Northwestern Theatre to present 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Feb 13, 14, 15

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Northwestern Theatre to present 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Feb 13, 14, 15

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s first theatre production of the semester starts with an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, directed by Tali McDonald, Alva senior.

This show begins Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Herod Hall Auditorium, with additional performances on Friday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Feb 15, at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices are $5 for general admission, $3 for Northwestern faculty, staff and students with an ID and $1 on Saturday, for high school seniors attending Saturday Showcase.

This showing of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is adapted by Bob Gonzales.  Set in the forest, four young Athenian lovers are controlled and manipulated by the fairies inhabiting the forest.

This production has a large cast of Northwestern students.  The Cast, listed by character, student name, hometown and classification, includes:

Hippolyta, Alica Hall, Alva graduate student; Theseus, Patrick Wilson, Aubrey (Texas) junior; Egeus, Evan Vaverka, Hennessey senior; Hermia, Sara Acosta, Woodward senior; Lysander, Mitch Cruse, Thomas freshman; Demetrius, Benjamin Fox, Cape Charles (Va.) sophomore; Helena, Alexandria Skinner, Burkburnett (Texas) sophomore; Quince, Arthur Bohlmann, Hooker senior; Bottom, Levi Hill, Hennessey freshman; Snug, Mikayla Schmidt, Towner (Colo.) sophomore; Starveling, Josi Hasenauer, Wallace (Neb.) senior; Flute, Trenton Judd, Sapulpa freshman; Snout, Dustin Stefan, Hazelton (Kan.) freshman; and Puck, Natalie Sacket, Fairview freshman. Fairy one, Taylor Morris, Pacoima (Calif.) freshman; Fairy two, Naicee Guglemeyer, Hardtner (Kan.) freshman; Oberon, Micah Roberts, Newkirk junior; Titania, Hannah Dirks, Woodward junior; Cobweb, Krystal Owens, Cape Charles (Va.) senior; Mustardseed, Amy Mikles, Turpin junior; Peaseblossom, Bryanna Young, Ponca City freshman; Moth, Erin Hopkins, Fairview sophomore; and Philostrate, Josh Inman, Fairview senior.              

For information on Northwestern’s theatre program, contact Kimberly Weast, professor of theatre, at (580) 327-8462 or kkweast@nwosu.edu.

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