Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Top 15 - Midsummer Nights Dream (Bard on the Beach 2006)

This was Midsummer Nights Dream done right – completely over the top, ridiculous, and unself-conscious. Puck looked like Billy Idol and was dressed in leather and a tutu, every dirty joke was played for all it was worth, and some scenes had a hint of improve that kept them fresh and funny. It was the perfect antidote to anyone who ever thought Shakespeare was boring and stuck up.

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