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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Written By William Shakespeare

Directed by Mark Cipra

The Geauga Center for the Arts is proud to announce its

Summer Shakespeare Production: A Midsummer Night's Dream!


Auditions are happening soon! 

Audition Schedule:

Auditions will be held on:

- Sunday, April 2nd, at 2:00 p.m. at 106 Water Street, Chardon, Ohio 
- Monday, April 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. at 101 Water Street, Chardon, Ohio

- Thursday, April 6th, at 6:30 p.m. at 106 Water Street, Chardon, Ohio


Auditioners should prepare a 1-2 minute Shakespearean monologue and be prepared to read from the script. 


The play requires 14 adults and late teens. 


Note that in this production Bottom will be a woman ("Nell Bottom" instead of "Nick Bottom"). As a result, the roles of Oberon and Titania will be also be altered: Oberon (still male) will have all of Titania's interactions with Bottom; Titania (female) will have all of Oberon's interactions with Puck and the lovers. 


Oberon / Theseus (doubled). Male 

Titania / Hippolyta (doubled). Female 

Oberon and Titania are the ageless and vigorous King and Queen of the Fairies; Theseus and Hippolyta are adult humans, the Duke of Athens and Queen of the Amazons. 


Bottom, an Athenian weaver. Female. 


Five Mechanicals (artisans) of Athens. Any age, any gender. 


Lysander, Demetrius, Hermia, Helena - four young lovers, male and female. 


Egeus, Hermia's father and master of the revels for Theseus. 


Puck (Robin Goodfellow). Mischievous spirit. Any age, any gender. 


Other fairies and attendants. 


Performances will be Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings from June 30th through July 8th at the Frances S. Hall Amphitheater in Big Creek Park in Geauga County. 


For questions, contact Mark Cipra at

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