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NT LIVE: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
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INFORMATION
DATE
Thu, 17 Oct 2019
TIME
7pm
VENUE
The Pound
PRICE
Standard: £15.00
Concessions: £14.00
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(7pm show)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (a Bridge Theatre production)

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatre will become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

"Five stars might not be enough" Observer ★★★★★

"This is the most accomplished Shakespeare production of [Nicholas Hytner's] I’ve ever encountered" The Daily Telegraph ★★★★★  

KALEIDOSCOPE
Thu, 10 Oct 2019
Your reflection is staring back at you. Wide eyed and full of hope. Mirrors, lights, colours and sounds. The world is your Kaleidoscope.
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