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Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at National Players

National Players is presently in their 67th season, and they are currently performing Julius Ceasar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and A Tale of Two Cities, as they travel around the country. The Players merged with Olney Theatre Center in 1953, and have been a fundamental part of the Theatre’s education department ever since. I had the great […]

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Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Part 8: Jenna Berk

In Part 8 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, meet Jenna Berk.. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you perform recently on stage? Jenna: I played the contortionist and straitjacket escape artist Wendy in Stephen Spotswood’s The Last Burlesque, Pinky Swear’s contribution to Capitol Fringe […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Synetic Theater

The music is pulsing; the performers are insanely flexible, and everything from set to costumes to lights is drenched in the fantastical for Synetic’s latest Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The play and the company are a perfect match – the psychedelic comedy with three sets of lovers and a love potion finds perfect expression […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Castaways Repertory Theatre

“One of the most enduring features of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the sense that both the characters and the audience take a temporary journey into the world of the mystical. This otherworldly place, where nature reigns supreme and fairies disregard the stuffy social mores of civilized society, is a welcome retreat from the […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

No More Yielding But a Dream First things first – get thee to the new home for the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC)! Located at 7 South Calvert Street in Downtown Baltimore; they have built a beautiful space in which to create wonderful theatrical experiences. Already well known for their summer productions in the “Ruins” of […]

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‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ at Colonial Players

We have entered the era where if something is ringing you must answer it. This time the ringing is Colonial Players calling with word of their final production of season 65, Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone. This is one phone call worth answering, and you’ll be kicking yourself in the pants for days if […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Creative Cauldron

Creative Cauldron is presenting an artful rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with everyone in the huge cast under the age of 20 except for the king and queen of the faeries. The queen, Titania is played by Laura Connors Hull, the founder of Creative Cauldron in Falls Church, VA. She and Tom Stamp, as the […]

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World Stages: International Theatre Festival- ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at The Kennedy Center

The World Stages: International Theater Festival takes the center stage at The Kennedy Center, March 10-30, 2014 bringing together some of today’s most exciting theatrical visionaries presenting an unprecedented focus on theatre from around the globe. Twenty-two theatrical offerings from nineteen countries, and every continent except Antarctica, are represented in this theater Festival of dynamic […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Part 6: Ben Lauer (Demetrius) by Joel Markowitz

This is the Part 6 in a series of interviews with the director and cast members of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Meet Ben Lauer. Joel: How did you become involved with this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? What did you perform at your audition? Ben: I had a small part in Annapolis’s Much […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Part 5: Ashlyn Thompson (Helena) by Joel Markowitz

This is the Part 5 in a series of interviews with the director and cast members of Annapolis Shakespeare Company‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Meet Ashlyn Thompson. How did you become involved with this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? What did you perform at your audition? I went to see Pride & Prejudice this past spring. A few friends that I […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Part 4: Joel DeCandio (Lysander) by Joel Markowitz

This is the Part 4 in a series of interviews with the director and cast members of Annapolis Shakespeare Company‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Meet Joel DeCandio. How did you become involved with this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? What did you perform at your audition? I heard about the audition very last minute, and I’ve always wanted […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Part 3: Amanda Forstrom (Hermia) by Joel Markowitz

This is the Part 3 in a series of interviews with the director and cast members of Annapolis Shakespeare Company‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Meet Amanda Forstrom (Hermia). Joel: How did you become involved with this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? What did you perform at your audition? Amanda: I recently moved to the DC/MD/VA area, so I […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Part 2: Nick DePinto (Puck) by Joel Markowitz

This is the Part 2 in a series of interviews with the director and cast members of Annapolis Shakespeare Company‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Meet Nick DePinto. How did you become involved with this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? What did you perform at your audition? I originally auditioned for the company as a bit of a […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Part 1: Director Kristin Clippard by Joel Markowitz

This is the first interview in a series of interviews with the director and cast members of Annapolis Shakespeare Company‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Meet Director Kristin Clippard. Joel: How did you get hired as the director of A Midsummer Night’s Dream? Kristin: The Artistic Director Sally Boyett and I had met a couple years ago at a […]

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