Shakespearean comedy is back in Atlanta this month.

Atlanta’s Shakespeare Tavern returns to live, in-person performances with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, August 5-September 5, 2021. Featuring an all-female cast, the play is directed by the Tavern’s Director of Education and Training, Laura Cole.

Cast


Puck/ Philostrate- Shante de Loach
Oberon/ Hippolyta- Rachel Frawley
Titania/ Theseus- Gabi Anderson
Demetrius/ Moth- Mary Ruth Ralston
Helena/ Peaseblossom- Cameryn Richardson
Lysander/ Cobweb- Sarah Beth Hester
Hermia/ Mustardseed- Kirsten Chervenak
Bottom/ Hippolyta Courtier- Jasmine Renee Ellis
Flute/ Hippolyta Courtier- Kelly Criss
Peter Quince/ Egeus- Jaclyn Hofmann Faircloth
Snout/ Pomegranate/ Theseus Courtier- Destiny Freeman
Snug/ Brian/Theseus Courtier- T’Shauna Henry
Starveling/ Fairy- Loren Bray

Performance Details

Runs August 7-September 5, 2021 Sunday September performance at 2:30pm only (Limited lunch menu available at 1:15pm). In general, shows at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse begin at 7:30pm, except on Sundays, when they begin at 6:30pm.

About A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A fairy King and Queen come across four runaway lovers and a gaggle of amateur actors trying to rehearse a play in the forest. The magical royal couple meddles with the mortal lives, culminating in a comical cluster of confusion. But don’t worry, we’ll get to the Bottom of it.

About those tickets…

$15 General Admission Preview Thursday August 5, 2021; $20 General Admission Preview Friday August 6, 2021. Visit ShakespeareTavern.com for more information and to purchase tickets.

About Sally Henry Fuller

A writer with a passion for building relationships and telling people's stories, Sally Henry Fuller is a performing arts journalist. She has had the privilege of interviewing both local theatre professionals and multi-award-winning celebrities including Carol Burnett, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Josh Gad, and Taylor Hicks. With theatre journalism experience since 2011, her work has also been featured on BroadwayWorld.com, the Huffington Post, and the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival.

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