Welcome to our podcast of Shakespeare’s beloved A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Featuring a terrific cast and production team, this production was originally slated as a live, in person production in the spring of 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic wore on, it transitioned into our first audio drama released in October 2020.
Director: Molly Malone
Music Director: Sarah Chapman/Gabe Terry
Stage Manager: Gabe Terry
Prod. Coordinator: David Hoyer
Costumer: Dena Vassey
Props: Joyce Borum
Mendelssohn Arranger: Owen Eddy
Resident Music Director: Jake French
Featured Musicians: Sarah Chapman, Jonathan Breitzer, Nelson Soliva, Mia Sgambellone-Rose, Evan Bridenstine
(with their Venmo and/or CashApp tags, in case you want to send them a tip):
Nathan Pearce as Bottom | Venmo: @Nathan-Pearce-14
Traycie Kuhn-Zapata as Helena
Mia Sgambellone-Rose as Mustardseed
Judson Clark as Demetrius
Cerina Johnson as Titania/Hippolyta
Saki Marie Harp as Lysander | Venmo: @saki.marie
Evan Bridenstine as Theseus/Oberon
Shelton Burkart as Snout/Cobweb
Gabe Terry as Quince/Egeus
Christine Orozco as Fairy
Tayler Cox as Moth
Taj Allen as Philostrate/Robin/Puck
Jessie Wise as Flute/Peaseblossom
Laurel Moran as Hermia
David Hoyer as Snug
Brought to you by Sweet Tea Shakespeare, this full cast reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Part 2 was directed by Molly Malone and produced by Artistic Director, Jeremy Fiebig, and Assistant Artistic Director, Claire Martin.
Traycie Kuhn-Zapata, Helena
Mia Sgambellone-Rose, Mustardseed (& Music)
Jane Moran, Starveling/Second fairy
Cerina Johnson, Hippolyta/Titania
Saki Marie Harp, Lysander
Evan Bridenstine, Theseus/Oberon
Shelton Burkart, Snout/Cobweb
Taj Allen, Philostrate/ Robin/Puck
Jessie Wise, Flute/Peablossom
Prod. Coordinator: David Hoyer | Stage Manager: Gabe Terry | Costumer: Dena Vassey | Props: Joyce Borum | Mendelssohn Arranger: Owen Eddy | Music Director: Sarah Chapman/Gabe Terry | Resident Music Director: Jake French | Musicians: Sarah Chapman, Jonathan Breitzer, Nelson Soliva, Mia Sgambellone-Rose, Evan Bridenstine, and the entire cast on certain songs
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The show is produced by Claire Martin and Jeremy Fiebig and edited by Ashanti Bennett.
Jen Pommerenke and Julie Schaefer also assisted with this episode.
This project is supported by the Arts Council in part by contributions from businesses and individuals, and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.