Should you ever find yourself enmeshed in a love quadrangle, be grateful that you're not also at the mercy of a bunch of meddling fairies. In Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy, Hermia loves Lysander, but she's technically engaged to the Duke. Helena, their friend, loves Demetrius, but Demetrius is clueless. In order to keep Hermia from having to marry someone else, all four run off into the forest, where their lives and relationships are complicated by the aforementioned sprites.
If we won as many awards as Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike did this past awards season, we would run out of room on our trophy shelf. After nabbing the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play (among many, many others), this laugh-out-loud show comes to the Kalita Humphreys Theater to tell the story of a movie star whose return home interrupts her family’s feelings of ennui.