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A Midsummer Night's Dream
This Midsummer Night’s Dream is a pleasant enough entertainment that is helped mightily by the bucolic waterfront setting.
Mortals would be foolish to miss the ASP’s version of Shakespeare’s Dream.
This season’s three-week commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death – the first such thematic series of Andris Nelsons’ BSO directorship – go off to a compelling start.
All the prancing about onstage with planks of wood, actors climbing into eight-foot large puppet skeletons, is marvelous to behold, but it makes for an uneven, confusing production.
The gem of the weekend was an exhilarating production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” directed by Julie Taymor in the extravagantly imaginative style she has developed over nearly three decades.