Images from Folger Theatre's production of Shakespeare's magical comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Great Hall of the National Building Museum. Directed by Victor Malana Maog.
Design Team: Tony Cisek (Production Design), Jim Hunter (Festival Stage Design), Olivera Gajic (Costume Design), Yael Lubetzky (Lighting Design), Matthew Nielson (Sound Design & Composition), Brandon Wolcott (Sound Design & Original Music), Alexandra Beller (Choreographer).
On stage July 12 - August 28, 2022.
The bumbling mechanicals work to put on their play. Pictured: Jacob Ming-Trent as Bottom, forefront; from l to r: Kathryn Zoerb as Starveling, John Floyd as Flute, Sabrina Lynne Sawyer as Snug, Brit Herring as Snout.
Oberon (Rotimi Agbabiaka) falls for Bottom (Jacob Ming-Trent), here, transformed as an ass, amid fairies of the forest (Brit Herring and Sabrina Lynne Sawyer).
Peter Quince (John-Alexander Sakelos) introduces his play to an appreciative audience (pictured top, l to r: Renea S. Brown and Bryan Barbarin, Nubia M. Monks and Rotimi Agbabiaka, Lilli Hokama and Hunter Ringsmith).
Bottom (Jacob Ming-Trent, left), Snout (Brit Herring), and Flute (John Floyd, right) perform their version of “Pyramus and Thisby.” (Pictured top, l to r: Renea S. Brown and Bryan Barbarin, Nubia M. Monks and Rotimi Agbabiaka, Lilli Hokama and Hunter Ringsmith.)
"The course of true love never did run smooth." Pictured: Hunter Ringsmith (Lysander) and Bryan Barbarin (Demetrius) on left; Lilli Hokama (Hermia) and Renea S. Brown (Helena) on right; top: Nubia M. Monks (Titania) and Danaya Esperanza (Puck).
Titania (Nubia M. Monks), queen of the fairies, stops Oberon (Rotimi Agbabiaka) in his tracks.
A time to rejoice! Pictured l to r: Bryan Barbarin (Demetrius), John-Alexander Sakelos (Peter Quince), Renea S. Brown (Helena), and John Floyd (Flute, here dressed as Thisby).
The cast of Folger Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream inside the Great Hall of the National Building Museum.