Bridge Theatre announces casting for Nicholas Hytner’s immersive ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

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Gwendoline Christie, Oliver Chris, David Moorst and Hammed Animashaun will lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom in Nicholas Hytner’s immersive new production of Shakespeare‘s much loved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which runs at the Bridge Theatre from 3 June to 31 August 2019.

Re-uniting the production team responsible for last year’s smash-hit, Julius Caesar, including designer Bunny Christie, costume designer Christina Cunningham, lighting designer Bruno Poet and sound designer Paul Arditti, alongside composer Grant Olding,  A Midsummer Night’s Dream will see the seating wrapped around the action, with immersive tickets that allow the story to be followed on foot.

The full cast includes: Paul Adeyefa (Demetrius), Hammed Animashaun (Bottom), Charlotte Atkinson (Moth), Tessa Bonham Jones (Helena), Oliver Chris (Oberon/Theseus), Gwendoline Christie (Titania/Hippolyta), Jermaine Freeman (Flute), Isis Hainsworth (Hermia), Chipo Kureya (Peasebottom), Francis Lovehall (Starveling), Kevin McMonagle (Egeus), Ami Metcalf (Snout), Jamie-Rose Monk (Snug), Felicity Montagu (Quince), David Moorst (Puck), Lennin Nelson-McClure (Mustardseed), Rachel Tolzman (Fairy), Jay Webb (Cobweb) and Kit Young (Lysander).

Three hundred immersive tickets at £25 are available in advance for each performance with a special allocation of £15 immersive tickets held for Young Bridge members, a free scheme for those under 26.

For more information, and to book tickets, please Click Here.

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