A Midsummer Night's Dream: In the News

Interviews & Features:

The Hill Rag previews the production of Midsummer staged at the National Building Museum. May 25, 2022.

"Summer Theater is Cropping Up in Unexpected Places" in The Washington Post  includes Midsummer. June 2, 2022.

District Fray Magazine interviews actor Jacob Ming-Trent (Bottom) and previews Midsummer and The Playhouse activities for the July 2022 issue. June 30, 2022.

The Rogers Revue interviews actor Renea S. Brown (Helena), July 1, 2022.

NBC4 Washington's Tommy McFly interviews actor Renea S. Brown (Helena) and talks about Midsummer and Shakespeare on "The Scene." July 11, 2022.

The Washington Post feature story by Thomas Floyd on Midsummer at the National Building Museum after a 2+ year wait. July 12, 2022 (July 22 "Weekend" section print issue).

The DCist story on how scenic designers Tony Cisek and Jim Hunter transformed the Building Museum to create a magical Playhouse. By Elliot Williams, July 12, 2022.

MD Theatre Guide - A "Quick 5" interview with actor Renea S. Brown (Helena) by Susan Brall. July 12, 2022.

DC Theater Arts speaks with actor Danaya Esperanza (Puck) and costume designer Olivera Gajic about bringing Midsummer to DC audiences. July 13, 2022.

WAMU Radio - Arts & Cultural reporter Elliot Williams speaks with production designer Tony Cisek on building a theater inside the National Building Museum. July 14, 2022.

ABC7's "Good Morning Washington" program interviews actors Rotimi Agbabiaka and Nubia M. Monks from the stage of Midsummer on July 21, 2022.

The Rogers Revue interviews actor Rotimi Agbabiaka (Oberon and Theseus), July 20, 2022.

The Washington Blade reporter Patrick Folliard speaks with Production Designer Tony Cisek on the challenges of creating The Playhouse space. July 21, 2022.

WTOP Radio's arts & entertainment reporter speaks with actor Jacob Ming-Trent (Bottom) about Folger Theatre's Midsummer. August 3, 2022.

Midsummer Reviews:

"A whimsical and wondrous production ... truly grand" - BroadwayWorld

"A theatrical wonderland ... consummate brilliance" - DC Theater Arts

"A stunning and ethereal production ... this Midsummer is made for anyone" - MD Theatre Guide

"An evening of love, comedy, and mischievous frolicking" - Washington Informer

"A cast of hilarious actors ... magical" - The DCist

"Highly entertaining ... fresh, fun, and accessible" - The Free Lance-Star