Outdoor Theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream
This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, are celebrating their 15th birthday and an amazing 425 years since the original company was created. To celebrate this special anniversary, they are bringing one of Shakespeare’s most popular and best-loved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to Packwood on Sat 8 June.
Calling at an incredible 70 venues including some of the UK’s most significant, historically important and visually stunning castles, cathedrals and stately homes over 17 weeks with more than 80 performances the tour is one of their biggest yet. With audiences encouraged to bring picnics, a chair or a blanket and a glass of something chilled this show promises to be another authentic, excellent and magical treat from the company that brought you last year’s spellbinding production of The Tempest.
" “Lord, what fools these mortals be!”"
Shakespeare’s rustic and supernatural comedy is packed with some of his most famous characters from Puck, the merry wanderer of the night, to the hilarious Bottom via the warring lovers whose true loves’ course never did run smooth.
Acclaimed for their stylish and accessible productions The Lord Chamberlain’s Men have spent the last 15 years wowing audiences up and down the country in their trademark style.
With authenticity, excellence and magic being the watchwords of the company we can expect another summer treat as The Lord Chamberlain’s Men bring their own special brand of all male Shakespeare to Packwood. Be sure to catch this brilliant company perform Shakespeare as he intended it to be seen; all male, in the open air and in full Elizabethan costume with traditional music and dance. This is undoubtedly one of the hottest tickets of the summer; book early to avoid missing out!