A Midsummer Night’s Dream


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Love conquers all in this highly theatrical and imaginative telling of Shakespeare’s most popular romantic comedy.

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February 21 – May 16, 2020

Black Box

Tickets: Starting at $45 (Previews $30)

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Emily Van Fleet


Black Box Theatre Season Sponsor:
Diana and Mike Kinsey

SCL Health - 2019-20120 Arvada Center Theatre Season Presenting Sponsor

Created with a company of eight transformative actors, this story comes to life with the help of a little music, a little mayhem… and a little magic.

Genre: Classic


Content: Young Adult to Adult


Performance Dates

Performances: February 21 – May 16, 2020, Thurs – Sat at 7:30 pm, Wed at 1:00 pm, Sat – Sun at 2:00 pm.

Preview performances: February 19 & 20 at 7:30 pm.


Cast List:

Annie Barbour - Puck/Peter Quince/Philostrate/Ensemble
Geoffrey Kent - Bottom/Egeus/First Fairy/Ensemble
Kate Gleason - Titania/Hippolyta/Ensemble
Madeline Chilese - Hermia/Peablossom/Robin Starveling/Ensemble
Zachary Andrews - Oberon/Theseus/Ensemble
Anastasia Davidson - Helena/Moth/Tom Snout/Ensemble
Jessica Austgen - Lysander/Cobweb/Snug/Ensemble
Jake Mendes - Demetrius/Mustardseed/Francis Flute/Ensemble









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WATCH: Director Emily Van Fleet talks about the inspiration for this theatrical staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as the thrills and challenges of theatre in the round.



Talk Backs

These discussions offered after select performances cover interesting subjects about the production with members of the cast, director and/or designers. Talk Backs are held following every performance except opening night and closing matinee.



Happy Hour with the cast

Stay after the performance on Friday evening, April 17 and enjoy a social happy hour with the cast! Complimentary light snacks will be provided, and a cash bar will offer happy hour pricing.



Theatre Salons

Have a passion for theatre? Then join the Arvada Center Theatre Salon where you’ll spend 4 weeks exploring the script and its themes, the sets and costumes, the playwright and the history behind it all. You’ll also have the opportunity to see the production and meet the people who make it happen!

Theatre Salon dates:

  • Classes: Thursday evenings 7-9 pm, February 20 - March 12, 2020
  • Performance: February 27 at 7:30 pm

Learn More & Register


Repertory Calendar

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is performed in repertory alongside Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and Small Mouth Sounds. That gives audiences the chance to see the same actors playing different roles throughout the spring.


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Content Advisory

A Midsummer Night's Dream  is a Shakespeare romantic comedy. We strongly encourage you to read more about this version of the play   and contact the Box Office with any specific questions about its content. This version of  A Midsummer Night's Dream  is performed with American accents, in Shakespeare's original text.

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