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West Virginia Wesleyan College’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ continues Oct. 10-12

Posted
Oct 7, 2021

BUCKHANNON, West Virginia – West Virginia Wesleyan’s Theatre & Dance Department production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will take place outdoors, on the lawn in front of the Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library Oct. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. The show is free and open to the public. Social distancing, warm layers, bug spray and masks are encouraged.

“Shakespeare’s light comedy feels like something the world could use these days. And theatre-makers are excited to reunite with audiences in a live performance space,” commented director Tom Schoffler. “The pandemic has taught us that the performing arts are best experienced live and in-person.”

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” cast includes Enrique Bravo, a guest artist who has been on campus interacting with students in classes and rehearsals.

Other cast members include Ellery Brown ’25, Buckhannon, West Virginia, Adam Cook ’25, of Gastonia, N.C.; Ashton Cork ’24, of Salem, West Virginia; Owen Hess ’24, of Bridgeport, West Virginia;  community member Eric Jett; Jackson Johnson ’23, of Charleston, West Virginia; Kaitlin Keyser ’25, of Harts, West Virginia; Ben Long ’25, of Buckhannon, West Virginia; Pippa McGinley ’22, of Morgantown, West Virginia; Nicole Riley ’25, of Clarksburg, West Virginia; Chelyan Smith ’23, of Crosslanes, West Virginia; Tim Walker ’23, of Alum Creek, West Virginia; and Colby Wamsley ’24, of Clarksburg, West Virginia.

For more information, contact Tom Schoffler, director and Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance at schoffler_t@wvwc.edu.

 ABOUT WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE

West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a private, four-year residential liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. A tradition of excellence for more than 130 years, West Virginia Wesleyan is home to 14 Fulbright Scholars. The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan one of its 2022 Best Colleges in the Southeastern Region of the United States. U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best College Rankings designated Wesleyan a “Top 20” Best Value – Regional Universities (South) and one of the “Top 75” Regional Universities (South). WVWC offers students more than 40 majors and 40 minors; graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, and nursing; 22 NCAA Division II athletic programs; multiple performing arts groups; and more than 70 organizations. Founded in 1890, the College is closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church and abides by the Wesley doctrine that emphasizes service to others. For more information, visit wvwc.edu.