Scenes from a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Othello and Romeo and Juliet will be played out in front of the paintings inspired by these works: Titania and Bottom and Lady Macbeth Seizing the Daggers by Henry Fuseli, Head of a Man by John Simpson and Queen Mab’s Cave by JMW Turner.
Here are some images with captions for a taste of what's to come:
13.00: Romeo and Juliet, room 1840
14.00: Midsummer Night’s Dream, room 1780
15.00: Othello, room 1810
16.00: Macbeth room 1780
Scenes courtesy of Spearshaker Theatre and Timezone Theatre with performances by Alice White, Allie Kaufman, Megan Smith, Tessa Hart and Shane Noone and direction by Kate Brockett and Pamela Schermann.
You can also take yourself on a trail of our other Shakespeare inspired works in Tate’s Collection.