A Midsummer Night's Dream (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre)
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre)
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) London Reviews and Tickets

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre presents the Shakespearean comedy about love, confusion and fantasy.

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Critic Reviews (5)

The Telegraph (UK)
July 6th, 2019

[Dominic Hill] exploits to the full the verdant backdrop of Regent’s Park, catapulting the audience into a shape-shifting, tenebrous otherworld.
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The Times (UK)
July 8th, 2019

Dominic Hill … has created ... a Dream that is clear in plot and in words but, also, is enveloped in an air of magic. This production is, mercifully, mostly free of … gimmickry. It does veer at times towards panto, but this is not a spectacle but a story.
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Time Out London
July 8th, 2019

I wondered if [Dominic Hill] was trying a bit hard not to give in to the surroundings’ potential for twee charm. There is darkness to be mined in the play, in its gender politics and in the fairy pranks. Both are brought out here.
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The Stage (UK)
July 8th, 2019

[This] production is a delectably dark and gothic-tinged take on Shakespeare’s comedy. The cast are uniformly excellent … By switching dreams for nightmares, Hill creates a bewitching spectacle.
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What's On Stage (UK)
July 5th, 2019

Dominic Hill's hard-working production is very easy to settle into. Normally, nobody cares about other people's dreams – but you'll happily make an exception for Hill, and his wacky re-imagining of Shakespeare's somnambulant story.
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