Spring theater highlights include 'A Song at Twilight,' 'Rest' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' Shakespeare with puppets, a legendary director still breaking ground in his 80s, and a couple of Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas are just some of the highlights of the spring theater season. Show More Summary
by Julia Mahar Omelets We went to the diner on our first date. Or maybe it wasn’t a date. We were hanging out, going over lines for a community theater production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream we were both in. It was one of those build-on, customizable dates, or non-dates, where you keep adding to as it goes well. Show More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: "Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Navy Pier ???½ THEATER REVIEW: "Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Navy Pier ???½... "St. Valentine is past," as Theseus says, and the weather seems farShow More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: 'Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater ???½ THEATER REVIEW: 'Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater undefined9733;undefined9733;undefined9733;undefined189;...Show More Summary
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" The Hamburg Ballet War Memorial Opera House San Francisco, CA February 13, 2014 by Rita Felciano copyright © 2014 by Rita Felciano photo © Holger Badekow Helene Bouchet and Ivan Urban in Neumeier's "A Midsummer...Show More Summary
TweetAll the deets from your SF Ballet Engagement to Includes International Ballet Sensation Alina Cojocaru Casting has been announced for The Hamburg Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream—this Wednesday and Thursday only at the Opera House—and...Show More Summary
You probably already worship Dame Judi Dench for her many amazing performances in everything from James Bond movies to British comedies like As Time Goes By. But have you seen her wild performance in the trippy 1968 Midsummer Night's Dream? Warning: Possibly NSFW. Read more...
Like a vision from Enya's fevered dreams, this abstract AV production mixes ballet, stock nature documentary footage, and adult contemporary techno into a psychedelic magic carpet that even your parents can ride. Read more...
Peter Godfrey 's Christmas in Connecticut (l945) is a winter's version of Midsummer Night's Dream. In the movie which played as part of the Stanwyck festival at Film Forum, Christmas Eve, Stanwyck is Elizabeth Lane, a single journalist...Show More Summary
The Actors' Gang has a treat for the season. Rather like A Midsummer Night's Dream -- this is its "Midwinter's Magical Festival." I saw The Queen Family's Very Special Holiday Special on one of L.A.'s rare cold nights, when you get to wear gloves and mufflers. Show More Summary
In today's Wall Street Journal I review two much-praised New York shows, Julie Taymor's Midsummer Night's Dream and Bruce Norris'...
L.A. Opera music director James Conlon recovers from surgery even as he prepares for Verdi's 'Falstaff' in L.A. and handled Britten's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at New York's Metropolitan Opera. James Conlon had an increasingly perplexed...Show More Summary
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM for show but 1/2 for theatrical pizazz so make it 1/2 THE LADY IN RED CONVERSES WITH DIABLO 1/2 out of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 1/2 for show but 1/2 for theatrical pizazz THEATRE FOR A NEW AUDIENCE ATShow More Summary
If you know William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Julie Taymor's several publicity-nabbing productions -- many theater-goers are quite familiar with both -- then you kind of know what to expect when the latter Taymor takes on the former Shakespeare's comedy of love confused. Show More Summary
First to say, A Midsummer Night's Dream at the newly built Theatre for a New Audience in Brooklyn, is jaw-dropping great. When you tell its creator Julie Taymor, she shrugs and says, Well, it's Shakespeare's play. Uh, yes, but what Taymor...Show More Summary
If you were a director whose godlike reputation had recently suffered a nightmare involving flying pests, malicious sprites, and braying asses, what project would be more fitting than A Midsummer Night’s Dream to mark your re-emergence into the world of sanity and sunlight? This question is hypothetical, of course, with... More »
Despite her dodgy pretzels, a Midsummer Night’s Dream wedding cake seals the deal for Frances Column Annalisa Barbieri LAST UPDATED AT 08:32 ON Wed 23 Oct 2013 REMEMBER a time when people baked just for something to nice to eat withShow More Summary
In April of 1964, just a month after their famous debute on the Ed Sullivan show the Beatles performed a sketch from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream as part of a one-hour Beatles television special. Britain, at the time, was celebrating the Bard’s 400th bithday.