Casting has been announced for Nicholas Hytner’s upcoming immersive production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre. Gwendoline Christie will star as Titiana, alongside Oliver Chris as Oberon, David Moorst as Puck and Hammed Animashaun as Bottom. The production, which runs from 3rd June, will utilise the Bridge Theatre’s adaptable space to create an immersive production of Shakespeare’s play, much like Julius Caesar which ran there last year.
The Bridge is billing its new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream as immersive, but in fact it's just old-fashioned promenade for the groundlings in the pit, who mill around or are shunted about a bit as the actors appear on various platforms that rise and descend around them, mostly containing variations of beds, or occasionally take to the air on bungee-like circus trapezes. The rest of... Read more