A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Four brawling lovers, caught in a dispute of increasingly magical proportions; a crew of keen mechanicals, determined to give it their all; and one roguish sprite, hell-bent on causing as much havoc as possible… What could possibly go wrong?
Exploding with dramatic poetry, mischief and merriment, this new technicolour production of Shakespeare’s raucous comedy comes to vivid life in our ultra-live and magical wooden O.
The production will feature original music by Jim Fortune, performed by members of the Hackney Colliery Band.
I have had a most rare vision. I had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was.
— Act 4, scene 1
Yard (standing) £5
Gallery (seated) from £23
Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre
700 tickets at £5 available for every Globe Theatre performance
A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online
Running time: approximately 2 hours 45 minutes, including a 15 minute interval
Photography credit © : Tristram Kenton
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‘Consistently good fun’
‘Colourful and inventive production makes for a summer treat’
‘If you want a romp in the sunshine then this is a midsummer treat and no mistake’
‘A blazing-coloured, kick-ass carnival’
tHE aRTS dESK
‘A full-on wahey wooden ‘O’ party time’
‘Celebrating the foolishness and creativity of storytelling’
‘Eccentric, unashamedly over-the-top and amusing’
Broadway wORLD UK
‘The lovers… are a pleasure to watch, their humour easy and passion intense’
‘An undoubted success… it’s rare to see an audience having such a great time’