Twelfth Night (Winter 2019)

Twelfth Night Directed by Dylan S. Roberts December 5-22, 2019 Performed in the Show House Room at the Lincoln Park Conservatory Reviews Midsommer Flight brings back their sweet, funny, and thoughtful production… Dylan S. Roberts’s staging is minimal in design (who wants to compete with all the greenery around the audience?) but maximalist in spirit.…

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The Tempest (Summer 2019)

The Tempest by William Shakespeare directed by Producing Artistic Director Beth Wolf July 6 – August 25, 2019 Performed outdoors at Lincoln Park, Touhy Park, Gross Park, and Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens Poster photo credit: Tom McGrath, TCMcG Photography Reviews An hour and forty minutes of pure humor and heart … lovely and evocative…

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Twelfth Night (Winter 2018)

Twelfth Night Directed by Ian Damont Martin November 29 – December 16, 2018 Performed in the Show House Room at the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Directions and Parking Information can be found here Reviews Midsommer Flight’s annual performance of TWELFTH NIGHT is a prime example of what makes Chicago theater so special. ~ Connor McShane, Performink With…

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Two Gentlemen of Verona (Summer 2018)

Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare directed by Producing Artistic Director Beth Wolf July 7 – August 26, 2017 Performed outdoors at Lincoln Park, Touhy Park, Gross Park, and Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens Reviews Bay and Goodloe excel at portraying the young lovers’ conflicts, as friendship and loyalty eventually trump infatuation and intrigue.…

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Twelfth Night (Winter 2017)

Twelfth Night Directed by Dylan S. Roberts November 30 – December 17, 2017 Performed in the Show House Room at the Lincoln Park Conservatory Reviews Midsommer Flight’s returning fare for the holidays is perhaps the most delightful Shakespeare I’ve been privy to, made only more magical by the panoramic walk up through the Lincoln Park…

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Hamlet (Summer 2017)

Hamlet by William Shakespeare July 8 – August 27, 2017 Saturdays at 6 PM Sundays at 2 PM Performed outdoors at Lincoln Park, Touhy Park, Schreiber Park, and Gross Park In our sixth summer as an Arts Partner in Chicago Parks, Midsommer Flight presented Shakespeare’s most famous tragedy. The production reached over 1,400 audience members…

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Twelfth Night (Winter 2016)

Twelfth Night Directed by Beth Wolf Associate Directed by Dylan S. Roberts December 1-18, 2016 Performed in the Show House Room at the Lincoln Park Conservatory Reviews “Love thoughts lie rich when canopied with bowers,” says Duke Orsino, Illyria’s resident voluptuary, and few could disagree after taking in Midsommer Flight’s Twelfth Night at the Lincoln…

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As You Like It (Summer 2016)

As You Like It by William Shakespeare directed by Beth Wolf July 9 – August 28, 2016 Performed outdoors at Lincoln Park, Touhy Park, Schreiber Park, and Gross Park As You Like It featured a cast of 15 and original music. When Rosalind is banished by the evil Duke, she and her cousin Celia set…

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Twelfth Night (Winter 2015)

Twelfth Night directed by Beth Wolf December 4-19, 2015 Performed in the Show House Room at the Lincoln Park Conservatory Reviews “Following the biological imperative that the dark nights around the solstice should be filled with as much light as possible, Midsommer Flight has brought its Shakespeare-in-the-parks act indoors with a bright and joyful rendition…

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Macbeth (Summer 2015)

Macbeth directed by Beth Wolf July 11 – August 30, 2015 Performed outdoors at Touhy Park, Schreiber Park, Gross Park, and Lincoln Park Featured in the Chicago Tribune’s Summer Theater Guide as one the 40 essential shows to see over the summer in 2015, Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth included exciting sword fights, supernatural thrills, and a deeply…

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Much Ado About Nothing (2014)

Much Ado About Nothing Directed by Beth Wolf July 19 – August 24, 2014 Presented outdoors at Schreiber Park, Gross Park, and Touhy Park Reviews “Something to Fall In Love With – Well, this is much ado about something.  The show is a tightly-packed comedy.  Director Beth Wolf has actors entering and exiting the makeshift stage…

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Romeo and Juliet (2013)

Romeo and Juliet Directed by Beth Wolf July 27 – August 18, 2013 Presented outdoors at Schreiber Park and Touhy Park Reviews  I’d be singing the praises of Midsommer Flight’s latest, an outdoor performance of Romeo and Juliet in Rogers Park’s Schreiber Park, even if I weren’t so admiring of its mission: to perform Shakespeare in under-served…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2012)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Directed by Beth Wolf August 18-19 & 25-26, 2012 Presented outdoors at Touhy Park Reviews Thanks to Beth Wolf’s sure direction of a flexible, mirthful ensemble, it’s a fantastic debut production. … Midsommer Flight’s actors are passionate and dedicated – and possess enormous talent to back up their fervor. … When…

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