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The Donkey Show

Friday, Aug 21, 2009 8:00p

If disco be the food of love...oh, wait, wrong play. In this splashy debut by new ART artistic director Diane Paulus, Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is transmogrified into a Studio 54-style phantasmagoria. Go ahead, try not to have a good time. Just try. -- Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

Shakespeare would be rolling over in his grave or boogieing with the crowd at "The Donkey Show," inspired by "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The American Repertory Theater production, conceived by Randy Weiner,
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Location & Nearby Info
Oberon
2 Arrow St.
corner of Mass. Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-8300
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(no rating) Sept. 14, 2009 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

Are you nostalgic for the disco era? Me neither. Yet even this hardened survivor of the polyester nightmare of the ’70s, that festival of bad taste and worse hairdos, managed to greatly enjoy “The Donkey Show,’’ a production by the American Repertory Theater that reimagines “A Midsummer Night’s Dream’’ as a disco phantasmagoria.

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(no rating) August 23, 2009 - Boston.com - Megan Tench, Globe Staff

In her first production as ART artistic director, Diane Paulus puts Shakespeare on the dance floor in ‘The Donkey Show’

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(no rating) May 21, 2010 - jahenodan
disappointed

Bought tickets for the show in March. Evening was planned. Got an email 24 hours before the performance saying the venue was booked for a private party and sorry about your evening we can reschedule or refund. Really?!!

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