A Midsummer Night's Dream

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 15TH FEBRUARY 2014

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OPENING TIMES
6-8 Feb (previews), 10-12 Feb and 14 Feb 7.45pm, 13-15 Feb 2.30pm and 7.45pm | 12 Feb captioned, 13 Feb audio described
 
PRICES
Feb 9-16 £16-£35, Feb 6-8 £16-£33
 

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A Midsummer Night's DreamBristol Old Vic's Artistic Director Tom Morris and Cape Town's Handspring Puppet Company reunite for the first time since War Horse to bring Shakespeare's magical A Midsummer Night's Dream to the Barbican. Mixing live actors and puppets - Puck is made from workman's tools and Titania is eight feet tall - this is a "gleefully vulgar" interpretation, according to the Financial Times: "funny, filthy and consistently watchable, not least for its bare-faced cheek(s)." Featuring semi-nudity, a troupe of malevolent fairies, and a giant Oberon, the audience is required to suspend disbelief as the 'dream' and drug-assisted confusion unfolds. Not suitable for under 12s.

 

About Barbican Centre

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A Midsummer Night's Dream  Handspring Puppet Company - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Ensemble ©Simon Annand  

   
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Handspring Puppet Company - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Ensemble ©Simon Annand

A Midsummer Night's Dream Handspring Puppet Company - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Ensemble ©Simon Annand 

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