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Shakespeare Alive And Well In Plano

May 25 (Plano, TX) - Quad C Theatre and the City of Plano will present William Shakespeare's classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, at the Oak Point Amphitheater.

A Midsummer Night's Dream depicts the adventures of four young lovers and a group of amateur actors in a moonlit forest, and their interactions with the fairies who inhabit it. Directed by Gail Cronauer (Dallas) with Tiffany Kellerman (Plano) as the assistant director.

A Midsummer Night's Dreams scenic design will be provided by Craig "Yo" Erickson (Plano), with the lighting design by Tom Hull (Allen), costume and makeup designs by Christina Dickson (Plano), original music composed by John McDonald (Plano) and sound design by Andy Duckworth (Frisco). The stage manager is LeeAnn Wagner (Mesquite) with Andrea Throop (McKinney) as assistant stage manager.

The ensemble for A Midsummer Night's Dream is comprised of current and former students from Collin College. These talented actors include Michelle Ferguson, Justin A.P. Jones and Gretchen Schmoker of Plano, Elizabeth Robinson, Jason Clements, Vanessa Bellew, J-M Specht and Jill Ramirez of Allen; Carter Hudson from Carrollton; Brandon West from Dallas; Sarah Saunders from Mesquite; Dan Schmoker of Sherman; Cat McMillen of Nevada; Matthew Johnson of Lewisville; Hollye Gilbert of Aledo; Jason Ralph, Raye Bonham and Joshua Dennis of McKinney; Gretchen Schmoker of Sherman; Kayla Parker and James Ortiz of Richardson; and Michael Salimitari, Laura Stephenson, Colleen O'Connor and Rafael Martins from Frisco.

A Midsummer Night's Dream will be presented by the Quad C Theatre and the City of Plano at the Oak Point Amphitheater on Spring Creek Parkway, Plano 75074. Performances are June 22-25, June 29-30 and July 1-2 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 General Admission, $5 for Students (with ID) and Seniors (age 55+) and FREE for children under the age of 12. For tickets, season subscriptions and other information call the Quad C Theatre Hotline at (972) 881-5100 or visit us on the web at www.quadctheatre.org.

NOTE: A TDD information line for deaf patrons is available at 972.881.5950. The performance on Thursday, June 29 at 8 p.m. will be sign-interpreted for patrons who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing.

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