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"Shakespeare in the Cemetery" Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream Reviews

Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Hollywood, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

97 ratings
4.4 average rating
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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 10 2007

Great venue for this magical performance. Unfortunately, the weather turned cold and damp. I took extra blankets and sweatshirts for my group - but they were all cotton! I recommend taking non-cotton blankets and attire (no jeans) - as you will...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 12 2007

Hollywood Forever is a beautiful cemetary.I prepared a feast of a picnic. We arrived early and got a front row patch of grass so we were right with the actors on the rolling green. It felt as though we were in the king's court viewing the play as...continued

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37 reviews
13 stars
attended Aug 10 2007

I loved the play, the performers, and the setting was terrific. It's a must see for a lovely summer's evening.

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27 reviews
178 stars
attended Aug 12 2007

I took my daughter and we loved it. It was delightfully funny and the acting was so enjoyable. I would reccomend to everyone and I can't wait to go again.

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18 reviews
17 stars
attended Aug 24 2007

Awesome venue, great setting, talented actors, funny very entertaining play plus being outside on a beautiful summer night drinking champagne and picnicing in the famous Hollywood Forever Cemetary. What a hoot! A great way to wrap up the summer. I...continued

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17 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 19 2007

Very fun. Wish we could have heard the dialogue better. Actors should be miked.

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16 reviews
35 stars
attended Aug 24 2007

Very good production and a fun and unique setting.

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15 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 02 2007

The production was entertaining, and being outside in the cemetery was nice once the sun went down and it cooled off. The play started out a bit rough, since the actor playing Theseus wasn't projecting at all, but it soon got better. The actress...continued

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15 reviews
44 stars
attended Aug 12 2007

What better setting for a Shakespearean play than in a cemetery in the dark! The actors were well polished and moved the play along fairly well. Occasional difficulty hearing one of the actresses in the first scenes of the play but she increased...continued

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13 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 24 2007

A fun performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the actors had a good grasp of the play and its fantasy element. The modern touches were unusual, but not bad. I loved the performance space and would definitely...continued

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12 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 12 2007

At the beginning, it took some time for ME to adjust to the modern dress with the old language. But once I got past that, and my mind could take it all in properly, it was very enjoyable. The characters all did an excellent job in their roles,...continued

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11 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 10 2007

Definitely a great new way to see a play. I loved it. I will go again no doubt!

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10 reviews
34 stars
attended Aug 26 2007

It was a lot of fun and entertaining, however, it was long and without intermission. Other than that it was what I had expected.

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 10 2007

a beautiful outdoor setting, a fun and earnest cast, and its the bard!

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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 24 2007

Very fun and really well done! We had a great time!

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 31 2007

Sometimes a little hard to hear the actors but otherwise, very enjoyable!

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 12 2007

I can't think of a better way to Shakespeare than under the stars on a beutiful summer night! Hollywood Forever Cemetery is stunning setting, and sitting along side the stage area with our picnic and wine made a for a perfect evening. The...continued

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 26 2007

So much fun and such a great venue. Definitely worth recommending to friends...

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7 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 24 2007

The setting along with the play was FABULOUS!

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6 reviews
11 stars
attended Aug 10 2007

Great atmosphere and a wonderful show!

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