Five years on, Jessika Anspach reflects on Midsummer

A Midsummer (er… springtime?) Night’s Dream

by Jessika Anspach McEliece

The smell of sautéing onions wafted through the air as Classic FM streamed on my husband’s computer in our English flat (what the Brits call an apartment). All of a sudden, a familiar tune, Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony […]

12 Fun Facts About A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  1. PNB’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream was the first major story ballet by George Balanchine to be completely redesigned with the approval of The George Balanchine Trust.

2. The scenery and costumes, designed by Martin Pakledinaz, were influenced by 19th-century English and Italian Renaissance designs.

Go to Top