The time has come,
Hip Hip Hooray.
The Foodbank Players,
Have a brand new play,
A Midsummer Night’s Dream,
With a double feature,
Pyramus and Thisbe,
Both lovely creatures.
This Shakespeare story is familiar to many,
But theatrical joys there will be plenty.
Thespians, fairies, and lovers abound,
Set in old Athens, and the forest around,
Magic and music played perfectly,
And a funny bit about an old donkey.
It runs on Weekends in the month of May,
Check out their website for times and days,
foodbankplayers.org is the place,
Or on Instagram if that’s more your pace.
They do their plays for the greater good,
So the food bank folks can help out with food.
Gene Kahane is the founder of the Foodbank Players, a lifelong teacher, and former Poet Laureate for the City of Alameda. Reach him at [email protected]. His writing is collected at AlamedaPost.com/Gene-Kahane.
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