Music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Music played a big part of the culture of the Summer of Love and alumni music director James Kivlen took inspiration from this period in composing for A Midsummer Night's Dream. Jim created original music using both Shakespeare's own words and words inspired by the the text. Jester Man Arranged by: James Kivlen Performed by: Cast [...]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Photo Gallery

n A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one night’s journey through a primeval forest wreaks havoc with the hearts and minds of four young rebels, an avant-garde theatre troupe, and even a fairy or two. Always attempting to find the tragedy in comedy, director Laurel Andersen says, “Can reason be regained –or should it? Music and magic [...]

The Summer of Love

Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth in Rotating Repertory is set in 1967. The cast discusses why the Summer of Love is a perfect setting for these two shows.

Summer 2017 Press Release

Barefoot Shakespeare Company presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth in Rotating Repertory Summit Rock at Central Park June 8 - 10 and 15 - 18 Free Admission New York, NY, March 22, 2017: Barefoot Shakespeare Company is back with a new twist for its fifth anniversary season. For the first time, Barefoot Shakespeare Company [...]