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Performance Details - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Kemp/Haughton, Lindsay Kemp Company, April 1985
"Gay in every sense, Kemp's 'Dream' captures the pagan sensuality of the play's dream sequences and also sends up romantic love by making the mechanicals perform a Victorian melodrama of 'Romeo and Juliet'. It has more to do with pantomime than dance but, as such, is a pure delight. Sexy, innocent, wicked and imaginative, Kemp's 'Dream' rescues the play and restores it as a piece of magic which is neither dance, play nor theatre but a strangely haunting mixture of all three." Julia Pascal. City Limits 19.4.85
Opening Date: 25 April 1985
Theatre: Sadler's Wells.
Theatre Company: Lindsay Kemp Company
Cast - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Neil Caplan Bottom/Pyramus
Christian Michaelson Demetrius/Thisbe
Sally Owen Helena/Lion
Cheryl Heazelwood Hermia
The Incrdible Orlando Hippolita/Titania
Atilio Lopez Lysander
Lindsay Kemp Puck
Francois Testory The Changeling
Javier Sanz The Moon
Michael Matou Theseus/Oberon
Lindsay Kemp with David Haughton director/designer
Enzo Misumeci Greco fights
John Spradbery lighting
Carlos Miranda music
William Shakespeare playwright

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