Midsummer Night


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Noun1.Midsummer Night - the night before Midsummer DayMidsummer Night - the night before Midsummer Day  
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Laurence sat in a recess near the book-ease, reading, not for the first time, the Midsummer Night's Dream.
{Shakespeare, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Act III, Scene 1, lines 137-141}
Nothing less should I have seemed to do had I continued to beg a lady to "believe in me" in an Italian garden on a midsummer night. There was some merit in my scruples, for Miss Tita lingered and lingered: I perceived that she felt that she should not really soon come down again and wished therefore to protract the present.
'Midsummer Night's Dream'; 'The Merchant of Venice,' where a story of tragic sternness is strikingly contrasted with the most poetical idealizing romance and yet is harmoniously blended into it; 'Much Ado About Nothing,' a magnificent example of high comedy of character and wit; 'As You Like It,' the supreme delightful achievement of Elizabethan and all English pastoral romance; and 'Twelfth Night,' where again charming romantic sentiment is made believable by combination with a story of comic realism.
Their warm, yet delicate and ethereal imagination will be appreciated by all, but by none so thoroughly as by him who has himself arisen from sweet dreams of one beloved to bathe in the aromatic air of a southern midsummer night.
In company with her male colleague, the great American actor, Isidore Bruno, she was producing a particularly poetical and fantastic interpretation of Midsummer Night's Dream: in which the artistic prominence was given to Oberon and Titania, or in other words to Bruno and herself.
'Macbeth' is a bit of 'Game of Thrones,' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is like a naughty sitcom
"Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more," but not William Shakespeare, not Macbeth, not A Midsummer Night's Dream or any of his plays, whose wisdom is still quoted, therefore heard over and over and over, in politics, in philosophy, in the arts or in commerce, in daily life today and--to use still a famous, longliving Shakespearean quote from the tragedy Macbeth--"to-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow."
AIRIES, lovers, donkeys' heads, magic and madness - it could only be the world of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Crathes Castle will be playing host to William Shakespeare's classic tale A Midsummer Night's Dream and also Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights.
An open air performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream will be staged in the grounds of Hartlebury Castle on midsummer night.
figure By THOMAS RAJULA Dance Centre Kenya (DCK) put together a visual spectacle as well as a performance of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.