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Cleveland Shakespeare Festival: Tyson Douglas Rand and Brian Pedaci


Love and magic intermingle when two couples get lost in an enchanted fairy forest on the eve of a royal wedding. At the same time, a group of rustic amateur actors rehearse a play to be performed at the wedding. Fairy mischief abounds as dreams and reality become tangled.

Artistic Director, Tyson Douglas Rand is a 36-year veteran of the performing arts. He has been working as a professional theatre artist since 1982, acting, directing and designing productions for academic, community and regional/professional theatres. He joined CSF as an actor in 2005 and has since served as Props Master, Designer, Director, Production Manager, Managing Director and now as Artistic Director.

Operations Director, Brian Pedaci is a well-known Cleveland actor who has performed with CSF as Henry VIII in 2012, as Iago in Othello (2011), Mark Antony in Antony and Cleopatra (2009) and the Duke of Cornwall in King Lear (2006). Previously, Brian has served as Managing Director for Bad Epitaph Theater Company and Charenton Theater Company.

Allen Branstein Bottom, Egeus
Jennifer Cull Hermia, Snug, Peaseblossom
Ryan Edlinger Oberon, Theseus
Pamela Harwood Titania, Hippolyta
Roderick O’Toole Lysander, Flute, Cobweb
Daniel Ott Demetrius, Snout, Mustardseed
Alli St. John Helena, Quince, Moth
Hillary Wheelock Puck, Philostrate

Friday, June 6: PEACE Park, Coventry Village
Saturday, June 7: Shaker Heights Community Colonnade
Sunday, June 8: Notre Dame College, South Euclid
Friday, June 13: Lincoln Park, Tremont
Saturday, June 14: Lincoln Park, Tremont
Sunday, June 15: Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria
Friday, June 20: Lakewood Park, Lakewood
Saturday, June 21: Lakewood Park, Lakewood
Sunday, June 22: Cuyahoga Community College West Campus, Parma
Friday, June 27: Grove Amphitheater, Mayfield Village
Saturday, June 28: James A. Garfield Historical Site, Mentor
Sunday, June 29: Penitentiary Glen Nature Center, Kirtland
Click each venue name for map and directions.
All performances begin at 7pm and are presented FREE OF CHARGE
Please bring a blanket or lawn chair.