Bottom's Dream

by  Alan Poole

Full Length Play, Drama  /  8m, 6f, 10m or f

Who dreamt the Midsummer Night's Dream? What were the reactions of the Artisans' relatives to their play-acting activities? The author considers the play from the point of Bottom - and the women as members of the audience. Bottom and his wife are dis…

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Bottom's Dream

by  Alan Poole

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    • Adult
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    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Who dreamt the Midsummer Night's Dream? What were the reactions of the Artisans' relatives to their play-acting activities? The author considers the play from the point of Bottom - and the women as members of the audience. Bottom and his wife are discovered settling down for the night - as twelve o'clock strikes, Bottom dreams a 'most rare vision'. All the Artisan scenes are preserved intact - but here the women also have their say.
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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: £52 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 16th Century / Elizabethan
  • Setting: Various simple settings on an open stage
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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8m, 6f, 10m or f
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