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£350
raised of £1,600 target by 5 supporters

    Weʼve raised £350 to make our physical, visual, passion-production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' accessible to all, transcending barriers!

    London, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 2nd December 2018

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    Story

    It all started when we put on a free production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in Cambridge over the summer to a fabulous audience of 65. It was an utterly wonderful experience and we decided that we must bring our joyous production to a wider audience.

    After months of hard work we are now self-producing a second, equally joyous, iteration of this show in an up-and-coming venue in London - Applecart Arts - for 5 performances from Nov 20 - 24th.

    We feel very passionately that this production should be available to all. So, tickets are priced extremely reasonably and we feel our physical, visual & fun production is not only in the spirit of Shakespeare’s original but will also transcend language barriers and open the production to everybody, irrespective of social background, native tongue or experience of Shakespeare.

    We are a collective of emerging actors and around half of us are recent drama school graduates. We have discovered why so many people are so fazed by putting on their own work - it's really hard work and, without funding, extremely challenging. We have so far worked for free and are personally funding the production costs - venue hire, set, costumes, technician, posters, flyers etc - with the hope that we will at least make back the production expenses and hopefully a little profit so that we can cover our own personal costs.

    We would love to have your support. Without wonderful, warm-hearted supporters it's really challenging for people to start out in the arts and even continue.

    By asking for your support, we are asking you not just to support emerging actors & artists but also to help us to bring some of our richest theatre to people who may not normally have the money to get to the West End and see shows there.

    We thank you in advance for reading this and any support you're able to give us.

    Warmest wishes

    Skevy Stylia, James Edwards, Joanna O'Connor, Alia Sohail, Matt Melone, James Kingdon, Fleur de Wit & Mikey Anthony-Howe

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    Supporters

    5

    • Fraser Galbraith

      Fraser Galbraith

      Nov 6, 2018

      Good Luck Matt! Fraser & Steph

      £50.00

    • Louise  Ptickett

      Louise Ptickett

      Nov 3, 2018

      Good luck Matt to you and your friends. I hope this gets off the ground and that you wow your audiences. I’ll be watching this space.

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 3, 2018

      Really looking forward to seeing this production. Go and be famous all of you!

      £200.00

    • Julie Snowsill

      Julie Snowsill

      Nov 3, 2018

      Good luck Matt. I hope it goes well.

      £50.00

    • Hope Nelson

      Hope Nelson

      Nov 2, 2018

      Good luck guys, sorry it’s not more as we trying to get Matt home. X

      £20.00

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    Lend Me Your Ears Productions

    Lend Me Your Ears Productions

    London, UK

    Brand new company of emerging artists, presenting A Midsummer Nights Dream 20 -24th November 2018 at Applecart Arts, 170 Harold Road, E13 0SE. Neatest tube: Upton Park. Can’t wait to see you there!http://www.applecartarts.com/in_the_theatre.php?id=659&title=Midsummer_Nights_Dream

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