Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

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Theater

Excerpted from the Bristol Old Vic program book for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. “What angel wakes me from my flowery bed?” Delve into the murky dreams of our cast and crew… • • • WHAT IS THE MOST VIVID DREAM YOU CAN REMEMBER, AND WHAT DO YOU […]

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Actor Tristan Sturrock was last seen at the 2006 Festival as the male lead in Kneehigh Theatre’s popular Tristan & Yseult. Few in the audience were aware that two years prior, during May Day celebrations in Cornwall, the actor had suffered a traumatic injury that […]

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Highly acclaimed English actor, playwright, author and director Steven Berkoff continues to set the benchmark in stunning, intense performances on both stage and screen. Steven Berkoff was born in Stepney, London. After studying drama and mime in London and Paris, he entered a series of […]

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“I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was.” —William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Bristol Old Vic, in association with Handspring Puppet Company, will present the American premiere of their production of A […]

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“I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was.” —William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Bristol Old Vic, in association with Handspring Puppet Company, will present the American premiere of their […]

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