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As part of Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 2024...

A Kid-Summer Night’s Dream was devised with an audience of 5-11yr olds in mind but may be enjoyed by anyone who would enjoy a less serious approach to a Shakespeare classic. This version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream has all the comedy and confusion of the original play but is considerably shorter (about 50 minutes) with more audience interaction and none of the boring speeches. However, within the informal theatrical style occasional snippets of original text slip in to allow the audience to experience the glorious rhythm and musicality of Shakespearean language.

This performance will be at the Ebury Hotel, 65-67 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DX

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Canterbury Shakespeare Festival 2024

Thu 25 July - Sat 17 August 2024
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CSF: A Kidsummer Night’s Dream (Ebury Hotel)

Thu 25 - Fri 26 July

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