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A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Tre'von Griffith
Aug 2 — Aug 27, 2022

Free, outdoor tour to 24 parks in Missouri and Illinois.

The Festival’s 20-year-old touring program returned as the free and outdoor public park tour, TOURCO, throughout Missouri and Illinois with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Director Tre’von Griffith, St. Louis/NYC-based theater artist, and composer also known as Tre-G lead a cast of six with costumes by local fashion designer Brandin Vaughn. This 90-minute highly musical afro-futurist adaptation visited  24 different locations in August 2022 starting on opening night at Kiener Plaza in the heart of downtown St. Louis.

All performances began at 6:30 p.m. and were free to attend.

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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • 8/2 Kiener Plaza
  • 8/4 9 Mile Garden
  • 8/5 Etzel Heights
  • 8/6 Bellevue Park (IL)
  • 8/7 Fairground Park
  • 8/9 14th & St. Louis Ave.
  • 8/10 O’Day Park Amphitheater
  • 8/11 Schroeder Park
  • 8/12 Love Bank Park
  • 8/13 Harney Mansion Grounds
  • 8/14 Pomme Park
  • 8/16 Schlafly Bottleworks
  • 8/17 Carondelet Park (Audio Description)
  • 8/18 Chesterfield Amphitheater
  • 8/19 City Park (IL)
  • 8/20 January-Wabash Park
  • 8/21 Brussels Heritage Park (IL)
  • 8/23 Ivory Perry Park
  • 8/24 Jones Water Park (IL)
  • 8/25 Shaw Park
  • 8/26 Chroma Plaza [ASL]
  • 8/27 Hermann Farm
  • 8/30 Tower Grove Park (rescheduled rain date)

Creative Team



This project was supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional supporters include Alison & John Ferring, Jack & Anne Bader, Bank of Kampsville, Commerce Bank, Dr. Debbie A. Depew, Michael & JiaMin Dierberg, Johnson, Johnson, & Nolan Attorneys at Law, Rubin Brown, Ken & Nancy Kranzberg, Red Key Realty Leaders, Thompson Coburn LLP, Park Central Development, Ed & Ted Macias, Dr. Sherman & Joan Silber, Steve Butz, Grove Community Improvement District, and Cherokee Street Community Improvement District.