At The Playhouse at the National Building Museum
We enjoyed welcoming you to A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the National Building Museum. Didn’t get a chance to see the show, here’s a little taste. Thank you to the artists and audiences who brought this once in a lifetime production to the life.
Watch the time-lapse of our stage coming to life courtesy of EarthCam
The cast of Folger Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream inside the Great Hall of the National Building Museum.
Titania (Nubia M. Monks), queen of the fairies, stops Oberon (Rotimi Agbabiaka) in his tracks.
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 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.
u/s Peter Quince and Philostrate
u/s Helena and Hermia
u/s Oberon and Theseus
u/s Flute, Snout, and Snug
Shinji Elspeth Oh
Sabrina Lynne Sawyer
u/s Puck and Egeus
u/s Lysander and Demetrius
u/s Titania and Hippolyta
With special thanks to:
Maygene and Steve Daniels
Helen and David Kenney and Family
The late Neal T. Turtell
Nancy and Steve Howard
Robin and Roger Millay
Keith and Celia Arnaud
Louis and Bonnie Cohen
Denise Gwyn Ferguson
Margaret and David Gardner
Timothy J. Carlton
Dr. David E. Johnson and Ms. Wendy Frieman
Peter and Mary Jay Michel
Gail Kern Paster
This project is made possible by the University of South Carolina 2019 Excellence Initiative Grant.