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Dream Play, A

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About the Show Less...

A dream about a girl from another world who comes to find out why people complain so much. Read More >

‘Everything can happen, everything is possible and probable. Time and place do not exist.’ – Strindberg in his preface to A Dream Play, 1901

Strindberg’s groundbreaking experiment in surrealism is performed at the National in a new version by Caryl Churchill.

A collaboration between the National Theatre and Tate Modern, A Dream Play runs concurrently with the exhibition August Strindberg, at Tate Modern.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 04/02/2005

Opening Night: 11/02/2005

Closing Night: 11/05/2005

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Cast & Creative


Jackson, Charlotte Roach, Dominic Rowan, Justin Salinger, Susie Trayling, Angus Wright


Director - Katie Mitchell

Producer - National Theatre and Tate Modern

Author - August Strinberg, new version by Caryl Churchill

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