Project Shakespeare returns with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

  • Aurora Sousa as Titania, Benjamin Michaud as Bottom, and Anna Taylor as Titania in Project Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Courtesy photo

Published: 7/22/2021 3:05:53 PM

Project Shakespeare’s 2021 Summer Season will be Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber, Founder and Director.

Venture into the woods and meet a feuding fairy King and Queen, four runaway lovers, and a troupe of ‘want-to-be’ actors rehearsing a play. Dream is a magical tale of love and transformation.

The company of Project Shakespeare students range in age from 8 to 18 and include: Dylan Bay Blair, Brooke, Burman, Molly Burman, Maya Fredrickson, Travis Hatfield, Brady Kershaw, Madeline Latini, Seamus Malloy, Helen Martynuska, Harold Thomas McCarthy, Benjamin Michaud, Max Michaud, Lif Petrova, Yar Petrov, Emmy Ratcliffe, Morgan Ratcliffe, Aram Russell, Jem Russell, Aurora Sousa, Sophia Spingola, Anna Taylor, Indigo Wolf, and Kali Zaffrann.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream performance schedule includes: Putnam Park, Peterborough, July 28, Garden Sanctuary/ Dublin Community Church (July 30), Cathedral of the Pines, Rindge (Aug. 6), Jaffrey Civic Center (Aug. 7), Monadnock Food Co-op, Keene (Aug. 11) and New Ipswich Congregational Church (Aug. 13)

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 & under. Reservations are requested. Go to projectshakespeare.org for further information and to make reservations.

Special performances will be held at The Hancock Inn, outdoors on the croquet pitch on Aug 1 & 8. Call 535-3318 for For dinner and performance information and reservations. A performance will also be held at Aldworth Manor, Harrisville on Aug. 3. Call 827-2854 for dinner and performance information and reservations.

In the case on inclement weather, a rain date has been scheduled for each performance. COVID-19 safety protocols will comply with the current CDC guidelines

For more details, email projectshakespeare@gmail.com or visit projectshakespeare.org.


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