A Midsummer Night's Dream

<i>A Midsummer Night's Dream</i>

Photo by Jim Caldwell Photo from the Alley's 2000 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Fridays, 8 p.m., Saturdays, 2:30 & 8 p.m., Sundays, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 2 2016
$26 to $98

Location Info:

Alley Theatre
615 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX  77002
713-220-5700
It’s a play done in sometimes excruciating form by middle schools and high schools throughout the country. That or it’s trudged through in English class. Now’s the chance to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream done right by a troupe of actors used to acting with and playing off each other. With Artistic Director Gregory Boyd directing, the Alley Theatre once again presents Shakespeare’s classic tale of love, transformation and magic in the night. Elizabeth Bunch (winner for Best Actress in the 2016 Houston Theater Awards) plays Hermia, and this time it’s opposite her real-life husband, Chris Hutchison, as Lysander. “I’ve done Hermia in Midsummer Night’s Dream more than I have ever done anything else,” she says. “It’s a play worth any artist revisiting. It lends itself to interpretation in such a fun way because it’s got so much magic in it, which translates to a great way to play with theatrical magic.”

7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (no performances October 26, October 27, November 1 or November 3); 8 p.m. Fridays, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Through November 5. 615 Texas. For information, call 713-220-5700 or visit alleytheatre.org. $26 to $98.
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