Original “As You Like It” poster finalised

Once again a beautiful original artwork to advertise our 2019 Production of Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT by long term member of our set design team, Sophia Montefiore. Click on the poster to see details or purchase limited tickets online through the Eventbrite link on the right of screen ->


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Another wonderful Shakespeare for 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Prospero Players will be presenting AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare in May 2019. Tickets now on sale: here is the link

Stay tuned for photos and other exciting info in the lead up to Opening night on 3rd May.

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The Dream has ended, but here is a wonderful memory, shot live on opening night!

Midsummer Nights Dream teaser

Here is a little teaser from wednesday nights show! Make sure you come along to one of our 3 remaining performances. Get your tickets here: https://goo.gl/FnMalF

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LAST SHOW tonight….book immediately to secure your tickets

What an honour and privilege it has been for us all bringing you this production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream. We hope you won’t miss out on the beauty and magic we have to show you here for the final time tonight. Book now as tickets are selling out.

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24 hours to to go: Will you be there for Opening Night?

We are all so very excited to be on the brink of our Midsummer Night’s Dream 2017 season. Remember there are only FOUR SHOWS, between Wed 26th & Sat 29th. Book now to avoid disappointment.

Thisbe by Anissa Thomas, and Kirsty McCrudden plays dead Pyrimus

Mikey Peters as Oberon and Emma Crowther as Titiana with fairies in attendance

Emma Crowther as Fairy Queen Titiana

The “Craftsmen” prepare their play for the Duke


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Midsummer Night’s Dream….looking AMAZING….only 5 days now!

First full dress rehearsal last night. Theatrical magic abounds.

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Count down is on: Midsummer Night’s Dream only 9 days away

The time is fast approaching. A few days off over Easter will be followed by a hectic week of rehearsals commencing today, as final preparations and fine tuning take place in order to bring you this masterpiece of magical live Theatre.


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Press Release

Newcastle theatre company Prospero Players have chosen one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies for its 2017 production – A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Special guest director Daniel Maslen will travel from his home in Austria to helm the production, which promises to once again showcase the company’s creative and collaborative approach to theatre production and the many talents of its loyal ensemble.

Prospero Players was formed in 2000 and the company has staged numerous successful and acclaimed productions, including Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Sophocle’s Oedipus, Shakespeare’s A Winter’s Tale, Penman’s Nexus and its own dramatisations of Longfellow’s Hiawatha, C.J. Dennis’s The Glugs of Gosh and Michael Ende’s Momo and most recently Shakespeare’s The Tempest, which curiously enough was interrupted mid season by serious storms which saw widespread power cuts in the area for days on end and caused our last show to be postponed.

As with previous productions, A Midsummer Night’s Dream will showcase the talents of Continue reading

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Our 2017 Flyer released for A Midsummer Night’s Dream coming soon to you


Another beautiful original artwork for our 2017 production FLYER  now in circulation. Please share & book your tickets online early to avoid disappointment.

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2017 Production is: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Prospero Player’s guest director for the 2017 production of Midsummer Night’s Dream is Daniel Maslen.

Dan was born in The Cotswolds (Laurie Lee country) Gloucestershire, South West England, and attended Wynstones Rudolf Steiner School as a child.

After studying music in Oslo he travelled and worked in the USA and Mexico (touring with
some well known Rock Bands) then returned to Emerson College England for the Steiner School Teacher Training Course and also undertook Continue reading

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