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Bottom's Dream

Presented ByARTFactory Manassas
When/WhereThursday, Oct 08, 2020 7:00pmVirtual Event

Written by William Shakespeare; adapted by Ken Elston; adapted for film by Kelly Glyptis

Nick Bottom and his fellow actors prepare for Theseus and Queen Hippolyta’s wedding by rehearsing their play within the forest. Unbeknownst to them, King Oberon and Queen Titania rule the fairy- and sprite-filled woods. Puck, a sprite under order of King Oberon, places Titania and Bottom under spells. The former Dean of the School of Theater, Ken Elston, created this playful adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Socially distanced, David Johnson directed and Kelly Glyptis adapted this play for film. Actors from Pied Piper, Rooftop Productions, and the ARTFactory performed it over the summer.

Bottom’s Dream will be streamed simultaneously on this webpage, Facebook, and YouTube at the scheduled time. 

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