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Dream

Synopsis
Recording of a live / interactive virtual reality project from the RSC using motion capture in which audiences were able to join Puck in a journey through a forest setting inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This 30-minute performance is followed by a Q&A hosted by Maggie Bain including the actors, co-writer Pippa Hill and director Robin McNicholas.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Transmission details
28 Jul 2021
Duration
43 mins

Credits

Director
Robin McNicholas
Cast
EM WilliamsPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Margaret Ann BainCobweb

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
virtual reality

Notes

History
Originally performed in March 2021.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/DmKU3hvIk9I
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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