New York, NY (WiredPRNews.com) – Blessed Unrest, Winner of the 2008 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Play, presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at the Interart Theater, 500 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019. Performances begin Saturday, March 20 through Monday, April 12.
In A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, directed by Jessica Burr, Blessed Unrest heats up Shakespeare’s magical tale of people desperately trying to love each other in spite of volatile weather, identity confusion and meddling sprites. This physically dynamic production ignites Shakespeare’s language and tears open the heart of the play.
Blessed Unrest’s Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM uses the company’s core principles and safe structure of training, rehearsal and performance to create an environment where “dangerous things can happen.”
Blessed Unrest’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM is written by William Shakespeare and Directed by Jessica Burr.
The cast features Scott Barrow*, Davina Cohen*, Stephen Drabicki, Stephen Pilkington*, Damen Scranton*, Vaishnavi Sharma, Carlos Alberto Valencia*, Laura Wickens*, Hannah Wilson* (*Appearing courtesy of Actor’s Equity Association. Equity Approved Showcase.)
Blessed Unrest is a non-profit experimental theatre company based in New York City and has been generating original work since 1999. They perform internationally and are the resident company at the Interart Theater on West 52nd Street in New York. Blessed Unrest is committed to producing dynamic, disciplined, and exuberant new works for the stage by training and collaborating as an ensemble of artists, building original pieces, and reconstructing established texts.
Blessed Unrest’s past productions include Doruntine (with Teatri Oda of Kosova); Nick; Burn, Crave, Hold; Measure for Measure; CoMotion (with the NYU Percussion Ensemble); 365 Days/365 Plays (with the Public Theater); LYING; Certain Things, Which I Will Call Sacred(The Lover’s Project); All’s Well That Ends…Well and many more! For more information on Blessed Unrest, please visit www.blessedunrest.org.
Tickets for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM are $15 and are available online at (www.blessedunrest.org). Group tickets (of 6 or more) are available for $12.
March 20th, 26th, 27th, April 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th at 8:00pm
March 21st, 28th, April 10th, 11th at 5:00pm
March 22nd, 29th, April 5th, 12th at 7:00pm
For more information, please contact Jeffrey Kozel at 917-459-6544 or by email: [email protected]
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