Opera North - A Midsummer Night's Dream Reviews
9 July 2020
Jeni Bern (Tytania), Henry Waddington (Bottom)
Quirijn de Lang (Demetrius), Andrew Glover (Lysander), Kathryn Rudge (Hermia), Sky Ingram (Helena)
Darren Jeffrey (Theseus), Nicholas Sharratt (Flute), Henry Waddington (Bottom), Yvonne Howard (Hippolyta)
Ensemble
Daniel Abelson (Puck), James Laing (Oberon)

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Opera North


No. of reviews: 7

Opera North rises triumphantly to the challenge
15 Nov 13 / The Journal
Opera North swings into the sixties with Britten’s Dream
11 Nov 13 / Seen and Heard
A production that constantly enchants and surprises
9 Nov 13 / What's on Stage
Musically the production is uniformly strong
1 Oct 13 / What's on Stage
Opera North pile on the erotic charge and musical gorgeousness in their version of Britten's 60s-set opera
1 Oct 13 / The Guardian
Opera North's Festival of Britten continues with scintillating Dream
1 Oct 13 / Opera Britannia
Groovy 1960s update of Britten's opera is full of wit and wonder
30 Sep 13 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Cast
Laing/Ainslie, Bern, Abelson, Glover, de Lang, Rudge, Ingram, Jeffrey/Robinson, Howard, Waddington/Jeffrey, Savournin, Sharratt, Goronwy, Shovelton, Dolton
(c) Stratford/Rundell (d) Duncan
Performance dates
28 September, 5, 12, 18, 24 October, 6, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22 November 2013 (various locations)
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