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Full cast for Grandage's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Full casting has been announced for Michael Grandage's A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, which opens at the Noel Coward Theatre, 17 Sep 2013, following previews from 7 Sep - running to 16 Nov 2013.
Joining previously mentioned Sheridan Smith (Titania) and David Walliams (Bottom) are Susannah Fielding (Hermia), Katherine Kingsley (Helena), Stefan Adegbola (Robin Starveling/Cobweb), Stefano Braschi (Demetrius), Padraic Delaney (Oberon/Theseus), Richard Dempsey (Peter Quince/Moth), Henry Everett (Tom Snout/Peaseblossom), Gavin Fowler (Puck/Philostrate), Alex Large (Francis Flute/Mustardseed), Sam Swainsbury (Lysander), Craig Vye (Snug the Joiner/First Fairy), and Leo Wringer (Egeus).
Set and Costumes by Christopher Oram, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Ben & Max Ringham.
A Midsummer Night's Dream is the 4th of a season of 5 plays by the Michael Grandage Company, at the Noel Coward Theatre. The 15th month long season opened with Privates on Parade with Simon Russell Beale (1 Dec 2012 to 2 March 2013), and continued with Peter and Alice with Judi Dench & Ben Whishaw (9 March to 1 June); The Cripple of Inishmaan with Daniel Radcliffe is currently playing to 31 August; and completing the season is Jude Law in the title role of Shakespeare’s Henry V, from 23 Nov 2013 to 15 Feb 2014.