The Brooklyn Academy of Music is screening the filmed version of Julie Taymor’s acclaimed staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream August 6. The production, starring Kathryn Hunter, David Harewood, Tina Benko and Max Casella, was staged at Theatre for a New Audience’s Polonsky Shakespeare Center in 2013.
The screening is at 2 PM in the Peter Jay Sharp Building BAM Rose Cinemas. The film features cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto (Argo, Frida) and music by Academy Award-winning composer Elliot Goldenthal.
Watch the trailer below:
The event is in celebration of Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary, and is presented by BAM, Ealing Studios, Londinium Films and TFNA. For tickets and more information, visit bam.org/theater/2016/a-midsummer-nights-dream.
(Updated August 6, 2016)