By Karina Assad
Slings and Arrows (2008)
This show takes place at the New Burbage Theater Festival in Canada, where the world of business and demand are always clashing with the artists. Starring Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne, and Mark McKinney, this series reveals the world of classic Shakespeare Theater and all its ups and downs. You can even catch the New Burbage Theater Festival’s production of Midsummer Night’s Dream in the first episode!
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1999)
Brush up your Shakespeare with this 1999 movie of a Midsummer Night’s Dream. This star-studded production features Kevin Kline as Nick Bottom, Michelle Pfeiffer as Titania, Rupert Everett as Oberon, Stanley Tucci as Puck and Christian Bale as Demetrius. Watch to recall the story or just for pure enjoyment!
Love comedies and fairies but not ready for the Shakespearean language yet? Then gorge yourself on this hilarious adaptation of A Midsummer Nights Dream, adapted by Peter Bowker and broadcasted by BBC One. If you like this adaptation then check out some of the other ones in their arsenal: Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, and Taming of the Shrew.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream will play at the Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre from Mar 6-15. For more information and tickets, visit our website here.