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Oberon's Lair in Woods

Image TitleOberon's Lair in Woods
Performance TitleMidsummer Night's Dream
Opening Performance Date1954
TheaterRoyal Shakespeare Theatre (Stratford-upon-Avon, England)
AuthorShakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Associated People (Director)Devine, George, 1910-1966
ObjectSet design
Dimensions20 3/4 x 14 7/8
DescriptionSet design for Oberon's Lair in Woods in Midsummer Night's Dream: trees and undergrowth painted in green, brown, blue, yellow, black, orange and pink
some of the greens, blues, and pinks are quite bright. Vines in green and black hang from trees. Dark blue starry night sky in background. Two entrances cut out, with small area cut out in lower left corner.
Style or PeriodArchaic Greek with Eastern influence
c. 500 B.C.
Assyria, Persia, Phrygia
Production notes
Subject I (AAT)scenography (discipline)
gouaches (paintings)
dark blue
stars (motifs)
leaf (plant material)
green (color)
brown (color)
blue (color)
yellow (color)
black (color)
orange (color)
pink (color)
Subject II (TGMI)Theatrical productions
Set Design drawings
Subject III (LCSH)Theater--History
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For questions regarding these materials, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Inventory Number540323-033
Collection TitleMotley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library)