If I'm lucky enough to direct a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, should I have male fairies of female fairies?
A snippet from the script for your consideration:
BOTTOM: I cry your worship's mercy, heartily: I beseech your worship's name. COBWEB: Cobweb. BOTTOM: I shall desire you of more acquaintance, good Master Cobweb: if I cut my finger, I shall make bold with you. Your name, honest gentleman? PEASEBLOSSOM: Peaseblossom. BOTTOM: I pray you, commend me to Mistress Squash, your mother, and to Master Peascod, your father. Good Master Peaseblossom, I shall desire you of more acquaintance too. Your name, I beseech you, sir? MUSTARDSEED: Mustardseed. BOTTOM: Good Master Mustardseed, I know your patience well: ...