A Midsummer Night's Dream (Ballet in two parts)

UNRATED
2h00
Dance
12-03-2018

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Ballet in two parts)

Director: Opéra national de Paris

Synopsis

Recorded live from from Opera national de Paris this adaption of Shakespeare was created in 1962 for the New York City Ballet. Faithful to the Bard’s vocabulary whilst adding a subtle touch of pantomime, he portrays a complex love story in two acts and six scenes. Theseus, Duke of Athens, and Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, become caught up in a domestic quarrel between the king of the elves and the queen of the fairies which results in the intervention of the mischievous Puck and his magic potion

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