Closing 12/10/2013

Hermia loves Lysander and Helena loves Demetrius – but Demetrius is supposed to be marrying Hermia… When the Duke of Athens tries to enforce the marriage, the lovers take refuge in the woods and wander into the midst of a dispute between the king and queen of the fairies.

Shakespeare put some of his most dazzling dramatic poetry at the service of this teasing, glittering, hilarious and amazingly inventive play, whose seriousness is only fleetingly glimpsed beneath its dreamlike surface.

Olivier Award-winner Michelle Terry returns to Shakespeare’s Globe, where she previously played the Princess Of France in Love’s Labour’s Lost, to lead the cast as Titania.

This production will employ Renaissance costumes and staging.

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