Midnight's Dream

Midnight’s Dream © 2018 Patrick Thomas McCarthy ptmc

Setting/Situation: In the outer halls of Congress, 2 congresspeople, are having congress regarding their own sexlife and that of a constituent’s daughter. Camp Weekend Transgressions is in the Woods of Merryland where the lovers flee to escape and everyone follows or goes there first. A fanciful/farcical contemporary adaptation of A Midsummer...
Midnight’s Dream © 2018 Patrick Thomas McCarthy ptmc

Setting/Situation: In the outer halls of Congress, 2 congresspeople, are having congress regarding their own sexlife and that of a constituent’s daughter. Camp Weekend Transgressions is in the Woods of Merryland where the lovers flee to escape and everyone follows or goes there first. A fanciful/farcical contemporary adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

CAST 7 Men & 5 Women
Congressman Theseus O’Baron
Congresswoman Hippolyta Blackbottom/ Polly/ Titania Whipmaster
Colonel Edgeus Edge
Mr. Phineas Puck / Congressional Chief of Staff
Demetrius Demigoggins / Demitri
Sandy Lysander Lackluster / Sandy
Hermia Edge / The Edger /Daughter of Colonel Edge
Helena Jane Hathaway / The Congressman's secretary
Mz. Bette Bottom / Midnight / Congressional Staffer / Pyramus
Quin Quince / Congressional Staffer / Turd Blossom / Wall / Moonshine / Dog
Frankie Flute / Francis / Congressional Staffer / Mustard Seed / Thisby
Ms. Snug Robin-Starvling / Congressional Staffer / Peace Blossom / Lion

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Midnight's Dream

Character Information

  • Congressman Theseus O’Baron, M
    40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    appears Male
  • Congresswoman Hippolyta Blackbottom/ Polly/ Titania Whipmaster
    40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    appears female
  • Colonel Edgeus Edge
    40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    appears Male
  • Mr. Phineas Puck / Congressional Chief of Staff
    30s,40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    Fluid
  • Demetrius Demigoggins / Demitri
    20s,30s,
    Any
    ,
    appears Male
  • Sandy Lysander Lackluster / Sandy
    20s,30s,
    Any
    ,
    appears Male
  • Hermia Edge / The Edger /Daughter of Colonel Edge
    20s,30s,
    Any
    ,
    appears female
  • Helena Jane Hathaway / The Congressman's secretary
    20s,30s,
    Any
    ,
    appears female
  • Mz. Bette Bottom / Midnight / Congressional Staffer / Pyramus
    30s,40s,50s,60s,
    Any
    ,
    Fluid
  • Quin Quince / Congressional Staffer / Turd Blossom / Wall / Moonshine / Dog
    30s,40s,50s,
    Any
    ,
    appears Male
  • Frankie Flute / Francis / Congressional Staffer / Mustard Seed / Thisby
    20s,30s,40s,
    Any
    ,
    appears Male
  • Ms. Snug Robin-Starvling / Congressional Staffer / Peace Blossom / Lion
    20s,30s,40s,
    Any
    ,
    appears female

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT March 2018 - Red Mill Reading Series with Laura Carlson, Zehra Khan, Matt Miller, Genevieve Hudson as Helena, Demitri, Lysander & Hermia
    ,
    2018
  • Reading
    ,
    Actors Fund* +AnnaCody /Titania; MickBleyer /O'Baron; NickBombicino /ColonelEdge; Mary O'Brady /Mr.Puck; DanTracy /Lysander; KyleMinshew/Demitri; AlanaRader/Hermia; MaryLauren/Helena; AnnePasquale/Bottom; KeithHerron/Quin; TepperSaffren; KimmieBraunthal
    ,
    2018