EDUCATION MATINEE – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Dec 5 – 22, 2016

By William Shakespeare; Directed by Elena Gianetti
Original Concept and Staging by Jef Hall-Flavin

Recommended Grade Level: 8–12

The Setting: Athens and the Surrounding Forest

Suggested Areas of Study and Discussion: Shakespeare, English Literature, Verse Drama, Elizabethan England, Theatre

The Story: Treat your students to this delightful and romantic romp through the forest with Titania, Oberon, Puck, the young lovers, and those crazy townspeople who are rehearsing a play. In this inventive version of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedy, nine actors play all the roles, transforming from lovers to fairies to mechanicals. Our student audiences have been delighted with this passionate, youthful, and accessible rendition of Shakespeare’s classic.

Performance Length: 2 ½ hours (Including Intermission)

Location: Park Square’s Proscenium Stage

Park Square Theatre Study Guides are created for teachers by teachers to introduce students to the world of the play.

The guides contain a plot summary, character information, and activities and articles that help establish the historical, literary and cultural context of the play. Study Guides are designed to be classroom-ready, allowing educators to duplicate materials for easy distribution to students.

We also offer modified Guides to help prepare EL students.

Mainstream Guide — view/download
Modified Guide — view/download


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Please contact Quinn Shadko
Phone: 651.291.9196

Student Matinee Ticket Pricing

Student Tickets: $15
Chaperone Tickets: One free for every 20 students (Additional chaperones $15)

  • To assist you with your planning we can divide your school’s invoice into two easy payments.*
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  • Please note that Park Square Theatre cannot accept individual checks from students

 *dependent on time of booking

Make your reservation here »

Please contact Quinn Shadko
Phone: 651.291.9196

Performance Calendar:


produced with special support from:

Caroline Amplatz



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