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By Michael Pennington

ISBN-10: 1854598104

ISBN-13: 9781854598103

An intensely functional account of the way A Midsummer Night's Dream really works on stage.

A scene-by-scene advisor to Shakespeare's most sensible enjoyed comedy, from the well-know actor Michael Pennington, drawing on his personal event of directing A Midsummer Night's Dream on the recognized outdoor Theatre in Regent's Park, London, in 2003 - defined by way of London critics as 'a eye-catching Shakespearian event' (Guardian) and 'riotously humorous and really touching' (Telegraph).

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