A Midsummer Night’s Dream
DIRECTED BY KEN BUSH
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” William Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, was written around 1594 It portrays the adventures of four young lovers and a group of amateur actors, their interactions with woodland fairies and a duke and duchess on the eve of their marriage. Taking place in mythical Athens and an enchanted forest, there is a handsome fairy king, a misguided parent, star-crossed lovers, a weaver who’s transformed into a half-donkey, wood sprites and elves. This work is widely performed around the world, and no wonder – it’s about the world’s most popular pastime, falling in love. But as Puck knows, falling in love can make fools of us all. An fun evening for the whole family.