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Classical Theater of Harlem Presents A Mid Summer Night's Dream
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Classical Theater of Harlem Presents A Mid Summer Night's Dream

CTH's A Midsummer Night’s Dream interlaces the stories of four lovers and a comical troupe of bumbling actors from the human world with those of a fairy kingdom in the supernatural realm. This extraordinary production weaves Harlem’s cultural legacy within Shakespeare’s text. Director Justin Emeka (professor of Oberlin college) invites the audience into an enchanted, concrete jungle where African spirits celebrate the playful and fickle nature of love through music, dance, and magic. Come experi

7/13/2013 to 7/30/2013
When: 7/13/2013
Where: Richard Rogers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park: 122nd through 124th St and 5th Avenue.
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July 13 - 30, 2013

FREE - NO TICKETS REQUIRED!

House opens at 7 PM. Runtime is 90 minutes• Seating is first come first serve.• Shows are performed in rain and only cancelled for severe weather.

Location:
Richard Rogers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park: 122nd through 124th St and 5th Avenue. 

Directions: To get to the venue from 125th Street, walk south on Fifth Avenue. Make a right and walk one block to Mt. Morris Park West. Make a left and walk two blocks south to 122nd Street and enter.

Synopsis
CTH's A Midsummer Night’s Dream interlaces the stories of four lovers and a comical troupe of bumbling actors from the human world with those of a fairy kingdom in the supernatural realm. This extraordinary production weaves Harlem’s cultural legacy within Shakespeare’s text. Director Justin Emeka (professor of Oberlin college) invites the audience into an enchanted, concrete jungle where African spirits celebrate the playful and fickle nature of love through music, dance, and magic. Come experience Classical Theatre of Harlem like you never have before.

 

Starring:  Michael Early*, Zainab Jah*, Sheldon Best* , Halle Morse*, Ito Aghayere*, Matthew Harris, Jamie Rezanour, Keith Oliver, Anthony Vaugn Merchant*, Tim Johnson*, Kambi Gathesha, Kalon Hayward, Anthony Lalor, Daisy Peele, Jaylene Clark, Mayaa Boateng, Akilah Walker, Erica Camarano, Mark Blanchard
*member Actors Equity Association