Midsummer Night's Dream

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Midsummer Night's Dream

April 25 - May 6, 2018

 

Choreographer: Alexander Ekman

Music: Mikael Karlsson

Costumes: Bregje Van Balen

Featuring Swedish Pop sensation Anna von Hausswolff

 

Click on the image below to view the digital program book.

 

Swedish trailblazer Alexander Ekman returns to Chicago for the North American premiere of his most daring and wildest production yet. A fully immersive theatrical experience, this ode to the summer solstice relishes in joyful abandon and dreamlike fantasy, as the Joffrey transports you to a world of non-stop adventure. Think Shakespeare? Think again. Ekman's Midsummer is a celebration unlike any other. 

North American Premiere

 

The Joffrey would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of Midsummer Night’s Dream: Presenting Sponsors Margot and Josef Lakonishok, and Production Sponsors the Jane Ellen Murray Foundation, The Poetry Foundation, the Bill and Orli Staley Foundation, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, Martha and Richard Melman with Suzanne and Albert Friedman, and Ken Norgan. 

 

The performance runs approximately two (2) hours and 20 minutes including one (1) 30-minute intermission. 


*Please note, this production includes strobe lights and special effects.  

 

Click HERE to read the LARGE FORMAT program book. These programs are available upon request in the Aisle 1 office at the Auditorium Theatre. 

 

Photo of Royal Swedish Opera by Hans Nilsson. 

 

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Casting

ALL casting is subject to change. 

The following casting information is as of April 27, 2018

For most up to date casting information call the Joffrey box office at 312-386-8905 or view the casting board in the front of the lobby at the Auditorium Theatre. 


Midsummer Night's Dream

Week One:

Wednesday, April 25 at 7:30pm

Friday, April 27 at 7:30pm

Saturday, April 28 at 2:00pm

Saturday, April 28 at 7:30pm

Sunday, April 29 at 2:00pm

 

Week One:

Thursday, May 3, at 7:30pm

Friday, May 4 at 7:30pm

Saturday, May 5 at 2:00pm

Saturday, May 5 at 7:30pm

Sunday, May 6 at 2:00pm

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Midsummer Night's Dream

April 25 - May 6, 2018

 

Choreographer: Alexander Ekman

Music: Mikael Karlsson

Costumes: Bregje Van Balen

Featuring Swedish Pop sensation Anna von Hausswolff

 

Click on the image below to view the digital program book.

 

Swedish trailblazer Alexander Ekman returns to Chicago for the North American premiere of his most daring and wildest production yet. A fully immersive theatrical experience, this ode to the summer solstice relishes in joyful abandon and dreamlike fantasy, as the Joffrey transports you to a world of non-stop adventure. Think Shakespeare? Think again. Ekman's Midsummer is a celebration unlike any other. 

North American Premiere

 

The Joffrey would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of Midsummer Night’s Dream: Presenting Sponsors Margot and Josef Lakonishok, and Production Sponsors the Jane Ellen Murray Foundation, The Poetry Foundation, the Bill and Orli Staley Foundation, the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, Martha and Richard Melman with Suzanne and Albert Friedman, and Ken Norgan. 

 

The performance runs approximately two (2) hours and 20 minutes including one (1) 30-minute intermission. 


*Please note, this production includes strobe lights and special effects.  

 

Click HERE to read the LARGE FORMAT program book. These programs are available upon request in the Aisle 1 office at the Auditorium Theatre. 

 

Photo of Royal Swedish Opera by Hans Nilsson.