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‘The music is magical & the visuals impressive’: DREAM – Royal Shakespeare Company (Online review)

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Dream, using motion capture of actors, animation, music and some audience interaction, is not an adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but is inspired by the forest presented within it. It was originally planned as live experience by the Royal Shakespeare Company, but has now moved to online.

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NEWS: Live performance & gaming come together in RSC’s virtual production of Dream

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The Royal Shakespeare Company, in collaboration with Manchester International Festival, Marshmallow Laser Feast, Philharmonia Orchestra and Epic Games will stage a live performance of Dream from 12-20 March 2021 using motion capture as the culmination of a major piece of cutting-edge research and development.

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NEWS: Royal Shakespeare Company’s Winter 2020 programme mixes online events & socially distanced live shows

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Royal Shakespeare Company’s Winter 2020 programme mixes online events & socially distanced live shows including Tales for Winter (a season of epic tales celebrating the essence of live theatre) and David Walliams leading the official launch of The Boy in the Dress cast album.

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NEWS: RSC & Marquee TV announce online ’watch along’ of Twelfth Night to mark World Theatre Day

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To mark World Theatre Day (Friday 27 March 2020), the Royal Shakespeare Company is inviting people to join a live ‘watch along’ from their living rooms on 11 April of a recording of their 2017 production of Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night, featuring Adrian Edmondson as Malvolio and Kara Tointon as Olivia.