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*MND* Performance
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 337.  Friday, 28 May 1993.
 
From:           Todd Lidht <LIDHT@GUVM>
Date:           Thursday, 27 May 93  15:18:59 EDT
Subject:        MND Performance
 
The Alabama Shakespeare Festival theater in Montgomery, Alabama, opened
about ten years back, and one of the first productions on its Festival
stage was a wonderful production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. I mean,
fantastic!
 
I was only in high school then and had not the critical eye I have
developed since then (sigh), but my memory indicates that the production
was impeccable and sprightly done. The director of the Festival was
Katz (I believe, and I don't remember his first name), but he has since
left, taking quite a few from the repertory company with him.
 
I would encourage any looking into the performance history of this play
to research this production; it may not have had the world-wide acclaim
of others, but I would find it hard to believe that a better one has
been done in recent years.
 
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  "There is a long road yet," said Gandalf.
  "But it is the last road," said Bilbo.
 
Todd M. Lidh   lidht@guvm
Georgetown University
 

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