-02-21). "Kate Fleetwood to star as Cruella de Vil in 101 Dalmatians musical". The Stage. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
  2. ^ Wood, Alex. "101 Dalmations musical to open Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2021 season". WhatsOnStage. WhatsOnStage.com. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Regent's Park Open Air Theatre announce 2020 season". British Theatre. 2019-09-11. Retrieved 2019-09-11.