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WATCH: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" brings Shakespeare to The Park

Free performance christens the new outdoor Arts For Lawrence theater space
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Posted at 1:19 PM, Jul 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-19 13:19:47-04

LAWRENCE — It's a Shakespeare classic.... in Cajun country!

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" kicks off the offerings from Bard Fest of Indianapolis this year. But this version directed by Shakes' veteran Matthew Socey is set in Athens, Louisiana, rather than Athenia. It's also being performed at a new outdoor venue at Arts For Lawrence.

The show is free to attend, but they do ask that you register ahead of time. Click here to find out how.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Arts For Lawrence runs from July 21-24, with the show starting at 6:30pm each night with a performance from the Pork & Beans Brass Band.

Click the link above to watch our interview with Matthew Socey and cast member Afton Shepard.