Rain or Shine Theatre present A Midsummer Night's Dream, Dumbleton Hall, Thurs 23rd June 2015, 7.30pm
Professional theatre company Rain or Shine, hailed by ‘The Stage’ as “one of the best companies touring open air theatre" are set to delight family audiences once again this summer with their production of The Bard’s magical and mysterious masterpiece.
Shakespeare’s The Tempest is a tale that encompasses comic capers, romantic encounters, villainous plots and a host of apparitions and spirits, where a fantastic web of intrigue is woven.
Washed up on an unknown isle after a tempestuous storm at sea, survivors of a shipwreck are amazed to find themselves alive, without injury and wearing clothes that are dry and clean! For this is no ordinary isle. It is one ruled by a sorcerer who can control the elements, control minds and conjure up spirits at will. Welcome to Prospero's island, a place where much is not as it seems and long held secrets will be revealed...
Join the acclaimed Rain or Shine Theatre Company for another gripping stage production. Suitable for family audiences from 6 to 96 this is an ideal choice for an outdoor theatrical event, bringing classical theatre into the heart of local communities.
The tour includes a performance at Dumbleton Hall nr Evesham on Thursday 2nd July at 7.30pm.
TicketsThe tour includes a performance at Dumbleton Hall nr Evesham on Thursday 2nd July at 7.30pm.
Tickets are available from Alderton Village Shop or by calling 01242 620567. 30% of all ticket proceeds bought from the shop go to the Friends of Oak Hill School.
Tickets can also be purchased from each venue, or by ringing 0330 660 0541 or via www.rainorshine.co.uk .
Audiences are invited to bring along low-backed seating or rugs, and a picnic to maximise their enjoyment of the al fresco performances. The company travel across the UK from Alderney to Northumberland, and Wales to Norfolk, visiting some of the country’s most picturesque castles, stately homes and gardens imaginable.
I am MWJ. Self appointed purveyor of Alderton village events.