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How Shakespeare went viral centuries before the Internet was invented

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, when Peter Quince sees Bottom turned into an ass-headed figure, he cries in horror: “Bless thee, Bottom, bless thee. Thou art translated!” Other characters in the play use the verb in similar ways to refer to a broad range of altered states. Helena hopes to be...

Miami City Ballet Gets Grants For U.S. Tour And New Balanchine Restaging

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“[The company has] lined up $6.5 million in new support as it prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary next season with a national tour and a new production of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a dash of Florida flavor.”

Miami City Ballet Gets Funding for Tour and ‘Midsummer

The company has lined up $6.5 million to tour and for a new production of Balanchine's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," with some Florida flavor.

Go down the epic rabbit hole of this A Midsummer Night's Dream-meets-Alice in Wonderland wedding

I can't help it. I have been flipping OUT about this wedding for months now, and I finally get to show it to you guys. We luv our theater weddings at Offbeat Bride, and David and James' Midsummer Night's Dream wedding was nothing short of a fairy wonderland!

“Dum Laga Ke Haisha”… An enchanting rom-com with a surprisingly dysfunctional core

Spoilers ahead… Sharat Katariya likes to take familiar stories and set them in places you don’t expect. In his first feature, 10ml Love, he relocated A Midsummer Night’s Dream to modern-day Mumbai. In Dum Laga Ke Haisha, he transports the rom-com – a traditionally urbane genre – to Haridwar of the 1990s. The era is […]

Movie Review: Strange Magic

Alex Yarde goes out on a limb (see what I did there) in his review of Strange Magic, George Lucas’ fractured fairy tale riff on A Midsummer Night's Dream. The post Movie Review: Strange Magic appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Strangely, Strange Magic Is Not Really Magical!

The world could have used a great CG reimagining of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night Dream. What a shame this isn’t it. Still there are some good moments to be had from Strange Magic – Alan Cumming rocking out as the Bog King...Show More Summary

Behind The Scenes Featurette: Strange Magic!

Strange Magic, a musical fantasy filled with magic, elves, goblins and fairies – and based loosely on William Shakespeare’s  A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will be in theaters on January 23rd. Follow the jump to learn more about the creatures and cast of Strange Magic. Show More Summary

Great British Art: Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing by William Blake

This illustrates Titania’s instruction to her fairy train in the last scene of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Hand in hand, with fairy grace, Will we sing, and bless this place. Oberon and Titania, King and Queen of the fairies, are on the left. Show More Summary

George Lucas’ Animated "Strange Magic" Conjures First Trailer

The first trailer has arrived for the fairy-tale musical inspired by William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream."

The First Trailer For LucasFilm's Strange Magic Isn't Strange Enough

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We only first heard about Lucasfilm's new CG animated movie Strange Magic when it was announced a week and a half ago as a musical semi-remake of A Midsummer Night's Dream with pop songs. Now the first trailer is here, and unfortunately it looks like stuff we've seen many times before. Read more...

‘Strange Magic’ Trailer: Animated Musical Fantasy Dreamed Up By George Lucas

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Lucasfilm is getting into the CG animation game, and the company’s first film, directed by Gary Rydstrom (Lifted, Toy Story‘s Hawaiian Vacation) from a story by George Lucas, is a musical inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream and (if the tunes are anything to go by) the teen culture of the ’50s and ’60s. Show More Summary

First Look At George Lucas' 'Strange Magic'

George Lucas' Strange Magic will be released by Touchstone Pictures next January. The animated comedy is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The film feature popular songs from the past six decades. This...Show More Summary

First Look: Strange Magic

Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Strange Magic – a ‘madcap fairy tale musical inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ will be the company’s first theatrical release since the company was acquired by Disney. Strange Magic stars an amazing voice cast – Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristen Chenowith, Maya Rudolph and Peter Stormare among them – and will be released through […]

George Lucas Penned a New Animated Film Based on A Midsummer Night's Dream, Out Next January

5 months agoHumor : The Daily What

Called Strange Magic, the film stars Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenowith, and Maya Rudolph, and is to be released on January 23, 2015. From the press release: "Strange Magic," a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015. Show More Summary

‘Strange Magic': Lucasfilm musical based on ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream

“Strange Magic,” a musical animated feature film inspired by William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” is coming to theaters in […]

First Look At George Lucas' Pop Song-Filled Fairy Musical

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here's your first look at Lucasfilm's non-Star Wars feature based on a story George Lucas dreamed up with inspiration from A Midsummer Night's Dream. It's called Strange Magic, and, oh yeah, it's a musical made up of pop songs. Read more...

Antrim, Fabled and Antic

If you’ve been teaching for a while, you’ve probably at some point included A Midsummer Night’s Dream on a syllabus. Perhaps you’ve blasted through the play in a week or two, as I have. (When I teach Calvino’s Six Memos… Continue reading ?

RNZB appoints new AD from ItalyNew Liam Scarlett production of Midsummer Night's Dream, too

7 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has tapped former La Scala dancer and director of MaggioDanza, Francesco Ventriglia, as its new artistic director to replace Ethan Stiefel who is coming home to the U.S. The 36-year-old, who is also an accomplished...


By Kalyn Oden, PR Intern Fairies, lovers, donkeys and a love spell gone completely wrong…Houston Ballet begins its 2014-15 season with the company premiere of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, choreographed by John Neumeier  and inspired by William Shakespeare’s famous comedy, from September 4 – 14 at Wortham Theater Center. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”; Artists of […]

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