School of Theatre Arts Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — In a timeless story of magic and love gone awry, Illinois Wesleyan
University’s School of Theatre Arts will present Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Feb. 20-23 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Jerome Mirza Theatre at McPherson
Hall (2 Ames Plaza East, Bloomington).
Shakespeare’s romantic comedy tells the story of four young, unrequited lovers who
attempt to run away from an arranged marriage in Athens, unaware of the mischievous
fairies which roam the forests with the power to manipulate the hearts of mortals.
The cast includes: Maya McGowan ’20 (Hippolyta); Sam Hulsizer ’20 (Theseus); Stephano
Egleston ’20 (Lysander); Megan Lai ’19 (Hermia); Kieran O’Connor ’21 (Demetrius);
Andrea Froehlke ’20 (Helena); Kamilah Lay ’19 (Titania); Jace LeGarde ’19 (Oberon);
Rebeccah Cauthorn ’20 (Puck); and Will Mueller ’19 (Bottom). Visiting Assistant Professor
of Theatre Arts Christopher Connelly will direct the play with assistant director
Lea Hulsey ’21.
Tickets go on sale Feb. 11 at the McPherson Hall box office (open 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday). Tickets are $12 for Friday and
Saturday, and $10 for Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. All other performances are $2
for students with an ID. For additional information, please contact the box office
at (309) 556-3232 or visit www.iwu.edu/theatre.
By Rachel McCarthy ’21