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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

95
Absorbing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Great acting, Must see

See it if like me you love this play, you saw it a 100 times and you want to see it like you've never seen it before

Don't see it if You hate Shakespeare, and mix between old plays and new direction.

87
Absorbing, Ambitious, Dizzying, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if classic

Don't see it if you don't like the shakespeare

83
Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if You appreciate Shakespeare and his humor.

Don't see it if You're not into Shakespeare.

100
Great acting, Absorbing, Clever, Delightful

See it if You like shakesphere

Don't see it if If dont

100
Epic, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You like classic

Don't see it if You are not Shakespeare fun

84
Absorbing, Enchanting, Edgy, Funny, Masterful

See it if Love fantasy

Don't see it if You don't understand irony


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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