Let's Play: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Let's Play: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Let's Play: A Midsummer Night's Dream NYC Reviews and Tickets

(16 Reviews)
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Disappointing, Confusing, Quirky, Ambitious, Slow

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William Shakespeare's classic comedy gets a new twist with Onomatopoeia Theatre Company's four-actor production.

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942 Reviews | 225 Followers
Fluffy, Excruciating, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if If you like traditional Shakespeare this is not for you. If you like silly e look works about Shakespeare.

Don't see it if If you like traditional Shakespeare or a good story line.

765 Reviews | 212 Followers
Dizzying, Confusing, Entertaining, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if you would enjoy a new take on the Bard's play - this one with some local references and a hard working troupe. Interesting light projections

Don't see it if you want an understandable version of MND. This is a liberal interpretation that will leave anyone without complete grasp of this play lost.

668 Reviews | 155 Followers
Not much fun, Mostly painless

See it if you are interested in every Shakespeare adaptation you can find.

Don't see it if you are looking for anything near traditional Shakespeare. Read more

563 Reviews | 195 Followers
Fluffy, Slow, Quirky, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if You want to support a young, enthusiastic company tackle Midsummer w/some new ideas. You're very familiar w/Midsummer.

Don't see it if You want Midsummer performed closer to the actual text: scenes are jumbled & lines are swapped around for no reason made clear. Read more

401 Reviews | 61 Followers
Amateurish, Excruciating, Dizzying, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like bad, misguided, updated Shakespeare. This play might be for you.

Don't see it if you respect the Bard. Read more

275 Reviews | 62 Followers
Insipid, Slow, Disappointing, Banal, Ambitious

See it if you have to see any new production of Shakespeare; you have a friend in the cast; you like the idea of a game-show version of Shakespeare

Don't see it if you're a Shakespeare purist; you expect a professional play to feature uniformly excellent professional acting. Read more

251 Reviews | 66 Followers
Banal, Quirky, Disappointing

See it if I went to see the Midsummer's Night Dream ballet production yesterday and it reminded me I never reviewed this show I went to quite a while

Don't see it if Ago. You don't enjoy a over the top and off-beat production up Shakespeare. Not for everyone. However if you do get a chance the ballet Read more

173 Reviews | 30 Followers
Great writing, Ambitious

See it if Bit of a swing and a miss - they're trying to do something new (audience chooses who plays what role, though I think it was decided already)

Don't see it if It's...fine. It's well enough acted and staged, but you've seen better Midsummers. splitting the woods/mechanicals scenes didn't work for me

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