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A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Drilling Company)

From 7 member reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Must see, Delightful

About the show

The Drilling Company presents the Bard's timeless comedy of dueling lovers, warring fairies, and a comically inept band of actors. Part of the troupe's free outdoor Shakespeare season. More…

This summer, all of the Drilling Company's Shakespeare productions feature powerful women and powerful female friendships that are catalysts for the action. In 'Midsummer,' it's Hermia and Helena - famous female friends and adversaries, who are both ruled by Titania. Cathy Curtiss directs.


Member Reviews (7)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Must see, Delightful

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Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Cliched

See it if Shakespeare, how could you not enjoy it. The Actors gave all of their self and made you believe they were the character that they played.

Don't see it if If you don't want to learn history and see a terrific show.


July 8th, 2016
"There’s nothing groundbreaking about Curtiss’s production...But we come here to escape, and escapism is what we get: Curtiss’s actors throw themselves into the merry chaos, leaning into the play’s farcical slapstick...At times, the performances are overly broad. But the mechanicals’ presentatio...
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July 22nd, 2016
"I was most taken by the performance of Kathleen Simmonds as Helena...Warren Jackson as Oberon is striking...Serena Miller is a spirited Titania. Eddie Shields is a persuasive Lysander...I was less thrilled by the choice to make Quince’s players a collection of computer nerds and, if anything cou...
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