A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Lazarus Theatre Company returns to the Blue Elephant to herald in Christmas with a touch of magic and enchantment.


One of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is transported to a frozen forest by a company whose work is “a superb lesson in how to adapt an old classic for a contemporary audience” (Spoonfed).

High in the mountains, four young lovers find themselves far from home, following romance at all costs. With the fairies at hand to weave their spells, nothing is quite as it seems until confusion gives way to happy-ever-after.

“If you know anyone unsure of Shakespeare then take them to see this and have them fall in love!”

Dave Jordan, WhatsonStage on Macbeth


Director and Designer: Ricky Dukes

Composer: Phillip Ryder

Lighting Designer: Alex Musgrave

Costume Designer: Rachel Dingle


Cast: Benjamin Archer, Michael Bagwell, Alice Brown, Lucy Fyffe, Julie Gilby, Sheila Grant, Cameron Harle, Alexandra Harman, Ewa Jaworski, Angela Jimenez, Danny Lawrence, Stuart Mortimer, Jen Painter, Sian Stephenson, James Taylor Thomas & Joseph Tweedale.

Dates: Tuesday 27 November – Saturday 15 December (Tuesday – Saturday only)

Times: 8pm (Wednesday matinees at 4pm on 5 and 12 December)

Tickets: £15 (£10 conc. and previews Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 November), £9 Southwark residents

Lazarus Theatre Company –

Press Night: Thursday 29 November

Venue: Blue Elephant Theatre, 59a Bethwin Road, Camberwell, SE5 0XT

Telephone: 020 7701 0100 or 020 7701 7870

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3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EW
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020 7708 4497

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Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station: Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle: ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45