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Reading Rep Theatre today announces full cast for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in a new adaptation written and directed by Reading Rep Theatre’s Founding Artistic Director Paul Stacey. Stacey directs Amy Ambrose, Beth Eyre, Mark Desebrock, Dave Fishley, Jonty Peach, and Charlotte Warner. The production, suitable for all the family, opens on 17 May, with previews from 11 May and runs until 5 June.

Paul Stacey, Artistic Director of Reading Rep Theatre, says today “It has been a tumultuous winter, but our new version of Shakespeare’s timeless classic is designed to welcome audiences back with open arms. Come and celebrate with our actors, and your whole family, as we throw open the doors of our theatre once more for a dreamy midsummer party.”

Associate Director: Christie O’Carroll; Movement Director: Chris Cuming;

Designer: Amy Watts; Sound Designer and Composer: Joe Dines;

Lighting Designer: Simeon Miller; Costume Supervisor: Fran Levin


Wednesday 11 May – Sunday 5 June | Press night: 17 May at 7.30pm

Though she be but little, she is fierce!”

A riotous, raucous, and riveting night out, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the story of love in all its confusion.

A professional acting troupe of six outrageous performers arrive in Reading to perform in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Mistakes, potions, and a couple of pints are sure to make the event one to remember.