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"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

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"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

See the complete performance schedule, event information and order tickets at Marin Shakespeare Company’s website at http://www.marinshakespeare.org/pages/ticketorder.php


PRODUCER:     Marin Shakespeare Company
 
WHAT:            "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
                       By William Shakespeare
 
Marin Shakespeare Company continues its 2012 summer festival season with "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Shakespeare at the height of his poetic skill weaves a dream-like story of true love, fairy antics and moonlit lunacy. Robert Currier directs this outdoor production which transports the action to the romantic shores of mystical Hawaii, where foolish mortals love, play and fight under the gaze of the Tiki gods. The scent of hibiscus and twang of ukuleles will permeate Shakespeare's story of "lunatics, lovers and poets."

Featuring Jarion Monroe * as Bottom, Scott Coopwood * as Oberon, Cat Thompson * as Titania, James Hiser * as Puck and Stephen Muterspaugh * as Quince.

The cast also features Damien Seperi as Theseus, Sylvia Burboeck as Hippolyta, Jack Halton as Egeus, Jessica Salans as Hermia, Luisa Frasconi as Helena, Brandon Mears as Lysander, Evan Bartz as Demetrius, Alexander Lenarsky as Flute, Amy Lizardo as Starveling and Jai Sahai as Sung.

 * AEA

Directed by Robert Currier
 
The professional, award-winning Marin Shakespeare Company offers its summer festival of three plays presented under the stars in its outdoor venue, Dominican University of California's Forest Meadows Amphitheatre in San Rafael, Calif. The MSC summer festival features a variety of special events and discounted ticket options including “Pay What You Will” preview performances. See the complete performance schedule, event information and order tickets at Marin Shakespeare Company’s website atwww.marinshakespeare.org
 
WHEN:  July 20 to Sept. 30, 2012
Previews: July 20 & July 22, 2012
Opens: July 28, 2012
Close: Sept. 30, 2012

Marin Shakespeare Company kicks off  the season with preview performances. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays; 4 p.m. Sundays. See complete schedule including pay what you will previews, repertory performances and special events at http://www.marinshakespeare.org/pages/ticketorder.php
 
WHERE:  Forest Meadows Amphitheatre 
890 Belle Avenue, Dominican University of California, San Rafael, Calif.

NEW PARKING AREA: A new parking area is available adjacent to the Amphitheatre entrance off of Belle Avenue. To access this parking area, proceed north past the main Dominican parking lot at the Conlan Recreation Center; take the first left onto Belle Avenue. Proceed one block (Marin Tennis Club will be on your right) and turn left into the entrance to the NEW PARKING LOT located at 890 Belle Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901.
 
TICKETS:  $20 to $35
Season tickets: $75 General, $65 Senior, $45 Youth
Ages 20 to 35 "Pay Your Age" at the door only-good for all performances. 
Bard Pass: Eight tickets for $200 good for any performance.
Single tickets advance or at the door: $35 General; $30 Senior; $20 Youth
Shakespeare Dinners: $35 per person. A catered dinner and intimate pre-show talk. Play ticket and beverages not included.
 
BOX OFFICE:    415-499-4488 
 
WEBSITE:     http://www.marinshakespeare.org
 

PROMO VIDEO:  http://animoto.com/play/u5yFxh2Xrgh3ae6ETN2Fmg
 
Free onsite parking. Located near public transit. Comfortable bench seating. Theater opens one hour prior to show time for picnicking. Bring your own picnic or purchase snacks at the Theatre Café. Warm clothing, jackets, blankets recommended for evening performances. Call box office for special parking needs.
 
Marin Shakespeare Company is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization
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Marin Shakespeare Company's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" performance schedule:

~ JULY ~
Friday, July 20, 8 PM - Dream     Pay What You Will   Preview
Sunday, July 22, 8 PM - Dream     Preview
Saturday, July 28, 8 PM - Dream     Opening
Sunday, July 29, 4 PM - Dream     Family Day Matinee - Youth 18 & under FREE
     
~ AUGUST ~

Friday, Aug. 3, 8 PM - Dream     Pre-Show Conversation / Full Moon
Sunday, Aug. 5, 8 PM - Dream      
 
Sunday, Aug. 12, 4 PM - Dream     Senior Day Matinee - Senior Tickets $15
 
Saturday, Aug. 18, 8 PM - Dream      
Sunday, Aug. 19, 4 PM - Dream      
 
Friday, Aug. 24, 8 PM - Dream     Pre-Show Conversation
Sunday, Aug. 26, 8 PM - Dream      
     
~ SEPTEMBER ~

Sunday, Sept. 2, 4 PM - Dream    
 
Friday, Sept. 7, 8 PM - Dream     Pre-Show Conversation
Sunday, Sept. 9, 8 PM - Dream     Post-show Q&A
 
Friday, Sept. 14, 11 AM - Dream     Student Matinee 11 AM

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