Wednesday, August 22, 2018

"MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM" & "CARMEN" - Ballet and Opera Live on the Axelrod Stage

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM 

features members of the Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater, Monmouth County’s first professional ballet company, and members of our summer ballet intensive.

WHEN: For two performances only, August 29 & 30
WHERE:
Axelrod Performing Arts Center | 100 Grant Avenue, Deal Park
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Gabriel Chajnik is directing and choreographing the production that features lighting design by Erik Herskowitz, costume design by José Solis, Joann DeLuca and Donna Silogy, set design by Fred Sorrentino and a new book devised by Sarah Joy Stone based on the Shakespeare comedy. Jason Tramm will be conducting the 20-piece orchestra through the celebrated score by Felix Mendelssohn.

The principal company includes: Narek Martirosyan (right)  as King Oberon, Anne Sandefur (above) as Queen Titania, Gabriela Soto as Helena, Garrett McCann as Lysander, Michelle Joy as Hermia, Stefano Arrieta as Demetrius, Emmanuel Martirosyan as Puck, Olivia Miranda as Cowslip, Shoko Fujita as Mustard Seed, Audrey as Summer Fairy, Jen Roit as Queen Hippolyta and Ray Keller and King Theseus.

Coming in September

The world’s most famous opera, CARMEN by Georges Bizet, directed by Andrea DelGuidice, with Augusta Caso in the title role and Victor Starsky as Don Jose, with Jason Tramm, conductor.

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