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Theatre will present a free Shakespeare performance
This event is open to the public

09.16.2021 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

Theatre Wesleyan will present "William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream" — a free outdoor performance on the Kay Granger Mall from Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2021.  

This performance is an adaptation of the classic play, written and directed by Connie Whitt-Lambert. A Shakespeare in the Park style event featuring our own rising stars, audiences are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket and their required mask or face covering for an evening of eloquent poetry from the immortal Bard.

The performers and design team consist of Texas Wesleyan University students pursuing their Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre.  In order of appearance, "William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream" cast is as follows:

  • Philostrate — Hugo Morales Saldana
  • Egeus — Elena Cruce
  • Theseus — Douglas Fournier
  • Hippolyta — Nicole Davis
  • Hermia — Kirsten Wagner
  • Helena — Bethany Bordelon
  • Lysander — Ethan Brandt
  • Demetrius — Tanner Diggs
  • Peter Quince — Nathan Tobey
  • Nick Bottom — Jonathan Burt
  • Francis Flute — Chase Di Iulio
  • Robin Starveling — Levertis Alamin
  • Snug the Joiner — Nicholas Keel
  • Puck — Julissa Norment
  • Peaseblossom — Abigale Hunt
  • Oberon — Lane Norris
  • Titania — Robyn Bradley
  • Cobweb — Elena Cruce
  • Mustardseed — Megan Roberts

The production and design team includes:

  • Rebeka Chavez (stage manager)
  • Marissa Rozas (assistant stage manager)
  • Bryan Stevenson (scenic design)
  • Andrea German (assistant scenic design)
  • Meghan Lewis (lighting design)
  • Raymundo Zafra (sound design)
  • Madison Whitney (properties design)
  • Hope Allison (costume design)
  • Taliyah Salih (assistant costume design)

Faculty, staff and students, as well as audience members who attend "William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream" will adhere to university and local social distancing guidelines.

All plans and information are subject to change and announcements will be made in the event adjustments are, or need to be, made for the safety of our faculty, staff, students and audience.

"WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" PERFORMANCE DATES

8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021

8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021

8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021

8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021

"William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream" will not have a matinee performance.

*Times and outdoor venue subject to change; please check the website for more details and updates.  

Estimated Run Time: 90 minutes without an intermission.

 

COVID-19 INFORMATION

All plans and information are subject to change and announcements will be made in the event adjustments are, or need to be, made for the safety of our faculty, staff, students and audience. Please check the Theatre Wesleyan Facebook page for the most up-to-date information and updates. In the event of a major update or change, audience members will receive an email at the address they provided upon checkout.

 

"WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

All tickets are free and service fees will be waived. Just use the code FREETICKET at checkout to reserve your group. Groups sitting together must consist of five people or fewer.

Reservations are available online at txwes.edu/theatretickets or by calling (817) 531-4211.

Upon arrival, patrons will be ushered to a spot on the lawn of Kay Granger Mall. All spots will be located 6 to 10 feet away from others and patrons should provide their own lawn chair or blanket for the performance. Food and non-alcoholic drinks are allowed on campus, but smoking and alcohol are prohibited. Per university guidelines and policies, all patrons are required to wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth for the entirety of the performance.

If you have questions, please contact the Theatre Wesleyan office at (817) 531-5867.

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