The opening night performance was beset by technical complications, ones that were difficult to ignore. Mics dropped out mid-song, tables trembled underfoot, heels were lost, and a guitar crashed to the ground during a pivotal, emotional moment. There were stumbles and trips. A bench broken during an opening number remained on-stage, its dishevelment garnering a strange totemic quality. But amid the muddle, the spirit of the production shone through.
4th – 20th August. Much-loved comedian PHILL JUPITUS makes his Shakespearean debut in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at Theatre Royal…Read more →