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‘Psychedelic, fever-dream of an interpretation’: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Shakespeare’s Globe

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Joyful, filthy, modern and messy – A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Globe will no doubt separate those who like their Shakespeare more reserved from those desperate for fresher takes on these old plays, but this one is fun, vibrant, socially conscious and current, with excellent performances.

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NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe announces details of summer season

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Shakespeare’s Globe has announced its summer season 2019. The celebration and interrogation of ‘our sceptred isle’ through Shakespeare’s history plays continues with Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V, while elsewhere there is A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair, and the return of 2018’s As You Like It.

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NEWS: Best Newcomer David Moorst returns in Ravenhill’s Shopping & F**king

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Last year’s Evening Standard and Critics Circle Award-winning best newcomer David Moorst (pictured in Violence and Son, for which he won) returns to the stage to play Gary in Lyric Hammersmith’s 20th anniversary revival of Mark Ravenhill‘s Shopping and F**king. Artistic director Sean Holmes‘ production runs at the Lyric from 7 October to 5 November 2016, with a press night on 12 …

NEWS: Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping & F*cking revived at Lyric Hammersmith, 20 years on

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Twenty years since its explosive premiere, Olivier Award-winning director Sean Holmes brings Mark Ravenhill’s provocative first play Shopping and Fucking back to the stage. It runs at London’s Lyric Hammersmith (where Holmes is artistic director) for a limited season from 7 October to 5 November 2016, with a press night on 12 October.

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NEWS: Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping & F*cking revived at Lyric Hammersmith, 20 years on

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Twenty years since its explosive premiere, Olivier Award-winning director Sean Holmes brings Mark Ravenhill’s provocative first play Shopping and Fucking back to the stage. It runs at London’s Lyric Hammersmith (where Holmes is artistic director) for a limited season from 7 October to 5 November 2016, with a press night on 12 October.