Meet the Cast of Midsummer! Spotlight on Sam O'Sullivan (Francis Flute)

June 25, 2019

Sam has been hanging around Classics on the Rocks for three years! Francis Flute stars in our play-within-a-play as Pyramus's lady lover, Thisbe, which isn't much of a stretch for Sam, who is used to performing in over-the-top sketch comedy shows. Learn a little more about him, then come see Pyramus and Thisbe try to out-diva each other in Midsummer.

 

What's your #1 bucket list role, Shakespeare or otherwise? 

Prince Hal.

 

What do you do when you're not acting - or what would you do if you weren't an actor?

Writing sketch comedy, house managing at The New School, working a supervisor job at a movie theatre, traveling across the country on only a bike.

 

What's your most embarrassing childhood memory (that you're willing to share)?

When I was 10, I thought a banana was a veggie.

 

If a movie was being made of your life which actor would you choose to play you? What's the movie called?

"Well, That F***ing Happen" Starring Seth Rogan as Sam O'Sullivan

 

 

Join us this summer for one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies filled with frolicking fairies, a ridiculous troupe of actors, and the most epic love triangle ever seen.

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream performs July 12, 13, 19, 20 at 7pm and July 21 at 5pm at the Alchemical Theatre Laboratory.  Tickets may be purchased in advance here

 

About Classics on the Rocks:

Shakespeare doesn't have to be complicated and it's our mission at Classics on the Rocks to make classical theatre accessible, exciting, palatable, and fun for everyone - whether you're brand new to Shakespeare or have read the canon cover to cover. 

 

At Classics on the Rocks, we believe that just as whiskey doesn't need anything more than rocks to tame its bite. Shakespeare doesn't need fancy concepts, modernizations, frilly costumes, or big sets to make it relatable. All you need are talented actors who trust the text and tell the story. It's classics served simply on the rocks.