A Midsummer Night's Dream

Play - Revival

Metropolitan Opera House

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: September 21, 1954
  • Closing Date: October 17, 1954
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 29

Playwright: William Shakespeare


William Shakespeare's comedy brings together a group of star-crossed lovers, an inept band of actors led by the pompous Bottom, and the king and queen of the fairies and their impish henchman Puck, who creates romantic and comic havoc for all.


Opening Night Cast

Robert Helpmann Oberon
Stanley Holloway Nick Bottom
Moira Shearer Titania
Valerie Adams Corps de Ballet
Ivan Baptie Ensemble
Corps de Ballet
Joan Benham Helena
Jocelyn Britton Corps de Ballet
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Playwright
  Felix Mendelssohn Composer
  Michael Benthall Director
  Robert Helpmann Choreographer
  Christopher Ironside Costume Design
  Robin Ironside Costume Design
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