Today: McKeldin 08:00AM - 05:00PM

A Midsummer Night’s Dream/仲夏夜之梦

Thursday, September 27, 2012 . 7:30PM
Friday, September 28, 2012 . 8:00PM
Saturday, September 29, 2012 . 2:00PM
Saturday, September 29, 2012 . 8:00PM
Sunday, September 30, 2012 . 2:00PM
Kay Theatre Costume designsWilliam Shakespeare’s whimsical tale of love and mistaken identity comes to life in a completely new way in this bilingual Chinese and American co-production.
The performance is the culmination of a multi-year collaboration between the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts. Staging, costumes, lighting and direction were jointly realized in the United States and China and the cast includes Chinese and American actors, who will each perform in their native language.After its premiere at the Clarice Smith Center, this production will be performed at The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in Beijing. Learn more about William Shakespeare and A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:
  • Books: Read A Midsummer Night's Dream and commentary on the play
  • Film: See productions of the play from around the world
  • Biographies of William Shakespeare
  • Recordings: Listen to music inspired by this and other works by Shakespeare