Open Air Theatre: The Great Gatsby

Heartbreak Theatre present The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby at Newstead Abbey

Join Heartbreak Productions and the Nick Carraway quartet for an evening of jazz – prohibition style! Nick is not only the band leader but a top-notch storyteller, and he’ll take you back to the summer of 1921 when he lived next door to none other than Jay Gatsby.

Nick was working as a bond salesman in New York the summer he met the mysterious party-throwing millionaire. Before long, Nick finds our that Gatsby and his cousin Daisy used to be an item. Gatsby is still in love with Daisy, but Daisy is now married to the pretentious and unfaithful Tom…

Served up with a fresh twist of iconic Heartbreak style, this outdoor adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the perfect way to mark 100 years since prohibition. So get your glad rags on (whilst still dressing for the outdoors of course!), bring a picnic and a blanket, and enjoy some local refreshments – now that prohibition is lifted!

When: Friday 20th August 2021, 18:00 – 21:00pm


Adult – £16
Child – £11 (5 – 16 years)
Family – £46 (2 adults & 2 children)

Gates open: 6pm

Start time: 7pm


All events have covid safety measures in place. Site entry and car parking charges may apply.

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