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.
"Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh." Said...Show More Summary
You'll either love or hate this.
And Sheridan Smith is a 60s wild child in this sensual staging of Shakespeare's popular rom-com Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 07:35 ON Thu 19 Sep 2013 What you need to know Michael Grandage's new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream has opened at the Noel Coward Theatre, London. Show More Summary
Treating himself to an evening of culture, Chris Pine showed up at the “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” press event in London, England last night (September 17). The “Star Trek Into Darkness” star was in good spirits as he mingled with fellow...Show More Summary
Way, way back -- 1982 -- Christine Baranski starred with William Hurt in a made-for-TV version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
Chris Pine rocks a suit while attending the A Midsummer Night’s Dream Press Night at the Noel Coward Theatre on Tuesday (September 17) in London, England. Over the weekend, the 33-year-old actor posed with Zoe Kravitz at the launch of the new Tom Ford London flagship store. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Chris [...]
This is what has caught the attention of Berliners in the Komische Oper production of Midsummer Night’s Dream: Photo: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de The director is a Latvian, Viestur Kairish. Read first review here: Der Tanz der Phallus in Teddy-Land
Faeries and shadows and mortals being fools grab this week's Pick -- yes, another Midsummer Night's Dream, but the Actors Gang version is unusually fine, says critic Deborah Klugman. Also good...
Jaunty Actors' Gang entertains mightily in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' but at eve's end it's stretched to the limit. The love games of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" are as frolicsome as they are exquisitely patterned. Of all his romantic comedies, this one has the structural elegance of an elaborate dance.
“For you, in my respect, are all the world; Then how can it be said I am alone, When all the world is here to look on me?” - ACT II SCENE I, Midsummer Night’s Dream So, trolling? First, it’s not about a single typography called bloggers, yet it is about blogging (however you care [...]