A Midsummer Night's Dream By William Shakespeare Directed by Lear deBessonet Choreography by Chase BrockFeaturing Annaleigh Ashford (Helena); Deā€™Adre Aziza (Hippolyta); Kyle Beltran (Lysander); Vinie Burrows (First Fairy, Peaseblossom);Danny Burstein (Nick Bottom); Justin Cunningham (Philostrate); Marcelle Davies-Lashley (Fairy Singer);Austin Durant (Snug); Shalita Grant (Hermia); Keith Hart (Third Fairy); Alex Hernandez (Demetrius); Jeff Hiller (Francis Flute); Robert Joy (Peter Quince); Patricia Lewis (Fourth Fairy); David Manis (Egeus, Cobweb); Pamela McPherson-Cornelius (Second Fairy); Patrena Murray (Snout); Kristine Nielsen (Puck); Bhavesh Patel (Theseus); Richard Poe (Oberon); Phylicia Rashad (Titania); Joe Tapper (Robin Starveling); Judith Wagner (Mote); Warren Wyss (Mustardseed); Benjamin Ye (Changeling Boy). Scenic Design by David Rockwell Costume Design by Clint Ramos Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau Sound Design by Jessica Paz Hair, Wig & Makeup Design by Cookie Jordan Original Music by Justin Levine

Free admission (all visitors, all hours)

The Public Theater will begin previews for the second Free Shakespeare in the Park production of the season, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. When the merry sprite Puck meddles with a magical love potion, young lovers lost in the woods mysteriously find themselves infatuated with the wrong person in this hilarious, fairytale fantasia that proves the course of true love never did run smooth.