The Nittany Valley Shakespeare Festival - Midsummer Nights Dream

NVSF presents Shakespeare in the Parks: A MidSummer Nights Dream

The Nittany Valley Shakespeare Festival, a recently formed group committed to bringing the plays of Shakespeare as well as many other classics both in live performance and in educational opportunities to all the people of the Centre region, will be initiating its work with the staging of Bill Shakespeare’s Fifteen-Ninety’s hit A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Performances will be held in Orchard Park in the amphitheatre (1000 Block of Bayberry Drive in State College) at the Millbrook Marsh Barn at the Nature Center (614 Puddintown Rd, College Township) and at The State Theatre (130 W. College Avenue, State College). Admission is free to all performances and event goers are encouraged to bring their picnic baskets and lawn chairs and enjoy a day in the park with the performance. This production will be directed by Susan Riddiford-Shedd and co-sponsored by Centre Region Parks and Recreation and The State Theatre, Inc. Further and updated information can be found at including the most recent information on the 2009 Season of performances and educational opportunities as well as the planned “Camp Bill” theatre camp for  young theatre enthusiasts. Performance dates, times and locations for A Midsummer Night’s Dream are listed below and can also be found at the website.

Friday August 15th @ 6 pm - Orchard Park
Saturday August 16th @ 2 & 6 pm - Orchard Park

Sunday August 17th @ 2 pm - The State Theatre

Friday August 22nd @ 6 pm - Millbrook Marsh Barn
Saturday August 23rd @ 2 & 6 pm - Millbrook Marsh Barn

Sunday August 24th @ 2 pm - The State Theatre


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