Changing Scene Theatre Northwest presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’


The Changing Scene Theatre Northwest, Kitsap County’s fringe theatre dedicated to new, innovative works and contemporary presentations of the classics, presents William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” performing as a holiday alternative at The Dukesbay Theater, 508 6thAve. #10. 

Adapted and Directed by Pavlina Morris, this production features non-traditional gender casting, ridiculously talented veteran performers, and a black-lit fairy land. It features: Nick Fitzgerald as Theseus, Duke of Athens; Marsha Walner as Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus; Cori Deverse as Hermia, in love with Lysander
Lysandra; Emily Saletan as Lysandra, in love with Hermia; Ton Williams as Demetrius, suitor of Hermia; McKenna Johnson as Helena, in love with Demetrius, Nick Fitzgerald as Oberon, King of the Fairies; Marsha Walner as Titania, Queen of the Fairies; Jill Heinecke at Puck, or Robin Goodfellow; Pavlina Morris as Petra Quince, a carpenter, Prologue in the interlude; Laurice Roberts as Nicole Bottom, a weaver, Pyramus in the interlude; Mason Quinn as Francis Flute, a bellows-mender, Thisbe in the interlude; Karen Noyes as Tammy Snout, a tinker, Wall/Moonshine in the interlude; Rebecce Rose as Snug, a joiner, Lion in the interlude; and Puck as Robin Starvling, a tailor.

Corissa DeVerse as Hermia and Emily Saletan as Lysandra. Credit: Paulina Morris

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” performs at The Dukesbay Theater, 508 6th Ave #10, Tacoma. Show times are Friday, Dec. 6, 13 and 20 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 7, 14 and 21 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m.

With festival seating, presale tickets are $18 adults, $15 seniors, students and military. All tickets $20 purchased at the door. Limited seating (advance purchase is strongly recommended). Tickets are on sale and may be purchased at Questions? Call (360) 710-5440. Also visit

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