From the Set: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

Titania (played by Alicia Lemke '09) and Bottom (played by Chris Klaniecki '10) fall in love.
Oberon (played by Chris Compton '09) confronts Helena (Randall Johnston '09), as Puck lurks in the background (Louis Jargow '10).
Demetrius (Brian Ratcliffe '11) threatens Helena.
Peter Quince (Daniel Jamison '08) and Starveling (Miriam Rich '11) celebrate her position as the moon in the meta-play within A Midsummer Night's Dream.
A coterie of fairies surrounds Titania.
Oberon reverses the magic spell he had placed upon Titania.
Snug (Kim Kramer '10) rejoices.
Only to awake and become enamored of an ass.
A flock of faeries wildly dance.
Theseus (played by Chris Compton '09) passes judgement on Lysander (Eric Holzhauer '10) and Demetrius.
After the chaos of the night, the two enchanted couples sleep only to awake and remember the previous night as but a dream.
Hippolyta (Alicia Lemke '09) keeps her own council as Theseus lays out the law.
This miniature castle was the set for the entire performance.

The crew:

Anne Coleman—Director
Sam Goodman—Asst. Director
Alison Flamm—Producer
Farah Hussain—Stage Manager
Madeleine Laupheimer—Asst. Stage Manager
Joseph Borkowski —Drama Board Liaison

Emma Ferguson—Set Designer
Abby Graber—Technical Coordinator
Kim Comer—Lighting Designer
Patrick Kolodgy—Sound Designer
Jamie Birney—Master Carpenter
Garth Griffin—Master Electrician
Robin Day—Costume Designer
Sara Daley—Props Mistress
Lindsey Tiberi-Warner—Hair/Makeup

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