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A Midsummer Night's Dream   

 
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (3/31/1996 - 5/26/1996)
First Preview: Mar 20, 1996 Total Previews: 13
Opening Date: Mar 31, 1996    
Closing Date: May 26, 1996 Total Performances: 65

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Athens, and a wood near it.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Executive Vice-President)
Produced by Terry Allen Kramer, James L. Nederlander, Carole Shorenstein Hays, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Elizabeth I. McCann
Originally produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company (Adrian Noble, Artistic Director)
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Ilona Sekacz
Directed by Adrian Noble; Assistant Director: Piers Ibbotson
Scenic Design by Anthony Ward; Costume Design by Anthony Ward; Lighting Design by Chris Parry; Sound Design by Paul Slocombe; U.S. Sound by: Duncan Edwards
General Manager: Roy Gabay; Company Manager: Diana L. Fairbanks; Tour Manager: Charles Evans
Production Supervisor: Alan Hall; Production Manager: Geoff Locker; Production Stage Manager: Eric Lumsden; Stage Manager: Kate Vinnicombe
Movement directed by Sue Lefton; Company voice work by Barbara Houseman and Andrew Wade; U.S. Tour Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Nappi / Eliran / Murphy, Ltd.; Promotions: Boneau / Bryan-Brown Promotions, Scott Walton, Meredith Westgate-Moore and Paula Mallino
Cast
Desmond BarritNick Bottom
A weaver
Alfred BurkeEgeus
Emily ButtonFairy
Jane ColenuttFairy
Howard CrossleyTom Snout
A tinker
Fairy
Monica DolanHermia
Daughter of Egeus
Kevin Robert DoyleDemetrius
Lindsay DuncanHippolyta
Titania
Daniel EvansLysander
Robert GillespieRobin Starveling
A tailor
Fairy
Tim GriggsFairy
Ann HassonFirst Fairy
Alex JenningsTheseus
Oberon
John KanePeter Quince
A carpenter
Fairy
Mark LetherenFrancis Flute
A bellows-mender
Fairy
Barry LynchPhilostrate
Puck
Robin Goodfellow
Emily RaymondHelena
Darren RobertsFairy
Kenn SabbertonSnug
A joiner
Fairy
Understudies: Emily Button (Hippolyta, Titania), Jane Colenutt (First Fairy, Helena, Hippolyta, Titania), Howard Crossley (Egeus, Nick Bottom), Kevin Robert Doyle (Oberon, Theseus), Tim Griggs (Francis Flute, Peter Quince, Robin Starveling), Ann Hasson (Hermia), Mark Letheren (Lysander), Darren Roberts (Demetrius, Snug, Tom Snout) and Kenn Sabberton (Philostrate, Puck)
Tony Award®
 1996 Best Revival of a Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Terry Allen Kramer , James L. Nederlander , Carole Shorenstein Hays , The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Elizabeth I. McCann ;  Originally produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company (Adrian Noble, Artistic Director)
 1996 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Anthony Ward
Drama Desk Award
 1996 Best Play Revival [nominee] 
 Produced by Terry Allen Kramer , James L. Nederlander , Carole Shorenstein Hays , The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Elizabeth I. McCann ;  Originally produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company (Adrian Noble, Artistic Director)
 1996 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 
 Directed by Adrian Noble
 1996 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Chris Parry