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Adelaide’s Festival Dream

Neil Armfield’s production of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dreamcomes to South Australia
by Clive Paget

The Adelaide Festival has announced that Neil Armfield’s staging of Benjamin Britten’s operatic version of A Midsummer Night’s Dreamwill be its headline productionin 2021. Not only is the Joint Artistic Director’s 2009 production a tried and tested one, a predominantly Antipodean cast neatly gets around any COVID-19 related quarantine rules which may or may not be in place...