A Midsummer Night's Dream

September 18, 2017

The Cambridge University American Stage Tour (CAST) will entertain at Frostburg State University again with its performance of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Monday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center's Pealer Recital Hall. This romantic Shakespearean favorite surrounds the planned arranged marriage of Hermia and Demetrius. Hermia's father asks the Duke to punish his daughter to the fullest extent if she disobeys the arranged marriage, but she elopes to the woods with her true love, Lysander. While in the woods, Puck, a servant of the King of Fairies, creates chaos when he uses a magic potion on his queen and another couple. The magic potion leads to a frenzied love circle, creating many entertaining complications among magic folk and mortals alike. CAST began 17 years ago, and every September the group of Cambridge University students travels to the U.S. to perform Shakespeare's plays. CAST hosts educational workshops in addition to its performances. Tickets are $6 for students and $12 for general admission and will be available at the door. For more information, call 301-687-4221. Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. For more information, visit www.frostburg.edu or facebook.com/frostburgstateuniversity. Follow FSU on Twitter @frostburgstate. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.