A Midsummer Night's Dream
Lysander loves Hermia, and Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius, and Demetrius used to love Helena but now loves Hermia. Egeus, Hermia's father, prefers Demetrius as a suitor, and enlists the aid of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to enforce his wishes upon his daughter. According to Athenian law, Hermia is given four days to choose between Demetrius, life in a nunnery, or a death sentence. Hermia, ever defiant, chooses to escape with Lysander into the surrounding forest, swiftly followed by Helena and Demetrius. Also in the forest a group of craftsmen are rehearsing a play and the King and Queen of the fairies, Oberon and Titania, are locked in dispute...complications and chaos ensues. A lively, exciting interpretation of this classic comedy - proving that the lives of lovers and workmen are as relevant today as when it was written in 1594. Join the large enthusiastic cast, drawn from members of our community, and celebrate midsummer in style!