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Stone Soup Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Stone Soup Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Stone Soup Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream centers Bottom as our not-so-humble hero. Eager to take centerstage in a community production he falls asleep and gets whisked away into dreams of love, fairies, and his own transformations. The cast of five transform just as Bottom does from Athenian craftsmen to lovestruck teenagers to mischievous fairy folk. With music and opportunities for everyone to join in moments of fun, Bottom awakes from his dream just in time to enjoy madcap fun in the final "rude mechanicals" performance.

The Tour arrives in Carbondale on Sunday, Oct. 2 for a 6:00 PM performance on the lawn of Hickory Lodge.

Keeping in the spirit of the story of Stone Soup, at all of our performances we encourage audience members to bring non-perishable food items which we will collect and take to local food banks. We also encourage audiences to bring their own picnics to share with their friends as we all share in the evening of entertainment. Keeping in the spirit of dreaming, this year we also encourage audiences to come in pajamas if they wish.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream was directed by Christina Casano with costumes by Carina Lastimosa. The touring ensemble includes: Sara BenBella, Sofia Carvajal, Tess Galbiati, Olivia Jackson, and Julia Stemper.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Southern Arts Fund, a program of ArtSpace 304, and the Illinois Arts Council Agency made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts

Stone Soup Shakespeare has been touring throughout the Midwest for 11 years. Shows are family friendly, include music, and movement, and are always free.

Hickory Lodge
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM on Sun, 2 Oct 2022

Event Supported By

Stone Soup Shakespeare Theater Company
2026966300
info@stonesoupshakespeare.com

Artist Group Info

Stone Soup Shakespeare
info@stonesoupshakespeare.com
Hickory Lodge
1115 W. Sycamore St.
Carbondale, Illinois 62903
6185494222
nhoesman@carbondaleparkdistrict.com