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Wellington summer Shakespeare, 1983-2017 / David Lawrence.

By: Lawrence, David [author.].
Contributor(s): Summer Shakespeare Trust (N.Z.) [issuing body.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press and the Summer Shakespeare Trust, 2017Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour) ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781776560981.Other title: Summer Shakespeare, 1983-2017.Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- New Zealand -- Wellington | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production | Theater -- New Zealand -- Wellington -- History | Theater, Open-air -- New Zealand -- Wellington
Contents:
1983. A midsummer night's dream -- 1984. Macbeth -- 1985. Twelfth night -- 1986. Romeo and Juliet -- 1987. As you like it -- 1988. King Lear -- 1989. Much ado about nothing -- 1990. Measure for measure -- 1991. A midsummer night's dream -- 1992. Richard III -- 1993. The two gentlemen of Verona -- 1994. Pericles -- 1995. Macbeth -- 1996. As you like it -- 1997. King John -- 1998. The merchant of Venice -- 1999. Twelfth night -- 2000. Love's labour's lost -- 2001. Cymbeline -- 2002. Romeo and Juliet -- 2003. Othello -- 2004. The tempest -- 2005. Much ado about nothing -- 2006. The taming of the shrew -- 2007. As you like it -- 2009. Henry V -- 2010. The merry wives of Windsor -- 2011. The winter's tale -- 2012. Twelfth night -- 2013. Antony and Cleopatra -- 2014. Macbeth -- 2015. Timon of Athens -- 2016. Loves labour's lost -- 2017. All's well that ends well.
Summary: Since its first production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1983, the Wellington Summer Shakespeare has become an unmissable annual event, staging some of the liveliest Shakespeare productions performed in New Zealand. Over 33 years, the Summer Shakespeare has enthralled audiences, introduced new generations of theatre goers to Shakespeare in performance, and played a formative role in the early careers of many of New Zealand’s leading creatives. Wellington Summer Shakespeare 1983–2017 collects photos, ephemera and memories from some of the plays’ directors to document the evolution of Wellington’s only large-scale, large-cast, outdoor theatre event.
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Since its first production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1983, the Wellington Summer Shakespeare has become an unmissable annual event, staging some of the liveliest Shakespeare productions performed in New Zealand. Over 33 years, the Summer Shakespeare has enthralled audiences, introduced new generations of theatregoers to Shakespeare in performance, and played a formative role in the early careers of many of New Zealand's leading creatives. Wellington Summer Shakespeare 1983-2017 collects photos, ephemera and memories from some of the plays' directors to document the evolution of Wellington's only large-scale, large-cast, outdoor theatre event.

1983. A midsummer night's dream -- 1984. Macbeth -- 1985. Twelfth night -- 1986. Romeo and Juliet -- 1987. As you like it -- 1988. King Lear -- 1989. Much ado about nothing -- 1990. Measure for measure -- 1991. A midsummer night's dream -- 1992. Richard III -- 1993. The two gentlemen of Verona -- 1994. Pericles -- 1995. Macbeth -- 1996. As you like it -- 1997. King John -- 1998. The merchant of Venice -- 1999. Twelfth night -- 2000. Love's labour's lost -- 2001. Cymbeline -- 2002. Romeo and Juliet -- 2003. Othello -- 2004. The tempest -- 2005. Much ado about nothing -- 2006. The taming of the shrew -- 2007. As you like it -- 2009. Henry V -- 2010. The merry wives of Windsor -- 2011. The winter's tale -- 2012. Twelfth night -- 2013. Antony and Cleopatra -- 2014. Macbeth -- 2015. Timon of Athens -- 2016. Loves labour's lost -- 2017. All's well that ends well.

Since its first production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1983, the Wellington Summer Shakespeare has become an unmissable annual event, staging some of the liveliest Shakespeare productions performed in New Zealand. Over 33 years, the Summer Shakespeare has enthralled audiences, introduced new generations of theatre goers to Shakespeare in performance, and played a formative role in the early careers of many of New Zealand’s leading creatives. Wellington Summer Shakespeare 1983–2017 collects photos, ephemera and memories from some of the plays’ directors to document the evolution of Wellington’s only large-scale, large-cast, outdoor theatre event.

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