Designed by Philadelphia landscape architect Thomas Sears and completed in 1942, this naturalistic open-air theater was built on the west side of the Swarthmore College campus. Screened by holly, oriental spruce, and red cedars, the 220-foot long amphitheater is edged by a low stone wall edged with mature rhododendrons.

Designed by Philadelphia landscape architect Thomas Sears and completed in 1942, this naturalistic open-air theater was built on the west side of the Swarthmore College campus. Screened by holly, oriental spruce, and red cedars, the 220-foot long amphitheater is edged by a low stone wall edged with mature rhododendrons.

Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall, England. An old open-aired theater constructed on a large granite rock that reaches out into the ocean. Today, the theater is still fully function and runs 17 plays during the summer season.

Minack Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall, England. An old open-aired theater constructed on a large granite rock that reaches out into the ocean. Today, the theater is still fully function and runs 17 plays during the summer season.

Regent's Park Theatre where I spent 1999 working in marketing in a wee portakabin at the back. A place full of magic and beauty as the sun goes down. One of London's sparkliest gems.

Regent's Park Theatre where I spent 1999 working in marketing in a wee portakabin at the back. A place full of magic and beauty as the sun goes down. One of London's sparkliest gems.

Gramazio and Kohler - "Open Air Theater"    Reciprocal structure.

Gramazio and Kohler - "Open Air Theater" Reciprocal structure.

All parts of this design have been created so that the audience can see each aspect of the stage. The color pallet used is very calming, which for someone starring at it for a couple of hours would be a blessing. The range of tone stops any piece from disappearing into the background.

All parts of this design have been created so that the audience can see each aspect of the stage. The color pallet used is very calming, which for someone starring at it for a couple of hours would be a blessing. The range of tone stops any piece from disappearing into the background.

Es ist eine gute, alte Hamburger Tradition. Einmal im Jahr (mindestens) geht man mit Kindern ab 3 ins Open-Air-Theater von Pippi Langstrumpf in Wedel. Vor einer liebevoll zusammengezimmerten Villa Kunterbunt spielt die Crew vom Theaterschiff Batavia Geschichten aus dem wunderbaren Kinderbuchklassiker von Astrid Lindgren. Wir haben uns das Stück angesehen. Schon als wir in Wedel ankommen, fühlen wir uns wie im Wirklichkeit-Gewordenen-Kinderbuch. Wir stehen oben auf dem Deich. Unter uns liegt…

Es ist eine gute, alte Hamburger Tradition. Einmal im Jahr (mindestens) geht man mit Kindern ab 3 ins Open-Air-Theater von Pippi Langstrumpf in Wedel. Vor einer liebevoll zusammengezimmerten Villa Kunterbunt spielt die Crew vom Theaterschiff Batavia Geschichten aus dem wunderbaren Kinderbuchklassiker von Astrid Lindgren. Wir haben uns das Stück angesehen. Schon als wir in Wedel ankommen, fühlen wir uns wie im Wirklichkeit-Gewordenen-Kinderbuch. Wir stehen oben auf dem Deich. Unter uns liegt…

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