A Midsummer Night’s Dream
This specific production does not yet have a description, but the play itself does:
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
|Quince/First Fairy||Fergal McElherron|
|Assistant Director||Samuel Wood|
|Assistant Production Manager||Fay Powell-Thomas|
|Assistant Text||Emily Jenkins|
|Associate Text||Ng Choon Ping|
|Company Manager||Marion Marrs|
|Composer||Claire van Kampen|
|Costume Maker||Jane Gonin|
|Costume Maker||Sasha Keir|
|Costume Maker||Will Skeet|
|Costume Maker||Elspeth Threadgold|
|Costume Maker||Judith Ward|
|Costume Maker||Lewis Westing|
|Costume Supervisor||Lorraine Ebdon|
|Deputy Tiring House Manager||Charles Ash|
|Globe Associate-Movement||Glynn MacDonald|
|Globe Associate-Text||Giles Block|
|Headdresses and Hats||Karen Shannon|
|Headdresses and Hats||Janet Spriggs|
|Headdresses and Hats||Tamara Walsh|
|Musical Director||George Bartle|
|Production Manager||Paul Russell|
|Prop Maker||Anna Bruder|
|Prop Maker||Emily Hussey|
|Prop Maker||Penny Spedding|
|Props Coordinator||Bella Lagnado|
|Stage Manager||Vicky Berry|
|Tiring House Manager||Tim de Vos|
|Voice and Dialect||Martin McKellan|
|Wardrobe Assistant||Rosie Hodge|
|Wardrobe Assistant||Emily Moore|
|Wardrobe Assistant||Emma Seychell|
|Wardrobe Deputy||Michelle Jones|
|Wardrobe Manager||Megan Cassidy|
|Wigs, Hair and Makeup Assistant||Hayley Thompson|
|Wigs, Hair and Makeup Assistant||Victoria Young|
|Wigs, Hair and Makeup Manager||Pam Humpage|
- Added by L J Meek.
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