A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Venue

Riverside Theatre

Dates

14 June - 16 June 2018

Event Type

Live Event

Riverside and Sport for Jove Theatre Company present
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
By William Shakespeare

SHOW

Sport For Jove’s Artistic Director, Damien Ryan brings the full force of his acclaimed theatricality and invention to a brand new vision of Shakespeare’s astonishing classic.

In the heat of the shortest night of the year, young lovers and work-a-day dreamers plunge into a world between sleep and waking, where “everything seems double”. A powerful vision of growing up live on stage, this production is a perfect introduction to theatre for young people and those who love Shakespeare.

Please note: This production contains haze and loud noises.

Dates & Times:

SCHOOLS SHOWS
Thursday 14 June at 10am & 1pm
Friday 15 June at 10am & 1pm

GENERAL PUBLIC SHOW
Saturday 16 June at 7:30pm

Tickets:
Show Only (Student/Teacher) $26 (1 free teacher per 10 students)
Show Only (General Public) $26

SPECIAL OFFER – SEE ALL 3 SPORT FOR JOVE PRODUCTIONS AT RIVERSIDE FOR $65
Book a package to see Sport for Jove’s productions of The TempestA Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth for just $65 (plus transaction fee). Click on the package button on the right to book now.

SCHOOLS ADD ON –
PRODUCTION ELEMENTS
SYMPOSIUM

Discover the technical and design elements in Sport For Jove’s new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in a special symposium – a must for Drama and VET Entertainment students.

See the full production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and then journey behind the scenes exploring what is involved in creating theatre magic. Learn about the artistic decisions and processes of putting the production together including costume, lighting and staging.

Dates & Times:
Thursday 14 June at 3pm

Tickets:
SCHOOLS SPECIAL OFFER: SHOW AND SYMPOSIUM PACKAGE
Expand your knowledge of this classic text and theatre production and book tickets to A Midsummer Night’s Dream performance and Production Elements Symposium $40 per student & additional teacher (1 free teacher per 10 students)*
*Ticket to the symposium can only be purchased as a show and symposium package

Photo by Seiya Taguchi

Show: Suitable for Years 7 – 11
Symposium: Suitable for Years 9 – 12

FROM THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

As a director who produces dynamic, thoughtful, funny and visually stunning adaptations of Shakespeare’s work, Damien Ryan is the perfect choice to direct Shakespeare’s most magical play. The play itself was one of my favourites as a teenager and is a great introduction to Shakespeare for students new to the Bard’s work. English students will benefit from having Shakespeare’s play presented in a way that brings the text to life and heightens their understanding of the themes and the context. Plus, with the optional Production Elements Symposium, drama students will get an exclusive behind the scenes look into how Damien creates the magic.

CURRICULUM LINKS

Download the Curriculum Links here: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Curriculum Links

SCHOOLS BOOKINGS

Download information on how to book here: How to Book

Download Riverside’s Risk Assessment here: 2018 Risk Assessment

ACCESS

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Director
Damien Ryan

Ticket Options

Student/Teacher (Show Only) $26
Student/Teacher (Show and Symposium Package) $40
Show Only (General Public) $26
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $3.30

Duration

Show: Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes (No interval plus 20 minute Q&A after weekday matinee performances)
Symposium: Approximately 60 minutes (No interval)


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