A Midsummer Night's Dream

At The Playhouse at the National Building Museum

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Victor Malana Maog
July 12 – August 28, 2022
This production closed August 28, 2022.

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.

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Watch the time-lapse of our stage coming to life courtesy of EarthCam


 

 

Playbill

Who's Who

Theseus and Oberon
Demetrius
Puck and Egeus
Flute
Snout
Hermia
Hippolyta and Titania
Philostrate
Lysander
Peter Quince
Starveling
Production Design
Festival Stage Design
Costume Design
Lighting Design
Sound Design and Composition
Sound Design and Original Music
Choreographer
Intimacy Choreographer
Fight Choreographer
Resident Dramaturg
Additional Casting
Production Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager

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Photo by Brittany Diliberto

The cast of Folger Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream inside the Great Hall of the National Building Museum.

Photo Credit: 
Brittany Diliberto

The cast of Folger Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream inside the Great Hall of the National Building Museum.

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Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Titania (Nubia M. Monks), queen of the fairies, stops Oberon (Rotimi Agbabiaka) in his tracks.

Photo Credit: 
Brittany Diliberto

Titania (Nubia M. Monks), queen of the fairies, stops Oberon (Rotimi Agbabiaka) in his tracks.

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Photo by Brittany Diliberto

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.) 

Photo Credit: 
Brittany Diliberto

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.) 

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Photo by Brittany Diliberto

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. 

Photo Credit: 
Brittany Diliberto

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. 

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Photo by Brittany Diliberto

Puck (Danaya Esperanza, center stage) and fairies commence in the magical forest.

Photo Credit: 
Brittany Diliberto

Puck (Danaya Esperanza, center stage) and fairies commence in the magical forest.

Understudies

Cerra Cardwell
u/s Peter Quince and Philostrate



Jordan Essex
u/s Bottom

 

Izzy Gholl
u/s Helena and Hermia

 

Brit Herring
u/s Oberon and Theseus

 

Brooke Kemph
u/s Flute, Snout, and Snug

 

Shinji Elspeth Oh
u/s Starveling

 

Sabrina Lynne Sawyer
u/s Puck and Egeus

 

Khalid Taylor
u/s Lysander and Demetrius

 

Kathryn Zoerb
u/s Titania and Hippolyta
 

 

 

 

 

Produced in association with the National Building Museum and the University of South Carolina.

    

 

 

 

 

With special thanks to:
Share Fund

Season Sponsors
Maygene and Steve Daniels
Helen and David Kenney and Family
The late Neal T. Turtell

Production Sponsors
Nicky Cymrot
Nancy and Steve Howard
Robin and Roger Millay

Contributing Sponsors
Keith and Celia Arnaud
Louis and Bonnie Cohen
Denise Gwyn Ferguson
Margaret and David Gardner

Associate Sponsors
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.