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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
DVD of the original pronunciation production staged in November 2010 in front of a live audience at the University of Kansas Theatre.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2013
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Paul Meier
Producer
Jason Slote
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Robert McCall
Production Design
Delbert Unruh
Costume
Dennis Christilles
Cast
Matt GieschenTheseus
Claire VowelsHippolyta
John StaniunasOberon
Leslie BennettTitania
J.T. NaglePuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Austin RobinsonLysander
Ben SullivanDemetrius
Charlie StockTom Snout
Festus Wade IV ShaughnesseyEgeus
Garrett LawsonPeter Quince
Hailey LapinCobweb
Hannah JoBeth RoarkHermia
James TellerSnug
Lynsey BecherHelena
Margaret HanzlickMustardseed
Mary McNultyPeaseblossom
Matthew Ryan LuedersFrancis Flute
Sam VoelkerRobin Starveling
Sara KennedyMoth
Scott CoxNick Bottom
Troy Clifford DarginPhilostrate

Additional Details

Theatre
Grafton-Preyer Theatre
Production type
Other
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
pronunciation; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabethan English
Related items
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Notes

Notes
A radio broadcast of the production is available for mp3 download at cost from cdbaby.co and catalogued separately on this database.
General
It is believed that this is the first original pronunication staging of Shakespeare in North America.
Textual information
David Crystal is dialogue coach.

Production Company

Name

University of Kansas

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Films for the Humanities & Sciences

Email
custserv.@films.com
Web
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Fax
+1 609 671 0266
Address
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New York
NY 10001
USA
Notes
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