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Regents Park, Inner Circle, Regents Park, London NW1 4NR

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

June 28 - July 27, 2019

"The course of true love never did run smooth"

Why See A Midsummer Night's Dream?

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Though She Be But Litte, She Is Fierce!

'Tis the season for Shakespeare as Dominic Hill heads to the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre to direct a brand new production of the Shakespearian classic, A Midsummer Night's Dream. As one of the Bard's greatest comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream blends magic with mischief to create a legendary comedy, perfect for new-comers and die-hard Shakespeare fans alike. 

Following four lovers as they head into a mystical and magical forest where fairies play in the shadows and all is not as it seems, A Midsummer Night's Dream explores desire, confusion, jealousy and growing-up. With a string of sub-plots, mistaken identities and one donkey, this Shakespearian classic gets a 2019 twist with live music in a stunning outdoor setting. 

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Dates

Previews from: 28 June 2019

Opening night: 28 June 2019

Cast and Creative

Cast

Amber James as Hippolyta/Titania
Kieran Hill as Theseus/Oberon
Susan Wokoma as Bottom 
Myra McFadyen as Puck
Remy Beasley as Helena
Gabrielle Brooks as Hermia
Michael Elcock as Lysander
Pierro Neil-Mee as Demetrius 
Liz Crowther as Starveling
Joshua Miles as Flute
Lee Mengo as Snout
Tomi Ogbaro as Snug
Gareth Snook as Quince/Egeus 
Matthew James Hinchliffe, Mei Mac, Simon Oskarsson, Yana Penrose and Emily Rose-Salter as the Fairies. 

Creative

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Dominic Hill
Design by Rachael Canning
Movement design by Emily-Jane Boyle
Composition by Paddy Cunneen
Lighting design by Ben Ormerod
Sound design by Simon Baker and Jay Jones
Casting by Vicky Richardson 
Barbara Houseman is the season associate director. 

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