VenueNew Theatre
From8th October 2019
To12th October 2019
WhenTue,Thu,Fri 19:30. Sat 13:30
What is currently on at New Theatre (V823)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

On a midsummer's night Hermia and her lover Lysander flee from Athens and Demetrius - the man Hermia's father favours as a son-in-law. Demetrius follows, pursued by Helena who loves him in spite of being spurned in favour of Hermia. On the same night Bottom and his friends leave Athens to find somewhere quiet to rehearse their play which is to be performed at the wedding feast of Duke Theseus. Drawn into the woods they enter a world of magic, mystery and wonder.
Author Shakespeare

Archive :: production:T291465206, play:S2295, venue:V823
Current production:Tour/Production

Production details

Fizzing with magic and a large dose of chaos in the enchanted Athenian woods, secrets, love and mistaken identities collide in A Midsummers Night's Dream. Fusing actor musicianship with one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies, the Watermill Ensemble cast their spell performing the intoxicating soulful sounds of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday live on stage.

Special Performances

  • 12 Oct 19 Sign Interpreted


Producer The Watermill
Director Paul Hart
Design Katie Lias
Lighting Tom White
Sound David Gregory
Director Tom Jackson Greaves (movement director)
Performer Emma Barclay
Performer Molly Chesworth
Performer Lucy Keirl
Performer Emma McDonald
Performer Peter Mooney
Performer Offue Okegbe
Performer Billy Postlethwaite
Performer Jamie Satterthwaite
Performer Robyn Sinclair
Performer Mike Slader

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