Though Shakespeare’s Bottom claimed his dream was “past the wit of man” to describe, it’s well within the wit of the Troubadour Theater Company to revive in spectacular sequin-studded style with the return of “A Midsummer Saturday Night’s Fever Dream” to Burbank’s Falcon Theatre.
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Photo by Chelsea Sutton The Troubadour Theater Company - affectionately referred to by their fans as "The Troubies" - are a rascally and very...
Shakespeare's magical rom-com gets a warm, comic staging, with an ‘irresistible Bottom' Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 07:35 ON Wed 5 Jun 2013 What you need to know A new production of Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's...Show More Summary
When traveling, it's always nice to happen upon a familiar face, and we were delighted to run into fellow Atlantan and dance critic Cynthia Bond Perry with her family on our very first night at Charleston's Spoleto festival. We met on...Show More Summary
Michelle Terry as Titania and Pearce Quigley as Bottom / photo by John Haynes A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the Love Actually of Shakespeare’s comedies. All intersecting and converging story lines, each filled with its own hilarious escapades. Show More Summary
Opera North open its 2013/14 season with a trilogy of operas celebrating Britten's centenary, with revivals of Peter Grimes and A Midsummer Nights Dream alongside the company's first ever Death in Venice. In the Winter 2014 season there...Show More Summary
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Nobody is praying for the emergence of summer more than the Taking Flight theatre company, who will be touring some of Wales' most stunning historic settings with their new outdoor production of A Midsummer Night's Dream from 3 May.
Christopher Alden’s sex-and-drugs production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream has won the Golden Mask for the Moscow Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre. Best Conductor was Theodore Currentzis, for Cosi fan tutte, in the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Picture “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Shakespeare’s romantic comedy of fairies and foolish humans, set somewhere in America just after WWII. While “Dream” is best loved for all the action in the nearby forest, where silly young lovers get lost and an engaging band of delightfully simple laborers rehearse a play, the action is book-ended by...
The Ford Amphitheatre, located not a stone’s throw away from the Hollywood Bowl off the 101, is a good venue to stage a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, or possibly Into the Woods. The sandstone sloped arena, where the audience sits, collides onto a central platform—to be had by the performers—which is backed by [...]
Dates have been announced for Opera North's Britten season this autumn when their new production of Death in Venice will be joined by revivals of Peter Grimes and Midsummer Nights Dream. Death in Venice, which is being performed by Opera North for the first time, will be seen in Yoshi Oida's production originally done at Aldeburgh. Show More Summary
We haven't heard a lot about Julie Taymor since the off-stage drama that was "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," but the director is back to lead a new production. According to the Los Angeles Times, Taymor will direct "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Theatre for a New Audience in Brooklyn. It's her first directing job [...]
Since being fired in 2011 from the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," director Julie Taymor has kept a relatively low public profile, her time presumably occupied by the ongoing lawsuit between her and the show's producers.
When last we saw Julie Taymor she had turned to the courts over her public departure from Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, where she was director, co-book writer and mask-designer for the rock musical. Production woes and poor early reviews led to producers revamping the creative team, leading to Taymor’s departure. Show More Summary
So says Puck, the mischievous fairy in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I have always been a huge reader, and the whimsical playfulness that I envision as I read this play is exactly the feeling I would like to capture…
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.” Join our latest bee on her Midsummer Night’s Dream wedding journey. Say hello to Miss Squirrel! Miss Squirrel, Tampa, FL Age & Occupation: 25, Genetic Counselor Fiance’s Age & Occupation: 27, Graphic Designer/ Engineering…
A Midsummer Night's Dream is probably the funnest play William Shakespeare ever wrote. It winds down, after several twisted noctural love stories resolve themselves, with a usually hilarious (if performed well) play within a play, staged...Show More Summary
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