Meeting the characters parts 1 & 2
Act I.I 1-5 and 20 - 32
Act I introduces the audiences to the protagonists, and the main arguments of the play, in rapid succession. Theseus (Jeffery Kissoon), Hippolyta (Noma Dumezweni), Hermia (Akiya Henry), Egeus (David Killick), Demetrius (Joe Anderson) and Lysander (James Loye) appear within the first one hundred lines of the play. This clip includes two brief segments of this scene.