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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1961)

Opera: Production details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Production premiere: 2 February 1961
Producer: John Gielgud
Set designer: John Piper
Costume designer: John Piper
Lighting designer: William Bundy
Choreographer: Pirmin Trecu
Movement director: Pirmin Trecu
Revival rehearsed by: Dennis Maunder
(1961 revival)
Revival costume assistant: Alan Pickford
(revivals in 1961, 1964, 1966, 1974, 1976 and 1984)
Revival rehearsed by: John Copley
(revivals in 1964 and 1966)
Staging: John Copley
(revivals in 1974, 1976 and 1984)
Revival assistant to the producer: Richard Gregson
(revivals in 1974 and 1976)
Revival lighting designer: Robert Bryan
(1984 revival)
Notes: The programmes for the 1974 and 1984 revivals include this note: 'John Piper acknowledges the help of Carl Toms'.
Performances
2 February 1961 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
6 February 1961 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
8 February 1961 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
11 February 1961 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
15 February 1961 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
17 February 1961 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
16 December 1961 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
23 April 1964 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
1 January 1966 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
2 January 1974 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 May 1976 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
1 May 1984 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London