Ophelia Theatre Group presents this new comedy, a tribute to the happenings of a famous midsummer night that brings the magic to today’s baffling yet still enchanting world. More…
For people of the starry-eyed variety, some nights are more life changing than others. In times gone by, Athenians have flown to the forest in the name of love, acting troupes have gone to great lengths to be acknowledged and rewarded for their art, and fairies have wreaked all manner of mischief upon the mortal world for the sake of self-aggrandizement. But has anything really changed? 'Some Night' follows an eclectic band of characters as they pursue their dreams of love, power, fame, and fulfillment while struggling to reconcile their own ideas of fantasy and reality.
See it if It's a modern campy spinoff of Midsummer Night's Dream, w/sex, drugs & rock&roll faeries. James Jelkin/Puck masters the space like a fencer.
Don't see it if If you hate silliness & cheek, you'll probably not love this. But it's fun! Go! Be sure to dress warm. It was freezing in the theatre.
See it if you are up for a trip to Queens, you like Shakespeare comedies reinvented, experimental type theater, energetic young cast, imaginative!
Don't see it if you want your Shakespeare straightforward, you prefer something serious, you ain't going to Queens (though worth the trip, thankfully)
See it if You would like to see a modern take on Shakespeare. You want to see funny shows and don't mind a trip to Queens.
Don't see it if You want to see new ideas in a traditional play. You don't like the topics of friendship or love.
See it if You want a contemporary take on Midsummer Night's Dream. It was young devcast, but still fun and entertaining. They appeared to have fun.
Don't see it if Black box shows in Astoria do not appeal to you. Or you don't like Shakespeare revamps. (Don't mess with the bard!)
See it if you want to see a nice funny show that is about music and band that takes place NOW in 2017.
Don't see it if you are looking to see a traditional show in a traditional theater.
See it if You want a modern take on characters from Midsummer. You want to support a young, enthusiastic theatre company.
Don't see it if You want a polished script & performance: everything is a little too much-script too long, acting too broad.
See it if Adaptations of Shakespeare comedies with original script by a fresh young theater company with energetic fun performances by the cast.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you don't like fresh young companies that do their shows in Astoria Queens a ten minute walk from the Subway.
See it if You enjoy new shows done by people who love what they do, creating new twists on classic works.
Don't see it if You're looking for a polished or lavish experience. This is low budget and rough around the edges, though done lovingly.
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