New Repertory Theatre Stages Two Free MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Performances Today
New Repertory Theatre proudly announces hosting two free performances of William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, today, August 30 at both 10am and 2pm, 2013 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street in Watertown.
The performances are part of Highland Street Foundation's FREE FUN FRIDAYS, offering free admission to a variety of cultural organizations over ten weeks this summer. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning one hour prior to the performance. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is recommended for ages 12 and up. For further information call the Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visit newrep.org.
The production, directed by Clay Hopper, will be performed by New Rep's CLASSIC REPERTORY COMPANY, which tours 90-minute adaptations of great works of literature to schools, colleges, and the community centers throughout New England. The 2013-2014 CLASSIC REPERTORY COMPANY features eight actors including Lorne Batman, JarEd Brown, David Keohane, Celia Pain, Marc Pierre, Simon Pringle-Wallace, Rebecca Sands, and Julia Schonberg.
"We're in good company," says Artistic Director Jim Petosa. "New Rep is happy to stand with fellow theatres, museums, and area cultural destinations offering access to arts and culture. We're thrilled to be able to offer free admission to our touring company's new production of one of Shakespeare's favorites."