Set and costume designs for A Midsummer Night's Dream (Old Vic, 1937)

Scope and Content

This series includes set designs, costume designs, sketches and one reference print

Administrative / Biographical History

A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare (ca. 1595). Oliver Messel's production was first produced by Bruce D. Worsley at the Old Vic Theatre, London on 27 December 1937. It was directed by Tyrone Guthrie with music by Mendelssohn and choreography by Ninette de Valois. It featured Vivien Leigh as Titania and Robert Helpmann as Oberon.