A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC  

 
 
ADDRESS
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS
 
 
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  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
May 17-21, 7.30pm, May 19 & 21, 1pm
 
PRICES
£10-£55
 

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Shakespeare's classic tale of love, obsession and jealousy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, is brought to life in a unique co-production with the Royal Shakespeare Company and amateur theatre companies from across the country. The production tours different venues across the country, including the Barbican in London, and at each location actors from a local amateur group play the artisan performers rehearsing a play-within-a-play. Set in a bombed out theatre, when the dust settles, the Hindu festival Holi takes over as spring arrives in a shower of rose petals. "Around it all skips Lucy Ellinson's delicious, androgynous Puck" (The Guardian).

 

About Barbican Centre

Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or not, this multi-faceted performance and arts venue is truly wondrous. Open 363 days a year, it offers the most diverse program of any London venue. More about Barbican Centre


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Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £80  40% off
7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
 
 
 
Malmaison London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £50  36% off
18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 5 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  39% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
 
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Tindersticks
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th April 2016 - 8pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
The group plays dark chamber pop and reflective alternative rock....More
 
 
 
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Kings of War
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd April to 1st May 2016
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Olivier Award-winning Ivo van Hove, who recently enjoyed success with Antigone and A View from the Bridge, brings Shakespeare's three kings - Henry V, ...More
 
 
 
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String Concert
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 29th April 2016 - 7pm-8.30pm
Guildhall School Of Music And Drama, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
...More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Zwemmer Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Specialises in books on art ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Bonfire
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1st floor Barbican Centre, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Only quality ingredients are used at Bonfire, the burger bar on the first floor of the brilliant multi-purpose Barbican Centre arts hub. Burgers at Bonfire - ... More
 
 
 
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Osteria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
In the centre of Osteria , the Italian restaurant on the second floor of the Barbican Centre, is ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Careers and Student advice ... More
 
 
 
Museum of London Access & Learning
London > Education > Evening Classes
London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Courses in history, archaeology and creative writing... More
 
 
 
University of Law
London > Education > Law
2 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
The University of Law is a national institution with branches all over the UK. Along with BPP and City, the University of Law is widely recognised ... More
 
 
 
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Bodymotion Chiropractic and Sports Injuries Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Wood Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
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Barbican Acupuncture
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Wallside, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
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3 Bastion Highwalk, 125 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
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50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 5 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
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Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
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Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from A Midsummer Night's Dream: RSC
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In Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry BadgerIn Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry BadgerThe French photographer and director discusses his evocative photographs of Glasgow from 1980.2016-04-29T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Ongoing
In Conversation: Raymond Depardon And Gerry Badger
TindersticksTindersticksThe group plays dark chamber pop and reflective alternative rock.2016-04-29T20:00:00+01002016-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Tindersticks
Kings of WarKings of WarKings of War Olivier Award-winning Ivo van Hove, who recently enjoyed success with Antigone and A View from the Bridge, brings Shakespeare's three kings - Henry V, Henry IV and Richard III - into modern day in his new production, Kings of War . Staged at the Barbican , the show sees the kings become modern-day political leaders, with all their fates unfoldi2016-04-29T00:00:00+01002016-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Now On

event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £16-£50
DATES  22nd April to 1st May 2016
VENUE  Barbican Centre 
Olivier Award-winning Ivo van Hove, who recently enjoyed success with Antigone and A View from the Bridge, brings Shakespeare's three kings - Henry V, Henry IV and Richard III - into modern day in his new production, Kings of War . Staged at the Barbican , the show sees the kings become modern-day political leaders, with all their fates unfoldi... More about this event
 
Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International PhotographersStrange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of2016-04-29T00:00:00+01002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  16th March to 19th June 2016
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
Celebrated British photographer Martin Parr curates this Barbican exhibition which looks at how the UK has been caught on camera by international photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank and David Glodblatt. Strange and Familiar presents a portrait of modern Britain, from the 1930s onwards, captured by some of... More about this event
 
Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepImran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so DeepFor his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the Shadows are so Deep begins with gentle scenes of nature, the sequence of works gradually introduces darker elements, subtly implying the uncertainty of what lies around the bend. Hung at varyin2016-04-29T00:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican - Curve Gallery,   Ground Level  Barbican Centre    EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th February to 10th July 2016
VENUE  Barbican - Curve Gallery 
For his first major London commission award-winning Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi creates a new work for the Barbican's Curve gallery. Where the Shadows are so Deep begins with gentle scenes of nature, the sequence of works gradually introduces darker elements, subtly implying the uncertainty of what lies around the bend. Hung at varyin... More about this event
 
Shakespeare And Modernism SymposiumShakespeare And Modernism SymposiumTalks and discussions exploring the relationship between modernist thinking, scenography, art and literature in the early to mid-20th century.2016-04-30T10:00:00+01002016-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Shakespeare And Modernism Symposium
An Introduction To Henri Dutilleux And His Music: TalkAn Introduction To Henri Dutilleux And His Music: TalkWith Dr Caroline Potter.2016-04-30T18:30:00+01002016-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
An Introduction To Henri Dutilleux And His Music: Talk
BBC SO Total Immersion: Henri DutilleuxBBC SO Total Immersion: Henri DutilleuxCellist Alban Gerhardt joins the orchestra for Dutilleux's Symphony No 1, Tout Un Monde Lointain, The Shadows Of Time: Cinq Episodes Pour Orchestra and Metaboles. Pascal Rophe conducts.2016-04-30T19:30:00+01002016-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
BBC SO Total Immersion: Henri Dutilleux
Beyond Any Form: Homayoun Shajarian With Sohrab & Tahmoures PoornazeriBeyond Any Form: Homayoun Shajarian With Sohrab & Tahmoures PoornazeriThe Iranian vocalist and traditional musicians perform their fusion of mainstream and alternative style, while maintaining their classical heritage.2016-05-01T19:30:00+01002016-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Beyond Any Form: Homayoun Shajarian With Sohrab & Tahmoures Poornazeri
The BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten PiecesThe BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten PiecesThe collective, conducted by Alpesh Chauhan and with DJ Mr Switch, present a programme which features John Adams's Short Ride In A Fast Machine, Grieg's In The Hall Of The Mountain King, Mozart's Horn Concerto No 4 and other classical works.2016-05-02T16:30:00+01002016-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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The BBC Symphony Orchestra: Ten Pieces

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The Suicide
The Suicide
Theatre | Until 25th June 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

Currently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide ...More

 
The Flick
The Flick
Theatre | Until 15th June 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Flick transfers direct from New York to the ...More

 
Cleansed
Cleansed
Theatre | Until 5th May 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

With Lyric Hammersmith presenting the first-ever operatic adaptation of a Sarah Kane play, there's another first ...More

 
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Theatre | Until 18th May 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

Having first opened at the National in 1989, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom ...More

 
Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2016 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 ...More

 
Fabriclive
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th April 2016 

Fabric 19 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

Heavy-weight drum'n'bass DJ and producer DJ Hype takes to the decks alongside Hazard, Loadstar, Culture Shock, Drumsound & Bassline Smith, ...More

Performing for the Camera
Performing for the Camera
Exhibitions | Until 12th June 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

Charting how performers and photographers have worked collaboratively for the past 150 years, Performing for the Camera ...More

 
Tattoo London
Tattoo London
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

Exploring the rich history of tattooing in London - looking back to the days when Captain Cook made his adventures ...More

 
Tindersticks
Concerts | On 29th April 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from A Midsummer Night's Dream: Rsc

The group plays dark chamber pop and reflective alternative rock....More

 
 
 
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