PORTLAND SHAKESPEARE PROJECT

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Portland Shakespeare Project 2017-18 Season

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
A Stage Reading 
with Pre- and Post-Show Discussions

An OSF Play on! Translation of William Shakespeare’s play
Translated by Jeff Whitty
Directed by Michael Mendelson

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 7:30 pm
Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Stage

This Event is FREE!
General Admission Seating
Arrive early for best seats

Portland Shakespeare Project presents a unique Oregon Shakespeare Festival Play on! translation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Translated by Tony Award-winning playwright Jeff Whitty, with the assistance of Heidi Schreck as dramaturg, this fresh take on Shakespeare’s beloved dream of a romantic comedy is part of OSF’s three-year project which aims to translate 39 Shakespeare plays into modern English.

Featuring Dave Bodin, F. Tyler Burnet, Crystal Munoz, Chris Murray*, Ben Newman*, Sarah Overman*, Rebecca Ridenour, Jake Street and  Jill Westerby.

*Member of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

6:00pm Pre-show Panel Discussion
with
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Play on! Project Director Lue Morgan Douthit, Portland Shakespeare Project
Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Daniel Pollack-Pelzer (Linfield College), Mead Hunter (University of Portland), and Elizabeth Tavares (Pacific University)

Post-Show Discussion
with
Director Michael Mendelson, Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Daniel Pollack-Pelzer and playwright Jeff Whitty

Read about Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s PLAY ON!
Translation Project


PROSCENIUM LIVE! RETURNS FOR ITS THIRD YEAR
Festival of New Work

August 3 – 6, 2017
Artists Repertory Theatre

Four days of staged readings of new works. Progam to be announced.
Click here for information about last year’s Proscenium Live! Event


PERICLES WET
World Premiere
By Ellen Margolis

November 2017

Commissioned and work shopped by Portland Shakes and Proscenium Live!


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
By William Shakespeare

Coming again in 2018.


Photos from Proscenium Live! 2015

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Photo Credit to David Kinder, kinderpics photography, www.kinderpics.com, (503) 292-4621