Play directory : A Midsummer Night's Dream

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Total Talent members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    William Shakespeare
  • Written
    between 1590-1596
  • Setting
  • Overview
    'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is a comedy play that was written by William Shakespeare. It is believed to have been written between 1590 to 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens,Theseus, and the Queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors, who are manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set. The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.
  • Play
    Download the text for free from Project Gutenberg here: A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Characters

    Here we list known characters.
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Members of Total Talent who have been involved in A Midsummer Night's Dream