Directed by: James Lapine
Written by: William Shakespeare (play)
Produced by: Joseph Papp
Other cast: Christine Baranski, Paul Bates, Tessa Capodice, Kevin Conroy, Peter Crook, Jeffrey DeMunn, Ralph Drischell, James Hurdle, William Hurt, Ricky Jay, Rick Lieberman
Venue: Delacorte Theater, New York
Production dates: August 3 - September 5, 1982
The play portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta, the former queen of the Amazons. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors (the mechanicals) who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set.