National Theatre At Home: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

"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 will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, One Man, Two Guvnors, Twelfth Night, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (Barber Shop Chronicles, 'Master Harold’… and the boys) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream saw the Bridge Theatre become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

More information can be found on the National Theatre at Home web page.

This show will be available on the National Theatre YouTube Channel.

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To provide some entertainment for theatre fans while they're not able to visit their venues, National Theatre will release one of their past recorded-live titles each week. Each play will be available to watch on YouTube for one week, starting on a Thursday at 2pm (7pm UK time)

Show Dates & Times:

6/25/20 - Thursday

(All day),

6/26/20 - Friday

(All day),

6/27/20 - Saturday

(All day),

6/28/20 - Sunday

(All day),

6/29/20 - Monday

(All day),

6/30/20 - Tuesday

(All day),

7/1/20 - Wednesday

(All day),

7/2/20 - Thursday

(All day),
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