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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Carson City Community Center

August 11 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm

$20-25

SNB presents a new modern edgy ballet version of the famous Shakespeare tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as part of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Monday Night Series on July 23 at 7:30 PM at Sand Harbor; at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 4:00 PM, and at the Carson City Community Center on August 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM. NY director/interdisciplinary artist, Ananda Bena-Weber, has re-imagined this traditional tale for a contemporary audience creating a steam punk fantasy that embodies the subtle insights into the many permutations of the love relationship. Artistic Director/choreographer, Rosine Bena, joins her daughter creating a world of cloying embraces, thrashing resistance and power struggles that are played out in the fairy tale realm where ideal partnership relationships become distorted for a time.

The production features the SNB full company of professional dancers with wonderful leading dancers from out of state.