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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Anderson Park, Hackensack, NJ

June 30, 2004

A panoramic shot of the show's opening scene.


Theseus (Joshua Hill) instructs Hermia (Jennifer Short, right) to think on her decision not marry Demetrius as his disapproving fiancÚ Hippolyta (Gyda Arber) looks on. 


Demetrius (Nathan DeCoux, right) challenges Lysander (John Trigonis) for the hand of Hermia.

Bottom (Carlos R. Fernandez, left) goes off on another poetic tangent as the mechanicals gather to receive their parts in Peter Quince's (L. Robert Johnson, right) play. 

Left, Right, Flute (David Law) as Thisbe rehearses his love scene with as his fellows look lovingly look on.

A precocious Titania (Gyda Arber) taunts her husband Oberon (Joshua Hill) with her changeling "child" as her fairies protect him. 

Oberon, seeking revenge against Titania instructs his right hand man Puck (Andrew Gruen) to find a love potion to use against her

 Also instructs him to use the potion on a certain Athenian to help the love sick Helena, unfortunately he uses the potion on Lysander instead.

Demetrius (Nathan DeCoux) tries to get away from a determined Helena (Paula Galloway).

 A charmed Lysander (John Trigonis) tosses away his true love Hermia (Jennifer Short).


A newly enchanted Demetrius cannot keep his hands off Helena


As the men pine over Helena, a confused Hermia begins to suspect her old friend of stealing her man.

As peace is restored with the lovers, the mechanicals gather to present their play, Pyramus (Carlos R. Fernandez) is shown the chink by Wall (Lisa Perez). 

Wall is disturbed by the very enamored Thisbe (David Law). 

A petrified Moonshine (Katherine Harte) hides behind the more confidant Lion (Michelle Smith). 


Pyramus arrives to find his love by an annoyed Moonshine.

The final gathering of fairies as children from the audience join in the final song.

Puck (Andrew Gruen) bidding the audience farewell.


To view other venue pages

Pier A Park   Sinatra Park   Hamilton Park   Van Vorst Park   Anderson St. Park 

Kenilworth Borough Hall   Meadowland Park   Stratford Main Library


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