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Shakespeare in the Park Performance:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 25-27, 2022 | Memorial Park (225 Karlskoga Ave)

Everyone knows a few lines of Shakespeare. Everyone’s seen a play or two. Experience another of the world’s greatest playwright’s works in the newly renovated Memorial Park Bandshell. Shakespeare in the Park is a high-quality annual theater event presented free of charge to the public by the Wheaton Park District and Wheaton College’s Arena Theater.

We are thankful for our partnership with the Wheaton College Area Theater over the years and excited to see this year’s performance.

For more about Arena Theater and other arts events at Wheaton College, visit https://wheaton.edu/arts.

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2022: A Midsummer Night’s Dream


“A story of order and disorder, reality and appearance and love and marriage. Theseus, Duke of Athens, and Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons are to be married and great celebrations are planned.” The Royal Shakespeare Company

View a synopsis of the play from the Metropolitan Opera.

Previously Performed

2013: As You Like It
2014: Love’s Labour’s Lost
2015: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
2016: Twelfth Night
2017: Much Ado About Nothing
2018: The Tempest
2021: Henry IV, Part 1




Admission is free–donations are welcomed!


Concessions will be available.

Concession proceeds will benefit the DuPage County Historical Museum.

Donate Support for DuPage County Historical Museum

Limited seating is available. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and picnic blankets.

Directions & Parking

Please visit memorialparkwheaton.com to view directions and parking information.


Performances will happen rain or shine, with the exception of severe weather. Any delays or cancellations due to inclement weather will be posted on the Wheaton Park District Facebook page, and RainoutLine.


For information on sponsorship and vending opportunities please contact Margie Wilhelmi at mwilhelmi@wheatonparks.org or 630-510-4984.

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