A Midsummer Night's Dream

(Premiere 2017)
DIRECTOR Joe Hill-Gibbins
THEATRE Young Vic
THEATRE COMPANY Young Vic Theatre
DESCRIPTION
Dark fantasies and nightmarish visions unfold in this bold take on Shakespeare's unparalleled tale of love, betrayal and desire.

Director Joe Hill-Gibbins teams up with designer Johannes Schütz (Three Sisters) to dive into the subconscious of Shakespeare's masterpiece.
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Country: United Kingdom

Runtime: 130 min

CAST (ACTORS | DANCERS | SINGERS)

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Creatives

Director | Joe Hill-Gibbins
Playwright | William Shakespeare
Musical Director | Harvey Brough
Designer | Johannes Schütz
Costume Designer | Michaela Barth
Lighting Designer | Johannes Schütz
Dramaturg | Zoë Svendsen
Movement Director | Jenny Ogilvie
Arranger | Harvey Brough
Sound Designer | Paul Arditti
Make Up Artist | Rianna Azoro
Hair Stylist | Rianna Azoro
Wig Supervisor | Rianna Azoro
Assistant Director | Yaz Al-Shaater
Associate Set Designer | Johanna Meyer
Associate Costume Designer | Catherine Kodicek
Associate Lighting Designer | Nicki Brown
Company Voice Work | Cathleen McCarron

Production

Deputy Stage Manager | Julia Slienger
Stage Manager | Laura Draper
Production Manager | Robert Holmes
Carpenter | Rob Pearce
Stage Crew | Tim Knight , Rhodri Evans
Sound Operator | Roisine Mamdani , Graham Pugh
Lighting Operator | Jake Mawhinney
Scenic Artist | Natalie Perkins , Candida Raissa
Paint Crew | Garry Mattocks , Phil Lewis
Wardrobe Maintenance | Olivia Hayward

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THEATRES

Young Vic, 16/02/2017 - 01/04/2017

THEATRE COMPANIES

REVIEWS

'not a nightmare, but where was the poetry?'
'A pointedly miserable take on Shakespeare's charming comedy'
'forget romance, this is a raging nightmare'
'It’s all mire, ire and menace in Joe Hill-Gibbins’s heavy-going production'
'Joe Hill-Gibbins directs a dark interpretation of Shakespeare's comedy'