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A Midsummer Night’s Dream
BRISTOL OLD VIC
For the first time since their collaboration on the internationally acclaimed War Horse, Tom Morris and Handspring reunite for Shakespeare's irresistible A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this Midsummer, it’s not just the lovers, foes and fairies who are spellbound. Trees, objects and tools all pulse and tingle with the possibility of existence in a future primitive world where, thanks to the magic of Handspring Puppet Company alongside a brilliant company of actors, all objects are granted the right to life.
“…SLICKLY PRODUCED AND PERFORMED WITH BEAUTIFUL ELOQUENCE…” —OUR SALON
ABOUT BRISTOL OLD VIC and Handspring Puppet Company:
Bristol Old Vic is the longest continuously-running theatre in the UK whose mission is to pioneer 21st century theatre in partnership with the people of their energetic city, inspired by the history and magical design of the most beautiful playhouse in the country. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Handspring Puppet Company was founded in 1981 and has grown under the leadership of Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones. The company's work has been presented in more than 30 countries around the world.
MAR 06 - 15, 2014