A midsummer night’s dream – Cavallaccio F. e Andreini S.

  • Synopsis :

      – The wedding of Duke Theseus of Athens and the Amazonian Queen      Hippolyta

      – The interlance loving between Hermia, Demetrius, Lysander and Helena

      – The controversies between Oberon and Titania

      -A popular rappresentacion on theme of Pyramus and Thisbe by some craftsman to celebrate the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta

  • Characters ( also a video for Helena)

  • Themes

         -Love

        -Shift of play (from city to wood)

       -Loss of individual identity

       -Wedding (main theme)

  •  Source:

        -the knight’s tale from Geoffrey Chaucher’s   the Canterbury Tales

  • Cultural references:

        – Musical versions

        -Film references

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