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First Folio’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will have You Laughing!

**** Highly Recommended ****  I love seeing Shakespeare under the stars.  With its forest setting, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is an ideal choice for First Folio’s 20th anniversary on the outdoor stage.  Nay-sayers aside, we know that Shakespeare doesn’t have to be heavy going.  In fact, Director Hayley Rice’s light-hearted approach had the audience chuckling.  I don’t mind admitting that I was laughing too!  I give “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” 4 Spotlights.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream runs through August 14th on First Folio’s outdoor stage on the grounds of the Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street (31st & Rt. 83), Oakbrook.  Running time is 2 hours, 20 minutes, with one intermission.  Performances are Wednesday through Sunday at 8:15 pm.  Tickets range from $29-$39.  Parking is free.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or

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