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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
A video recording of Joe Banno’s 2006 musical production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. John Lescault is Theseus/Oberon and Deborah Hazlett is Hippolyta/Titania. Videotaped for WAPAVA by Mikael Manoukian.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
18 Nov 2006

Credits

Director
Joe Banno
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Erhard Rom
Costume
Kate Turner-Walker
Choreographer
Peter Dimuro
Contributor
Mikael Manoukian
Cast
John LescaultTheseus
Deborah HazlettHippolyta
John LescaultOberon
Deborah HazlettTitania
Kate Eastwood NorrisPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Annie HoustonRobin Starveling
Bob BarrSnug
Briel BanksHermia
Catherine FlyePeaseblossom
David MarksNick Bottom
Jan KnightleyFrancis Flute
Kate Eastwood NorrisPhilostrate
Marcus KydLysander
Megan DominyPeaseblossom
Rachel ZampelliMustardseed
Ralph CoshamEgeus
Ralph CoshamTom Snout
Roxi Trapp-DukesCobweb
Stephanie BurdenHelena
Tim GettmanDemetrius

Additional Details

Theatre
Elizabethan Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Library
Theatre company
Folger Theatre
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Historical period
1930s
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Notes

History
The production ran October 24-December 3, 2006
Reviews
Susan Berlin http://www.talkinbroadway.com/regional/dc/dc259.html (accessed 11/2007).

Nelson Pressley. ‘Hollywood Meets the Bard For a Roaring Good Time’ By Nelson Pressley. The Washington Post (November 1, 2006).

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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