“Every time I work on this piece,” says director David Henderson, “I find something new to love about it. One of the beautiful things about Shakespeare’s work is that it challenges and continues to grow with you as an actor, director, and viewer.”
Lilyan Vigo, Gabor Kapin and Company in Carolina Ballet‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Choreography by George Balanchine (c) The George Balanchine Trust; Photo by Russ Howe Carolina Ballet is closing its 13th season this weekend with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, an original story ballet by great choreographer George Balanchine. Included in the program are several… Continue reading Carolina Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an exciting display of versatility
For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.
Starting with the fantastical set for ” A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” devised by Aquila Theatre artistic director Peter Meineck and the show’s director, Kenn Sabberton, this modern-dress production of Shakespeare’s marvelous moonstruck comedy was the stuff that dreams are made of. Heidi Buckingham and Louise Handford’s Technicolor costumes added eye candy to the visual feast, presented Oct. 14th by N.C. State University Center Stage.
N.C. State University Center Stage will present the Aquila Theatre’s provocative production of Elizabethan poet and playwright William Shakespeare’s marvelous moonstruck comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” written circa 1594-96 and directed for the New York City-based theater company by Kenn Sabberton, at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14th, in Stewart Theatre.