A Midsummer Night's Dream

 
 

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A Midsummer Night's DreamThe award-winning Michelle Terry (Tribes) returns to Shakespeare's Globe this summer to star as Titania in the Bard's evergreen forest fantasy of knavish sprites and mismatched lovers. Hermia (Olivia Ross) loves Lysander and Helena loves Demetrius - but Demetrius is supposed to be marrying Hermia. When the Duke of Athens tries to enforce the marriage, the lovers take refuge in the woods and wander into the midst of a dispute between Oberon and Titania, the King and Queen of the Fairies. Showing just how the course of true love rarely does run smooth, the incredibly inventive A Midsummer Night's Dream - one of Shakespeare's most popular and widely performed works - is both dramatic and hilarious in equal measures. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole, this production will employ Renaissance costumes and staging.

 

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A Midsummer Night's Dream  Michelle Terry as Tatiana, photo by John Haynes  

   
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Michelle Terry as Tatiana, photo by John Haynes

A Midsummer Night's Dream Michelle Terry as Tatiana, photo by John Haynes 

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