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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“The course of true love never did run smooth…”

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare

Performed At:

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Kilstrom Theatre

Speer Blvd &, Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80204

Performance Dates:
AUG 17, 2023 – SEPT 2, 2023


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Generally considered the most famous of Shakespeare’s comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been enchanting audiences for generations. Four young lovers, looking to escape their parents’ tyrannical rule, flee to a magical forest inhabited by two feuding fairies. Chaos ensues when the most mischievous fairy, Puck, makes a gravely comical mistake. Throw in a bumbling group of day laborers who fancy themselves famous actors and you’ve got yourself a party. Join Phamaly’s triumphant return to the DCPA with its first ever fully produced Shakespearian comedy – A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


Phamaly’s production will be set in the 1920s. Come dressed in your best 1920s attire for a *roaring* good time!


MASKS ARE REQUIRED ON AUGUST 20th AND 24th ONLY. Phamaly is a disability-affirmative company and we highly encourage audiences to wear face masks at all performances to help protect our artists.  Phamaly Theatre Company values the safety of our community and reserves the right to add or remove COVID safety protocols at any time. By purchasing a ticket you agree to follow all COVID-19 safety policies and directives. Please email with any questions.


Director: Shelly Gaza

Assistant Director: Rachel McCombs-Graham

Cast (Listed Alphabetically)

Demetrius: Graham Bryant

Peaseblossom: Sam Charney

Tom Snout: Gabriel Cunningham

Egeus: Mark Dissette

Mustardseed: Melania Garcia

Oberon & Theseus: B. Ryan Glick

Lysander: Keenan Gluck

Snug: River Hetzel

Hermia: Kennedy Isaac

Robin Starveling: Phillip Lomeo

Cobweb: Connor Long

Puck: Emma Maxfield

Penny Quince: Laurice Quinn

Francis Flute: Eli Schroeder

Helena: Madison Stout

Nick Bottom: Ratt Walsh

Titania & Hippolyta: Maggie Whittum

Production Team

Stage Manager: Tara Tolar-Payne

Dramaturg & Text Coach: Alyssa Miller

Accommodations Specialist: AJ Watson

Costume Designer: Timothy Cortez

Props Designer: Jaime McNear

Lighting Designer: W. Alejandro Melendez

Sound Designer: Sam Morin

Scenic Designer: Nick Renaud

Assistant Stage Manager: Jasmine Hardin

Crew Lead: Richard Sauer

Captions Associate: Hannah Shepard


August 17, 2023 at 8:00 pm – First Preview

August 18, 2023 at 8:00 pm – Second Preview

August 19, 2023 at 7:30 pm – Opening Night

August 20, 2023 at 2:00 pm – Masked Performance

August 24, 2023 at 7:30 pm – Masked Performance

August 25, 2023 at 7:30 pm

August 26, 2023 at 7:30 pm

August 27, 2023 at 2:00 pm – Access Day, Relaxed Performance, & Talkback

August 28, 2023 at 7:30 pm – Industry Night

August 31, 2023 at 7:30 pm

September 1, 2023 at 7:30 pm

September 2 at 7:30 pm – Access Day & Closing Night


  • Captions available at all performances
  • Audio Description available on Access Days or by request for any performance 2 weeks in advance
  • American Sign Language Interpretation is available on Access Days or by request for any performance 2 weeks in advance
  • Assisted listening devices (limited supply first come, first serve)
  • Wheelchair Accessible Seating
  • Low sensory quiet spaces available at all performances
  • Accessibility Materials: Braille programs, Sensory Guide, Accessibility Guide, Earplugs, Sunglasses, Fidgets, etc.
  • Tactile tours will be available at the theatre on August 27 at 12:00 pm and September 2 at 5:30 pm. RSVP for the tactile tour by emailing

Visit Our Partners, Sam’s No. 3, For a Special Midsummer Night’s Dream Themed Menu!

The menu will be available August 17th – September 2nd at all Sam’s No. 3 locations.