A midsummer fantasy plays with fairies, lovers, music, and magic for an enchanting evening. Enter the world of Shakespeare's classic comedy, overlooking the vineyard, glowing at dusk, and ending under the stars.
Rustic Roots Winery
Chairs provided, or bring your own if you prefer! Audience seating is reached by paved path and is fully accessible.
Come early for glass of Rustic Roots wine and food!
VIP tickets include front section seating, picnic blanket, and charcuterie.
Tickets available online or at the door starting 1 hour before performances.
Charles Fraser has been an actor in Minnesota for thirty years. He performed in Marine on Saint Croix last December in Frosted Glass Creative's A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play. At the Zephyr Theatre, he acted in It’s a Wonderful Life, Mamma Mia!, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He is a company member of Yellow Tree Theatre. He has also worked with the Guthrie Theater, Six Points Theater, History Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Rochester Civic Theater, Penumbra Theatre, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Mixed Blood Theatre, Jon Hassler Theatre, Actors Theatre of Minnesota, Minnesota Shakespeare Project, Playwrights’ Center, and Illusion Theatre, among others. He received an Ivey Award for his work in Driving Miss Daisy at the Jungle Theatre. Outside of Minnesota, he has acted at the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Indiana, Door Shakespeare in Wisconsin, New Stage Theatre in Mississippi, and aboard Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Magic. He has appeared in a variety of commercials and small films, including Hinkleton, Pull, and The Completely Remarkable, Utterly Fabulous Transformation of a Regular Joe. Charles is a member of Actors' Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
Kaleb Baker is excited to be making his debut with Frosted Glass Creative. Originally from Sioux Falls, SD, he recently graduated with degrees in Theatre, and Cinema Studies from UMN. Some favorite recent credits include Silent Sky, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Mother (University of Minnesota), Newsies (Black Dirt Theatre), and Footloose (Premiere Playhouse). He would like to thank this wonderful cast and crew for making this show possible, his friends and family for all the love and support, and YOU for supporting local theatre!
Peggy O’Connell was most recently seen in A Frosted Glass Production of The radio drama A Christmas Carol. On Broadway & the first National: Mickey in My One & Only. Film and TV: recently Bebe in “Merry Kiss Cam” on Hulu. Doris on Northern Exposure. Regional Theater: The Guthrie, The Zephyr, History Theater, Chanhassen, La Jolla Playhouse, 5th Ave Music Theater, Seattle Children’s Theater, Sacramento Music Circus, Papermill Playhouse, Seattle Rep, Houston TUTS, The Intiman, Utah Shakespeare, Arizona Theater Company, and many more. Awards Best Actress in a Musical Tucson, Kudo award Twin Cities Critics circle Best Actress in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical Seattle Times.
Michael is happy to be making his debut with Frosted Glass after working with the creative team on many projects at the Stillwater Zephyr Theater. Locally he’s performed with the Duluth Playhouse, Lyric Arts, Coup d’Etat, and Sidekick Theatre. Regionally Michael has worked at Seattle’s A Contemporary Theatre, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the Pan Asian Rep in New York City, where he also appeared on One Life to Live, Law and Order, and Sex and the City.
Alanna is pleased to make her debut with Frosted Glass Creative as Mustardseed in this summer’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream! Alanna grew up in Fargo, ND where she first developed her passion for the performing arts. She enjoyed many opportunities to grow in her artistry at Fargo North Theatre, Barnum’s Acting Studio, and Trollwood Performing Arts School. She then moved to New York City where she attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy and earned a certificate in musical theatre performance. Alanna now lives in Minneapolis where she has just received her bachelor's degree in music business from North Central University.
Christopher Collier (Oberon) is excited to be joining Frosted Glass Creative in this production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Recent credits include: Canewell in Seven Guitars at University of Pittsburgh Stages, Bob Crachit in A Christmas Carol at TheatreSquared, Ex in Or Forever Hold Your Peace at Big Storm Performance Collaborative, and Haemon in Antigone at Connecticut Repertory Theatre.
Stephen is a Stillwater local actor. He has performed in many shows around the cities including being Joseph from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat, Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast, Pepper from Mamma Mia, and now Snout from Midsummer.
He is very excited to be able to join such a fun Cast of actors to bring such a magical show to life!
Cassidy Hall graduated from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls with degrees in Creative Writing, Music, and Musical Theatre. She has been actively involved with theatre for many years, performing with the Phipps Center for the Arts, CB Productions, The Zephyr Theatre, and various theatre and film companies throughout the Twin Cities area. She is trained in acting, singing, and dance, including ballroom, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and tap. Some of her most loved roles have included Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Yvette in Clue, Maria in Twelfth Night, and Liz Imbrie in The Philadelphia Story. In addition to performing on stage, she also works as a theatre director, a writer/writing mentor, a professional photographer, and a business owner of Hall of Rocks and Crystals.
Chad Bracewell (25 years) has been in several plays and musicals since he was a child. Born in Ontario, Canada, he moved to Stillwater, MN from California in 2014. Chad’s favorite part of performing is making friends and improving his acting abilities. In his spare time, he loves playing the drums, listening to music, rocking out on his front porch (while playing guitar), and decorating his house for Halloween and Christmas. He also enjoys performing and dancing with Curio Dance Studio, being a farmer at 21 Roots Farm, attending events at The Valley Friendship Club, riding horses at River Valley Riders, working at Walmart and Kowalskis, selling merch at his brother’s shows, walking his dog, Charley. He graduated from St. Croix Preparatory Academy in 2017.
Originally from Kansas, Sarah is thrilled to be in Minneapolis! She is a graduate from the University of Minnesota, Duluth where she received a BFA in Acting. In addition to acting, she is also a proud teaching artist at Stages Theatre Company. Recent projects include Frosted Glass Creative’s A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play, Another Miracle on Christmas Lake at Yellow Tree Theatre, the “I Was There” series for the History Channel, and other commercial and print projects in the Twin Cities.
Erich Feist (Lysander) is ecstatic to be working with Frosted Glass Creative this summer! Before moving to Minneapolis, he co-founded People For Theatre in Bemidji, MN, produced The Short Play Project, and helped develop new works with Voices of the Earth: Short Play Festival, and more recently The Playwright’s Center. Erich is pursuing a degree from the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program and is headed to London this fall to train with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Other credits include Footloose (Paul Bunyan Playhouse), Pericles, Dance Nation, Hamlet, and R&H Cinderella.
Coleson is an upcoming senior in the UMN/Guthrie BFA Acting Training Program. He is a passionate Shakespearean actor who loves language. He's done Hamlet, Troilus and Cressida, Junk, and The Bakkhai through the University and is so excited to be a part of Frosted Glass Creative!
Amy Eckberg is a Stillwater local with a passion for theater and film. She received her BFA in Acting from the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program in 2021 and has been actively pursuing a stage and screen career since graduating. Some of her favorite roles over the years include Electra in The Oresteia, Theresa in Circle Mirror Transformation, and Cosette in Les Misérables.
David Michaeli is a Minneapolis-born actor appearing in stage and screen productions throughout the Twin Cities. David is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Finance and International Business. David also received training from the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, Ireland, where both his mind and liver were put to the test. This is David's first production with Frosted Glass Creative, and he couldn't be more excited to bring this fantastical show to life. Puckle up and enjoy the ride!
Haley McCormick Jenkins is a recent transplant to the Twin Cities by way of Salt Lake City, Utah where she has performed on stages across the state for more than 25 years and Philadelphia where she received her BFA in Acting from The University of the Arts. Since arriving in Minneapolis last summer, she has been seen in Dangerous Productions All Your White Darlings for the Twin Cities Horror Fest and Lakeshore Players Calendar Girls.
Abby Slater is so grateful for this opportunity to work with Frosted Glass Creative! She studied acting at the William Esper Studio in NYC. Recent roles have included Maria Goretti in Mercy Unrelenting at Open Window Theatre; Cynthia Murdoch in The Mysterious Affair at Styles at Theatre in the Round; Helena in All’s Well That Ends Well at Shakespeare in the Vines; and Marianne Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility with the 413 Project.
Pat O’Brien Returned to the Twin Cities fourteen years ago after twenty-five years in L.A. and New York. He’s been in dozens of films including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Pleasantville, Stuart Little, Intolerable Cruelty, and Forget Paris.
He’s guest starred in dozens of TV shows including E.R., C.S.I., The West Wing, Monk, Reba, Home Improvement, Married With Children, Sabrina, The Wonder Years, Night Court, and, (if you’re around 40) was Mr. Dewey on Saved By The Bell.
Stage credits include shows with the New York, New Jersey, and Los Angeles Shakespeare Festivals; The Pasadena, Cleveland, and La Jolla Playhouses; The Arizona Theatre Company, The Old Globe in San Diego, the Arena Stage in D.C., and many theatres in and around the Twin Cities. And for the last twelve years he’s been touring his productions of Underneath The Lintel, Whisper Into My
Good Ear, and Tom Stoppard’s Heroes.
In 2010 he was awarded the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire Lifetime Achievement Award.
Last summer, Madi performed in "School of Rock" the musical for Broadway by the Bridge. She also performed in Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet". She enjoys choir as a second soprano and has a passion for the performing arts.
Gabriel Diehl is happy to be making his Minnesota stage debut with Frosted Glass Creative's production of Midsummer Night's Dream. A graduate of Texas State University's theatre program, his past credits include Hector Bravo in Aloe Entertainment's upcoming feature film, Vera; King Oberon in Austin Shakespeare's 2022 staging of Midsummer Night's Dream at Zilker Park, and in Conifer, Colorado as Colonel James Arbuthnot for StageDoor Theater's production of Murder on the Orient Express. He would like to dedicate this performance to his new fur baby, Dora
Ian Fee studied at Drake University's BFA Acting program, and was last seen in Pheonix Theater's production of The Importance of Being Earnest. Ian would like to thank his family and friends for all their support
Vivian Kampschroer is a recent University of Minnesota graduate with a degree in Theatre Arts and Filmmaking. Vivian has been a part of The Emerging Professionals Ensemble for the past 4 years and is excited to spread her fairy wings with Frosted Glass Creative. She is overjoyed to be a part of this production of Midsummer, and can’t wait to share the magic!