Performance

VenuePlayhouse
Other spaces at this venue include: Salberg Studio
TownSalisbury
CountyWiltshire
From15th March 2011
To19th March 2011
WhenTue,Wed 19:30. Thu-Sat 20:00. Thu,Sat Mats 14:30
PricesFrom £13.50. To £20.00.
What is currently on at Playhouse (V923)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

T0512244142
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:T0512244142, play:S2295, venue:V923
Current production:Work

Production details

A 'radical' new version which transposes the action to 1960s Hollywood. The production sets the popular Shakespeare comedy on a 'a glamour-filled' movie set, where Hippolyta’s turbulent off-screen relationship with her co-star Theseus is fast becoming the love-hate relationship of the century - and it’s not the only romance to have blossomed on set.

Company

Producer Headlong Theatre
Producer The Nuffield (with Hull Truck)
Director Natalie Abraham
Design Tom Scutt
Sound Tom Mills
Music Tom Mills
Lighting David Holmes
Design Ian Galloway (video)

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