Gabriella Cornier as Hermia, Norilynn Witt as Helena, Ethan Benell as Demetrius and Elizabeth Schwartz as Peaseblossom.
PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergen Alumni Theatre troupe will present a production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” next month in the Ender Hall Lab Theatre at Bergen Community College’s main campus in Paramus (400 Paramus Road). The production takes place in collaboration with the College’s Bergenstages thespian group.
Directed by Ray Parente, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors and a team of fairies as they all enter the woods outside Athens on a summer night. In this retelling of the classic story, 1988 Athens, Georgia replaces Athens, Greece.
Performances take place on Friday, June 2, Saturday, June 3, Thursday, June 8, Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee performances take place Saturday, June 3 and Saturday, June 10 at 2:00 p.m.
General tickets are $15, with discounts offered to senior citizens ($10) and Bergen faculty and staff ($10) and students ($5). To purchase tickets, call (201) 447-7428 or visit tickets.bergen.edu.
Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu), a public two-year coeducational college, enrolls more than 13,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.
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