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Casey Wilder Mott and Fran Kranz on their LA Midsummer

Shakespeare Unlimited Episode 123

Director Casey Wilder Mott’s 2017 film adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream sets Shakespeare’s story in modern Los Angeles, where aspiring filmmakers, eccentric artists, studio execs, and surfers bounce off one another in a riot of color and music. We talk to Mott and Fran Kranz, who co-produced the film and played Bottom, about why LA is a perfect fit for their movie, other recent film adaptations of Shakespeare, and a notable ass. Mott and Kranz are interviewed by Barbara Bogaev.

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Read what Casey Wilder Mott thinks audiences should look for when they watch Midsummer on our Shakespeare & Beyond blog.

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