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Cuesheet 2013-2014 Season

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Performance/Demonstration

England’s Bristol Old Vic and South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company unite to re-envision Shakespeare’s romantic comedy of love triangles, fairies, and kings. In this session, company members perform excerpts from the play and discuss the sets, costumes, and bold, non-traditional approach to interpreting this Shakespeare classic.


View the Cuesheet performance guide online or use the resources below to go deeper.

  • Be sure to check out the Bristol Old Vic and Handspring Puppet Company websites to discover more about these international theater companies.
  • The Kennedy Center invites you to Explore Shakespeare, an interactive site where you can dive deeper into the life and legacy of this master playwright.
  • Go back to the source and read Shakespeare’s complete works, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, on the MIT website.
  • Go on a virtual tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, a replica of the playhouse for which he wrote in London, England.
  • Want to direct your own Shakespearean scene? Follow these steps and links from the Folger Shakespeare Library.

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