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SHAKESPEARE DOWNTOWN: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Geoffrey Horne

Castle Clinton National Monument
June 14 – 24, 2018

Cast: Gjermund Gjesme, Billie Andersson, Golden Garnick, Will Brockman, Marie Calfat Nascimento, Ramiro Batista, Marco Villard, Meagan Sisler, Davide di Cagno-Hagan, Evan Olsen, George Stevens, Jake Laurence, Dylan Lubell, Benny Acevedo, Beatrice White, Liza Li Loube, Mieka Matteson, Dylan Teper, Monte Greene

Founded by LSTFI Method Acting teacher Geoffrey Horne, Shakespeare Downtown is a dedicated to providing an authentic and accessible Shakespearean experience. By staging these free outdoor performances at Castle Clinton, audience members experience the plays as they were originally done at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre 400 years ago – in the open-air, in the round, on the water. The cast of Shakespeare Downtown is comprised entirely of Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute students, faculty, alumni, and Young Actors.

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