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    The Dogwood Summer Youth Theater will present the classic story, A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Auditions will be held at the Dogwood Center Black Box. Kids ages 12 and up are invited to come and try out on either Saturday, May 13 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. or Monday, May 15 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    William Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, portrays the adventures of four young lovers and a group of amateur actors, their interactions with woodland fairies and a duke and duchess. Taking place in a mythical Athens and an enchanted forest, there is a handsome fairy king, a misguided parent, star-crossed lovers, a weaver who’s transformed into a half-donkey, wood sprites and elves. This work is widely performed around the world, and no wonder - it’s about the world’s most popular pastime, falling in love. But as Puck knows, falling in love can make fools of us all.

    Casting calls for at least 12 males and 8 females with many, many extra roles for fairies and goblins.

    The Dogwood Summer Youth Theater will be directed again this summer by Chelsea Webb. The performance dates for A Midsummer Night’s Dream are July 28 and 29.

    For more information please contact the Dogwood Center at 231.924.8885.

  • twinmandolinslingersTwo solo mandolinists, each performing their unique solo sets that include classical, bluegrass, swing, jazz, western Swing, and original music. As the main and encore performance, the two join forces and play spellbinding arrangements for two mandolins including The William Tell Overture, Sabre Dance, Mantello e Cilindro, and many American folk songs. The duo released their first album together in November, 2015 and have toured extensively up and down the West Coast.

    Evan J. Marshall is an internationally renowned mandolin virtuoso, and is generally regarded as the world’s premier solo performer on mandolin in Duo-Style. By himself, he sounds like several of the world’s finest mandolinists performing together. Evan hails from Los Angeles, CA. www.evanjmarshall.com

    One of the few great musicians of our time.” - Chet Atkins

    The audience was dazzled by his virtuosity.” - Pasadena Star News

    He sounded at times like the Boston Symphony!” - Providence Journal Bulletin

    Brian Oberlin from Rockford, Michigan and now living in Portland, Oregon, is a solo swing strong force on the mandolin and croons all the while. He travels the world awing audiences with his tasteful arrangements of swing, bluegrass, and original music that swings and stomps. Brian is also an accomplished classical mandolin player. www.mandoberlin.com

    A champion of the instruments capabilities.” - Don Steirnberg

    The solo performance he laid out was stunningly captivating.” - Fremont Times Indicator

    His solo performance sounds complete, totally integrated, and really fun.” - Mandolin Magazine

    Click here to purchase tickets! $12.50. Black Box. General admission seating. 7:30 p.m. Tables can be reserved with the purchase of eight tickets. Call the Dogwood to reserve yours today!

    Dogwood Box Office hours are Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and two hours prior to an event. For more information please contact Dogwood Box Office at 231.924.8885. You may also purchase tickets from the Dogwood Center Facebook page!

    Tickets may also be purchased at the NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont. Hours are Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For more information please contact NCCA-Artsplace at 231.924.4022.