Presenting one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. A Midsummer Night's Dream follows the misadventures of four young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they all enter the woods outside Athens on a summer night. The ensuing hilarity and chaos create an evening filled with love and laughter. Venues are: The Presidio and Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, 40 John F. Shelley Drive. Check website for schedule.
If you’re looking for a chance to introduce your kids to the Bard, Shakespeare-in-the-Park offers a relatively easy (and free!) way with its al fresco performances. This year, the storied troupe presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the beloved farcical tale that is so unlikely it can only be chalked up to a dream. Bring a blanket, a picnic and enjoy.