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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Video recording of John Hirsch’s 1984 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Nicholas Pennell and Patricia Conolly double the roles of Theseus/Oberon and Hippolyta/Titania.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
10 Jun 1984

Credits

Director
John Hirsch
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Harry Somers
Production Design
Desmond Heeley
Cast
Patricia ConollyHippolyta
Nicholas PennellOberon
Patricia ConollyTitania
Diego MatamorosPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Benedict CampbellDemetrius
Brian BedfordNick Bottom
Danny KohnCobweb
Edward AtienzaRobin Starveling
Ernst HarropMustardseed
Jack MedleyPhilostrate
Joseph ZieglerLysander
Kenneth PogueTom Snout
Les CarlsonSnug
Max HelpmannEgeus
Ron ReesMoth
Rosemary DunsmoreHelena
Simon BradburyFrancis Flute
Toni LoRasoPeaseblossom
William NeedlesPeter Quince

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

History
The production ran 10 June -27 October 1984
Reviews
Brady, Owen E. Theatre Journal 37 (1985): 111-3 (in review article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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