A Midsummer Night's Dream
MAY 28, 29, 30, 31, JUN 1 mat & eve, 2
A STORY AWASH WITH HUMOR AND MAGIC AT EVERY TURN
Shakespeare’s peerless comedy has been translated into many artistic mediums over the centuries, proving the enduring appeal of its richly complicated tale of mismatched lovers, the buffoonish “rude mechanicals,” and the fairy-tale kingdom presided over by the warring Oberon and Titania. Balanchine’s genius is illustrated in his mastery of all aspects of the play’s dizzying plot, and features, in the wedding finale, one of his most beautifully composed pas de deux.