A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Synopsis

In one of the most famous of literary love quadrangles, A Midsummer Night’s Dream tells the tale of Hermia, Demetrius, Lysander, and Helena; four misguided lovers whose journey into the woods lands them in even more trouble, as members of the fairy kingdom decide to use them as veritable pawns in their own love games.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
5 Acts
First Produced:
1595
Genres
Comedy, Fairy Tale/Fantasy
Settings
Unit/Single Set
Time & Place
athens in antiquity; a wood outside of athens.
Cast Size
large
Ideal For
high school, college, community theater, professional theater, outdoor theater
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, elderly, young adult characters

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