A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer NIght’s Dream
by William Shakespeare
Midsommer Flight
August 18-26, 2012
Presented outdoors at Touhy Park

Cast: Jared Dennis, Ross Patrick Frawley, Adrian Garcia, Adam Habben, Annie Hogan, Caroline Kingsley, Anne Korajczyk, Jason Markoff, Kelsey Melvin, Ken Miller, J. Preddie Predmore, Jeannie Saracino, Stephanie Shum

Production Staff: Ross Lemmon (Props), Kelsey Melvin (Costumes), Dawen Wang (Composer)

Reviews

Thanks to Beth Wolf’s sure direction of a flexible, mirthful ensemble, it’s a fantastic debut production. … Midsommer Flight’s actors are passionate and dedicated – and possess enormous talent to back up their fervor. … When done right, Dream is pure hedonistic fun – and Midsommer Flight does it right. Shakespeare’s language sparkles in the night air, out of the mouths of a clever cast who relishes each syllable. Director Wolf understands the play’s underlying themes: love, spontaneity, fate and heart, delivered with a healthy sense of humor that’s essential to human nature and survival. While scenes are rife with giggly sexual tension, this Dream is not only family-friendly but also a wonderful way to introduce others to Shakespeare. During the show, several casual passersby became engaged audience members, which in and of itself is magic.”
Lauren Whalen, Chicago Theater Beat, 08.19.2012

Gallery

Photos by Claire Monson.

 

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