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DetailsThe Fairy Queen
is based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
and is a mixture of opera and ballet played out in a succession of human and mythological scenes in all its Baroque splendour. Revival. Running time approx. 2 hours 55 minsPerformers Joan Rodgers (Titania), Tom Randle (Oberon), Mary Nelson (Trash), Toby Stafford-Allen (Henry), Carolyn Sampson (Tanterabogus), Gail Pearson (Caroline), Christopher Josey (Dick), Mark Richardson (Theseus/Hymen), Graeme Danby (Brag), Jonathan Best (Drunken Poet), Mark Le Brocq (Boggart), Ryland Angel (Buggen).
Author Purcell. Company English National Opera. Conductor Paul Daniel. Director David Pountney (1995 production). Director Quinny Sacks (revival director). Director Elaine Tyler-Hall (revival director). Design Robert Israel. Costume Dunya Ramicova. Lighting Rick Fisher (original lighting). Lighting Jenny Cane (revival lighting designer). Choreographer Quinny Sacks.
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