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Jamie Morgan performing in Dream


Robin McNicholas – Director

Pippa Hill – Script Creation

Robin Mc Nicholas & Pippa Hill – Narrative

Esa-Pekka Salonen – Music Director & Composer

Jesper Nordin – Composer, Interactivity Designer and Creative Advisor, Music

Sarah Perry – Movement Director

Cast: Maggie Bain, Phoebe Hyder, Durassie Kiangangu, Jamie-Lee Morgan, Loren O’dair, EM Williams, Edmund Wood

Theatre, music and groundbreaking technology combine in an extraordinary exploration into the future of live performance. Follow a sprite on a moonlit journey through the night until dawn.

A symphonic score based on recordings by the Philharmonia Orchestra is expanded by music created in real time by the movements of the performers. This living, dynamic soundtrack adapts and interacts with the narrative and the pre-recorded orchestral tracks.

Dream is brought to you by the Audience of the Future Consortium. The project is funded within the Audience of the Future programme by UK Research and Innovation through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Dream is generously supported by Miranda Curtis CMG, the Sidney E. Frank Foundation, Audrey Mandela and Sean Phelan, and is an EPIC MegaGrants recipient.

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Prices & Discounts

Free | £10

There are two ways to experience Dream. With an Audience Plus ticket, audience members can choose to take on the role of fireflies, lighting the forest for Puck and influencing what is happening in the world of the performance with movements of the mouse, trackpad or touchscreen. Guided by Puck they will ‘light the way’ to explore and support him on his mission. Alternatively, Audience is a free ticket and they can simply sit back and watch the live stream.

Running time

50 minutes

When are the performances?

Friday 12 March 2021, 11am GMT
Saturday 13 March 2021, 8pm GMT
Sunday 14 March 2021, 6pm GMT
Tuesday 16 March 2021, 7pm GMT
Wednesday 17 March 2021, 2am GMT
Thursday 18 March 2021, 10am GMT
Thursday 18 March 2021, 7pm GMT
Friday 19 March 2021, 1pm GMT
Saturday 20 March 2021, 10am GMT
Saturday 20 March 2021, 8pm GMT

Where to watch

The performance will be available to watch at

When can I book my tickets?

Tickets are now available to book at

Is this a live performance?

Yes. The stream is completely live.

Was it produced safely?

Yes. We are working with independent health and safety experts and have robust risk assessment procedures in place drawing from Public Health England advice.

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