Gender Reversed A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Review

A stage coated in dead leaves, a bright faced woman proffering coats to the audience, and a silence. This is the Forest of Eden, where strange and magical things can happen. Spirits frolic in the woods, love potions turn people mad and a donkey’s ears start growing from a man’s head. And it’s not theContinue reading “Gender Reversed A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Review”

Shakespeare – in reverse: Challenging gender stereotypes

It’s difficult to describe the concept of The Reversed Shakespeare Company’s new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream that doesn’t sound like a Blur song. A play about the relationship between a boy and a girl, written by a boy, played by a company of boys originally, but now with a more gender balanced castContinue reading “Shakespeare – in reverse: Challenging gender stereotypes”