A Midsummer Night's Dream

Play - Revival

Billy Rose Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 16, 1970
  • Opening Date: January 20, 1971
  • Closing Date: March 13, 1971
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 62

Playwright: William Shakespeare

Synopsis

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

Martin Best Ensemble
Hugh Keays Byrne Cobweb
Ralph Cotterill Moth
Frances de la Tour in A Midsummer Night's Dream Frances de la Tour Helena
Alan Howard Oberon
Theseus
John Kane Puck
Philostrate
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Peter Brook Director
  Sally Jacobs Scenic Design
  Sally Jacobs Costume Design
  Lloyd Burlingame Lighting Design
  Jack Schlissel General Manager
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Outstanding Director Peter Brook Winner
1971 Outstanding Set Design Sally Jacobs Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Outstanding Play   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Direction of a Play Peter Brook Winner
1971 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Sally Jacobs Nominee
 
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