FREE Family Activities
This will be followed by an open rehearsal, as the actors prepare the final act including the wedding celebrations and the famous play within a play, Pyramus and Thisbe.
All of the events and performances on the day are the culmination of a unique collaboration between the Royal Shakespeare Company and Google to perform a ground-breaking version of A Midsummer Nights Dream in REAL TIME on the internet over Midsummers weekend.
Follow the project online at www.dream40.org
The Royal Shakespeare Company would like you to create the wedding of the year on Sunday 23 June in Stratford-upon-Avon.
From 12pm, preparations will begin in Avonbank Gardens next to "The Dell" outdoor stage (opposite the Courtyard Theatre)
- Create decorations
- Write blessings for the happy couples
- Re-discover your disco dance moves
- Enjoy performances and live music
- Watch a live outdoor performance of Act 4, Scene 2 of A Midsummer Night's Dream
Events and workshops will be suitable for all ages and abilities so the whole family is welcome.
The performance of Act 4, Scene 2 will be followed by an open rehearsal, as the actors prepare the final act including the wedding celebrations and the famous play within a play, Pyramus and Thisbe.
Throughout the day a wedding photographer will be capturing the events and adding them to the online Midsummer Night's Dreaming community. You can also add your photos and creations by using #dream40 when uploading them to the internet.
All events are free, just turn up and enjoy the party!