Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream on at Welwyn Garden City theatre
BE enchanted by William Shakespeare s classic romantic comedy A Midsummer Night s Dream, on now at the Barn Theatre, in WGC. The poplar love story is a complex contraption involving two sets of couples (Hermia and Lysander, and Helena and Demetrius) whose
BE enchanted by William Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, on now at the Barn Theatre, in WGC.
The poplar love story is a complex contraption involving two sets of couples (Hermia and Lysander, and Helena and Demetrius) whose romantic cross-
purposes are complicated.
The production contains lighter Shakespearean themes, most notably those of love, dreams, and the stuff of both, the creative imagination itself.
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Director of the Handside Lane show, Andrew Powell Eddy, said: "A Midsummer Night's Dream is regarded by many as Shakespeare's central play.
"Within the crazy comic mayhem there are subtle themes about the nature of love, loyalty and duty.
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"Although set in 'Athens' the play is quintessentially English and invokes several of our most ancient folk traditions."
He added: "I am very fortunate to have a cast comprising many of the Barn's finest actors, so book early as this will be a very popular ticket."
The show commences at 8pm. It runs until Saturday, May 2.
Tickets cost �9. To book call Campus West Theatre on 01707 357117.