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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Video recording of David Grindley’s 2009 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Stratford (Ontario) Festival. Dion Johnstone is Oberon and Yanna McIntosh plays Titania.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1 Jan 2009

Credits

Director
David Grindley
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Rick Fox
Production Design
Jonathan Fensom
Costume
Jonathan Fensom
Cast
Cara RickettsHippolyta
Dion JohnstoneOberon
Yanna McIntoshTitania
Tom RooneyPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Andre SillsSnug
David CollinsPhilostrate
Gareth PotterLysander
Geraint Wyn DaviesNick Bottom
Ian LakeDemetrius
John InnesEgeus
Kevin HanchardRobin Starveling
Laura CondlinHelena
Michael Spencer-DaviesPeter Quince
Sophia WalkerHermia
Victor ErtmanisTom Snout

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); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
Produced by the Stratford (Ontario) Festival at the Festival Theatre, Stratford, 1 June-31 October 2009.
Stills
`The Athenians are dressed in tight-waisted, full-skirted dresses and natty suits, while the inhabitants of the spirit realm are decked out in ripped fishnets, tight leather and tangled bird’s nests of hair. The Puck of Tom Rooney of The Cure’. [Charles Isherwood, op cit.]
Reviews
Isherwood, Charles. New York Times 29 August 2009, pp. C1, C5.

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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