Marshmallow Laser Feast, Manchester International Festival, Philharmonia Orchestra, Punchdrunk and Royal Shakespeare Company

Dream is a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ set in a virtual forest where a cast of seven actors-come-avatars bring the play to life.

The play takes place online as a live performance where the audience were able to experience the piece from mobile, desktop or table via the Dream website. Using the latest gaming and theatre technology such as Unreal Engine and motion capture in tandem with an interactive symphonic score that responds to the actors’ movement during the show.

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For a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put together a piece such as Dream or other R&D projects, as apart of the Audience of the Future program, visit here.



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