A Midsummer Night's Dream

Location: The Abbey, Abbey Street, Cavan Town

Admission: Tickets available from Multisound (Tel) 0494361312

Dates: Wed 15th, Thurs 16th and Tues 21st June 2012  (Mid Summers Night)

Time: 8:30pm

Shakespeare appears in Cavan for the first time at The Old Abbey at twilight.
The Gonzo Theatre Company will be presenting Shakespeare's funniest and sexiest play 'A Mid Summer Night’s Dream'... as part of the Cavan Summer Festival. Directed by Kevin O'Connor.

This is a tale about love being transformed, misplaced, revealed and finally restored. Allow yourelf be transported into a fantastical world of love, fairies and mischievous magic.

It will kick off the festival with a spectacular out-door production with three stages, over twenty characters, fire, explosions and live music with original score by Robbie Perry... it promises to be the most exciting theatrical event of the year.
It will be performed for three nights only...
Wed 15th June, Thurs 16th... and mid summer night Tues 21st June 2011. Tickets will be on sale at Mulitsound.













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Sponsored by Cavan Arts and The Summer Festival


Theseus, Duke of Athens- Johnny Binchy
Egeus, mother to Hermia- Miriam O’Reagan
Lysander, in love with Hermia- Ryan Smith
Demetrius, also in love with Hermia- Hayden Mason
Philostrate, Master of the revels to Theseus- Peader Lafferty
Quince, a joiner- Paul Cox
Snug, a joiner- Daragh Smith
Bottom, a weaver- Philip Doherty
Flute, a bellows mender- Brian Dooley
Snout, a tinker- Ray Fitzsimmons
Starveling, a tailor- Gary Lacy
Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus- Antoinette Cahill
Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander- Molly Heckard
Helena, in love with Demetrius- Kim McCafferty
Oberon, King of the Fairies- Aiden Carroll.
Dark fairies- Ciara O’Connor, Stacey McPartlin & Lilly Devalle
Titania, Queen of the Fairies- Karina Charles
Puck- Leah McDwyer
Peaseblossom, fairy- Niamh Cooney
Cobweb, fairy- Leona Igoe
Moth, fairy- Leah Heaslip
Mustardseed, fairy- Melissa Clarke

Director- Kevin O’Connor
Design- Mike McGovern & Sally O’Dowd
Music score- Robbie Perry & Daragh Slacke
Costume- Catriona O’Brien
Producers- Philip Doherty, Blaithin McCormack and Sharon Payne
Production assistant- Sharon Harkness and Miriam Phelan
Stage construction- Joe Doherty, Ray Fitzsimmons & Seamus Lyng
Stage Managers- Clare Harrington and Maeve Sheridan
Poster Design- Rita Gibson
Programme Design- Siobhan Cassidy

Thanks to The Anglo Celt, Mrs. McCormack, Philip Donohoe, Cavan Arts Office, Arts Council, Donal Keogan, Cavan Summer Festival, Abbeyset Printers, Panic Hire, Damien McCarney, Mel and Rosaleen Doherty, Michael McCann.

Backstage Pass sponsored by Cavan Arts Office and Arts Council - Sally O’Dowd (assistant designer) and Blathin McCormack (production assistant) were the two successful candidates in the Back Stage as part of Cavan Arts Office professional development programme. The Gonzo Theatre would like to take this opportunity to thank Sally and Blathin for all their hard work, and Cavan Arts Office for their support.


Date and time:

12 Jun 2011 - 21 Jun 2011


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