By Michael Pennington

ISBN-10: 1854598104

ISBN-13: 9781854598103

An intensely sensible account of ways A Midsummer Night's Dream truly works on stage.

A scene-by-scene consultant to Shakespeare's most sensible enjoyed comedy, from the well-know actor Michael Pennington, drawing on his personal event of directing A Midsummer Night's Dream on the well-known outdoor Theatre in Regent's Park, London, in 2003 - defined via London critics as 'a fascinating Shakespearian event' (Guardian) and 'riotously humorous and certainly touching' (Telegraph).

Praise for Michael Pennington's User's Guides:

'An insider's consultant par excellence' Simon Callow

'He is sharply clever, scrupulously cautious, highly an expert and, peculiarly, splendidly readable' Peter Holland, The Shakespeare Institute

'It is his diversity of data - in addition to a present for writing basically and memorably - that makes him this sort of high-quality advisor' TLS

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