A Midsummer Night’s Dream
With Richmond Symphony
February 10–12, 2017
Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center
600 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
William Soleau’s delightful telling of Shakespeare’s popular tale of love, both lost and found, sprinkled with a clever brand of mischief, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, returns this coming season to warm up the wintery month of February. Last presented in 2008, this unique collaboration between the Ballet, the Symphony, singers, and narrators, takes audiences on a journey through the mystical, woodland court of Tatiana and Oberon and the sumptuous and regal palaces of ancient Greece as the adventures of four sets of lovers become intertwined through a series of comical events and tricks set about by the infamous sprite, Puck. Soleau’s classic and playful choreography will be brought to life as the entire Richmond Ballet Company joins together on the Carpenter Theatre’s historic stage. Paired with Felix Mendelssohn’s sparkling score, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a treat for all ages.
at Carpenter Theater at Dominion Arts Center with Richmond Symphony
Richmond Ballet’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is presented by
Live orchestration made possible by
E. RHODES AND LEONA B. CARPENTER FOUNDATION
With additional support from
Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, receives support from the Virginia Commission for the Arts
and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Richmond Ballet also receives support from the Arts and Cultural Funding Consortium
(City of Richmond, Hanover County and Henrico County)