Lomond School’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ wows sold-out crowds at Submarine Centre

Lomond School pupils recently captivated audiences with three sold out performances of William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the iconic Submarine Centre.

The productions, held between 26 and 28 January, showcased the dedication and creativity of the Lomond School Drama Department, as they brought to life the timeless tale of love, magic, and mischief. The cast, composed of 22 talented students, delivered stellar performances that transported the audience into the whimsical world of Shakespeare’s classic comedy.

The response from the sold-out audiences was nothing short of extraordinary, with attendees expressing overwhelming praise for the students’ performances, the creative direction, and the overall production quality.

Dr. Natalie Roncone, Drama Teacher at Lomond School, shared her enthusiasm for the success of the performances: “I am incredibly proud of our actors and their dedication to bringing ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to life. The Submarine Centre provided a unique and captivating setting, and the students embraced the challenge with passion and creativity. Their hard work and commitment has truly paid off, and it’s heartening to see the positive impact of the arts on our school community.”

Lomond School prides itself on a vibrant Music and Drama Department that focuses on creating co-curricular activities to aid student experience. Currently the school operates a Drama Club, a range of choirs, a school orchestra, a traditional music group, the clarsach and saxophone ensembles and jazz group.

Ms Claire Chisholm, Lomond School Principal said: “This was an extraordinary performance. I’ve witnessed several adaptations of this play to date and the cast nailed it. Shakespeare is not easy to read or perform but it was done so beautifully. It was a terrific performance.

“Lomond School remains dedicated to nurturing the artistic talents of its students and providing the community with exceptional cultural experiences. The success of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is a testament to the school’s commitment to excellence in both education and the arts.”