Photo gallery

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 1

    Act 1 Scene 1

    Egeus Full of vexation come I, with complaint / Against my child, my daughter Hermia

    Egeus (J Jayakumar) brings Hermia (Yuki Ellias) before Theseus (PR Jijoy).

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 2

    Act 1 Scene 1

    Hermia Lysander and myself with fly this place

    Helena (Shanaya Rafaat) enters and Hermia (Yuki Ellias) tells her that she will run away with Lysander (Chandan Roy Sanyal).

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 3

    Act 1 Scene 2

    Quince Is all our company here?

    The Mechanicals meet in the forest. Peter Quince hands out roles for the play.

    Left to right: Joyraj Bhattacharya, Umesh Jagtap, Joy Fernandes, JD Ashwatthama, Jitu Shastri, T Gopalakrishnan

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 4

    Act 2 Scene 1

    Titania And for her sake I do rear up her boy / And for her sake I will not part with him.

    Titania (Archana Ramaswamy) with the Changling Boy (Ram Pawar).

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 5

    Act 2 Scene 1

    Demetrius I love thee not, therefore persue me not.

    Helena (Shanaya Rafaat) chases Demetrius (Prasanna Mahagamage).

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 6

    Act 2 Scene 1

    Oberon Fetch me that flower; the herb I show'd thee once

    Oberon (PR JiJoy) sends Puck (Ajay Kumar) to find a magic flower so he can cast a spell on Titania.

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 7

    Act 2 Scene 2

    The fairies perform aerial acrobatics.

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 8

    Act 3 Scene 1

    Bottom (Joy Fernandes) dances with the fairies.

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 9

    Act 3 Scene 2

    Hermia I am not yet so low / But that my nails can reach unto thine eyes.

    Hermia is upset that both Lysander and Demetrius have mysteriously fallen in love with Helena instead so she takes out her frustration on Helena.

    Left to right: Yuki Ellias (Hermia), Chandan Roy Sanyal (Lysander), Prasanna Mahagamage (Demetrius), Shanaya Rafaat (Helena).
    At the back: Ajay Kumar (Puck)

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 10

    Act 4 Scene 1

    Titania Come sit thee down upon this flowery bed

    Bottom (Joy Fernandes) and Titania (Archana Ramaswamy) surrounded by fairies in her bower.

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 11

    Act 4 Scene 1

    Theseus We will, fair queen, up to the mountain's top / And mark the musical confusion / Of hounds and echo in conjunction.

    Theseus (PR JiJoy) and Hippolyta (Archana Ramaswamy) hunt in the forest with Philostrate (Ajay Kumar). In this production, the roles of Oberon and Titania are doubled with Theseus and Hippolyta, and Philostrate with Puck.

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 12

    Act 5 Scene 1

    Pyramus O! kiss me through the hole of this vile wall.

    Pyramus (Joy Fernandes) and Thisbe (Joyraj Bhattacharya) communicate via the Wall (Umesh Jagtap).

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 13

    Act 5 Scene 2

    Titania Hand in hand, with fairy grace / Will we sing, and bless this place.

    Oberon (PR JiJoy) and Titania (Archana Ramaswamy) perform a blessing.

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2006) - Performance photo gallery - 14

    Act 5 Scene 2

    Puck Give me your hands, if we be friends / And Robin shall restore amends.

    Puck (Ajay Kumar) appeals to the audience.

    Photo by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

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