More Lovers Announced for Shakespeare in the Park's Midsummer Night's Dream

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Additional casting has been announced for Shakespeare in the Park's upcoming presentation of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Joining the previously announced Austin Lysy as Lysander will be Jason Antoon (Snout), Keith David (Oberon), Mireille Enos (Hermia), John Michael Hill (Puck), Tim Blake Nelson (Quince), Daniel Oreskes (Theseus), Missi Pyle (Helena), Laila Robins (Titania), Jay O. Sanders (Bottom) and Elliot Villar (Demetrius).

Daniel Sullivan (Rabbit Hole, Proof) directs the production, which will run Aug. 7–Sept. 9.

Performances of Shakespeare in the Park are Tuesday through Sunday at 8 PM. Tickets are free and are available on the day of the performance (two per person) at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park beginning at 1 PM and at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street (near Astor Place), from 1-3 PM.

The closest entrances to the Delacorte are at 81st Street and Central Park West or 70th Street and Fifth Avenue.

For additional information about Shakespeare in the Park, call (212) 539-8750 or visit The Public Theater website at www.publictheater.org. *

Lauren Ambrose, Oscar Isaac and Camryn Manheim currently star in Shakespeare in the Park's Romeo and Juliet under the direction of 2007 Tony Award nominee Michael Grief, running through July 8. The official opening is June 24.

The Public Theater is under the leadership of Oskar Eustis, artistic director, and Mara Manus, executive director.

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