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The Gisborne Shakespeare Club will hold their first reading of the season next Tuesday night, m Whinray's Hall, Avhen "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will be placed before the public. This beautiful comedy is not so Avell 'known as some of the other works of the great writer, owing to the difficulty always experienced by stage managers m staging the superhuman actions of nymphs and fairies, wluch are the leading feature of this piece. The play will somewhat tax the membership* of the club, there being 20 characters required, 10 ladies and 10 gentlemen. All have v Avorked hard at their various parts, Avith the result that the entertainment promises to be one of the liighest standard. The public should be well pleased Avith the ■rendering, given. The scene of the play is a wood near Athens, and the setting of the scenery used will, m itself, be an attractions The fairy song will be sung by the members of the plub as a glee. Mr Hari-e Avill also render a solo entitled V'Oberon m Fairyland." A firstclass orchestra will be m attendance, and will play suitable overtures for each part. ■ ■ *^— "— — — ■— — >

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"MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.", Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXIX, Issue 12823, 24 July 1912

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"MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM." Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXXIX, Issue 12823, 24 July 1912

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