Thursday, July 14, 2011

Upcoming: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Weird Sisters Theatre Collective at Center Stage, August 18 - 27

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presentA Midsummer Night's Dream Weird Sisters Theatre Collective Austin Texas

August 18-21 and 25-27, 8pm & Sunday at 2pm

Center Stage Texas – 2826 Real Street (click for map)

Lord, what fools these mortals be!

Austin’s favorite all-woman troupe is back for their seventh annual production, keeping Shakespeare weird with a modern rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Austin Lovers Hermia and Lysandra long to don their wedding dresses and make a lifetime commitment to one another, but Hermia’s father Egeus implores Republican governor Theseus to throw the book at the same-sex couple to make room for his preferred son-in-law Demetrius, who is in turn lusted after by the lovely and lovelorn Helena.

The four skip town, seeking solace in the hill country woods, but even their high quality R.E.I. gear can’t keep them safe from the machinations of the meddling Puck and the fairy courts of Oberon and Titania.

Join the Weird Sisters Women’s Theater Collective from August 18-21 and 25-27 in this whimsically relevant take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies. Tickets are available online at and at the door. Sliding scale, $10-$30

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