English National Opera - A Midsummer Night's Dream Reviews
7 July 2020

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 17

Summer lovin’
20 Mar 18 / The Critics' Circle
A double helping of Titania, Bottom and friends
12 Mar 18 / The Observer
Notwithstanding the colourful costumes, this production of A Midsummer Night's Dream has inert, unimaginative and superficial staging
11 Mar 18 / Daily Mail
The result brings joy to the heart
7 Mar 18 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
ENO’s excellent company performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
6 Mar 18 / Seen and Heard
Bright-eyed and comic
6 Mar 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
Why did ENO bother to revive Robert Carsen’s limp Britten staging?
5 Mar 18 / The Times
A return to the world of sleep and dreams
5 Mar 18 / Planet Hugill
The perfect winter warmer, Robert Carsen's ageless production returns to ENO
3 Mar 18 / What's on Stage
Hot ice and strange snow: an unseasonal return for Carsen’s bed-hopping Dream
3 Mar 18 / Bachtrack
Robert Carsen's A Midsummer Night's Dream returns to ENO
3 Mar 18 / Opera Today
The perfect antidote to a cold winter's evening
3 Mar 18 / Telegraph
Carsen's classic staging makes a welcome return
3 Mar 18 / The Guardian
With sigh-inducing simplicity, Carsen’s production covers Shakespeare’s big themes
3 Mar 18 / Classical Source
You can't see the forest for the very stylish trees
3 Mar 18 / Evening Standard
The latest revival of Robert Carsen’s production confirms its theatrical brilliance
3 Mar 18 / The Stage
A faithful version of the play with added humour
3 Mar 18 / Express
Production details
Cast
Ainslie, Mafi, Yerolemou, Webb, Durkan, Presland, Dennis, Robertsson, Carrington, Bloom, Danby, Murray, Lemalu, Robinson, Butteriss
(c) Soddy (d) Carsen
Performance dates
1, 4(m), 8, 10, 14, 15 March 2018
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