Introduces Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream, discussing plot and characters, possible sources of inspiration for the play, the history of early performances, and how the productions have evolved over the years.
A hitman named Jack takes an assignment to deliver a mysterious bag to his crafty boss with strict instructions not to peek inside. With the help of an elusive prostitute, Jack battles a mess-load of gunfire, a slew of crooked cops, and unruly mobsters on a deadly quest to deliver the precious cargo and earn a big pay day.
"Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?"--Container.