Quotidian Theatre will present An Irish Twiston William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Randolph Road Theatre in Silver Spring, July 25-August 12. The temporary change of venue is due to ongoing renovations at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda.The tale is transported to a Regency drawing room in rural Ireland, where there’s live Irish music, dance, and Yeats’s poetry. The show was adapted and will be directed by Stephanie Mumford and Leah Mazade with assistance from Folger Shakespeare Theatre dramaturg Michele Osherow and traditional Irish music/history expert Peter Brice. The production will feature John Allnutt, Grant Cloyd, John Decker, David Dubov, Catherine Marafino, Leah Mazade, Laura Rocklyn, Ian Blackwell Rogers, Laura Russell, and Addison Switzer.
Image below: The cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Rockville Musical Theatre is presenting Cole Porter’s Anything Goes at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville, thru July 22. The shipboard romance includes music, dance, laughs, and the age-old tale of Boy Meets Girl.
Unexpected Stage Company is presenting Be a Good Little Widow, a comedy about life, grief, and longing by Bekah Brunstetter, in the Fireside Room at the River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation Building in Bethesda, thru August 5.The production is directed by the company’s co-founder Christopher Goodrich. The cast features Nick Duckworth as Craig, Emily Morrison as Hope, Lansing O’Leary as Brad, and Ruthie Rado as Melody. Playwright Bekah Brunstetter is a producer on NBC’s television hit This Is Us.
Image below: A scene from Be a Good Little Widow - Photo by Rachel Ellis