Photo Flash: Artwork Released for Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Polonsky Shakespeare Center
The artwork for Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal, at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, has just been released. Check it out below!
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare features a cast of 36 led by Tina Benko as Titania, Max Casella as Bottom, David Harewood as Oberon and Kathryn Hunter as Puck. Previews begin October 19; show opens November 2. In addition to Tina Benko as Titania, Max Casella as Bottom, David Harewood as Oberon and Kathryn Hunter as Puck, the cast of 36 includes Zach Appelman, Brendan Averett, Roger Clark, Lilly Englert, Joe Grifasi, Jake Horowitz, Zachary Infante, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Mandi Masden, Jacob Ming-Trent, Okwui Okpokwasili, and William Youmans. The fairies are interpreted as elemental forces of nature -- Rude Elementals: Olivia Bak, Marcus Bellamy, Ciaran Bowling, Jarrett Austin Brown, Jon Viktor Corpuz, Christina Dimanche, Jake L. Faragalli, Jaryd Farcon, Reimi Kaneko, Sophie Lillis, Johnny Marx, Isaiah Register, Briana Robinson, Willa Scolari, Sophie Shapiro, Alex Shimizu, Emmet Smith, Madison Smith, Azalea Twining, and Cassidy vanVonno.
Single tickets start at $75. Tickets may be purchased online at www.tfana.org or by phone at 866-811-4111.