Tisch Drama Stage All Department Festival: A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream



A Midsummer Night's Dream 

November 17, 19, 20

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Doug Paulson

The company will investigate Shakespeare's play by asking questions about anxiety, panic, stress, dreams, nightmares, symbolism and the sub/unconscious (ie: “The Actor’s Nightmare” or “waking up in a cold sweat” or “getting caught naked in public” etc.). We will explore and construct the world of the play, the characters’ journeys, relationships and dynamics through the lens of the current global state of communal dread and delicate mental health. This particular moment of post-quarantine/post-isolation resocialization provides a context rife with opportunity to make Shakespeare's story current, and accessible.