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DkIT Presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream": A Celtic Spin on Shakespeare's Classic Comedy

04 April 2024

DkIT is excited to report about their upcoming production which is a fresh take on William Shakespeare's iconic play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," performed by students of the Theatre and Film Practice program. This captivating production will take place in DkIT’s McAnna Theatre from April 16th – 18th.  This production offers a contemporary twist on Shakespeare's comedic masterpiece, infused with the rich heritage of Celtic culture. Audiences can expect an evening of laughter, love, and magic as they are transported into the mystical realm of the Athenian woods.

"We're excited to present 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' with a Celtic flair, celebrating both Shakespeare's timeless storytelling and the vibrant traditions of our own Irish culture,"

says co-director Eva Urban-Devereux.

"This production is a true collaboration of creative minds, with our talented third-year students bringing their passion and energy to the stage,” . “With the timeless theme of love in all its agony and glory, it’s a play for young people by young people!"

added co-director Loli Ros Gordon

Highlighted by live performances of traditional Irish music by DkIT's music students, this adaptation promises to captivate audiences of all ages. With a nod to the comedic elements of the original play, this production adds a modern twist, ensuring a memorable experience for theatregoers.

Experience the magic of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" like never before, as DkIT invites you to laugh, dream, and revel in the whimsy of Shakespeare's timeless tale.

Admission to the performances is free for all, but due to limited seating, registration is required. Reserve your seats now to secure your spot for this unforgettable theatrical event. To register and for more information, telephone: 0429370280 or email:

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