Visually, musically, and vocally gorgeous, this is a delectable MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Benjamin Britten’s music still sounds wonderfully imaginative and modern
Double dealing, doubling of characters, double entendre and double dating, of a sort, are doubly fun to watch.
“It doesn’t take a man to play the role of Bottom,” says veteran actor Susan Wefel, who is playing one of Shakespeare’s most ridiculous fools. “It can be a woman.”
Shakespeare made simple, and simply fun.
Development, Culture, and Community in the Forest of Arden: REV Theatre’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at Columbus Square Park
REV invited us to chase characters through the Forest of Arden against a backdrop of South Philadelphia’s urban skyline.
Philly Shakes is offering audiences a mid-spring series of supplemental events on three Sundays in April and May.
Philly Shakes’ production isn’t afraid to embrace the wonderfully silly and naughty aspects of Shakespeare, and the approach works like a charm.