New National Theatre, Tokyo, kick off their 2020/2021 opera season with Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The new production based on David McVicar’s version of the Shakespeare-based opera has been adapted for social distancing but maintains its reputation as one of the most enjoyable operas of the 20th century. The comedic drama unfolds with magnificent sets and costumes, telling the interwoven stories of the fairies, lovers and tradespeople inhabiting the magical fantastical world. The opera will be performed in English with Japanese subtitles.
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