Much Ado About Nothing

Check out video clips from productions of Much Ado About Nothing with interesting dance and movement:

Coming soon! Stay tuned for commentary for each video.

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: “Much Ado About Nothing” Dance Scene
Title of Work: Much Ado About Nothing
Act and Scene:  Act 2, Scene 1
Date of Performance: 2007
Location of Performance: Troutt Theatre, Belmont University (Nashville, TN)
Producer: Paul Gatrell and Vali Forrister
Director: Bill Feehely
Performers: Christopher Brown, Jaclyn Johnson, Pru Clearwater, Ben Reed, et al.
Choreographer: Not available
Date published or posted online: Sep 10, 2007
Publisher: Belmont Vision
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxBt8JOQTzQ
More Info: Production put on by the Belmont Theater Department and the Actors Bridge Ensemble in Nashville to celebrate the opening of the Bill and Carole Troutt Theater on Belmont’s campus

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Much Ado About Nothing Dance
Title of Work: Much Ado About Nothing
Act and Scene: Act 2, Scene 1
Date of Performance: 2003
Location of Performance: Torrey Pines High School Black Box Theater, San Diego, CA
Producer: Not available
Director:  Marinee Payne, Student Director Ryan Ross
Performers: Linda Permenter, Lexi Brenner, Ian Hayes, Matthew Ross, Eric Covington, et al.
Choreographer: Jessy Romero
Date published or posted online: Aug 30, 2008
Publisher: Michael Rooney
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qD58gvCw6LI&list=PL2a26Nc6YpDpTamtrjGaHJE9qiQwPaeDJ&index=2
More Info:  See http://www.tpplayers.com for more information on the Torrey Pines Players and past performances.

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Much Ado About Nothing – David Tennant in Fancy Dress
Title of Work: Much Ado About Nothing
Act and Scene: Act 2, Scene 1
Date of Performance: Sep 2011
Location of Performance: West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre, London, England
Producer: Sonia Friedman Productions
Director: Josie Rourke
Performers:  David Tennant, Catherine Tate
Choreographer: Georgina Lamb
Date published or posted online:  Nov 13, 2012
Publisher: Digital Theatre
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcBIGT70JG4
More Info: Captured on film by Digital Theatre

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: 4-H drama—Much Ado About Nothing 2012 Dancing!
Title of Work: Much Ado About Nothing
Act and Scene: Act 2, Scene 1
Date of Performance: 2012
Location of Performance: Wisconsin
Producer: Not available
Director:  Not available
Performers: Not available
Choreographer: Not available
Date published or posted online: May 5, 2012
Publisher: hopefaithjoy140
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmdfDpwdF-c&list=PL2a26Nc6YpDpTamtrjGaHJE9qiQwPaeDJ
More Info: Performance by the 4-H Drama Company, a youth theatre program out of Wisconsin.

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Much Ado About Nothing 3 Dance
Title of Work: Much Ado About Nothing
Act and Scene: Act 2, Scene 1
Date of Performance: 2005
Location of Performance: Kittredge Theater, Warren Wilson Theatre Department, Asheville, NC
Producer: Not available
Director:  Graham Paul
Performers:  16 Warren Wilson College students and 3 professors (David Mycoff, Graham Paul, John Huie)
Choreographer: Not available
Date published or posted online: Nov 11, 2009
Publisher: WarrenWilsonTheatre
Source URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84l4OwJjm1I&index=4&list=PL2a26Nc6YpDpTamtrjGaHJE9qiQwPaeDJ
More Info: Performance was part of Warren Wilson College professor David Mycoff’s “Acting Shakespeare” class

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Bollywood Dance in Much Ado About Nothing
Title of Work: Much Ado About Nothing
Act and Scene: Act 2, Scene 1
Date of Performance: April 2011
Location of Performance: Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, AL
Producer: Not available
Director: Dianna Van Fossen
Performers: Thom Rivera, Stephen Paul Johnson, Peter Simon Hilton, Erik Gullberg, Catlin McGee, Phillip Christian, Brik Berkes, Seth D. Rabinowitz, Jenny Mercein, Eric Hoffman, Rodney Clark
Choreographer: Parul Kapoor
Date published or posted online: Apr 19, 2011
Publisher:  AlabamaShakespeare
Source URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olP1_pR7BH0&list=PL2a26Nc6YpDpTamtrjGaHJE9qiQwPaeDJ#t=35
More Info:  Performed in the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery, AL; set in a British-inhabited India.

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Island Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing Dance
Title of Work: Much Ado About Nothing
Act and Scene: Act 2, Scene 1
Date of Performance:  June-July 2012
Location of Performance: Eastwood/Roosevelt Landings Ampitheater, NYC, NY
Producer: Not available
Director:  Thomas Kee
Performers:  John Hardin, David Hywel Baynes, Kristi Artinian, Ashley Strand
Choreographer: Not available
Date published or posted online:  Jun 29, 2012
Publisher:  Roosevelt Islander
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuYN9cvYAek&list=PL2a26Nc6YpDpTamtrjGaHJE9qiQwPaeDJ
More Info:  Performance by local New York Shakespeare acting company, Island Shakespeare.

 

 

Film Details

Title of Film: Much Ado About Nothing
Director: Joss Whedon
Producer: Kai Cole, Joss Whedon
Date of Release:  June 14, 2013
Performers:  Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Fran Kranz, et. al.
Production Company: Lionsgate
Film Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Date Published or Posted Online: Mar 7, 2013
Publisher: JoBlo Movie Trailers
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk5kkLNPg8g
More Info:  A modern film adaptation by Joss Whedon.

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