More nominations for Midsummer Night’s Dreaming


Our Digital Producer, Sarah Ellis, has been nominated for the Hospital Club 100 list for her work on Midsummer Night's Dreaming. Please vote for her on the Hosptial Club 100 website.

What is the nomination for?
The h.Club 100 is a national search for the most innovative, interesting and influential people in the UK's creative and media industries and is organised by the Hospital Club and the Guardian Culture Professionals Network.

The nomination long list comes from a large group of peers and is then scrutinised by a panel of industry experts to produce a short list of 30.

Now the vote is open to the public until 3 November 2013. Sarah has been nominated in the Gaming and Technology category  because: 'She has earned a reputation for identifying opportunities and working determinedly to make things happen.'

Sarah's not the only one of our team who has been nominated for the h.Club 100. Sean Foley, director of A Mad World My Masters and Dennis Kelly , writer of Matilda The Musical have also been nominated in the Theatre and Performance category .

What was Midsummer Night's Dreaming?
Last summer we teamed up with Google+ to perform an artistic feat: a real-time production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, live both on-stage and online.

It included a host of new characters, an all-night performance and a dancing bear.

We called it Midsummer Night's Dreaming, and you can re-live it on the website.

Sarah says: 'We loved running this, and were not alone in enjoying the antics of the our flying fairies and gif hounds: #dream40 trended the whole weekend on Google+, received over 1000+ Tweets. The likes of Mashable, Wired UK, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Economist, NYT and the BBC radio covered it too.'

As well as Sarah's nomination for the h.Club 100, the production itself is nominated for a Lovie audience Award for Social Innovation. The results are announced on 15 October 2013 - there's just time to vote for us if you do it today.

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