Event A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)
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Venue His Majesty's Theatre, Perth, WA
Umbrella Event Perth Festival 2014
First Date 14 February 2014
Last Date 19 February 2014
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Created for the Royal Shakespeare Company, this work by Russian director Dmitry Krymov is genre-busting alchemy, and in a reimagining of Shakespeare’s great play he imbues such tenderness, grandeur and spectacle, that the theatre seems swollen with joy.

At the heart of this exuberant production lies a love story, with endless magic whirling all around it … fruit, flowers and brilliant five-metre puppets … a massive ensemble, an opera singer, two acrobats and Venya, the performing dog. Dazzlingly executed and abundant in emotion, this stunning production assures us of Krymov’s position as o
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Circus
Name Function Notes
Vera Martynova Designer
Dmitry Krymov Director
William Shakespeare Playwright
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Russia
Further Information Australian Exclusive/Premiere
Data Source
Source Description
Web PIAF website
Programme Perth Festival 2014 programme
Event Identifier 108879