Friday, April 16, 2010

Fresh Baked Theatre Company

Widener University’s Fresh Baked Theatre Company

presents

A Midsummer Nights Dream




On Friday and Saturday 16th and 17th@ 1:00 pm

Adapted by Gillette Elvgren, Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy is brought to life especially for young audiences. In this rollicking version, four members of a traveling theatre troupe wake up one morning to discover that they have been abandoned by the other members of their company. That evening they are required to perform A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM before the local Squire, and have to madly re-invent the play so that it can be done with just four actors. The rehearsal which follows reveals not only the heart of Shakespeare's play, but the machinations of play-making itself. Young audiences will delight at the mischievous antics of the fairy Puck, whose mis-applied love potions wreak mayhem on the mortals who cross his path. Audience participation will ensure a fun and fabulous time for actors and audience alike.

For More Information: please email the director, Lisa Eckley Cocchiarale, at ljcocchiarale@mail.widener.edu or call 610-499-4341.

Location: Widener University Alumni Auditorium on the main campus in Chester.

Appropriate for Ages: 6 and older

Cost: $1 donation

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