Titan Theatre Company Opens Second Season Tonight with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Long Island City-based Titan Theatre Company will launch its second full season on Friday October 18, 2013 with the premiere of its highly anticipated adaptation of Shakespeare's infectious comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, where, for each night of the show's limited New York City run, audience members will pick which actors from the acclaimed nine-actor ensemble will play each of the 16 roles in Shakespeare's infectious comedy of sly sprites, rude mechanicals and confused lovers. The show will run at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City through November 3, 2013.
"We have an unprecedented and enthralling event planned for audiences who join us for this very limited run of one of the most daring theatrical productions of the fall season," said Artistic Director Lenny Banovez. "From our talented ensemble of brave actors, to our enormously deft creative team, to a slew of exciting surprises that we've planned along the way into and through the forest of Athens, Titan has gone above and beyond to bring our audiences into the world of this play and we cannot wait to open our doors and share this thrilling product with the public."
The cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream features Titan Theatre Company members Laura Frye and Alexis Black, as well as Titan favorites Sean Hudock (star of the critically acclaimed film "Private Romeo," Shakespeare Theatre of NJ), Emily Trask (Twelfth Night at Folger Theater, Yale Rep, Utah Shakespeare), Matthew Foster ("House of Cards"; "Law & Order: SVU"), Gregory Isaac (Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf), Ryan Lee(Virginia Shakespeare, Illinois Shakespeare), Jonathan Matthew Finnegan (Actor's Theatre of Louisville), Lloyd Mulvey (Milwaukee Rep, Utah Shakespeare), Tressa Preston and Adam Perabo.
With direction by Titan Artistic Director Lenny Banovez, who previously helmed Titan's hit productions of Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, A Midsummer Night's Dream is produced by Titan Theatre Company Managing Director Kevin Beebee and the late Leonard Banovez, Sr.
The creative team also includes Alan Piotrowicz (Lighting Design), Scott Frost (Costume Design), Michael Selkirk (Sound Design), Alexis Black (Fight Choreography), Alexis Achilles (Technical Direction), Jesse Michael Mothershed (Speech & Text), Gabby Acquaviva (Marketing),Jasmine Roberts (Technical Direction) and Anna Carter (Stage Management).
A Midsummer Night's Dream runs October 18th through November 3rdat The Secret Theater in Long Island City. Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased online at www.TitanTheatreCompany.com for $15 and at the door for $18 or by calling the Titan Theatre box office at (347) 738-5602.
Photo by Lloyd Mulvey