Closing 08/09/2012
Running Time 2h40

Shakespeare’s tale of turbulent love lives and interfering fairies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to the Regent’s Park Open Air theatre.

Forbidden love at the heart of a gypsy community brings danger on a midsummer’s night. As the lovers escape, mischief and sensual seduction ensue in a confusion of worlds real and unreal.

A perennial favourite at the theatre in the park, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s best known, and best loved, comedies. Its mixture of confused lovers, enchantment and a man with the head of an ass endearing it to many a theatregoer.

Please note: This production is suitable for ages 11+. There is a short moment which parents may wish to be aware of when considering the suitability of the production for younger audiences: the first meeting between Bottom and Titania is depicted as a highly charged intimate encounter in keeping with the contemporary style and physical nature of the production.

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