Shakespeare’s fantasy to be staged at College Theatre | Community

Shakespeare’s fantasy to be staged at College Theatre | Community

College Theatre at the University of Oklahoma will current Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Feb. 25 by way of March 6 in Norman, directed by Judith Midyett Pender.

Showtimes will be at 8 p.m. Feb. 25-26 and March 3-5 and 3 p.m. Feb. 27 and March 6 in the Weitzenhoffer Theatre, 563 Elm Ave.

The creation includes gentle-hearted adult articles. At-residence viewing will be obtainable with movie-on-demand. For much more details and tickets, stop by

Masks are strongly encouraged in all structures and theater spaces on campus.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is brimming with adore and mischief, set in a forest inhabited by magical fairies. The play was created around 1595 and is just one of his previously operates.

Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-on-Avon, England. He was a prolific writer all through the Elizabethan and Jacobean ages of British theater. He turned a founding member of The Lord Chamberlain’s Guys, a corporation of actors and was the company’s typical dramatist, manufacturing on normal two performs a year, for virtually 20 yrs. He remained with the corporation for the relaxation of his vocation.

“In our existing annoying times, we imagined audiences could possibly have to have a couple of laughs. I hope individuals can leave the modern earth guiding for a few of hours and arrive take pleasure in just one of Shakespeare’s most beloved and enduring comedies,” Pender explained.

Pender is professor of acting and directing in the OU Helmerich University of Drama. She also is the efficiency spot coordinator.

She has a Bachelor of Fantastic Arts in theater and interpretation from Missouri Point out University and gained a Learn of Fine Arts in acting and directing and a doctoral diploma in theater record, concept and criticism from the College of Ga. When dwelling and doing the job in New York, she educated in the Meisner Strategy.

Pender is a member of the Actors’ Equity Association, Display Actors’ Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Modern society of Phase Directors and Choreographers. She has researched phase battle with the Society of American Struggle Administrators.

The cast incorporates Helmerich Faculty of Drama students Lydia Bloomfield, Jolie Brandstein, Alyssa Carrasco, Logan Collins, Nick Disla, Josue Dooley, Joseph Lawrence Hoffman, Haley Jones-Nelan, PK Kaya, Paige Lebs, Justin Marlow, Wyatt Parker, Sarah Santamaria, Lucas Schrantz, Jordan Shykind, Lanee Starr, Will Warner and Evan Wolfe, as properly as Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre pupil Ethan Clock.

The style staff members is composed of Ezra Landsgaard, scenic designer Abigail Lotspeich, costume designer Gabei Williams, hair and makeup designer Logan Wynn, lighting designer and Kait Stapp, sound designer.

The output staff contains Katherine Belanger and Will Warner, dramaturgs Christopher Cue Broach, phase supervisor Ashley Hungerford, complex director Seth Gordon, artistic director Kasey Allee-Foreman, associate producer and Mary Margaret Holt, producer.

In-man or woman progress purchase tickets are $29 grownups $25 senior grownups, OU employee and military and $12 learners. Cost involves tax and processing fees. Tickets at the doorway are $35 for adults and $15 for students.

Tickets might be procured at, by contacting 325-4101 or visiting the OU Wonderful Arts Box Office in Catlett Music Centre, 500 W. Boyd St. For lodging, simply call the box workplace.