2019 Past Production — See our 2020 Season!
“Cal Shakes makes a playground of ‘Midsummer’”
— Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle
— Karen d'Souza, Bay Area News Group
“[This] funny interpretation of the Dream should not be missed.”
— Sophie Braccini, Lamorinda Weekly
INTERMISSION: One 15 minute
GENRE: Comedy, Whimsical, Fantasy, Family-friendly
GROVE TALKS: 45 mins pre-show
WARNINGS: Swearing, sexual themes, fog, strobe effects, hunting rifles onstage, offstage gunshot cues
Shakespeare's delightfully charming comedy of desire.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
by William Shakespeare
directed by Tyne Rafaeli
May 22 – June 16
Four lovers escape into the woods and find themselves in a world turned upside down. When it comes to love, what’s fantasy and what’s reality? Tricks abound and wires cross as we all seek escape from (or surrender to) the clutches of love.
Amber Chardae Robinson
Ásta Bennie Hostetter
T. Carlis Roberts
all photos: 2019 A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by Kevin Berne