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Titania, Queen of the Fairies, played by Emma Davis (center), is lulled to sleep by Katherine Melulis (left) and Emma Fitzgerald during New Trier’s production of the Shakespeare comedy May 4-7. PHOTOS BY LOIS BERNSTEIN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Students from New Trier perform in the school’s amphitheater.
Stephanie Reedy, portraying Peter Quince, the play’s director, reacts to the actors’ performances.
Sally Kozminski, as Puck, hides in the forest.
Albie Smith, portrayed by Nick Bottom, has been transformed into an ass and is doted on by the fairy queen, played by Emma Davis.
Hermia, played by Madeleine Hart, is held back from attacking Helena by Lysander, played by Lucas Kane (left), and Demetrius, played by Billy Loveman.
Max Rezek plays Tewinkle, performing Thisbe’s death scene in a play within the play.
Claire David, as Helen, spars in the amphitheater with Lysander, played by Lucas Kane.
Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter
2:38 pm CDT May 8, 2017
With construction on the fine arts wing at New Trier’s Winnetka campus still underway, leaving existing performance space in short supply, the team behind New Trier’s May 4-7 production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” decided to get creative.