February 9, 11 & 13, 2018
Be prepared with A Midsummer Night’s Dream for more than a vivid retelling of Shakespeare’s classic story. This tour-de-force opera by Benjamin Britten ranks right up there with Verdi’s masterpieces and the all-time best of comic opera. The inventive and enchanting score offers a rich display of musical parody mimicking the entangled story-lines and character interactions. Experience the fantasy with these intriguing and unforgettable categories of characters- The Fairies, The Royalty and the Mechanicals. The drama unfolds around a magical love inducing flower and offers fantasy, imagination, comedy and romance all rolled into one epic opera production.
Running time: 2h 50m including intermission
In English with English supertitles