Rehearsal for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Jul 26, 2014
11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location
Houge Park Studio

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Dear parents,

Please bring or send your checks tomorrow! Mrs. Rumsby will be at rehearsal for part of the day, and/or Mr. Rumsby will have an envelope for the checks. Please give the check to one of them.

Here is what we need:
A production fee of $25 to cover props, costumes etc (not tax deductible).
A family donation. Minimum suggested $50 per actor (tax deductible). (Keep in mind what comparable programs would cost)
You may combine these in one check but I will account for them separately.

Mrs. Smith will be asking for a separate costume deposit of $25 to be refunded after your costumes are returned. Do not add that to this check.

Thanks,
Mrs R.

Rehearsal Schedule

Tomorrow, we will rehearse from 11 to 3:30 then go to Hicklebee’s for a one-hour “preview.”

11 am: Work on Act 3, Scene 1 and Act 3, Scene 2 simultaneously
12:30: Act 4, Scene 1
1:30: Act 5
Also at 12:30: Diction/lines work for fairies, Oberon, Titania during Act 5 rehearsal

4 pm: Hicklebee’s performance:
I am still working on the precise list of scenes/speeches that we will do, but I would like the following characters to be there:
Hippolyta, Egeus, Theseus
Lysander, Hermia, Helena, Demetrius
Mechanicals
Titania, Oberon, Pucks

Hicklebee’s Books web site:
http://www.hicklebees.com/event/san-jose-youth-shakespeare-previews-midsummer-nights-dream-july-26

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Cast List for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Assistant Director: Mary Florek
Stage Manager: TBD

Theseus: Andrew Strauss
Hippolyta: Maya Khayat
Philostrate: Helen Grove
Egeus: Ziad Khayat
Hermia: Ellie Cattaneo
Helena: Kerry Pressley
Lysander: Marshall Woodmansee
Demetrius: Dominic Zeitz

Oberon: Jimmy Florek
Oberon’s henchmen: Rivaan Roychoudhury (changeling boy), Henry Macauley
Puck: Anais Fernandez, Nina Cattaneo, Ananya Krishnapura
Titania: Sophia Woodmansee
First fairy: Jennifer Hoffman
Fairies (exact roles to be decided in rehearsal, including Moth, Cobweb, etc.):
Natania Bevington, Rosie Romero, Rose Cattaneo, Margaret Gardella,
Siyona Roychoudhury, Catherine Hoffman

Bottom: Galen Bonwick
Peter Quince: Evelyn Rumsby
Other “Mechanicals” (exact roles to be decided in rehearsal, including Snout, Flute, etc.):
Ry Bevington, Tom Hogan, Gavin Lukanc, Bianca Romero,
Sunaya Krishnapura, Luke Cattaneo, Max Claus

Note: ALL of the fairies and mechanicals listed here will be in the show; I just don’t know exactly which parts you will play. We will invent appropriate names for the extras in both groups.