The Bard would have been thrilled to see one of his most beloved works performed so well. Sycamore Rouge’s large-cast production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at historic Battersea was staged in a perfect rural setting: A grassy clearing circled by trees, with stone pillars and benches cleverly lit, music of drums and a cappella singing by the cast. Even the moon cooperated.
Chester area calendar of events from July 28, 2010 to August 5, 2010.
Listening to David Strong’s music is like traveling the back roads of Scotland on the way to a good pub. His expert knowledge of musical instruments travels from building fiddles to repairing guitars, woodwinds and brass.
Thomas Read greets the guests upon their arrival to Ma Lado (Mount Malady) to visit with representatives Thomas Dowse and John Polentine to hear reports on what occurred at Jamestown during the 1619 Assembly and to listen to concerns people may have about the new freedoms and responsibilities they acquired coming to the New World.
Chester area calendar of events from July 21, 2010 to July 29, 2010.
As she watched young people compete on American Idol, America’s Got Talent and the like, a thought occurred to Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Executive Director Tricia Wolfe: “What my seniors do is just as good.”