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An operatic version of Shakespeare's fantasy play. With great skill and sensitivity, Britten presents the play as a charming opera, retaining the serene magic of the forest, the distress of the lovers, Puck's mischief, and Bottom's lamentably amateur theatre company.


Rebecca Bottone (Tytania), James Laing (Oberon), Andrew Staples (Lysander), George von Bergen (Demetrius), Anna Stephany (Hermia), Katherine Manley (Helena), Neal Davies (Bottom), Pascal Charbonneau (Flute), Jonathan Best (Quince), Sion Goronwy (Snug), Mark Wilde (Snout), Robert Gildon (Starveling), Patricia Orr (Hippolyta), Conal Coad (Theseus)


Music: Benjamin Britten
Author: Shakespeare
Adapted by(s): Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears
Producer: Garsington Opera
Company: Garsington Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Steuart Bedford
Director: Daniel Slater
Design: Francis O'Connor
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T568268601. Details of all A Midsummer Night's Dream archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1860

Archive Listings

17 Jun 10
2 Jul 10
Wormsley Estate (previously operated from Garsington Manor)
High Wycombe

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