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Shakespeare on the River: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Confluence Park
N Shore Dr
Binghamton, NY 13901
United States

UDPATE 6/24 AT 11:30 AM:
Looks like a beautiful day ahead. We are a GO for 7 PM tonight at this point. See you at Confluence Park! Please help spread the word.

“If we shadows have offended,
Know but this and all is mended.
That you have but slumbered here,
While these visions did appear.”

Brought to you by: Visions Federal Credit Union, City of Binghamton, Binghamton Local Development Corp, Broome County, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, EatBing and BingPop.

Faerie kings, Amazon queens, love potions, four young lovers, six amateur actors, and one half donkey make Midsummer Night’s Dream one of Shakespeare’s most magical and often performed plays. BingPop and Cider Mill Playhouse, along with director Tim Mollen and a company of 18 actors are proud to present the first ever Binghamton Shakespeare on the River:
June 23rd, 24th and 25th.

The plays of William Shakespeare have entertained and inspired millions of people for hundreds of years. Over the past few decades, a new tradition has emerged: free outdoor performances of Shakespeare held across the US every summer. From Central Park in NYC to Griffith Park in LA, Binghamton now joins this tradition with Shakespeare on the River.

This production, condensed to 90 minutes by director Tim Mollen, will be free to the public on June 23rd, 24th and 25th. (Friday and Saturday shows are at 7 PM and Sunday at 2 PM.)

Audience members will sit on the lawn at Confluence Park and are strongly encouraged to bring blankets (or towels or yoga mats) to enjoy the show. In an effort to ensure all can see, the first half of the lawn will be held for blankets. Lawn chairs are also welcome but will fill in starting halfway back on the lawn.

All performances are weather permitting. Check BingPop.com and download the BingPop app at bingpop.com/app to get weather-related performance alerts.

FEATURING

Oberon – Shan Towns
Titania – Andrea Gregori
Puck – Gil Choi
Hermia – Jessica Nogaret
Helena – Heather Merlis
Lysander – Ben Kent
Demetrius – Ciano Briga
Theseus – Matthew Vavalle
Hippolyta – Adara Alston
Egeus – Rick Kumpon
Bottom – Conor Haynes
Flute – Josh Link
Peter Quince – Tony Yajko
Starveling – Missy Harris
Snug – Deb Fisher
Snout – Shirley Goodman
Fairies – Jean Graham, Zachariah Mudge