A Midsummer Night’s Dream

An outstanding adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless play. This vibrant and dramatic production features Mendelssohn’s joyous music, choreography by the company’s Artistic Director Darius James and critically acclaimed costumes by Welsh Designer Yvonne Greenleaf.

The Queen of the Fairies Titania, and Puck the mischievous messenger, inhabit the supernatural fairy kingdom.

Bottom and his boot-wearing “Rude Mechanicals” present their famous play Pyramus and Thisbe. And finally, the lovers, caught in a thrilling web of mistaken identity and confusion finally find their way through the Athenian forest to an unforgettable and joyous reconciliation.



  • Felix Mendelssohn

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Based on the play by William Shakespeare

Ballet Cymru/ Riverfront Theatre Co-production

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