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Shakespeare's Plays Available in Streaming: A Midsummer's Night Dream

A Midsummer's Night Dream

"A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96. The play consists of multiple subplots that revolve around the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta. One subplot revolves around a conflict between four Athenian lovers, one about a group of six amateur actors who has to act out their interpretation of the play 'Pyramus and Thisbe' at the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. These subplots take place in a forest, inhabited by fairies who control the characters of the play...."



A Midsummer's Night Dream (BBC)
"Directed by Elijah Moshinsky, Choreography by Amy Roberts, Performed by Estelle Kohler, Nigel Davenport, Hugh Quarshie, Geoffrey Lumsden, Pippa Guard, Nicky Henson, Robert Lindsay, Cherith Mellor, Geoffrey Palmer, and John Fowler."

A Midsummer's Night Dream (Heliotrope Shakespeare Productions)
"Directed by Beverly Bullock, Performed by Patricia McNamara, Peter Herrick, Joseph Small, John Montague, Katherine Kelly Litz, Joseph Mitchell Parks, Brian Morvant, Valerie Redd, Michael Bartoli, Benjamin Rishworth, Marc Greece, Thane Floreth, Steven Eng, Carol Jacobanis, Ron Dreyer, Produced by Heliotrope Shakespeare Productions, Shakespeare NYC (New York, NY: Heliotrope Shakespeare Productions, 2011), 2 hours 11 minutes."

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Julie Taymor)
"Filmed version of Julie Taymor's live theatrical adaptation of Shakespeare's romantic comedy about young lovers and magical sprites. "

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Michael Hoffman film)
"A splendid cast that includes Christian Bale, Rupert Everett, Calista Flockhart, Kevin Kline, Sophie Marceau, Michelle Pfeiffer, David Strathairn and Stanley Tucci brings to life this dynamic and enchanting new version of Shakespeare's most magical comedy. Teeming with dangerous potions, fairy warfare and misbegotten romances, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is the wondrous tale of a singular night in which roguish spirits turn the world of love on its head."