THEATER Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), Charles McNulty (C.M.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.). Openings Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream The Actors’ Gang presents a kid-friendly take on Shakespeare’s fantasy tale. Media Park, adjacent to The Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd.,...
Though A Midsummer Night’s Dream may be Shakespeare’s most-performed comedy, replete with built in slapstick, wonderment, and magic-enhanced emotional roller coasters, it’s not without its share of challenges. Chief among them is grounding the hilarity in real emotional stakes — or so you’d assume. Lovers’ raging passions may be contorted by a flower yielded by fairies with […]
Protesters rounded on the Public Theater for its blood-spattered Donald Trump in ‘Julius Caesar’ but ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is politics-free.
When I was a kid, I had a friend who loved icing but hated cake. At her birthday parties, I would sit at the table with a bunch of other slightly uncomfortable elementary school girls, while her mother lovingly served her a cardboard box covered in frosting and the rest ... More »
The foursome of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” talk trust, lust and the art of stage kissing.
Directed by: Julie Taymor; Runtime: 145 minutes Grade: B+ The expectations one has for watching a taping of a theatrical play will likely vary from person to person, hinged on how they interpret the statement: "It's as if I were actually there". Show More Summary
As in the past, I have seized the platform of my Q&A podcast to do a music program — this one devoted to music of summer, or related to summer. So, we’ll hear Mendelssohn’s Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream. And Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915. Show More Summary
catonhottinroof: John Ferguson Weir (1841-1926) A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1867
EXCLUSIVE: American Horror Story alums Lily Rabe and Finn Wittrock reunite here and go from Ryan Murphy to William Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night's Dream. It’s the first look at the pic adapted and directed by first-time feature helmer...Show More Summary
That was a tweet from Matt Yglesias, so here goes: The best, in order The Henriad (as a unit!) King Lear Hamlet (even if it is a bunch of cliches, strung together) Measure for Measure A Midsummer Night’s Dream Merchant of Venice As You...Show More Summary
Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream gets the weirdest adaptation yet in a new movie that reunites American Horror Story stars Finn Wittrock and Lily Rabe.
In William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the pompous actor Bottom has his head transformed into that of a donkey by the mischievous sprite known as Puck (or Robin Goodfellow, depending on how specific you want to get). Much...Show More Summary
Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.), Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.) and David C. Nichols (D.C.N.) Openings The Blank Soirée The theater celebrates the 25th anniversary of its annual Young Playwrights Festival with...
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater Lincoln Center New York, New York May 26, 2017 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2017 by Mary Cargill After the month-long Here/Now blowout (43 ballets by 22 choreographers) New York City Ballet settled down to a week of Balanchine's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Show More Summary
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” New York City Ballet Lincoln Center New York Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by Gay Morris copyright © 2017 by Gay Morris George Balanchine’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” has been in New York City Ballet’s repertory for more than fifty years, but it shows few signs of aging. Show More Summary
“Hermia & Helena” is primarily the story of Camila (María Villar), a young woman from Buenos Aires who takes up an artistic residency in New York City to do a translation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, while wading through some drama of her own. Show More Summary
Introducing "Simpler Wines," Trader Joe's new line of fun-size canned wines—and summer 2017's answer to the famous Two Buck Chuck.
Italian niche line il Profumo has launched Lysander, a new fragrance for men. Lysander was inspired by the character of the same name in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and follows the brand's recent Othello...
Vintage buses and a muddy Midsummer Night's Dream.