Though it loses a bit of steam near the end, Were The World Mine follows none of the usual stale formulas. Two YouTube things this is a picture of my friend Todd: Jumping from boy to boy, house to house, curmudgeonly townsperson to homophobic neighbor, Timothy the modern-day Puck creates a scene of rampant lustfulness and debauchery in his quiet town. Were The World Mine is a magical new musical that is anything but the usual paint-by-numbers music video masquerading as a movie. Audiences of the theater, low and highborn alike, were well aware of the homosexual connotations that surrounded male professions in the theater and looked at professional theater work as reserved for the subservient and unskilled.
Timothy uses it to make Jonathan, the guy he likes, fall in love with him, but when people react negatively to their relationship, Timothy gets pissed off and makes all the homophobic people he knows fall in love with someone of the same sex.
Were the World Mine: A Queer Shakespearean Adaptation
Regardless of the gender identity of the roles, actors were required to flirt, woo, and romantically involve themselves with their fellow men. Meanwhile, the costumes and choreography are fantastic. As Timothy and the other male students from the school rugby team are in their graduating year at prep school, they are all required to participate in the springtime play as chosen by the eccentric and bohemian English and Drama teacher Ms. A gay man nearing 30, and in a 7-year relationship rut, taps into an otherworldly Internet ad that starts omnisciently controlling his life. Edit Did You Know? Logo and all related marks and designs are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. His singing is superb.
In case any of my readers need a referesher course on A Midsummer Night's Dreamthe play is set in an enchanted forest and populated by fairies who indulge in a little private mischief "Oh what fools these mortals be". Make the Yuletide Gay Posted by Amanda Forest Vivian at 4: Many small touches in the script stand out. The language echoes Shakespeare but conveys an entirely different meaning in its staging and musical delivery: The movie starts strong with a game of dodgeball turning into a musical number — at least in the mind of our starry-eyed teen hero.