Based in the South West, Sun & Moon Theatre formed in 2013, originally under the name, Midsummer Madness Theatre Co. The company is invested in Shakespeare, storytelling and ensemble work, specialising in working with First Folio scripts.
Artistic Directors, Melissa Barrett and David Johnson trained with the Year Out Drama Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, and they are University of Exeter alumni. David studied Drama, while Melissa read English and gained a Master of Fine Art degree in Staging Shakespeare, which included training at Shakespeare’s Globe.
Their previous productions include Swindlers, Follies and Schemers, Let’s Misbehave: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off: Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (with Brite Theater), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Sun and the Moon, The Tempest, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona.
Their current production is Twelfth Night (or What You Will), which is being performed in Bath at The Mission Theatre (Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November), Exeter at the Cygnet Theatre (Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th November) and Tiverton at the Tiverton Community Arts Theatre (Friday 17th November).