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Publisher Description

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY
The World’s Leading Center for Shakespeare Studies

The Folger Shakespeare Library, home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, brings A Midsummer Night’s Dream to life with this new full-length, full-cast dramatic recording of its definitive Folger Edition.

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare stages the workings of love in unexpected ways. In the woods outside Athens, two young men and two young women sort themselves into couples—but not before they form first one love triangle, and then another. The king and queen of fairyland, Oberon and Titania, battle over custody of an orphan boy. Oberon uses magic to make Titania fall in love with a weaver named Bottom, in an effort to distract Titania from the custody battle. While all of this is going on, Bottom and his companions ineptly stage the tragedy of “Pyramus and Thisbe.”

This new full-cast recording—based on the most respected edition of Shakespeare’s classic—expertly produced by the Folger Theatre, is perfect for students, teachers, and the everyday listener.

GENRE
Nonfiction
NARRATOR
FCD
Full Cast Dramatization
LENGTH
02:07
hr min
RELEASED
2014
August 5
PUBLISHER
Simon & Schuster Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
127.4
MB

Customer Reviews

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Special effects on the Faeries

The audio was great until I reached the part with the Faeries and found out that they edited the voices with some doom style effects. Really killed the entire mood...

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