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A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1954 - Broadway


Metropolitan Opera House

(New York, NY)
Broadway at 39th St.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
This summer The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the UK's premier all male theatre company, present the breathless and brilliant tragedy, Macbeth. The 2021 tour will provide audiences with a highly anticipated return to live theatre and a kick start to the summer. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
The Old Globe has announced the return of Globe Learning, our professional development program for theatre practitioners. Due to COVID-19, Globe Learning was placed on hiatus for the 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
Asolo Rep's Access to the Arts program will offer educational institutions the opportunity to stream one of the theatre's most groundbreaking productions: HAMLET, PRINCE OF CUBA, available now through June 11, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2021
For only three performances in March 2021, arguably the most fervent month for virtual theater and spatial computing in history, a group of indie virtual theater makers have brought their respective webXR performance pieces together for a seamless, web-based theater experience in virtual reality, accessible from any computer, phone, tablet, or VR headset with a web browser.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
The Time Traveller's Wife, the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the New Line Cinema film screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin, will become a new musical and premiere in the UK in late 2021/early 2022. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
Over 100 UK performers have come together to remotely record 'The Bells of Notre Dame' from Disney's animated film 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'. The project has been produced by Wicked actress Rebecca Gilliland, who founded Bookend Productions, to give artists a chance to perform after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down theatres across the world.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF gained approval from the national professional actors union, the Actors' Equity Association (AEA), for an enchanting production under the stars filled with laughter and romance.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
A team of seasoned theatre professionals are working with Fulham Palace to create an immersive, interactive, and COVID-safe theatrical experience inspired by William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
The Old Globe has announced the appointments of four Resident Artists to join the Globe’s artistic staff for a two-year residency. These four individuals will make a significant impact on the artistic life of The Old Globe as they contribute their voices, artistry, and perspectives to every area of the theatre’s artistic operations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
Threadbare’s community-based productions will feature local citizens of all ages in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (August 5-8), and the premiere of Mackerel Sky (September 2-5), a new play by longtime Brooklin resident Jon Ellsworth. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has announced that there will be a number of opportunities for audiences to enjoy its renowned Shakespeare LIVE! company perform in-person at the end of April.  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
Scoot Theatre have announced their plans to tour two outdoor, sixty-minute, family-friendly, actor-musician productions of 'The Comedy of Errors' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to (mainly) cricket clubs in the South East this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center has joined The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to celebrate the work of William Shakespeare, just in time for his 457th birthday. “The Bard at Bell Works” takes place on the Bell Works campus in Holmdel, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
On Wednesday, we're due to give a one-off, live, online performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, starring Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall, Luisa Omielan, and Wendy Morgan and I'm cautiously excited about what we're making here!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
Salzburger Landestheater Presents SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: ELVES AND ERRORS.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
Ballet Idaho Artistic Director Garrett Anderson and Executive Director Laura Mulkey have announced the release of NewDance on the Ballet Idaho streaming platform.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
 Saratoga Performing Arts Center has announced that it has partnered with Pitney Meadows Community Farm to bring back the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for its annual Saratoga Springs residency.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021
Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero, Once On This Island on orange vinyl, R&H Goes Pop!, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe is preparing to reopen its outdoor theatre on 19 May 2021. Provided the conditions are met for Step 3 of the Government's roadmap for cultural reopening, the Globe will be welcoming audiences in for socially distanced performances, having closed on 18 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Houston Grand Opera has announced the three new singers and nine returning artists who will train with the HGO Studio for 2021–22. The HGO Studio provides comprehensive career development to young singers and pianist/coaches who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the artform. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced that Bay Street's Director of Education & Community Outreach, Allen O'Reilly, appears in a new film, The Enormity of Life, scheduled for worldwide release on Tuesday, April 6.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
San Francisco Ballet has announced two promotions and the appointment of four apprentices for the 2022 Season. Effective July 1, SF Ballet corps de ballet member Jasmine Jimison is promoted to Soloist and apprentice Olivia Brothers is promoted to the corps de ballet. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
The Royal Opera House will continue its #OurHouseToYourHouse programme, featuring online broadcasts that can be accessed by audiences around the world for just £3.  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
After the company’s first summer away from Austin Gardens park in 46 years in 2020, Oak Park Festival Theatre returns to its outdoor home, located in downtown Oak Park, with “The Tempest,” by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Zahora. The production will be staged July 15-Aug. 21. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
The Actors' Gang Theater announces a new Axis Mundi evening as part of its digital season: Axis Mundi – In Conversation with Tim Robbins and theatrical legend and visionary director, Peter Brook. The free event, produced in partnership with Fundación Teatro a Mill, will be translated into French and Spanish and will be streamed Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm PST through Zoom and Facebook Live. The live translation is only available through Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
The show features songs from Dear Evan Hansen, Six, Little Shop of Horrors, West Side Story, Girl From The North Country, The Wiz, Jagged Little Pill and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
One year on since theatres up and down the country had to close their doors due to the Covid pandemic, the Octagon today give a first look inside their impressive new building following a two-year, £12million redevelopment.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 18, 2021
Purcell was the greatest English composer until the arrival of Elgar.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
After two postponements, Shakespeare by the Sea has announced the Premiere of Measure for Measure - the 2nd in the 5-play Virtual Offering Line-up for its 24th Season. Centuries before sexual harassment became an everyday headline, Shakespeare penned this complicated story of an ordinary man, Angelo, who is suddenly thrust into a position of power. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
Northern Stage is thrilled to announce the construction of a new, seasonal outdoor performance venue, the Courtyard Theater, to open its 2021/22 Season on June 9, 2021. Situated directly behind its main performance venue, the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT, the
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 17, 2021
As it is now a year since theatres went dark, it seems appropriate for one of the country’s most eminent theatre companies to now produce one of the most innovative and inventive productions seen since the pandemic began. With a production that was due to open to live and online audiences in Spring 2020, Dream is possibly the RSC’s most unusual offering yet. Based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the production is part theatre, part game, part virtual reality immersion.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021
The Old Globe has announced it has earned the highest ratings from two independent organizations that evaluate not-for-profit charities for financial health, accountability, and transparency. The Globe has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator as well as the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announces the play titles and full cast for Inside – the first instalment of Inside/Outside, a collection of world premiere short plays by emerging and established writers.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
As spring nears and the Alabama outdoors enter their dressiest season, Alabama Shakespeare Festival is dressing up its grounds — and windows — with Costume Parade. A safe, interactive fun, and enriching outdoor installation, Costume Parade looks at more than a decade of costumes that have graced ASF’s stages.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 12, 2021
The choice for Cohens's associate artist was a stroke of genius.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
Flute Theatre will celebrate World Autism Awareness Week with five days of online international performances, in countries including India, the USA, Spain, Peru and the UK, with autistic individuals and their families around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021
The 2021 Adelaide Festival officially opens today having already hit its box office target! With a whole host of events over the next 17 days, 2021 marks the 61st Adelaide Festival and the fifth under Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021
The cast has been announced for Talking Gods, a digital season of five reimagined Greek myths by Arrows & Traps.  Nicolle Smartt (Good Omens and Doctor Who, BBC; Upon the Edge, DeCantillon) will star in tale of sisterhood Persephone, the first play in the Talking Gods series. 
by Emily Yorgey - Feb 24, 2021
Florida Repertory Theatre's production of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Bill Kincaid, tells the classic comedic tale of a moonlit night filled with love, confusion, and fairies. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2021
Shakespeare's intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start--Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. Bad news is, Hermia's father wants Demetrius for a son-in-law. On the outside is Helena, whose unreturned love burns hot for Demetrius.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
The Department of Theatre Arts at Western Connecticut State University is proud to present its Spring Virtual Production Series. The series comprises four unique productions that will be broadcast twice over two weekends spanning Thursday, Apr. 29, through Sunday, May 9. A ticket to each performance date will allow the purchaser to access the show over the course of 24 hours that day.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2021
HOME, Manchester's largest multi-arts venue, are launching a massive temporary outdoor arts space this Summer. The new space, named Homeground will be located on an 80,000ft2 future development site on First Street, just next to HOME.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme of Metamorphosis, with performances held under beautiful canopies that will hark back to the Festival’s founding under a tent in 1953.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
The Lord Chamberlain's Men, leading proponents of open air theatre return this summer with a thrilling and powerful production of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
New York Theatre Barn has announced that it has named Kate Trammell as its Managing Director and Pauls Macs as its Artistic Associate. Under the direction of Joe Barros (Artistic Director) and Jen Sandler (Associate Artistic Director), New York Theatre Barn is an anti-racist  non-profit theatre company that has served as a home for original culture shifting musicals during incubation since 2007.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia will present Nilaja Sun’s Obie Award Winning play NO CHILD… This new digital production, a one-person exploration of the New York City public school system through the lens of a teaching artist, features Philadelphia performer Taysha Marie Canales.  Directed by Justin Jain, NO CHILD...will run April 27 through May 9, 2021 on the Arden’s digital stage.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021
Playhouse Theatre Academy is offering a variety of programs this summer for kids and teens, held at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford, CT. Programs include Kids on Stage, Musical Theatre Preparatory Program, and Teen Intensive. Registration is now open for all summer programming. Need-based scholarships are available.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021
Centenary Stage Company’s, Young Audience Series will return to the stage with a performance of Shake-It-Up-Shakespeare: Magic, Mystery & Mayhem. Taking place in the Little Theatre at 400 Jefferson Street in Hackettstown on April 10th at 11AM.
by Joseph Harrison - Apr 10, 2021
In William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, a motley cast of characters find themselves in an idyllic forest filled with magic and wonder. So, it is quite apropos that Orlando Shakes’ current production of this timeless classic is being offered outdoors, at a park (Lake Eola Park) in a beautiful setting by the water. And like the young lovers and the “Mechanicals” who enter the woods not knowing how their lives will change before the night is through, audiences seated in the Walt Disney Amphitheatre are in for an evening of magic and merriment – one that, I must say, is long overdue.
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 1, 2021
With spring quickly approaching and lockdown measures slowly easing, there probably isn’t a better piece of theatre to accompany the warmer weather and cheerier moods than A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Jenny Caron Hall brought a captivating reading filled to the brim with stars to our screens last night.