A Midsummer Night's Dream


Up to 15 young people on the spectrum become the participants for each performance, sitting with seven actors in a circle on stage. The actors encourage the participants to play sensory games which unravel the story of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
A Midsummer Night's Dream at Orange Tree Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - comedy
Venue: Orange Tree Theatre
Starts: Monday 5 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 24 November 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 10+

Background


Adapted by Kelly Hunter with music composed by Tom Chapman.


Flute Theatre, who create productions especially for people with ASC and other special educational needs, return to the Orange Tree, with their unique and spellbinding performances, enabling everyone to enjoy Shakespeare.


The Orange Tree Theatre is wheelchair accessible and the performance is suited to every person with additional needs, including those who are non-verbal.


All participants and their families are welcome to join the cast for tea and biscuits after the performance.


Synopsis


Up to 15 young people on the spectrum become the participants for each performance, sitting with seven actors in a circle on stage.


Their families or carers sit just behind them to watch from the auditorium.


The actors encourage the participants to play sensory games which unravel the story of A Midsummer Night's Dream.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
1 Clarence Street
Richmond TW9 2SA

Box office tel: 020 8940 3633

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 5 November 2018

Closes:Saturday 24 November 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Matinee:

Monday - 11-00am

Tuesday - 11-00am

Wednesday - 11-00am

Friday - 11-00am

Saturday - 10-30am


Tickets


Standard:
Booking is by phone only, call Izzy or Imogen at OT Take Part, 020 8940 0141

Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare, adapted by Kelly Hunter
Composer: Tom Chapman

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