A Midsummer Night's Dream

Forest of Athens scene

Cardinal Stritch University Theatre 2000
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Forest of Athens scene Forest of Athens scene Forest of Athens scene Forest of Athens day scene Theseus's Palace scene Rude Mechanicals scene a play within a play

Twisted trees, strange coloring, fairies entering and exiting through stumps on the floor and via a large upstage tree, a moving moon, and simply an overall abnormal atmosphere - helped to create the dream world that was the Forest of Athens, the main local of this show. Other areas were handled pretty straightforwardly and minimalistically; with the exception of the Rude Mechanical’s rolling cart that could unfold into a stage for their play within a play which was a complex, albeit crude looking, transforming contraption.