City Theater Associates
205 Main Street
P.O. Box 993
Biddeford, Maine 04005
Box Office: (207) 282-0849
Arts@UNE fall play Midsummer/Jersey
Friday, Saturday @ 7:30 and Sunday @1pm ...November 15 - 16 - 17
$10 admission, free with UNE ID Playwright Ken Ludwig has taken Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and combined it with MTV's reality show "Jersey Shore." The result is titled "Ken Ludwig's Midsummer/Jersey."
“Midsummer/Jersey” is pretty faithful to Shakespeare’s play. In Shakespeare’s play, Demetrius and Lysander make their romantic desires known to the Duke of Athens. In Ludwig’s play, Dennis and Lyle argue to New Jersey’s Governor Athens. And the Rude Mechanicals – the witless menials who stumble through the play-within-a-play – are female hairdressers in Ken Ludwig’s comedy.