by Ken Ludwig directed by Jiri Zizka
November 23 – December 31, 2005
Love and lunacy abound in this whimsical winner of the Charles MacArthur Award for Best New Play. Ken Ludwig is a proven contemporary master of high-octane comedy. From the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo, now comes Shakespeare in Hollywood.
Hollywood glamour meets the most fanciful of Shakespeare’s comedies when the “real” Puck and Oberon take a wrong turn at a wood near Athens. The fairy king and his right hand sprite might have met their matches among the foolish mortals on the set of Max Reinhardt’s famous 1935 film of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Thank goodness they have that magical flower with them…