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A Midsummer's Night Dream

  • by William Shakespeare
  • adapted by Catherine Weidner
  • directed by Catherine Weidner
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an unforgettable tale of love, magic, and mischief set in the mystical forest outside of Athens. When the forest becomes a hideout for four hopeful youths and a group of amateur performers, the fairies cast spells that mix up everyone’s affections with hilarious and delightful results. This new adaptationis designed to introduce young people to the joys of Shakespeare and his language. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
  • Recommended for ages 8 and up.
  • January 11, 2010 - March 01, 2010
  • (312) 922-1999
  • The cast features
    Teddy Boone (Demetrius), Derrick Cooper (Lysander), Dave Daniels (Bottom/Pyramus), Daniel Dvorkin (Egeus/1st Fairy), William J. Gillespie (Philostrate/Puck), Loresa Grigsby (Hippolyta/Titania), Joyce Hshieh (Snout/Mustardseed/Wall/Moon), Erica Ikeda (Mrs. Quince/Peaseblossom), Kelsey Jorissen (Hermia), Sean Kopp (Percussionist), Elan Maier (Francis Flute/Cobweb/Thisby), Michael Olavson (Snug/Moth/Lion), Simone Olsen-Varela (Helena), Aaron Rustebakke (Theseus/Oberon).

    The production team includes scenic design by Kellen Krause,costume design by Bonnie Kooklin,lighting design by Mateusz Gajowniczek,sound design by Mike Ross,stage management by Kristen Torgrimson, anddramaturgy by Robert Dieringer & Ernie Nolan.