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Lyric Theatre’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Opens Thursday Night At Krannert

Two performers rehearsing for A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Yichen Li (right) portrays Oberon in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' opening Thursday night at Krannert Center. Darrell Hoemann/for Illinois Public Media

U of I Lyric Theatre's production of the Benjamin Britten opera "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens Thursday night at Krannert Center.  Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline has a preview.

The show opens Thursday night with four performances at Krannert's Tryon Festival Theatre.  You can hear complete versions of the musical selections sampled in the preview below.