A Midsummer Night's Dream

$40-$65

Shakespeare’s lush tale of the ecstasies of love and loss, Midsummer tosses four lovers into the strangest, most magical night of their lives. In the woods of Athens, they dive into a world ruled by the whims of passion, play, and jealousy—and none of them come out unchanged. Directed by Bedlam Theater’s innovative Eric Tucker, five versatile actors will live out Bottom’s fantasy of playing all the roles in this celebration of the transformative and intoxicating power of love.

Co-produced with HUDSON VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, and performed in repertory with THE CHAIRS.

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Pearl Theatre

(New York, NY)
555 West 42nd Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
The cast has been announced for Graeae Theatre Company and Theatre Royal Plymouth's production of Winsome Pinnock's new version of One Under .
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partner Leeds Playhouse, present Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
When the Colonial Theatre of Rhode Island's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream recently won the Westerly Sun Readers Choice Award for Best Live Production of 2019, perhaps no other company member celebrated more fervently than actress Marion Markham.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partner Leeds Playhouse, are delighted to announce the cast for the remount of the critically-acclaimed Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 12, 2019
UK-based Shakespeare's Rose Theatre announced Friday it was canceling the productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth at The Theatre at Solaire from 17 to 22 September 2019.
by Beth Leitman - Jul 30, 2019
According to the director and members of the cast of Adobe Theatre's production of Shakespeare in Hollywood, it has been a labor of love bringing the show to the stage; a wonderful experience where the cast had a great time getting to know one another and become friends, as well as a chance for the audience to leave the theatre with a more interest in Shakespeare and the history surrounding the 1935 movie of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production, All Shook Up!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Award winning actor and playwright David Heron has been cast in the pivotal roles of Oberon, King of the Fairies and Theseus, Duke of Athens in the Colonial Theatre of Rhode Island's Shakespeare in The Park production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2019
The Colonial Theatre of Rhode Island is thrilled to announce the 2019 summer production of Shakespeare in the Park. Westerly's Wilcox Park will again come alive with Puck and his fairies in the famed play A Midsummer Night's Dream!
by Jack Read - Jul 26, 2019
Dreamer/Seeker, written by Devan Andrews and directed by Rocky Nunzio, is one of this year's several Capital Fringe offerings that use one of Shakespeare's plays as inspiration. A longstanding tradition, there's a seemingly infinite number of ways to remix the canon; this show uses both a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and that play's ideas of dream logic as a jumping off point.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
When Princeton University graduate and Yale MFA candidate Maeli Goren was rereading A Midsummer Night's Dream earlier this year, a piece of text stood out to her that never had before: a speech by Titania, the queen of the fairies, in which she speaks of '[t]he spring, the summer, / The childing autumn, angry winter change / Their wonted liveries, and the mazèd world, / By their increase, now knows not which is which'-in other words, a world plunged into chaos by a changing climate. Suddenly, one of Shakespeare's most-produced plays had become unusually timely.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House invites audiences to embrace a sense of adventure with a new season of music, theater, exhibitions, film, book launches, special events, and community programs this August to December.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Chester Theatre Company (CTC) presents Martín Zimmerman's On the Exhale July 25-August 4. First preview is July 25 at 2:00pm, and the opening is July 25 at 8:00pm. Written in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the play takes a unique look at the issues surrounding guns and gun violence in America. The production stars CTC Associate Artistic Director and Berkshire native Tara Franklin.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
The Chicago premiere of DC Fidler's play BOOGIEBAN, begins Thursday August 8th at 8:00 pm, prior to its opening on Friday, August 9th at 8 p.m., with stars, DAVID PEACOCK and TRAVIS TEFFNER at Chicago Dramatists (1105 W. Chicago Avenue), Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Scottish screen actress Eilidh Loan is to star in the new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, depicting Shelley herself onstage as the author personally unfolding her monstrous tale of creature and creator. With a cast also including Ben Castle-Gibb, Thierry Mabonga, Sarah MacGillivray, Natali McCleary, Michael Moreland and Greg Powrie, the seminal 1818 gothic horror novel adapted by award-winning writer Rona Munro will now run until 7 March 2020 as new dates are added.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partners Leeds Playhouse, are delighted to announce the cast for the remount of the critically-acclaimed Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by Beth Leitman - Jul 22, 2019
BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD at Adobe Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Joe Calarco's award-winning Shakespeare's R&J re-imagines Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers as two adolescent schoolboys in a Catholic boarding school during the 1950s. Their love for one another becomes the ultimate forbidden love in an austere, repressive all male milieu.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Third Wheel Productions, an experiential production company, is thrilled to present the world premiere of 'Deep Into Darkness', an immersive theatrical experience at The Cultch Theatre in Vancouver from August 13th to 25th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Celebrate hit songs made famous by Elvis Presley at the Flat Rock Playhouse in the upcoming production,
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Hip to Hip Theatre Company is pleased to announce their summer tour dates which will include performances in fifteen parks throughout Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, The Bronx, New Jersey and Long Island. The company's 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Parks tour runs July 24 – August 25.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
London Classic Theatre today announce their UK tour of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, with the company's Artistic Director Michael Cabot directing Nicholas Gasson, Joel Macey, Graham O'Mara and Moray Treadwell. The new production opens at Hull Truck Theatre on 12 September, with previews from 5 September at Oldham Coliseum, and visits 22 venues in total before the tour concludes at Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells on 2 November.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Bristol Old Vic today announced the full cast for its major autumn production - Cyrano - directed by Tom Morris, in what amounts to a Bristol All-Stars line-up of the theatre's most charismatic actors from some of the best-loved productions of recent years, with six of the seven living in the South West.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Future IDs at Alcatraz, a yearlong project, exhibition, and series of monthly public programs on view in the New Industries Building on Alcatraz Island until October 2019, brings attention to criminal justice reform efforts and second chances. The exhibition encourages the viewer to reevaluate ideas about rehabilitation, reentry, and reintegration, which features ID inspired artwork created by individuals who have a conviction history as they conceive and develop a vision for a future self.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Steppenwolf's Ensemble is one of the most prestigious gatherings of names in theatre including stars such as Annette Bening, Laurie Metcalf and Tracy Letts. One among them also includes star of stage and screen Martha Plimpton, up until recently. According to the Chicago Tribune, Plimpton has withdrawn from the Ensemble.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
As Shakespeare in Action prepares to open their inaugural outdoor production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Weston community, news of recent carding by the Canadian Border Service Agency in the area has spurred the company to spotlight this issue. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
First Floor Theater announces their eighth season, featuring one world premiere and two Chicago premieres.First Floor Theater announce their eighth season, featuring one world premiere and two Chicago premieres.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Two-time Academy Award nominee Mary McDonnell has been cast in the title role of Gloria Steinem in Emily' Mann's Gloria: A Life, the opening production in McCarter Theatre Center's 2019-2020 Theater Series. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Immersion Theatre are proud to release brand-new production images for their UK tour of Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream”, which is currently touring to open-air venues around the country.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Casting has today been announced for Touching The Void. Following critically acclaimed runs at the Bristol Old Vic, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Hong Kong Festival and on Tour in the UK Tom Morris' production of Touching the Void will see original cast members Fiona Hampton, Patrick McNamee and Josh Williams return to the show, joined by Angus Yellowlees. The show will open in the West End at the Duke of York's Theatre previewing from November 9th for a strictly limited season with an opening night of November 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Lorna Brown, Raghad Chaar and Yoli Fuller join the previously announced Zoe Wanamaker and Zrinka Cviteši? to complete the casting for Two Ladies, a new play by Nancy Harris to be directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Royal & Derngate and English Touring Theatre today announce the full cast for Nancy Medina's production of August Wilson's Two Trains Running. Medina directs Geoff Aymer (West), Ray Emmet Brown (Wolf), Derek Ezenagu (Hambone), Andrew French (Memphis), Leon Herbert (Holloway), Michael Salami (Sterling) and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Risa). The production opens at Royal & Derngate Northampton on 4 September, with previews from 31 August and runs until 14 September before embarking on a UK tour to Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, Cast Doncaster, New Wolsey Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and Derby Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
With Blues in the Night about to open at the theatre, and The Son soon to transfer to the West End, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the full cast for her production of the world premiere of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit - Ayesha Dharker (Hema), Bally Gill (Akshay), Mariam Haque (Uma / Kavita), Asif Khan (Gopi / Inspector), Aryana Ramkhalawon (Ragini), Paul G Raymond (David) and Soni Razdan (Jaya). The production opens on 29 October, with previews from 23 October, and runs until 30 November.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Its season 37 for the Atlantic City Ballet and the dancing continues with monthly performances at Caesars Circus Maximus Theater starting in September.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2019
Two pairs of lovers (one requited, other…it's complicated and a rag-tag group of thespians find themselves lost in the woods right as the fairy kingdom is turned on its head by its quarreling leaders. Nature will never be the same! Lord what fools these mortals be.
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
The past month came with many announcements regarding stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid casting continues to go underway, with reports that Javier Bardem will play King Triton. Not only do we have the film to look forward to, but it was also announced that ABC will air The Little Mermaid Live! with Auli'i Cravalho and Queen Latifah. The highly-anticipated Cats film trailer was released, and a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was announced! 
by Monica Moore - Aug 7, 2019
The forest dwellers were mesmerising. The use of Te Reo to portray Shakespeare-speak was beautifully executed. Accolades to Anatonio Te Maioha in his portrayal of Oberon and Renaye Tamati as Titania. These two brought a level of myth, the spiritual and passion totally enhancing, honouring and making the story part of 'us'. Beautiful. The forest scenes were spellbinding with ancient creatures of myth and legend replacing the usual fairies. Those who could not understand the Te Reo could still understand the story. Te Maioha and Tamati respectively played the roles of Theseus and Hippolyta wearing a clever combination of traditional and Maori. Clever. Reuben Butler as Puck is sensational with his agility, delivery and all round high energy.
by DC Felton - Aug 5, 2019
While Ankeny Community Theatre (ACT) may be closing their 2018-2019 season, they are also opening the 2019-2020 Des Moines Theatre season. To pull this off you need a show that transcends time, as well as instantly recognizable.   They've tackled this challenge by staging William Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” which opened on August 2.  Not only do they show how timeless this show is, but they also put on a production that the audience can have fun with as well.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
For one of the first times in the history of Alexandra Palace, audiences will be invited to venture down into the cavernous basements for an immersive performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; a new production from experiential theatre experts RIFT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2019
R+J+T+C is a compilation of Shakespeare's Romeo+Juliet, Troilus+Cressida, and the play Pyramus+Thisby within A Midsummer Night's Dream, adapted and directed by Nikolai Mishler.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 28, 2019
Bless our souls! The beloved Disney classic Hercules is getting a stage adaptation courtesy of The Public Theater! The production runs from August 31st to September 8th at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. To prepare you to go the distance with Hercules, Meg, Hades, and more, we're giving you our guide to Hercules, from the movie's history to a look at the cast including Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, and more. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Award winning actor and playwright David Heron and the cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Colonial Theatre, Rhode Island are celebrating a highly successful run following their final performance at Wilcox Park in Westerly last Sunday, August 18.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing now through September 8, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14. 
by Carla Delgado - Aug 21, 2019
Shakespeare Rose Theatre, produced by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, recently held its first-ever Shakespeare boot camp at the Theatre at Solaire. This award-winning company from the United Kingdom (UK) makes its international debut in Manila by bringing two classic Shakespeare plays, 'Macbetha' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to the Filipino audience for a week, from September 17 to 22, 2019.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 20, 2019
Outdoor Shakespeare is back in Charlotte with a fine Actor's Theatre production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Master access, bring a beverage, and get a good sightline - NOT in the middle - for the dreamiest experience.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Get a peek inside the rehearsal room for How Love Is Spelt which plays at Southwark Playhouse from 4th – 28th September.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Audiences will have a chance to enjoy the romantic comedic romp, A Midsummer Night's Dream (directed by S.C. Lucier), and the historic tragedy Richard III (directed by David Frederick Mold), under the stars. The two productions will perform in rotating repertory.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Albany Berkshire Ballet's new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream is a 'triumphant celebration of all that is magical in the company's half century history, and a breathtaking preview of where we are going,' according to Associate Artistic Director Mary Giannone Talmi.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is set to round out its 30th Anniversary Season in Vanier Park, with the staging of Coriolanus on the Howard Family Stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre. Directed by Dean Paul Gibson (The Winter's Tale, 2017 and A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2014), Coriolanus is making its first appearance at Bard in the Festival's 30-year history.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Helen Wood, who is up performing her show The National Trust Fan Club at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019, received special permission from the management of Gladstone's Land to visit the National Trust for Scotland property there.