Saturday, February 4, 2012

Upcoming: A Midsummer Night's Dream, American Shakespeare Center at University of Texas Student Activity Center, February 22

Presented by the University of Texas at Austin’s English Department, Shakespeare at Winedale, SHOUT, the Mary Lu Joynes Endowment in the Plan II Honors Program, the School of Undergraduate Studies, the Thomas Jefferson Center for the study of Core Texts and Ideas, the Center for European Studies, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, and the Department of Theatre and Dance.

American Shakespeare Center

'Almost Blasphemy' tour performs

Midsummer Night's Dream Rick Blunt American Shakespeare Center

Serious Mischief by William Shakespeare

UT Student Activity Center Black Box Theater, Rm 2.304, 2001 Speedway (click for map)

Wednesday, February 22, 7 p.m.

General Admission - $15 - tickets available at or (512) 471-4726.

The theatre will open for seating at 7:00 pm. At this time, live pre-show music will also begin. The performance will begin at 7:30 pm. Seats for the performances are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so audience members are encouraged to arrive early, take their seats, and enjoy the music.

There will be a post-show discussion with members of the company immediately after A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

What angel wakes me from my flowery bed? -- III.iA Midsummer Night’s Dream’s theatrical spell is powerful enough to make audiences of all ages believe in anything. Shakespeare’s mischievous comedy of lovers, heroes, fairies, and rude mechanicals is his tribute to humankind’s power of imagination.

Click for review of a December, 2011 performance at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, VA

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