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Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; When The NOLA Project staged Shakespeare?s A Midsummer Night?s Dream in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden in 2011, the company took advantage of the natural environment and let the comedy?s young lovers and bumbling thespians, aka the ?rude ...

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Old 06-18-2014, 04:31 PM   #1
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Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream



When The NOLA Project staged Shakespeare?s A Midsummer Night?s Dream in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden in 2011, the company took advantage of the natural environment and let the comedy?s young lovers and bumbling thespians, aka the ?rude mechanicals,? romp through the park in delightfully youthful fashion. In its Midsummer production, The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University has brought the play indoors at Dixon Hall, and director Clare Moncrief?s work takes a somber tone as the young lovers are cast as British aristocrats who seem trapped in social class rigidity.? [ Read more ]

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