Brook's A Midsummer Night's Dream 1970
wires, suspended from poles from the gallery, caught the lovers like
brambles, tree branches, or the heart-eating serpent of Hermias
dream, circling and entangling the lovers as they raced through the
forest. They produced metallic music as they twisted and
Peter Thomson in Shakespeare Survey.
||The mechanicals in the forest. Fairies holding forest wires.
||(1973) Titania raised on her bower surrounded by fairies on trapezes. Also shows doors open, upper gallery and forest wires.
||(1994) Puck and Oberon. The forest is represented by light bulbs. Note the similarity in costuming to Brooks production, especially colours. Photographer: Malcolm Davies
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