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  • Event Overview
    • RIFT present Midsummer Night’s Dream

      As part of our ‘Kaleidoscope presents…’ series, we welcome RIFT into our basements for a special performance of Midsummer Nights Dream.

      For the first time in the 150 year history of Alexandra Palace, its basements will be opened for a theatrical performance by immersive theatre mavericks, RIFT.

      RIFT have produced Shakespeare in unusual locations for the last ten years, most notably; The Tempest over six months from an East London Shop, and Macbeth, overnight at the Balfron Tower in Poplar. These interpretations use formal experimentation to lay their plays bare and explore them from the inside out. Midsummer Night’s Dream is no different, RIFT utilise the cavernous atmosphere of the basement spaces to create a liminal dream space that is their setting for the play. Beginning in a 1930s film studio on the eve of the first TV broadcast, we are thrust into a shared unconscious as we delve into the forest at the heart of Midsummer Night’s Dream where lovers, fairies and actors are all enchanted. Join us this September for this historic opportunity to see Alexandra Palace and Shakespeare in a way you have never seen before.

      Astounding … A triumph … subtle, slick.

       

      Due to the nature of the space the event is taking place in, we cannot offer access to wheelchair users. For further information or to discuss your access needs please contact access@alexandrapalace.com.

      Participants please note that the conditions of the space need to be considered. The floor is uneven throughout, there will be low level lighting and darkness at points, audience members will be expected to walk for the duration of the show.

      THE STAGE

      An extraordinary evening of disorientation, intimidation and fascination

      BROADWAY WORLD

      Exhilarating… Hugely Ambitious

      THE GUARDIAN

      Ages 12+ only. 12s to 15s must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be given for incorrectly booked tickets


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  • Event Information
    • Where

      Alexandra Palace basements


      When

      3rd - 28th September


      Time

      Date Doors open Event Start time Event Finish time
      3rd September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      4th September 2019 18:30 19:00 21:45
      5th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      6th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      7th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      8th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      9th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      10th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      11th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      12th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      13th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      14th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      17th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      18th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      19th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      20th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      21st September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      24th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      25th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      26th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      27th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45
      28th September 2019 18:30 19:30 21:45

      Admission

      Ticket Advance
      Admission £25 + booking fees
      Concession Admission (Concession is -ie NUS, student, under 18, unwaged) £20 + booking fees


  • Tickets
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      Ages 12+ only. 12s to 15s must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be given for incorrectly booked tickets

      Where do I buy tickets?

      Alexandra Palace ticketing partner is See Tickets. If you have purchased tickets via See Tickets, for all ticket enquiries please call them on 0871 220 0260. If you did not purchase your tickets via See tickets, please contact your ticket provider.

      Ticket collections

      If you have received an email confirmation from your ticket provider you can collect your tickets from the Box Office collection point located next to the main entrance. Please note you cannot pick them up before the doors open. Please allow some extra time to collect your tickets as this can take a few minutes and we do not want you to miss any of the event.

      I have not received my e-confirmation or tickets, what should I do?

      Please contact the ticket provider or outlet that you made your purchase through as they will need to send you a confirmation. Alexandra Palace staff cannot check your purchase or find your records if you turn up. To gain entry to the event you need an e-confirmation or ticket.

      Buy Tickets

      Ages 12+ only. 12s to 15s must be accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be given for incorrectly booked tickets
      Please note that this is a ticketed event and tickets should be bought online or over the phone prior to the event. There is no box office on site & therefore tickets will not be on sale at the venue.