A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Cert TBC) – National Theatre Live

Director: Nicholas Hytner
Cast: Gwendoline Christie, Oliver Chris, David Moorst and Hammed Animashaun
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Year: 2019
Running Time: Thursday 17 October, 7pm; Running Time: TBC

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About this event

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy is filmed live in front of an audience from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatrewill become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

Priority booking opens to Watermans Friends Members on Tuesday 11 June and then to the general public on Tuesday 18 June.

Please log in via your email on the top right of the seating plan before selecting seats (otherwise you will be asked for a promo code)

Please note Watermans Friends Members CAN NOT use their two free tickets for this event.

 

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