Why See A Midsummer Night's Dream?
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.
Previews from: 28 June 2019
Opening night: 28 June 2019
Cast and Creative
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.
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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