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No Midsummer Night's Dream - This Is Why You Can't Fall Asleep in the Heat

This is why you can't fall asleep in the Summer - Real Simple 21 times you still needed your parents - Levo League Create an easy-to-follow morning routine - All You 14 things you should do when you move to a new town - Wise Bread Don't...Show More Summary

Midsummer Night’s Dream: Retro-Futuristic Ball in Moscow

The Midsummer Night’s Dream retro-futuristic ball took place on July 18 at the VDNKh exhibition center. For one night, the nearby area turned into an alternative future city.

Mendelssohn: it’s the sound of Shakespeare

There’s a bit of critical dissension about Garsington Opera’s collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company on A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Getty estate at Wormsley (and going on to Stratford-upon-Avon and the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London). I found it completely enchanting (though my wife did not). The first of several joint ventures for the […]

Why Did Mendelssohn Never Write An Opera?

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

His music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream seems so promising. Yet “spend any time in the company of Mendelssohn’s letters, and it becomes clear that here is a man of prodigious talent, shining intellect and bubbling enthusiasm who, when it came to opera, pretty much pressed self-destruct on any project that was suggested to him.”

Why Even Julie Taymor (Who Filmed It) Says ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Is Unfilmable

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Taymor’s film reveals more of the spectacle than any one spectator at the theater could have seen. Nonetheless a filmed version of a stage production cannot quite capture the sense of being there, even if the wizards currently developing the science of virtual reality no doubt are conceiving ways to eliminate the distinction.”

Playboy searches for Playmates during the Midsummer Night's Dream in Las Vegas

A Las Vegas version of Playboy Mansion's Midsummer Night's Dream party returns July 10-11 at Light Nightclub and Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay.  

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' with Puppets

last monthNews : NY Daily News

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' got a new twist on the tale with a bi-lingual puppet show,

What If The Only Shakespeare Play To Survive Had Been ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’?

“The mystery of Midsummer Night gets bound up in the larger mystery of Shakespeare. Yet it is an anomaly, distinct from anything he wrote before or after, a world to itself with its own rules and its own moods.”

The Royal Ballet Gala - The Dream 6/23

Thoughts strayed to another Puck tonight at the Royal Ballet’s Gala performance of Frederick Ashton’s The Dream. Albert Evans, who for many years danced a brilliant and unmatched Puck in Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the same theater, passed...

[Behind-the-Scenes] Julie Taymor Adapts 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream Behind the Scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream on Vimeo. When award-winning director Julie Taymor takes on a new project, it typically translates to sold-out shows. Now, with just a movie ticket...Show More Summary

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Julie Taymor's Splendid Shakespearean Romp in Film

Julie Taymor's latest triumph is the movie version of the play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, she debuted in 2013 at the Theater for a New Audience in Brooklyn. Her film of A Midsummer Night's Dream, is a mesmerizing and indeed, dream vision...Show More Summary

Anne Hathaway & Helen Mirren Support Julie Taymor's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Anne Hathaway shows off her dark bra in a sheer top while attending the premiere of A Midsummer Night’s Dream held at DGA Theater on Monday (June 15) in New York City. The 32-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet by Helen Mirren and her husband Taylor Hackford while showing some support for director [...]

Styling The Dream

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Behind Ballet

Frederick Ashton’s The Dream was made to celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth in 1964 and as homage to Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ashton zeroed in on the themes of love and magic, allowing him to … Continue reading ?

'Midsummer Night's Dream' film leads to lawsuit

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Award-winning director Julie Taymor says British director Ben Latham-Jones “has effectively disappeared” as the production prepares to make the rounds on the festival circuit.

NYCB 6/5 & 6/7 matThe Passing of the Legs

2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Legs come and go in ballet and torches get passed, but, oh, 'twas an artfully arranged Passing of the Legs this weekend in Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Forsooth, Maria Kowroski, who shall commence anon her maternity leave for several...

Historian Cracks a Code and Discovers a Possible Portrait of Shakespeare

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

"I know a bank where the wild thyme blows," William Shakespeare wrote in a stanza from A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Free Outdoor Shakespeare Returns With A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade production will take place on June 11-12, 18-20, and 25-27. [ more › ]

Shakespeare’s duds

3 months agoArts : Night and Day

I love Shakespeare. But when he pulls on his wellies and hikes into the forest I yearn for the exit. A Midsummer Night’s Dream has a moonlit, sylvan location populated… Read more The post Shakespeare’s duds appeared first on The Spectator.

How to Smell Like a Shakespearean Romance

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Meet Love in Idleness, a new fragrance by Atkinsons that completely debunks the notion that a fragrance can't be both romantic and completely original. Named after the mythical love-potion flower from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love in Idleness is a tart berry-meets-earthy scent that's a far cry from the usual... More »

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