A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is perhaps the most performed comedy written by William Shakespeare sometime between the years 1590 and 1597. The play centers around the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, and what happens when fairies decide to mix in the affairs of mortals. The plays comedy hinges on mistaken identities, love affairs that are not reciprocated and the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors (the mechanicals) who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.

by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Aaron Cromie

May 26 to June 11

Tickets will be available soon!


Meet the Director

Aaron Cromie (Director) is pleased to return to Hedgerow after directing this winter’s Or, as well as designing the set for last season’s On The Verge. Aaron is a Philadelphia based director, designer, actor, writer and musician who has collaborated with Walnut Street Theatre, Wilma Theater, Arden, Philadelphia Theatre Company, 1812 Productions, Lantern, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, and Folger Theatre (DC) among others. He studied Commedia Dell’Arte and Mask Design at the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre and Antonio Fava‘s School for Commedia in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Aaron also plays in an acoustic Folk/Americana duo, Chickabiddy, Many thanks to the kind folks at Hedgerow for inviting me back.


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