Inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Beginning is the second in a trilogy of works deconstructing Shakespearean stage directions. The Beginning was developed at Lakeside Arts Centre (Nottingham), Leeds Met Studio Theatre, Loughborough University and The Junction (Cambridge). Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and commissioned by the World Event Young Artists 2012. Selected for the British Council’s Edinburgh Showcase 2013.
“A stunningly crafted piece of theatre”
“Exists somewhere in the space between dreaming and waking”
“An intricate and quietly compelling deliberation on what it means to be on stage”
A Younger Theatre
Making the Beginning
The Beginning Programme (pdf)