This production directed by Nancy Meckler featured a white leather sofa, a forest of chairs and Pippa Nixon as Titania, Jo Stone-Fewings as Oberon and Marc Wootton as Bottom.

A man with donkey ears sits with a woman on his lap.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (2011), directed by Nancy Meckler. Marc Wootton as Bottom and Pippa Nixon as Titania.
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Designed by Katrina Kindsay, the set for the play's opening featured a white leather sofa, on which Hermia and Helena perched in white mini-dresses while Hippolyta wrapped herself in a fur coat. Later in the play a forest of chairs crept down from the sky.

Cast and Creatives 


Arsher Ali – Puck
Maya Barcot – Fairy
Lucy Briggs-Owen – Helena
Christopher Chilton – Fairy
Kammy Darweish – Egeus
Imogen Doel - Fairy
Christopher Godwin – Quince
Michael Grady-Hall – Flute
Alex Hassell – Demetrius
Felix Hayes – Snug
Matti Houghton – Hermia
Lanre Malaolu – Fairy
Nathaniel Martello-White – Lysander
Theo Ogundipe - Fairy
Pippa Nixon – Hippolyta/Titania
Chiké Okonkwo – Snout 
Timothy Speyer – Starveling
Jo Stone-Fewings – Theseus/Oberon
Amanda Wilkin – Fairy
Marc Wootton - Bottom


Director – Nancy Meckler
Designer – Katrina Lindsay 
Lighting – Wolfgang Göbbel
Composer - Keith Clouston 

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