A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003
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BWW Reviews: Visually Stunning A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Wows Audiences at The Broad Stage
by Shari Barrett - Apr 18, 2014

The production is visually stunning, blending live actors, puppets and keenly choreographed movement that breathe life into everyday inanimate objects. The puppetry involves a huge range of ground-breaking techniques and variety of creations - from the smallest mechanical creatures to the huge god-like masks and limbs that represent Oberon and Titania, King and Queen of the Fairies. (more...)


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Crew of Titan Theatre's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Rehearsals began this week for Titan Theatre Company's final production of its critically acclaimed second season, Shakespeare's masterpiece, KING LEAR. The epic story of the 'Mad King' and his three daughters will run April 25 - May 11, 2014 at Queens Theatre, the borough's premiere performing arts venue. Titan Theatre Company Artistic Director Lenny Banovez, who previously helmed Titan's hit productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, will direct. Scroll down for some pictures of the cast and production team! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound & More in West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which is currently playing at the Savoy Theatre, stars Olivier, Tony and BAFTA award winning Robert Lindsay (Me And My Girl, Becket, Oliver!, My Family) and Rufus Hound (One Man Two Guv'nors, Celebrity Juice,and the winner of the recent Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special) as the conmen Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson competing for the riches and the heart of the young impressionable heiress, Christine Colgate played by Katherine Kingsley (Singin' in the Rain), who was just nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Michael Grandage's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Samantha Bond (Passion Play, Amy's View, Downton Abbey, James Bond Outnumbered) plays Muriel Eubanks, a glamorous divorcee looking for love in Beaumont-sur-Mer on the French Riviera and John Marquez (Privates On Parade, The Taming of the Shrew, Doc Martin) plays Andre Thibault, Beaumont-sur-Mer's Chief of Police. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Kennedy Center's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is an Innovative Retelling of a Timeless Classic
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 23, 2014

Helena's Act II lamentation in A Midsummer Night's Dream, 'O weary night, O long and tedious night, abate thy hours,' is not something anyone will ever say watching the Kennedy Center's current revival. This innovative production uses a synergy of human and puppet interaction to bring alive Shakespeare's timeless classic in a splendid production. (more...)


Photo Coverage: FATAL ATTRACTION Sneak Peek!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Trevor Nunn directs a cast led by Natascha McElhone as Alex Forrest with Mark Bazeley as Dan Gallagher and Kristin Davis as his wife Beth, in the world stage premiere of Fatal Attraction written by James Dearden, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 25 March 2014, with previews from 11 March. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at SHORT SHAKESPEARE! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Chicago Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare's whimsical comedy of misplaced young passions and magical mischief. Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed for the public Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. from February 22 to March 22 in CST's Courtyard Theater. After each performance, the actors remain on stage for a brief question-and-answer session, before joining the audience in the Lobby for one-on-one conversations and photo opportunities. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Duke City Rep's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Duke City Repertory Theatre will present William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM March 6-16, 2014 (Thurs through Sun), Thursdays-Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. All performances will be held at The Cell Theatre at 700 1st St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87102. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)


Behind The Scenes: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Press Launch!
by Gemma Saggers - Jan 24, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is the inaugural production for the new collaboration between Jerry Mitchell and the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), with a cast is comprised of Tony and BAFTA award winning Robert Lindsay (Me and My Girl), Rufus Hound (One Man Two Guvnors), Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Samantha Bond (Amy's View). (more...)


Photo Coverage: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS - First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels stars Olivier, Tony and BAFTA award winning Robert Lindsay (Me And My Girl, Becket, Oliver!, My Family) and Rufus Hound (One Man Two Guv'nors, Celebrity Juice, and the winner of the recent Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special) as the conmen Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson competing for the riches and the heart of the young impressionable heiress, Christine Colgate played by Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Singin' in the Rain). (more...)


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Bristol Old Vic and Handspring Puppet Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Barbican
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Bristol Old Vic & Handspring Puppet Company's A Midsummer Night's Dream will run at the Barbican Theatre, Barbican Centre, London, EC2Y 8DS, Thursday 6 - Saturday 15 February 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Julie Taymor, Trevor Nunn and More Celebrate 'MIDSUMMER' at Theatre for a New Audience Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Dr. Leonard Polonsky and his wife Dr. Georgette Bennett hosted an Elizabethan-styled dinner Sunday, November 10, prior to a performance of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal. Scroll down for photos! (more...)


Photo Flash: Michael Shannon, Jessica Hecht and Cast Celebrate Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opening
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, opened on November 2 at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Titan Theatre Celebrates Opening of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Long Island City-based Titan Theatre Company launched its second full season on Friday October 18, 2013 with the premiere of its highly anticipated adaptation of Shakespeare's infectious comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, where, for each night of the show's limited New York City run, audience members pick which actors from the acclaimed nine-actor ensemble will play each of the 16 roles in Shakespeare's infectious comedy of sly sprites, rude mechanicals and confused lovers. The show will run at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City through November 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Artwork Released for Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Polonsky Shakespeare Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

The artwork for Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, has just been released. Check it out below! (more...)


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Titan Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Rehearsals are underway for Titan Theatre Company's daring new take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, where, for each night of the show's limited New York City run, audience members will pick which actors from the acclaimed nine-actor ensemble will play each of the 16 roles in Shakespeare's infectious comedy of sly sprites, rude mechanicals and confused lovers. The production is set to open at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City on October 18, 2013 with performances through November 3, 2013. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The Queens Players' A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Fresh from their critically acclaimed, sold out productions of Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Euripides' The Bacchae, and Macbeth, The Queens Players returns for its debut performance in the newly redesigned Little Theatre with a magical, Night Circus reimagining of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with TFANA's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Directed by Julie Taymor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Founded in 1979 by its Artistic Director, Jeffrey Horowitz, Theatre for a New Audience's next act is about to begin with the opening of its Center for Shakespeare and Classical Drama in Brooklyn. The inaugural production is Julie Taymor's staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare with original music by Elliot Goldenthal. Previews begin October 19 for an opening on November 2. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Classical Theatre of Harlem's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare's popular story of illusive and abiding love, opened Saturday to cheers and a robust crowd at Harlem's Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. The show, produced by the Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Producing Artistic Director, Ty Jones), is directed by CTH Artistic Associate and Oberlin College Professor of Theater and Africana Studies Justin Emeka and runs Tuesdays through Sundays at 7:30 pm through July 20. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


Photo Coverage: Fitzgerald And Carroll In Rehearsal For BARNUM!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Go behind the scenes at Chichester! (more...)


Photo Flash: 2013 Shakespeare Festival Casts Celebrate Opening Night at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

The Old Globe's 2013 Shakespeare Festival celebrated its opening night on July 2, 2013 in San Diego. Scroll down for photos of the casts of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD! (more...)


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