A Midsummer Night's Dream

June 15th-July 3rd


Pinkney Park, Rowayton

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We are thrilled to be returning to Pinkney Park for our

25th Anniversary Season with 

A Midsummer Night's Dream


General Admission Suggested Donation of $25
VIP Reserved Seats $60

General Admission Adult $25 
General Admission Students/Seniors $10
General Admission Kids 12 & Under Free
VIP Reserved Seats $60

*General Admission Tickets do not include a seat,
please bring your own blanket or chair

*VIP Reserved seats include a chair in a premium location

How will this work?

Your group will be ushered to an area fitting of the type of seating you have (blanket, low-back chairs, high-back chairs) and will be instructed to maintain a small distance between your party and those around you

We encourage you to arrive early (between 4:00-6:45) to stagger entrances and maintain distance in the park

Feel free to bring food and drinks to enjoy

before and during the show!

View the Playbill here!


Smith Alfieri (Quince, Lysander) - credits include Now Becomes Then and OBJECT for Actors Theatre of Louisville, Food For The Gods at the La MaMa Puppet Festival, an Italian tour of King Lear (Cordelia/Fool) with Teatro Delle Due, and nine shows over four seasons with the Adirondack Shakespeare Company. www.smithalfieri.com

Keara Benton (Starveling, Demetrius, Titania) is an NYC-based theatre artist who is thrilled to be back working with SOTS after being part of the 2019 Apprentice Program! Currently, you can catch her in the feature film Goodbye Honey, streaming on Amazon and VOD. When not on stage you can find her making custom embroidery and drinking too much coffee. www.kearabenton.com

Zachary W. Desmond (Bottom, Oberon, Theseus) has spent the last four years playing clowns, kings, children and troubadours at The Juilliard School. He is also a playwright who indulges in macabre whimsy and relies heavily on puppets. He is thrilled to join the SOTS family for his professional acting debut. zacharywdesmond.com @zacharywdesmond


Claire Hilton (Snout/Snug, Hermia, Hippolyta) is delighted to be making her SOS debut and is thrilled to (finally) be back on stage. A Fairfield County native, she has performed regionally at the Westport Country Playhouse and Lawnchair Theatre. She holds a BA in English/French Literature from Fordham University. Training: William Esper, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.

Michael Karadsheh (Flute, Egeus, Helena) is a New York-based actor going into his final year with Columbia University’s MFA Acting Program. Recent productions include The Most Oppressed of All (Target Margin Theater), Three Sisters (Columbia University), Sabra Falling (In The Heart of the Beast), Where Do We Live (Columbia University, Lenfest Center), and Tomorrow Will Be Sunday (Chautauqua Theatre Company). Michael couldn’t be more thrilled to work alongside the incredible cast and crew at Shakespeare on the Sound this summer.

April Lichtman (Philostrate, Mustardsee) is making her SOS debut as an acting apprentice for the summer! April is a rising senior BFA Acting major at UConn. Previous acting credits include: Antigone (Chorus, Ismene u/s), Men on Boats (Hall), The Wolves (Soccer Mom), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Ford), Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. (Ensemble). Directing credits: These Shining Lives, Antigone, Hillary and Clinton. Website: aprilellaacting.wix.com/2021 (she/her/hers)

Jake Malavsky (Cobweb/Moth) is excited to be joining Shakespeare on the Sound this summer as an Acting Apprentice. An NYC-based actor, Jake has been seen most recently at The Actors Fund Arts Center in FirstHand Theatrical’s original play How Many Bushels Am I Worth. Jake is currently pursuing his MFA at The Actors Studio Drama School as a Shubert Scholar. Originally from Bucks County, PA, Jake is a graduate of Bucknell University. www.jakemalavsky.com

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Elissa Wolf (Peaseblossom) is thrilled to be joining Shakespeare on the Sound this summer. Most recently, Wolf received her MA in Shakespeare and Creativity from the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-Upon-Avon. She is a Chicago-based actor where past works include: Love’s Labour’s Lost (Rosaline), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia), Much Ado About Nothing (Hero), The Tempest (Antonia), The Importance of Being Earnest (Cecily), and Curse of the Starving Class (Ella Tate).  She is also Ensemble Member with the Elgin Shakespeare Project.

this production is made possible by

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