A Midsummer Night's Dream (AFTLS Fall 2015)

- (part of a series)

Location: Washington Hall (View on map )

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“The course of true love never did run smooth.” 

Love, magic, and mischief collide on a moonlit midsummer night. Actors From the London Stage (AFTLS) present William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. See its lovers and lunatics brought to vivid life in the spare, elegant, and inventive style for which the company is renowned.

Founded in 1975 by Homer Swander and world-renowned actor Sir Patrick Stewart, AFTLS is an actor-driven tour de force. AFTLS's five-member British casts – veterans of some of the most respected theatre companies in the world – visit Notre Dame and tour North America every spring and fall with their innovative five-hand staging.


  • Samuel Collings: Lysander/Oberon/Flute/Cobweb
  • Chris Donnelly: Bottom/Demetrius/Egeus/2nd Fairy
  • Ffion Jolly: Helena/Quince/Hippolyta/Quince/Moth/Mustardseed/1st Fairy
  • Patrick Moy: Theseus/Puck/Snout/Peaseblossom
  • Claire Redcliffe: Titania/Hermia/Snug/Philostrate/Starveling



  • September 19-25: University of Texas - Austin, Austin, TX
  • September 26-October 2: University of Texas - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • October 3-9: Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
  • October 10-16: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
  • October 17-23: Boise State University, Boise, ID
  • October 24-30: University of Missouri - St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • October 31-November 6: Principia College, Elsah, IL