A Midsummer Night's Dream:
The Rewired Musical
In "A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Rewired Musical," the characters in Shakespeare's beloved comedy find themselves in the scariest place imaginable: the summer of 2020! A global pandemic has altered the way humans interact and social distancing forces young lovers to maintain their connection via high-tech devices. Remaining faithful to Shakespeare’s timeless text, this film jumps the setting over 400 years and reminds us how the digital world can simultaneously pull us apart and bring us together.
Emma Blanchette as Hermia/Cobweb
Kenneth Pelphrey as Demetrius.
Ben Reynolds as Lysander/Mustardseed
Sylvia Sonenstein as Helena/Moth
Noah Enjalran as Peter Quince
Dean Paglino as Nick Bottom
Theo Zucconi as Francis Flute/Peaseblossom
Juna Banks as Robin Starveling
Julia Murphy as Snout
Brician Belizaire as Snug
Noah Sonenstein as Oberon
Norah Stotz as Titania
Harper Hellerman as Puck
Martin Smith as Duke Theseus
Barbara Hentschel as Hippolyta
Noah Golden as Egeus
Jake Egan O'Hara as Philostrate
Directed by Lara Morton
Executive Produced by Elizabeth Santaus
Songs & Score by Lydia Arachne
Book by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Noah Golden & Lara Morton
Edited by Noah Golden
Scenic Design by April Chateauneuf
Choreography by Lyndsey Chance Simmons
Jake Egan O'Hara & Nightwhite Whitehead
"The Course of True Love"- Lysander & Hermia
Things Base & Vile" - Helena
"Over Hill, Over Dale" - Peaseblossom
"I Know a Bank" - Oberon
"Philomel" - Fairy Chorus
"Bottom's Birdsong" - Bottom
"Disparage Not" -
Demetrius, Hermia, Lysander, Helena
"On the Ground" - Puck
"Oberon Breaks The Spell" - Oberon
"Bottom's Dream" - Bottom
"Prologue" - The Mechanicals
"Lion's Song (You, Ladies, You)" - Snug
"Iron Tongue Of Midnight" - Theseus, Puck
"Now Until The Break of Day" - Oberon & Titania
"I was never a fan of Shakespeare,
this kept me mesmerized"
"A spirit lifter"
"Amazing is an understatement"
"Totally creative, a visual extravaganza"
"fanciful and magnificent"