A Midsummer Night’s Dream

06.1.02 – 06.16.02


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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – 2002

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SYNOPSIS

Theseus prepares for his marriage to Hippolyta, on the day of the new moon. There will be a four-day festival with entertainment. He hires the Master of Revels, Philostrate to find the entertainment. An Athenian Nobleman, Egeus, enters the court followed by his daughter Hermia and two young men. Egeus, wants his daughter, according to Athenian law, to marry Demetrius, (who loves Hermia) become a nun, or be put to death.


CAST OF CHARACTERS

THESEUS/OBERON Reuben Jackson*
HIPPOLYTA/TITANIA Carol Halstead*
PHILOSTRATE/PUCK James David Hart*
EGEUS John Contini*
DEMETRIUS Jason Van Over*
HERMIA Grace Hsu*
HELENA Anna Cody*
LYSANDER Roderick Hill*
PETER QUINCE Joneal Joplin*
NICK BOTTOM Walton Wilson*
SNUG Whit Reichert*
TOM SNOUT Jerry Vogel*
ROBIN STARVELING Norman McGowan*
FRANCIS FLUTE Michael Hogan
FIRST FAIRY Shani Alexander
PEASEBLOSSOM Stephanie Strohman
COBWEB Tinashe Kajese
MOTH Peyton Hinson
MUSTARDSEED Keith Arthur Bolden
CATTAIL Benjamin Mathes
MAPLE Erin Whitten
CHANGELING BOY Neil Jay Shastri

SCENE: Athens; a wood outside Athens


CREATIVE TEAM

PLAYWRIGHT William Shakespeare
DIRECTOR Eleanor Holdridge
SCENIC DESIGNER Chris Pickart
COSTUME DESIGNER Jacqueline Firkins
PRODUCTION & LIGHTING DESIGNERS Marcus Abbott &
Ward Everhart
COMPOSER & MUSIC DIRECTOR Robin Weatherall
SOUND DESIGNER Ann Anderson
CHOREOGRAPHER Beckah Voigt
VOICE & TEXT COACH Bruce Longworth
STAGE MANAGER Champe Leary*
MUSIC PERFORMED BY St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra
CASTING Stuart Howard
Amy Schecter

*Denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association