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"A Midsummer Night’s Dream" Kicks of Fall Theatre Productions
Seton Hall University’s Department of Communication and The Arts will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream, opening Oct. 25, 2012 at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) located in downtown South Orange. The classic Shakespeare comedy revolves around the adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors and their interactions with the King and Queen of fairies, It is directed by guest director Alex Carney.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream takes place just prior to the marriage of the Duke of Athens and the Queen of the Amazons. The romance between four young Athenian lovers becomes complicated when they enter the forest over which the King and the Queen of the fairies preside.
Other visitors to the enchanted forest include amateur dramatists Bottom the Weaver and his friends Snug, Snout, Quince and Flute who want to rehearse their terrible but hilarious version of the play Pyramus and Thisbe. The cast includes Iame Manucci, Christine Byrne, Raphael Glazov, Stephanie Vargas, Ben Yates and Quemars Ahmed.
Performances are at 8 p.m. on Oct. 25 – 27 and Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through the SOPAC ticket office or by calling (973) 313-2787. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for alumni and senior citizens and $5 for students.
For over 150 years, Seton Hall University has been a catalyst for leadership, developing the whole student mind, heart, and spirit. Seton Hall combines the resources of a large university with the personal attention of a small liberal arts college. Its attractive suburban campus is only 14 miles by train, bus or car to New York City, with the wealth of employment, internship, cultural, and entertainment opportunities the city has to offer. Seton Hall is a Catholicuniversity that embraces students of all races and religions, challenging each to better the world through integrity, compassion and a commitment to serving others.
|Where||South Orange Performing Arts Center 1 Trenchard Pl, South Orange, NJ 07079|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Who to bring||Everyone|
|Price||$5 - $15|
More About South Orange Performing Arts Center
The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is a world-class performing arts space in the middle of South Orange, featuring music, theater, dance and comedy. In addition to entertainment events, the Center hosts a variety of performing arts education programs including, Performances for Schools, ArtWorks, New Jersey Youth Theatre, TADA! Youth Theater and Lydia Johnson Dance. The facility's loft and theater are available to rent for private functions. There is also a Clearview Cinemas on the ground floor. SOPAC opened in November 2006 and is located next to the South Orange train station and has its own lot, which is used for commuter permit parking during the day.
Other events here
- PRIMAL CONVERGENCE Art Exhibit at SOPAC Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 12:00 pm–6:00 pm
- CLOSING Reception at SOPAC | PRIMAL CONVERGENCE Art Exhibit Sat, Jun 29, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm