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Winter's toil

4 days agoArts : Prospero

SHAKESPEARE and ballet are hardly strangers. In the past 100 years, some of the playwright’s best-known works, including “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, have been set to classical choreography. Yet the ballet form struggles...Show More Summary

Keeping Handspring Puppet Company's creations in good repair

6 days agoArts : Culture Monster

Backstage: Handspring Puppet Company's puppets take a beating in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at the Broad Stage. Here's a closer look. Oberon lost his thumb while in Los Angeles. With no warning, pop — it just fell off.

Review: The Broad's 'Midsummer Night's Dream' enchants with puppetry

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

Despite some horseplay excess, Handspring Puppet Company works wonders in 'Midsummer Night's Dream' at the Broad Stage. While a Punch and Judy version of "The Taming of the Shrew" has possibilities, the Shakespeare play that would seem...Show More Summary

Critic's Pick: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and 'The Suit'

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

The Bristol Old Vic production of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" currently at the Broad Stage and the Théâtre de Bouffes du Nord production of "The Suit," which opens Wednesday at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, both are connected to South Africa. Show More Summary

L.A. theater openings, March 30-April 6: 'White Marriage' and more

3 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

Here comes the bride in Tadeusz Rozewicz’s "White Marriage" at Odyssey Theatre. And here come the puppets in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Broad Stage and the citywide LA Puppet Fest 2014.

Spring arts 2014: Theater

last monthArts : Culture Monster

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

An Unhealthy Relationship (with Food)

last monthOdd : The Hairpin

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

An enchanting 'Dream' for the whole family

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

An enchanting 'Dream' for the whole family

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

Excess of One, Not Enough of the Other

2 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"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

Hamburg Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Wed and Thur – Includes Performance from Alina Cojocaru

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

Here's Judi Dench as Titania in a Trippy Midsummer Night's Dream [NSFW]

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: Midsummer Night Blue

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Christmas in Connecticut

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

Midwinter's Magical Festival at The Actors' Gang

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

TT: All frosting, no cake

5 months agoArts : About Last Night

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's James Conlon takes on Verdi, Britten and a health scare

5 months agoArts : Culture Monster

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

Theater: Taymor Spins Web Of Magic; A Promising "Lady In Red"

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

First Nighter: Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream Hits and Misses

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

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