A Midsummer Night’s Dream at China’s 27th Macao Arts Festival


SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS ETHAN MCSWEENY’S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM AT CHINA’S 27th MACAO ARTS FESTIVAL

Washington, D.C.— Following the Free For All 25th Anniversary performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Ethan McSweeny, the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) production will travel to Macao, China, to perform this striking rendition of Shakespeare’s iconic comedy at the 27th annual celebration of the Macao Arts Festival (MAF), which begins April 30 and lasts until May 29. In commemoration of the 400th anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s and famed Chinese playwright Tan Xianzu’s deaths, the MAF will present shows in tribute to these two virtuosos, including STC’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. McSweeny’s production will kick off the festival with performances on April 30 and May 1, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.