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It’s Midsummer Crunch Time

This week began with a simply glorious one-and-a-half days off from rehearsal!  It was really nice to be able to veg out a bit, get some errands done, and I even went to a mini-golf course that had live alligators (best combo ever?).  The break was exactly what the cast and crew needed—especially since we’re Read More

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Popular Culture

You think Puck was just a lunatic from MTV’s Real World?  Think again.  References and allusions to Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream run rampant in pop culture. It would take us ages to share them all with you, but here’s a few of our favorites! Swingin’ the Dream, the Lost Musical The impulse to adapt A Read More

Shakespeare Meets Justin Bieber

Hi Everybody! Whew, this week has been exhausting!  Rehearsals are still going strong, and I think we only have about 4 more rehearsals for A Midsummer Night’s Dream before we move into the space.  The set, by the way, looks amazing so far.  The back wall is up (and gorgeous), the movable trees and other Read More

Shakespeare Trivia: Answers from Q & A

Here are the answers to last week’s Shakespeare Trivia Questions. How did you do? Question 1. In what year was Shakespeare born? a. 1564 – Christopher Marlowe, another important Elizabethan dramatist was also born in 1564. Marlowe lived until 1593. Shakespeare died in 1616. Question 2:  Shakespeare was born in what town or city? b. Read More

Rehearsal Photos

From "A Midsummer Night's Dream"!

We’re so thrilled to share with your the first photos from A Midsummer Night’s Dream!  The cast, the Marketing ladies, and members of the production team met late Friday afternoon to get a few photos from the upcoming production. Check Orlando Shakes Facebook page for more photos from the show. AND remember to check out Read More