Royal Ballet's Dream streaming

Published: 19 March 2021
Reporter: Vera Liber

Steven McRae and Akane Takada in The Dream Credit: Bill Cooper
Akane Takada and Bennet Gartside in The Dream Credit: Bill Cooper
Steven McRae as Oberon in The Dream Credit: Bill Cooper

Frederick Ashton’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Dream (2017), is being streamed on Friday 19 March.

It features music from Felix Mendelssohn performed by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and designs from David Walker, with Principal dancers Akane Takada as Titania and Steven McRae as Oberon. Also featured are First Soloist Valentino Zucchetti as Puck and Principal Character Artist Bennet Gartside as Bottom.

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