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A Midsummer Night's Dream   

Billy Rose Theatre, (1/20/1971 - 3/13/1971)
First Preview: Jan 16, 1970 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Jan 20, 1971    
Closing Date: Mar 13, 1971 Total Performances: 62

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


Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation and The Royal Shakespeare Company (Trevor Nunn, Artistic Director)
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Richard Peaslee
Directed by Peter Brook
Scenic Design by Sally Jacobs; Costume Design by Sally Jacobs; Lighting Design by Lloyd Burlingame
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Supervisor: Samuel Liff; General Stage Manager: Roger Howells; Stage Manager: Roger Gregory and Lawrence Burns; Assistant Stage Mgr: Julian Beech and John Watts
Press Associate: Lee Solters, Harvey B. Sabinson, Leo Stern and Edie Kean
Cast
Martin Best
Ensemble
Hugh Keays Byrne
Cobweb
Ralph Cotterill
Moth
Frances de la Tour
Helena
Alan Howard
Theseus
Oberon
John Kane
Philostrate
Puck
Robin Goodfellow
Sara Kestelman
Hippolyta
Titania
Ben Kingsley
Demetrius
Glynne Lewis
Francis Flute
A bellows-mender
Philip Locke
Egeus
Peter Quince
A carpenter
Phillip Manikum
Robin Starveling
A tailor
Tony McVey
Ensemble
Celia Quicke
Peaseblossom
Mary Rutherford
Hermia
Daughter of Egeus
Barry Stanton
Snug
A joiner
Patrick Stewart
Tom Snout
A tinker
Terence Taplin
Lysander
David Waller
Nick Bottom
A weaver
Robin Weatherall
Ensemble
John York
Mustardseed
Tony Award®
1971 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Sally Jacobs
winner 1971 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Peter Brook
Drama Desk Award
winner 1971 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Sally Jacobs
winner 1971 Outstanding Director [winner]
Directed by Peter Brook
   
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