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Shakespeare’s A Mid Summer Night’s Dream Eastville Lido

Eastville Park Lido, will be transformed into a magical setting for Insane Root Theatre’s summer 2022 show.

The company will bringing Shakespeare’s A Mid Summer Night’s Dream to the open-air historic Victorian space.

The audience will be immersed in the action as the company perform all around them. The story will be told through acapella harmonies, electronic sound and site-responsive design.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be bringing this timeless and universally entertaining production to Eastville Lido,” Insane Root Co-Founder and Producer Justin Palmer said.

“Having worked in this venue before we are very excited to create an enchanting space and transport audiences throughout the summer into Shakespeare’s charming forest fairy world.”

The popular Shakespeare play will explore the themes of love, loss of identity, culture clash, rebirth and reunion.

Tickets are on sale now with group and community offers available.

Access info
The venue is wheelchair accessible
BSL interpreted performances and audio description is available – please contact the company for more information
Those requiring access tickets are advised to purchase spaces directly through the company.

Creative Team
Director: Hannah Drake
Producer: Justin Palmer
Adapted by Hannah Drake & Justin Palmer
Composer & Musical Director: Ellie Showering
Costume & Set Designer: Katy Hoste
Lighting Designer: Edmund McKay
Movement & Fight Director: Kev McCurdy
Sound Designer: Dan Pollard

Shakespeare’s A Mid Summer Night’s Dream will be at Eastville Lido from 24 June -20 August 2022
Duration 1hour 45 minutes
Recommended for ages 10 upwards

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