A Midsummer Night's Dream 
By William Shakespeare

Demetrius and Helena
Demetrius and Helena

Happy at last

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Kissing through the chink
Kissing through the chink

Wall holds it up for them.

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The band plays for the Duke
The band plays for the Duke

The rock musical of Pyramus and Thisbe

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Mod London
Mod London

The Londoners travel through the rain, revealing the oppressive city atmosphere in Act I

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The land of the forest fairies
The land of the forest fairies

Titania sleeps

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Lysander loses his way
Lysander loses his way

Not the hero we would expect

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The Rude Mechanicals
The Rude Mechanicals

At rehearsal in the forest

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Bottom is transformed
Bottom is transformed

Into an ass

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Puck and the fairy
Puck and the fairy

The ever playful Puck plays with Titania's fairy

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Set in 1969, following the events of the time and the music of the era, this rock musical adaptation of Shakespeare's classic text explores the world of Mod London as Athens, the woods of Shakespeare's Stratford as the fairies run wild, and the rude mechanicals try to form a rock band to entertain the duke.  

 

Adaptation by Stephanie Sandberg

Music by David Fuentes

Scenic Design by Steve Haase

Lighting Design by Hannah Chee and Kaitlyn Veltkamp

Costume Design by Amanda Ytzen 

Photography by David Leugs

The Rude Mechanicals Rock Opera
Wall's Song
O Grim Loodk'd Night
Sweet Moon
Asleep My love
You Ladies You
Full Often Hast Thou Heard