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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Audition Pieces (Tuesday 12th April, 7.45pm)

Click on the Character's name to access the audition piece.



                       ACT I, Sc 1 ‘Now fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour’ to ‘With pomp, with triumph and with revelling.’

          Philostrate/TheseusACT V, Sc 1.  ‘Say, what abridgements have you’ to ‘Go, bring them in.’

          EgeusACT I, Sc1. ‘Full of vexation come I, with complaint’ to ‘Immediately provided in that case’


                      ACT III, Sc 2. ‘What, can you do me any greater harm than hate’ to ‘I am amazed and know not what to say'.

         Demetrius/Helena: ACT II, Sc 1. 'I love thee not, therefore pursue me not' to 'To die upon the hand I love so well'.

         Lysander/ Helena: ACT I, Sc 1. 'How now. my lovw! Why is your cheek so pale' to 'Tomorrow will I truly meet etc'.

Fairy Land

          Oberon/TitaniaACT II, Sc 1. Ill met by Moonlight, proud Titania’  to ‘We shall chide downright if we longer stay’.

          PuckACT III, Sc 2. ‘My Mistress with a monster is in love’ and ACT V, Sc 1. ’If we shadows have offended'

          Titania/Bottom ACT III, Sc 1. ‘I pray thee gentle mortal, sing again’ to ‘Tie up my love’s tongue, bring him silently’

          Chief FairyACT II, Sc 1. ‘How now, spirit! Whither wander you? To ‘Are you not he?’  

The Mechanicals

          Peter Quince, Francis Flute, Robin Starveling, Tom Snout and Nick Bottom:

            ACT III, SC 1. ‘Are we all met?’ to ‘O monstrous! O strange! We are haunted.  etc

          Bottom, ACT IV, Sc 1 [Awakening] ‘When my cue comes, call me’ to his EXIT


 Gordon Hamlin (  07715244729)