Edna Purviance's bio

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008

A Midsummer Nights Dream with Silent Stars

A Midsummer Nights Dream
"...in the style of the great silent films of the early 1910s and 1920s..."July 17 - 20, July 23 - 27, & July 30 - August 3, 2008
Corvallis, Oregon
Oregon State University - Memorial Union quadThe Bard in the Quad performance of A Midsummer Nights Dream

"The third installment in the Bard in the Quad Summer Shakespeare program is A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's most popular and best loved comedy. Adapted and Directed by Scott Palmer, the 2008 production includes the first ever three week performance schedule of fifteen shows over three weekends with an audience capacity of more than 5,500.

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he 2008 production will be performed in the style of the great silent films of the early 1910s and 1920s, with fantastic costumes reminiscent of the Ziegfeld Follies, Valentino, Mary Pickford (pictured right) and the great silent film comics Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin... all under a midsummer night's sky!" - Oregon State University

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