Luther College presents 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Luther College presents Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" a chaotic and comedic representation of what love can be. With fairies interfering in the lives of lovers, the play follows three separate story lines full of mischief, passion and confusion.

Performances take place in the Jewel Theatre in Luther's Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, Saturday, Nov. 10, Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16, and at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The performance will be open to the public and tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors 65+ and youth ages 4-18.

The play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," follows the lives of three different groups, the Athenian lovers, a group of actors and some fairies. The story takes place in the time leading up to the marriage of Theseus, Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons.

Luther's Production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is directed by Robert Vrtis, Luther assistant professor of theatre. He received his Ph.D. and master's degrees in theatre from the University of Oregon and his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Longwood University.

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,005, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in more than 60 majors and pre-professional programs. For more information about Luther visit the college's website: http://www.luther.edu.