Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today announced full casting for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Directed by Dominic Hill, Artistic Director of Citizen’s Theatre, Glasgow, the production features Amber James as Hippolyta/Titania, Kieran Hill (Theseus/Oberon), Susan Wokoma (Bottom) and Myra McFadyen (Puck).
Also featuring: Remy Beasley (Helena), Gabrielle Brooks (Hermia) Michael Elcock (Lysander) and Pierro Niel-Mee (Demetrius), the cast also includes: Liz Crowther (Starveling), Joshua Miles (Flute), Lee Mengo (Snout), Tomi Ogbaro (Snug) and Gareth Snook (Qunice/Egeus), with Matthew James Hinchliffe, Mei Mac, Simon Oskarsson, Yana Penrose and Emily Rose-Salter (Fairies).
Shakespeare’s fantastical fable of desire, confusion, jealousy and growing up. Through live music, playful adventure and physical invention, see the lovers’ world transformed into a place of magic, laughter and healing, as we journey into the woods.
Joining Director Dominic Hill are Rachael Canning (Designer), Emily-Jane Boyle (Movement Director), Paddy Cunneen (Composer), Ben Ormerod (Lighting Designer) and Simon Baker and Jay Jones (Co-Sound Designers). Casting is by Vicky Richardson, and Barbara Houseman is the Season Associate Director (Voice and Text).
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 28 June – 27 July 2019.