A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a classic and much loved text by William Shakespeare.
Written around the late 1500’s.
Like most Shakespearean texts, A Midsummer Night’s Dream stands the test of time; the narrative is almost timeless and it is still performed regularly to this day.

The story is about four Athenian “lovers” who all all in love with one another; Hermia and Lysander are in love but Hermia’s farther, Egeus, wants her to marry Demetrius who also loves her. Left behins poor Helena, who has a deep and unrequited love for Demetrius. As Hermia and Lysander run away to a nearby forest together on the eve of a big Athenian wedding between Theseus and Hippolyta. Demetrius follows the object of his affection, as does Helena.

Chaos ensues as the escaped lovers are set upon by magical forces dwelling in the woods. As a result of a magic potion, the lovers fall for different women.

Also effected by the mischevious woodland spirits are “the Mechanicals”, labour workers from Athens who are practicing a play for the royal Athenian wedding.

Hilarity, sexuality and desire are key themes in this whimsical text by Shakespeare.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Bottom
Cobweb
Demetrius
Egeus
Fairy
Fairy
Fairy
Fairy
Fairy
Fairy
Francis Flute
Helena
Hermia
Hippolyta
Lysander
Moth
Mustardseed
Oberon
Peaseblossom
Peter Quince
Puck
Robin Starveling
Snug
Theseus
Titania
Tom Snout

Crew

Designer
Director
Director
Light Designer
Music by
Playwright

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