Presented by In Series
Saturday, June 10 at 8pm
Sunday, June 11 at 2:30pm
Saturday, June 17 at 8pm
Sunday, June 18 at 2:30pm
Carl Maria von Weber’s famous overture for Oberon (1825) preludes a gorgeous midsummer night’s dream of music. Oberon enlists the mischievous Puck to find true love among humans, as a host of elves, pirates, mermaids, and fairies intervene to help or thwart the quest.
Writer & director Nick Olcott’s English adaptation winks at it all and keeps you laughing. Vocal fireworks abound and amaze. Stanley Thurston conducts the chamber orchestra and stellar cast: Aurelio Domínguez, Katherine Fili*, Cara Gonzalez, Sammy Huh*, Anamer Castrello, Alex Alburqueque; with Emily Casey*, Laynee Dell Woodward*, Teresa Ferrara, Patricia Portillo, Louisa Waycott*, Nicholas Carratura, Cornelius David, Elliot Matheny, Simon Charette. DESIGNERS: Jonathan Dahm Robertson, Donna Breslin, Marianne Meadows
Adapted and directed by Nick Olcott