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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: An Audio Drama

In this time of uncertainty we are all looking for an escape, well your wait is over! DAM Good Productions’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream: An Audio Drama is here!

How Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Translates Musical Theatre to Television

Created by Austin Winsberg and starring Jane Levy as Zoey, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist is undoubtedly one my new favorite shows on television.

A Midsummer Bayou Dream

A few days into planning and recording our audio drama, director Daniel Mesta had the thought to add another layer to this production of Shakespeare’s classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. He introduced the connections to New Orleans. What other connections do you find between New Orleans and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream?”

A Midsummer Interview with Daniel Mesta

“I hope that people emerge from this with a newfound sense of wonder at what creative people do.” ~Daniel Mesta

Relationships and A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare and I have always had a bit of a difficult relationship. From reading his plays in my high school English class to seeing a couple performances at Shakespeare’s Globe in London on a study abroad with my university it’s been a long and bumpy road. Much like my complicated relationship with the Bard himself, many of the characters in his plays have complicated relationships.

An Escape from Reality

Everyone has their own way of escaping from reality. DAM Good Productions presents, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream: An Audio Drama.” Coming soon to audio streaming near you!

black and white image of Shakespeare's Globe

The Pandemic and The Theatre

The year is 2020. COVID-19 is the cause of many closures, including the theatre.

Women in Entertainment: “If I Was a Man, Then I’d Be the Man”

I constantly worry that someone will find out that I’m a fraud. Am I? Of course not.

When I Grow Up…

When I grew up, I became a teacher, I work with writers, and I study history. So, how did I manage to do everything I wanted to do? I became a dramaturg.