16 Jul 2012 - 21 Jul 2012

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare

Directed By Rae McKen

production information

One of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies is magically retold in a thrilling and slickly edited production which moves from a bleak modern, inner city school detention room to the fantastical world of princes and lovers, forests and fairies.

Dates & Tickets

Evening performances 16, 17, 20 and 21 July at 7.30pm
Saturday matinee 21 July at 3pm

Fri 20 July, 7.30pm

Running time is approximately 2 hours including a 15 minute interval.

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Concessions (Jobseekers Allowance, Full-Time Students, Over 60s, Deaf and disabled patrons) £10.00
All concessions are subject to availability and proof of eligibility must be presented when booking and collecting tickets.

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Young Friends of the Almeida £5
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Ashley Hunter

Lysander / Flute

Ashley graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama in 2011.

Theatre includes: Romeo and Juliet; Epsom Downs; All My Sons; King Lear; Blues for Mister Charlie; The Relapse; The Crucible and Twelfth Night (Central School of Speech and Drama), A Clockwork Orange (Theatre Royal Stratford East) and Gravity (Birmingham Rep)

Television includes: Switch.

Additional information

Running time is approximately 2 hours including a 15 minute interval.