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The Seton Hill University Theatre and Dance Program will present William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” November 6 to 14 in the William Granger Ryan Theatre, Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Avenue, Greensburg, Pa. Tickets are $16, with student and group rates available. A reception with the cast and crew sponsored by Sun Dawg Café follows the opening night performance on Friday, November 6. Call the Seton Hill Performing Arts Center Box Office for tickets at 724-552-2929 or purchase tickets online at

Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy features love gone awry with lovers, Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius and Helena, chasing desired partners through the woods. Peter Quince, Nick Bottom and their fellow actors rehearse their “lamentable comedy” to perform before Theseus, Duke of Athens, and his new bride, Hippolyta, but mayhem ensues when Oberon, the King of the Fairies and his companion, Puck, complicate human and fairy affairs. Shakespeare’s delightful love story sets the world right after some serious fun.

Performances: November 6, 7, 12, 13, 14: 8 p.m.; November 8: 2 p.m.; November 11: 10 a.m.

The Seton Hill student cast of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” includes Sarah Chelli of Lawrence, Pa.; Kaitlyn Culpepper of Walkersville, Md.; Josh Daisley of Kittanning, Pa.; Ian Denham of Bunola, Pa.; Elena Falgione of Glenshaw, Pa.; Tabbitha Gordon of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Lauren Grasser of Johnstown, Pa.; Jena Grgurich of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Kaylee Hansberry of New Kensington, Pa.; Hannah Kirschner of North East, Pa.; Colleen Malley of Trafford, Pa.; Issac Mason of Mount Pleasant, Pa.; Tasha Matthews of Springdale, Pa.; Angela Mazzocco of Imperial, Pa.; Greg Messmer of Jefferson Hills, Pa.; Paige Overly of North Huntingdon, Pa.; Josh Reardon of McMurray, Pa.; Kelsey Riker of Douglassville, Pa.; Matthew Sartore of Bethel Park, Pa.; James Scharer of Greensburg, Pa.; and Bobby Tramontina of South Park, Pa.

The Seton Hill student technical staff includes Katie Adler of Springdale, Pa., paint and props crew; Katherine Breckenridge of White Oak, Pa., assistant stage manager; Nicole Castelli of Canonsburg, Pa., master electrician; Sarah Chelli of Lawrence, Pa., paint and props crew; Ian Denham of Bunola, Pa., paint and props crew; Emily Dillinger of Fairchance, Pa., costume shop crew; Elena Falgione of Glenshaw, Pa., stage electrician and costume shop crew; Ashley Filapose of Greensburg, Pa., scene shop staff; Emmi Fisher of Greensburg, Pa., scene shop staff; Tosha Gaumer of Walnutport, Pa., paint and props crew; Hallie Gilbert of West Newton, Pa., scene shop staff; Lauren Grasser of Johnstown, Pa., costume shop crew; Ryan Hall of Greensburg, Pa., light board operator; Zuri Hodge of Verona, Pa., costume shop crew; Taylor Horton of Everett, Pa., costume shop crew; Ezra Jensen of Mount Gretna, Pa., costume shop crew; Hannah Kirschner of North East, Pa., costume shop crew; Adriana LaMantia of Blairsville, Pa. paint and props crew; Jessica Lami of Farmington, Conn., scene shop staff; Morgan Lightner of Pittsburgh, Pa., dresser and costume shop crew; Heather Long of Jeannette, Pa., hair and make-up stylist and costume shop crew; Nicole Makos of Coplay, Pa., stage electrician; Jayme Martin of McAlisterville, Pa., scene shop staff; Greg Messmer of Jefferson Hills, Pa., stage electrician; Katie Montefiore of North East, Pa., costume shop crew; Elaine Montgomery of Trafford, Pa., sound board operator and scene shop staff; LeeAnn Moore of Perkiomenville, Pa., scene shop staff; Abigail Noel of Greensburg, Pa., scene shop staff; Amber Palfy of McKees Rocks, Pa., costume shop crew; Ricki Palmisano of Aurora, Colo., costume shop crew; Marcus Parfitt of Jeannette, Pa., costume shop crew; Jamie Pasquinelli of Jefferson Hills, Pa., wardrobe and hair manager and costume shop crew; Chelsea Pawlak of Belle Vernon, Pa., costume shop crew; Lakin Pebley of Everett, Pa., paint and props crew; Josh Reardon of McMurray, Pa., costume props artisan; Darrah Resnick of Saltsburg, Pa., hair and make-up stylist; Kristina Riggans of New Castle, Pa., make-up manager; Adam Sarp of Latrobe, Pa., stage electrician; Rebecca Schirf of Blandburg, Pa., stage electrician; Courtney Seibert of Chambersburg, Pa., stage manager; Taryn Six of Greensburg, Pa., stage electrician; Justin Taylor of Bronx, N.Y., stage electrician and scene shop staff; Noah Telford of Greensburg, Pa., scene shop staff; Bobby Tramontina of South Park, Pa., scene shop staff; Megan Vichich of Cranberry Township, Pa., dresser and scene shop staff; Selena Vinciguerra of East Pittsburgh, Pa., dance choreographer; Kaitlyn Wessel of Pittsburgh, Pa., paint and props crew; and Neil Weston of Coatesville, Pa., stage electrician.

The Seton Hill Theatre and Dance production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is directed by Kellee Van Aken, assistant professor of theatre and director of the theatre program. Professional artistic staff for the production includes Patricia Barker, costumer; Karen Glass, assistant professor of theatre, set design, scenic artist and properties coordinator; Vincent Lobello, technical director; Ryan McMasters, adjunct instructor of theatre, sound design; Deborra Bergmark Peelor, adjunct instructor of theatre, lighting design; and Susan O’Neill, instructor of theatre, costume design and costume director.

Venue Information: This Seton Hill Theatre performance will be held in the William Granger Ryan Theatre in Seton Hill’s Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Avenue, Greensburg, Pa. The Performing Arts Center is a fully accessible and climate-controlled facility. Parking is available in four nearby Greensburg parking areas: the Bell Parking Garage on North Otterman Street (across the street from the Performing Arts Center), the Hellman-Ghrist lot on North Main Street, the Albert Grillo lot on Seton Hill Drive and the Wib Albright lot off West Otterman Street.

Ticket Information: Single admission tickets are $16. Seton Hill students (with valid ID) can purchase tickets for $5. Non-Seton Hill students (with a valid school ID) can purchase advance tickets for $13. Students from any school can purchase rush tickets five minutes before curtain, subject to availability, for $5 (with valid school ID). Groups of six or more can purchase tickets at a rate of $11 each with a reservation and advance payment. Order tickets online at by phone at 724-552-2929, or by mail at SHUPAC Theatre Box Office, Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, Pa. 15601-1599. Box Office Hours, by telephone: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. Extended hours on performance days: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday.

Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center is 73,000 square feet of everything a performing arts major needs to move from student to professional. The Center houses two dedicated, flexible performance spaces, the Carol Ann Reichgut Concert Hall and the William Granger Ryan Theatre. The Center also includes a performance studio, new classrooms, rehearsal rooms and technical areas that include the best equipment for learning and performing, from Steinway pianos to the latest in lighting, sound, video and acoustics. The Center is located in downtown Greensburg, putting it squarely in the middle of the city’s cultural district yet still only minutes from Seton Hill’s main hilltop campus.

The Seton Hill University Theatre and Dance Program has a long history of educating performing arts majors for professional careers while playing a vital role in the educational life of the campus. Seton Hill’s Theatre and Dance Program offers six full-length productions (as well as a number of shorter works) each year that generate audiences of over 3,500 and speak to topics addressed in courses across Seton Hill’s curriculum. For more information on the Theatre Program at Seton Hill, please visit or call 724-552-2934.